Senior Analyst Category Management
Employment Type: Regular
Location: HORSHAM,PA
Have you ever enjoyed Arnold, Brownberry or Oroweat
bread? A Thomas' English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee,
Entenmann's or Marinela cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know
Bimbo Bakeries USA!

More than 20,000 associates in bakeries, sales centers,
offices and on sales routes work to ensure our consumers have the freshest
products at every meal. In addition to competitive pay and benefits, we provide
a safe and inclusive work environment that appreciates diversity, promotes
development and allows our associates to be their authentic selves.


Position Summary:
Bimbo Bakeries USA has as an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Category Analystin the Eastern Geography of the United States.The Senior Category Analyst will be responsible for providing technical and analytical support to our customers, our national/regional/local customer sales teams, as well as corporate Marketing, Finance, and Revenue Growth Management teams on category management initiatives for the Commercial Bread & Cake categories.
This person must be inquisitive, a self-starter, team player, an out of the box thinker who can work well amongst cross functional groups and be able to take ownership in managing projects.This individual must have the ability to analyze, multi-task, prioritize, communicate and work well under pressure as well as be competitive and possess a strong sense of accountability.The Senior Category Analyst must have strong analytical skills; be comfortable with data analysis, retrieval, and manipulation; be able to apply data effectively; have strong computer and organizational skills; and work well with both internal and external customers.

Key Job Responsibilities:
The Senior Category Analyst will support the organization through category management best practices and information technology. Specific responsibilities and accountabilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Develop, analyze, and disseminate category information to internal and external customers
Help identify opportunities for the sales team that will grow BBU and the commercial bakery category through the use of syndicated data such as IRI, and Shopper Card data
Share knowledge and best practices throughout the company
Be an IRI expert within the company, both in POS and Panel
Develop succinct PowerPoint stories that explain key business issues and enhance the understanding of the overall business
Create customer-specific presentations with relevant consumer insights, competitive insights and recommendations in preparation for business reviews and category reviews utilizing syndicated data
Interact and collaborate with sales and marketing management peers
Develop new tools and templates to simplify the analysis process as well as the output to the sales teams
Maintain the custom IRI database through new item placements and custom hierarchical changes
Ad-hoc projects as necessary
Support the values and policies of the organization
Position Requirements:

Key Behavioral Competencies:
Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
Ability to respond effectively to direction if needed; works primarily as an independent contributor.
Accountable to lead entire projects having modest scope/impact or portions of projects having considerable scope/impact to business results.
Ability to manage moderately complex problems.
High level of accuracy and attention to detail required
Quickly responds to the organization's information requests

Education and Work History:
Bachelor's Degree in Business or a related field preferred. A combination of education, training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted.
3-5 years ofCPG experience preferred in related sales/analytical responsibility.
High proficiency pulling and leveraging syndicated data resources such as IRI, Nielsen, and Spectra
Moderate experience interpreting panel and/or shopper card data
A combination of education, training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work.
Excellent organizational and communication (written and oral) skills.
Strong computer and solid technical background.
Proficient with Microsoft Office software, especially Excel and PowerPoint.
The physical and mental demands described in each job posting are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of each job. Reasonable accommodations may be requested to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of each job.
Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a
policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees
regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual
orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability, genetic
information, marital status, veteran status, any other classification protected
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