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Category Analyst

Company: Circle K
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

The NA Category Analyst will support the entire NA Food Service team (Food and Dispensed Beverages) with all aspects of category development to include collecting, entering, processing, and analyzing data to ensure appropriate analysis, monitoring, and execution of the NA Food Service Business Plans.
Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Interacts with Food Service Merchants along with other departments, to plan and coordinate activities necessary to successfully accomplish business plans and results.
  • Research, compiles, and analyzes sales results, product/supplier performance, pricing analysis, competitive and trend information; make recommendations based on analysis.
  • Analyzes category productivity by developing financial analysis systems and creating monthly category management reports.
  • Assists the merchants in managing product assortment, display, point-of-purchase, program execution, equipment rollouts and store communication.
  • Builds and maintains global files, spreadsheets, records, and publications in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Communicates with suppliers to coordinate product introduction, sample requests, issue resolution, and needed follow-up.
  • Works closely with supporting teams on pricing activity, item/vendor set-up, inventory/supply chain, monitoring allowances. Ensures accuracy of data entered by Price Book.
  • Monitors inventory at each distributor's warehouse and manufacturer's warehouse to ensure opportunity for in-stock conditions at site level.
  • Organizes daily workload to ensure departmental priorities and deadlines are met
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Responsible for creating BU communications, assisting with training and program maintenance.
  • Coordinates and communicates global activities with suppliers, distributors, and other company departments.
    Profile Requirements
    • Experience in merchandising and/or related field is preferred, and/or Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business or related field is required.
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Smartsheet, Azure Cubes, Power BI and PowerPoint.
    • Strong analytical background and ability to analyze category performance.
    • Must be well organized and possess ability to handle multiple responsibilities under constant deadlines with a high degree of attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Must possess well-developed verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Retail knowledge, marketing experience preferred with a solid understanding of operations.
    • Ability to communicate information and ideas in a clear manner to management
      Circle K is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
      The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (the ADA) and all state and local disability laws. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the terms of the ADA and certain state or local laws as long as it does not impose an undue hardship on the Company. Please inform the Company's Human Resources Representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.
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Keywords: Circle K, Charlotte , Category Analyst, Professions , Charlotte, North Carolina

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