Meat - Category Analyst
Responsible for providing insightful data, trending, analysis, and forecasting for various categories in order to support a specific merchandising department. The role will be responsible for providing meaningful recommendations from various data sources.
Provide various forms of analytics to provide leadership with insight into category performance. Develop regular and ad hoc reporting to support program data needs with regards to promotional, assortment, and productivity analysis. Stay on top of market trends and market share numbers for all products. Analyze expense reduction efforts and provide evidence of profit or loss for any changes made to the categories. Identify and work to improve various inefficacies affecting the department. Work with leadership to develop solutions to increase time and expense productivity and implement changes accordingly.
Develop relationships throughout the company and build a sense of trust through data accuracy. Maintain partnerships with critical departments and gain influence by providing valuable analysis. Help translate complicated analytics to various audiences both internally and externally.
3. Career Development
Gain valuable knowledge from all areas of the company. Learn about the merchandising industry from more experienced analysts and department leaders. Audit and improve reporting continuously to meet the needs of departmental customers. Always strive to create more efficient processes within the department.
4. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Course of Study:
Business administration, finance, supply chain management, computer science
Course of Study:
Same as above.
0 - 3 yrs minimum
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
Advanced PC skills in Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
Ability to develop and analyze various reports.
Advanced communication and interpersonal skills to effectively convey complex and detailed information to a diverse population.
Ability to influence without authority.
Extremely detail oriented.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Preferred:
Store Support Center
While performing the essential functions of this position, the associate is regularly (67-100%)required to sit, use hands or fingers to handle, hold or feel objects, tools or controls, talk, see, hear and perform repetitive movements with both hands. The employee is occassionally (1-33%)required to stand or walk on carpet, tile or concrete, carry, push, lift or pull up to 10 lbs.
While performing the essential functions of this position, the employee is typically not substantially exposed to adverse working conditions.
Safety Risk Factors:
The employee is occassionally (1-33%)required to twist back and/or neck and walk on a slippery or cluttered floor surface.
Equipment, Tools, etc.:
While performing the essential functions of this position, the employee will be required to utilize a personal computer, telephone, printer, copy machine, facsimile machine and other general office supplies and equipment.