Category Analyst

Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

We are seeking a Category Analyst for a full-time opportunity with our client in Staten Island, NY.





Works cross functionally across the company to assess internal and external


trends across vendors, categories and brands in an effort to maximize sales.


Further, the analyst works externally with store operators to assess business


trends. In this role, the associate is mastering syndicated data and internal BI






Generates weekly, monthly and quarterly Sales and Gross Profit trend reports


Completes Brand Planning / Vendor Planning & General Business Review Strategy


planning session, utilizing proprietary tools.


Performs SKU Optimizations by department & category to ensure maximum efficiency of


shelf space and produce velocities.


Generates a host of syndicated data reports (via IRI) to help identify trends and generate


alerts for merchandising.


Creates and distributes Weekly Sales Trends graphs based on Key Food s major


Promote Groups.


Creates Demographic Profiles of new stores based on U.S. Census data.


Scorecards progress of Vendor Shelf Set & SKU Op Program.


Oversees Competitive Price Check Process acting as liason between Retail Audit


Vendor and Merchandisin


Produces  MSA Store Compliance reports on bi-weekly basis to monitor store


purchase behavior.


Produces Ad-Hoc Data & Insights requests across for Sr. Management, Store Owners


and internal Cross-Functional partners as requested







Bachelors degree in Finance, Marketing or Business





Three (3) to five (5) years in Consumer Package Goods and/or Grocery retail industries utilizing Syndicated Data (IRI, Nielsen) is mandatory.


Ability to interpret data and transfer into selling opportunities


Excellent communication/presentation skills


Excellent analytical skills


Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills


Familiar with Shelf Management software and techniques


Working knowledge of computer systems designs


Previous experience with merchandising systems (i.e., Catalina, Qlikview) a plus




Qualified candidates should submit a word formatted resume to



Dice Id : esi
Position Id : 928-1
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