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Category Analyst, AWG

  • Posted: 3 Aug 2021
  • Sales
  • Minneapolis, MN United States
  • United States

About the job

About the Job:

We have an amazing opportunity in our brand-new Minneapolis office for an Analyst on the Category Management team, located ideally in MN but open to remote locations.This position will play a valuable role by providing data-driven category insights and strategy recommendations to our external partners.

  • Perform competitive analysis by category to identify trends, opportunities, and challenges to core business areas
  • Discover category trends, fair share opportunity gaps, and share of wallet and leakage opportunities and share with Category Manager to develop customer recommendations
  • Create reports to include monthly region, market, and customer trend reporting, distribution grids, new product tracking, velocity reports, plan-o-gram development, and pricing & promotion analysis
  • Build iterations of customer-specific category planograms as aligned with customer and Category Manager
  • Assist in requests by senior management for information/presentations to support strategy, drive sales and execution of category vision
  • Establish strong knowledge of the customer/category and the Danone North America product line to assist in strategic business calls

About you



About You:

  • 4 year college degree in Business or related field (Finance, etc.)
  • 1-3 years previous experience in category management or within CPG industry
  • Knowledge of syndicated data required, proficient in shopper/panel data and space management a plus
  • Expertise with MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Comfortable with occasional travel
  • Estimated time in role: 1-2 years

About us


About Us:

At Danone, we believe that every time we eat or drink, we vote for the world we want. As a leading food and beverage company, we make healthy, sustainably-produced foods and beverages that nourish people’s lives.  Some of our brands include Dannon, Activia, Horizon Organic, International Delight, Silk, Oikos, So Delicious Dairy Free, Stok, Two Good, Vega, and Wallaby Organic. And as one of the largest Certified B Corporation® in the world, we are committed to redefining success in business to ensure that through our brands we create real benefits for people, our communities, and the planet. With headquarters in Broomfield, CO and White Plains, NY, Danone North America has more than 6,000 employees across the U.S. and Canada, and more than a dozen manufacturing facilities across North America. Our employees enjoy competitive pay and industry-leading benefits including flexible time off (no yearly cap) and up to 26 weeks gender-neutral paid parental leave, and share a common mission and culture committed to both business results and social purpose. When you join Danone North America, you become part of a global team that is inspiring a healthier world through food. Please join us in nourishing lives & inspiring a healthier world through food! Learn more @ www.danonenorthamerica.com


Danone North America doesn’t just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all of our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect.

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The base compensation range for this position is $60,000-$65,000. Danone North America additionally offers a performance-based bonus and has a strong benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Coverage, 401k Plan, Wellness Program, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Flexible Time Off, and Paid Parental Bonding Leave, among other benefit plan options.