HFC - Category Development Analyst Co-Op (Sju)

Hormel Foods Corp Bethlehem , PA 18018

Posted 2 months ago

Category Development Analyst Co-op

  • Bethlehem, PA (St. Joseph's University)

To save time applying, Hormel Foods does not offer sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas for this position at this time.

Hormel Foods Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

At Hormel we invite difference and diversity in all aspects. We offer a space of support, understanding, and community. We are committed to the journey! Learn more about our progress here: https://www.hormelfoods.com/about/diversity-and-inclusion/


  • Inspired People. Inspired Food.

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenue across more than 80 countries worldwide. Its brands include Planters, SKIPPY, SPAM, Hormel Natural Choice, Applegate, Justin's, Wholly, Hormel Black Label, Columbus and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named on the "Global 2000 World's Best Employers" list by Forbes magazine for three years, is one of Fortune magazine's most admired companies, has appeared on Corporate Responsibility Magazine's "The 100 Best Corporate Citizens" list for 12 years, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. The company lives by its purpose statement

  • Inspired People. Inspired Food. - to bring some of the world's most trusted and iconic brands to tables across the globe. For more information, visit www.hormelfoods.com and http://csr.hormelfoods.com/.

Job Purpose:This internship position will mainly work with the Bethlehem office category development analyst team on projects that include analyzing and developing category plans, tactics, and strategies that are consistent with marketing objectives and customer needs.

The co-op intern will be exposed to a complex set of competitive issues and strategies around geographic markets, brands, categories, customers, management, negotiations, and marketing.

During the co-op internship, this individual will interact with individuals in a variety of job functions, including marketing, sales, retail operations, consumer insights, and syndicated data suppliers. These contacts may range from Hormel field and Corporate-based individuals to retail customers.


As part of their assignment, the individual in this co-op internship will assist the category development team in the following:

  • Assessments of categories/brands with the goal of improved business results, including sales, distribution, profitability and brand share growth for the customer and Hormel Foods Corporation.

  • Development of category-based recommendations based on "pulling" and analysis of data from various sources, including internal Hormel data, retailer-specific POS/internal data, and IRi syndicated data

  • Recommendations development, which may include new item distribution, distribution opportunities, shelf space management, merchandising strategies for various markets, and customer performance tracking.

  • This individual may be asked assist in the presentation of these recommendations to one or more Hormel retail customers.

Additional experiences include:

  • Sales presentation to Corporate team

  • Lead/develop key customer project to be presented to the retailer at the end of 6-month co-op internship

  • Assist local customer headquarter sales team to develop promotional planner, utilizing trade budget, and volume forecasting

  • Participate in retailer food shows with customer headquarter sales team

  • Opportunities to shadow and work cross-functionally with other divisions

  • Some overnight travel, including Corporate and other Hormel field sales offices

  • Competitive product cuttings to evaluate product differences and attributes


  • Must graduate in December 2022, May 2023 or August 2023 and be enrolled in the Food Marketing program with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA preferred

  • Demonstrated leadership, persuasive, initiative, and communication skills are necessary for success in this position

  • Possess knowledge of computers, syndicated data, space management tools, spreadsheets, databases, and category management tools

  • Possess a strong work ethic and an entrepreneurial spirit

  • Must be a Citizen or National of the United States, a lawful, permanent resident, or have authorization to work in the United States

  • Applicants must not now, or any time in the future, require sponsorship for an employment visa

  • Must be comfortable with the preparation and consumption of meat products; more specifically, pork, beef, chicken, and peanuts

Location and Hours:

  • Bethlehem, PA sales office

  • Position is full time, 40 hours per week beginning late May and ending mid-December


  • Competitive salary

  • Paid housing allowance

  • Company car provided with gasoline/mileage allowance

  • Reimbursement of all expenses incurred on the job

Application Instructions: Please visit http://www.hormelfoods.com/careers to apply online.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
HR Associate (Career Development Rotational Program)

B. Braun Medical Inc.

Posted 4 weeks ago

VIEW JOBS 9/30/2021 12:00:00 AM 2021-12-29T00:00 Overview About B. Braun B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. Other key product areas include nutrition, pharmacy admixture and compounding, ostomy and wound care, and dialysis. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. B. Braun Medical is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., and is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S., which includes B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap® and CAPS®. Globally, the B. Braun Group of Companies employs more than 64,000 employees in 64 countries. Guided by its Sharing Expertise® philosophy, B. Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs. To learn more about B. Braun Medical, visit www.BBraunUSA.com. Responsibilities Position Summary: The Career Development Rotational Program (CDRP) is a 2 year rotational program that offers customized assignments in an effort to provide an overview of the B Braun Medical business, and provide hands on training and experience. This position is for a recent college graduate who has demonstrated leadership abilities through superior academic performance, extracurricular activities and relevant internship work experience Responsibilities: Essential Duties * Supports assigned HR functional team with assigned tasks and project work. * Responsibilities will include handling day-to-day administration, inquiries, reporting, analysis, and business processes, (ie: Compensation, Talent Management & Development, HR Business Partner). * The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time General: It shall be the duty of every employee while at work to take reasonable care for safety and health of himself/herself and other persons. Knowledge and Skills Requirements: * Recent college graduate - has graduated within the last 12 months * Degree is in Human Resouces or related area * Minimum 3.0 GPA * Requires basic knowledge of relevant business practices and procedures in professional field. * Uses standard theories, principles and concepts and integrates them to propose a course of action. Supervision Given and Received: * Works under direct supervision and from detailed verbal and/or written instructions. * Uses established procedures to accomplish assigned task. Qualifications Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc Required: * Bachelor's degree required. * 0-02 years related experience required. * Occasional business travel required While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com. Through its "Sharing Expertise®" initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services. Other Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is expected to: Light work - Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching: * Occasionally: Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull, Stand * Frequently: Sit * Constantly: N/A Activities: * Occasionally: Climbing stairs/ladders, Push/pull, Reaching upward and downward, Standing, Walking * Frequently: Finger feeling, Hearing - ordinary, fine distinction, loud (hearing protection required), Seeing - depth perception, color vision, field of vision/peripheral, Sitting , Talking - ordinary, loud/quick * Constantly: N/A Environmental Conditions: * Occasionally: N/A * Frequently: N/A * Constantly: N/A Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * Noise Intensity: Moderate * Occasionally: Other * Frequently: N/A * Constantly: Office environment Notices Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled B. Braun Medical Inc. Bethlehem PA

HFC - Category Development Analyst Co-Op (Sju)

Hormel Foods Corp