Senior Analyst, Category Leadership - Walmart

Smuckers Bentonville , AR 72716

Posted 3 months ago

For more than 120 years, The J.M. Smucker Company has brought families together to share memorable meals and moments. Guided by a vision to engage, delight, and inspire consumers through trusted food and beverage brands that bring joy throughout their lives, Smucker has grown to be a well-respected North American marketer and manufacturer with a balanced portfolio of leading and emerging, on-trend brands. In consumer foods and beverages, its brands include Smucker's, Folgers, Jif, Dunkin' Donuts, Crisco, Caf Bustelo, R.W. Knudsen Family, Sahale Snacks, Smucker's Uncrustables, Robin Hood, and Bick's. In pet food and pet snacks, its brands include Rachael Ray Nutrish, Meow Mix, Milk-Bone, Kibbles 'n Bits, Natural Balance, and Nature's Recipe. The Company remains rooted in the Basic Beliefs of Quality, People, Ethics, Growth, and Independence established by its founder and namesake more than a century ago. For more information about our Company, visit


Senior Analyst, Category Leadership

  • Walmart


Rogers, AR


Manager, Category Development

  • Walmart


  • Assist in developing thought leadership to help drive "Best in Class" practices

  • Assist Walmart Category Management Team in identifying consumer and market opportunities

  • Analyze Walmart business using multiple data sources such as Retail Link, Syndicated data, Insights, Research Data, Adview, Kantar, Spectra etc.

  • Develop analysis that will be leveraged to help grow Walmart's business

  • Develop skills to analyze information from multiple data sources/departments

  • Develop solutions with respect to product distribution, promotion, pricing, and shelf

  • Prepare clear and concise business reviews to help Category Development deliver executable insights to Walmart

  • Participate in various training activities to enhance job performance and personal growth

  • Assist Category Advisers with development and execution of modular planning process

  • Master Pro-space software to assist in developing Walmart modulars

  • Analyze Walmart modulars and provide recommendations to enhance efficiency/effectiveness

  • Participate in market visits that include:

  • Modular Relay strategy meetings

  • Consumer insights

  • Business Reviews and Business Planning sessions

  • Complete/attend all necessary information & technology training

  • Assist other functional areas to develop business opportunities and provide information to Walmart



  • Bachelor's degree is required


  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in category management or as a sales analyst in the CPG industry is required

  • Experience working with Retail Link, Syndicated Data (IRI or Nielsen), and JDA Prospace is preferred

  • Experience working with Walmart or Sam's Club is a plus


  • Strong computer and analytic skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills



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