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The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

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General information

All posting locations: Don Mills, Ontario, Canada

Job Function: 01 - Sales

Department: 01 - 07 - Strategic / Key Accounts

Date Published: 09-Sep-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Reporting into the Associate Director- Customer Insights and Category Management- the Category Advisor will be responsible for leading business analysis and insight development against top categories to drive KraftHeinz products and customer volume and profit growth. In this role- you will be a proactive member of the Customer Business Teams with shared accountability for business results.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating sales information applications and business insight development training
  • Leading analytic support for sales planning and continually working to improve the value of business- building insights to the business teams
  • Building best in class planograms and designing the perfect shelf in collaboration with our customers
  • Provide strategic direction to the Customer Business Teams to drive sales of KraftHeinz products
  • Build strong external relationships and leverage internal stakeholders to move agenda forward

Qualifications:

  • University degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5+ years of category management experience
  • A thorough working knowledge of Nielsen data (MarketTrack- Homescan- Price & Promo- Assortman) and external POS systems (IRI- LDIA- SBS Commerce- RetailLink)- Consumer & Customer data (Nielsen Homescan- U&A- NPD- Kantar)- and loyalty card information (IRI- dunnhumby- Aztec- LDIA)
  • Planogram experience using various software solutions (JDA)
  • Relationship manager with strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to utilize best practices and analysis tools to focus in on desired results
  • In-depth knowledge of customers as well as buying dynamics and motivations of their shoppers
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to deal with a high level of ambiguity when it comes to deciding the best analytical approach for desired results.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Detail oriented with the ability to thrive in fast paced environment

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Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for protected individuals, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact HRCompliance@kraftheinz.com for assistance.