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Category Analyst

Company: G.l. Huyett
Location: Sidney
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Category AnalystCompensation: Starting annual salary of $45,000-55,000 + three performance bonuses a year!Location: Sidney, NE or Minneapolis, KSAn exciting opportunity to make a difference in a company experiencing exponential growth with an eye to the future. The Category Analyst will play an important role on the Merchandising team managing day-to-day operational activities as well as supporting longer-term strategic initiatives. The role will be both analytical and strategic in nature and will help drive total category sales and margin. The ideal candidate will possess a results-driven business acumen with proven record of accomplishment with excellent communication skills, accuracy, attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task. Furthermore, the ideal candidate must be a team player and perform assigned tasks on time, within scope, and within budget. We offer these benefits and more:Triannual profit sharing bonuses on top of regular pay401(k), with the maximum employer match allowed by law and a year-one full vestmentFull benefits, including free health insurance option for non-tobacco usersGenerous paid-time-off policies, including paid holidays, bereavement, and parental leaveComprehensive on-boarding training programGreat culture with supportive teammatesSupportive managerial feedbackResponsibilities:Conduct basic research to synthesize research into product attributes and content standards to manage category and product data.Identify standards for product lines to ensure the company is a leader in the industry regarding product data and content.Source product data and content as identified when setting standards.Develop subject matter expertise on product lines and consult on marketing and e-commerce activities as needed.Evaluate product content for completeness and accuracy as well as, customer friendliness and troubleshoot as needed.Assist in sales and profitability of categories through analysis of performance data.Support merchandising goals tied to improving supplier and contractual relationships.Assist in planning promotional activities and sales events for assigned categories.Curate new product lines and collaborate to source and market new products.Identify market opportunities for new and incremental sales growthAnalyze business and market trends to recommend new strategies for increased sales.Responsible for development and implementation of annual cost reduction projects.Conduct post-promotion investigation to study the marketing impact to category and brand.Perform all other related duties as required or directed.Ideal Qualifications:Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities requiredCritical thinker with advanced problem solving skills requiredStrong attention to detail and ability to organize data requiredAdvanced MS Excel skills desiredDemonstrated ability in research, analysis, and technical writing highly desiredBachelor's degree in business, data science, a research-related field preferredExperience of merchandising or purchasing preferredExperience working for a company in manufacturing or distribution industries preferredKnowledge of best in class Merchandising and E-commerce practices preferredWork Environment: Office setting with friendly, team oriented staff. Candidates should anticipate a very fast-paced, productive environment.EEOE: G.L. Huyett is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.To Learn More About G.L. Huyett:See to learn about the company's products, services and commercial offerings.See to learn about company history, leadership, and management practices.

Keywords: G.l. Huyett, Greeley , Category Analyst, Professions , Sidney, Colorado

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