National Category Insights Manager
Sargento

Plymouth, Wisconsin
$0.00 - $100.00 per hour

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The National Category Insight Manager is a key member of the CPD Sales Category Management team, you will provide key strategic insights, solutions and analytics required to influence category management at a national level, focusing on new products and driving incremental distribution.  You will be a leader in enabling the evolution and execution of our category management efforts to achieve our Real Food vision.  Your passion for developing actionable category and shopper insights from both a national and key retailer perspective will unlock growth opportunities built on fact-based, measurable, holistic strategies that drive growth strategically through joint value creation for both the retailer and Sargento.*Your Story.*

The National Category Insight Manager is a key member of the CPD Sales Category Management team, you will provide key strategic insights, solutions and analytics required to influence category management at a national level, focusing on new products and driving incremental distribution.  You will be a leader in enabling the evolution and execution of our category management efforts to achieve our Real Food vision.  Your passion for developing actionable category and shopper insights from both a national and key retailer perspective will unlock growth opportunities built on fact-based, measurable, holistic strategies that drive growth strategically through joint value creation for both the retailer and Sargento.

*Your Passion. **Our Culture.*

At Sargento, you work for a company you believe in, with a family of people who believe in you.  Our culture stems from a simple premise: Hire good people and treat them like family.  At Sargento, you can make decisions based on how they affect people as well as the long-term health of our company.  You will be encouraged to make a meaningful difference in the community, in the company and in your career.  With diverse experiences and tools to learn and develop, you can transform your aspirations into reality.  If you're ready for the right place to belong and grow your career, you can find it here.

*Benefits that set us apart.*



* Comprehensive medical including Fertility, Adoption benefits, Dental, and Vision Insurance

* Flexible Work Week


* Hybrid work schedule - Onsite Tuesday - Thursday with the option to work remotely Monday and Friday

* Compressed work week - Option of ½ day Friday




* Onsite Health & Wellness Center

* Employer 401K contribution in the top 1% of the nation

* Relocation Assistance

* Tuition Assistance

* Access to Employee Store


*What You Do. *



* Reporting to the Director - Category Management, this person will serve as an industry leader within category management, applying sound understanding of current and emerging syndicated and shopper insight platforms to uncover opportunities to drive sustainable growth through:

* Efficient and effective ability to translate data and insights to category strategic initiatives and innovation pipeline development, delivering sustainable category growth plans across retailers.

* Leverage your analytical curiosity by extracting robust insights based on the retailer, category, occasion, shopper, and consumer; clearly articulating innovative selling stories that are actionable and mutually beneficial, driving incremental distribution strategies.

* Develop efficient and insightful reporting of syndicated and shopper data to unlock white space opportunities, monitor key competition, and drive innovation incremental distribution strategies.

* Formulate break-through, fact-based category development strategies that align with the overall business strategies and capitalize on market opportunities leveraging a full suite of category tools and resources.

* Working cross-functionally throughout the division, leverage insights from multiple data sources to ensure category strategies influence actions to drive strategic category growth.  Proactively develop and manage national and key account category and shopper/consumer insights, drive key brand strategies, exceed customer expectations, and ensure the success of the category.

* Be a leader in developing strong analytical competencies and fact-based selling skills through training, implementation of analytical tools and executing training which convert value-added insights into selling propositions.  Engage both internal and external partners for their expertise.

* Leverage your story-telling abilities along with data, insights, and shopper intelligence to influence long-term category management plans strategic objectives, align to category strategies, and drive sales. 

* Support the strategic and operational planning phases throughout the year with data and insights to drive long-term strategies and goals. 

* Key contributor for CPD headquarter project work as assigned by the Director - Category Management.

* Cultivate multiple internal and external relationships across customers and within Sargento and our agency resources to elevate category management. 

* Projected travel 15-20% of the time.


*Your Education and Experience.*



* Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university

* Five plus years CPG industry experience.

* Prior category captaincy or advisory experience required.

* Proficiency in Luminate, Nielsen, and/or Circana databases required.

* Experience with leveraging insights to drive influence is required.

* Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

* Project Management experience strongly preferred.


*Our Story.*

With over 2,400+ employees and net sales of $1.8 billion, Sargento Foods is a family-owned company that has been a leader in cheese for more than 70 years.  We created the world's first, successful pre-packaged sliced and shredded natural cheeses.  Sargento is based in Plymouth, Wisconsin, where we manufacture and market shredded, sliced and snack natural cheese products, as well as ingredients and sauces.  Sargento is known for the exceptional quality of our products and for product design, packaging and merchandising innovations that have transformed our industry.

To learn more about our culture and values, please visit our website at [https://careers.sargento.com/us/en](https://careers.sargento.com/us/en).
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


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