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Category Manager

Company: Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

We re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.POSITION SUMMARYWe re a leader in the pet care category and part of the world s largest food company so you can imagine our salesforce is BIG. In pet care, we focus our sales efforts within the retail and veterinary sales channels to ensure we re at the forefront of consumers
minds. You ll become the expert in our products and the face behind Purina brands to your customers some of the most well recognized and loved brands around world.As a Category Manager, you ll be responsible for creating and implementing a futuristic viewpoint of the pet care category to transform our customer accounts. In this role, you ll exemplify the leadership and communication skills that drive lasting relationships and top business results. You will have the opportunity to work cross-functionally across all Nestle Purina assets, facilitating your ability to drive pet category strategy and planning with our customers.Having a deep understanding of the competition and how to leverage market insights will make you a subject matter expert and a trusted leader within your team. Data, analytics, and consultative recommendations will guide you in the decision making made by your key customer(s). We are a market leader both on and off the shelf and we are backed by 120 years of rich history that has groomed our culture with passion, integrity, high performance, innovation, and unparalleled expertise.Develop customer category strategies and initiatives that deliver Purina and retailer growthProactively identifies gaps and opportunities for space analysis and category growthLeverages 4P analytics to develop and deliver consistent category reviews for the customerCompletes POG analysis to develop and influence shelf/adjacency/assortment recommendations for total pet department and categories to maximize category growth and NPPC share of shelfInfluences customers through compelling category strategies and insightsRequirementsBachelor s degree from an accredited institution3+ years of experience in category development, account management, or business analytics requiredExperience working with syndicated data (Nielsen, IRI, etc) requiredOtherPlan-o-gram Development experience for store implementation (JDA, Apollo, etc.) preferredMust be able to travel up to 20%, or as the business requires**Position has option of working in either St. Louis, MO or Scottsdale, AZ office locations**Don t meet all the qualifications listed under
other ? These are preferred, but not required. When you apply for a role with Nestl Purina, we ensure that individual confidentiality is held to the highest regard. We are intentional about creating an inclusive workplace for everyone. We consider our associates our most valuable assets. Please apply for full consideration.The approximate pay range for this position is $94,000 to $148,000 Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills and abilities as well as geographic location.Nestl offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with Company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more atAbout Us - Making an Impact - Nestle Careers ( ID:301389It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestl seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl home.The Nestl Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer* seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations nestle.comor please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467*Note: Nespresso is not a federal contractor and does not maintain affirmative action programsReview our applicant privacy notice before applying at

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