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Keurig Dr Pepper Associate Category Manager in Burlington, Massachusetts

Job Overview

Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) is looking for a highly motivated, analytically minded professional to join its Albertsons Category Management team.

The Associate Category Manager plays a valuable role in building a strong partnership with Albertsons by providing sound analytics, and consultative category guidance to deliver market leading growth across KDP beverage categories. This individual will conduct high quality analyses and synthesize multiple data sources to generate insights and actionable recommendations, while leveraging effective communication & influencing skills to orchestrate action within the Albertsons retail environment. This position reports to the Director of Category Management while supporting our Category Managers, Sales Directors, and local selling teams.

What you will do:

  • Lead category management reporting, trend analysis, customized reports, and special project work for the KDP cross functional team and for Albertsons key stakeholders

  • Assist in the development of value-added tools that streamline analytics and overall efficiency across the Albertsons cross functional team.

  • Support the planning and execution of planogram and assortment reviews for Albertsons

  • Deliver fully integrated consumer, shopper, category and marketplace insights and trends to guide Albertsons strategic choices and tactical executions, to drive market leading growth for the short and long term

  • Leverage critical thinking and problem-solving skills to recognize and anticipate issues and opportunities by elevating analyses beyond reporting and translate insight into retail action

  • Work closely with the Total Grocery Category Management team to establish, lead and maintain performance management routines including the streamlining of reporting cadences, macro performance assessments and opportunity gap analysis

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • A minimum of 4 years of business experience in Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) with a focus on category management and/or business analytics

  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, and PowerPoint)

  • Possess strong time management and prioritization skills to operate in a highly accountable and fast paced environment. Well organized, analysis driven with pragmatic approach

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to seek alternatives, new ideas, and/or approaches to problems, and develop and implement solutions.

  • Exceptional communication skills – verbal, written & presentation, and follow-through

  • Capability to develop and influence strategies and tactics at both retailer and manufacturer, vertically and horizontally

  • Experience with syndicated data: IRI, Nielsen, Symphony Retail AI (EYC), Numerator, etc.

  • Experience with JDA Space Planning software

  • Experience on Albertsons – a plus

Salary range: $68,600 - $94,000 - $120,100

Company Overview

Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) is a leading coffee and beverage company in North America with dual headquarters in Burlington, MA and Frisco, TX, with annual revenue in excess of $11 billion. KDP holds leadership positions in soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, water, juice and juice drinks and mixers, and markets the #1 single serve coffee brewing system in the U.S. The Company maintains an unrivaled distribution system that enables its portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partner brands to be available nearly everywhere people shop and consume beverages. With a wide range of hot and cold beverages that meet virtually any consumer need, KDP key brands include Keurig®, Dr Pepper®, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters®, Canada Dry®, Snapple®, Bai®, Mott’s® and The Original Donut Shop®. The Company employs more than 25,000 employees and operates more than 120 offices, manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers across North America.

Benefits built for you: Our people are the heart of our business, which is why we offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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