Category Analyst

Aimmune Therapeutics

Aimmune Therapeutics

Charlotte, NC, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

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?

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We’re a leader in the pet care category and part of the world’s largest food company—so you can imagine our salesforce is strong. 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.

It takes ALL of us to do what we do at a world-class level, but it’s the insights, data, and subject matter expertise our Category Analysts bring to the table that makes us a long-standing leader in the larger Pet Care Category. We give you the high charge of helping develop and present customer connected commerce, providing financial analysis, leveraging analytical data/insights, and developing category plans to achieve overall category growth around sales, market share, and profit objectives. You’ll partner closely with a Category Team Leader to grow the category in a variety of ways, including physical and digital environments. Your collective experiences at Purina will far surpass your achievements in growing category sales.

  • Deliver consistent, detailed, and accurate category analysis (4P) overview
  • Provide timely, value-added insights, and recommendations to the customer that develops proper relations, rapport, and helps achieve category and customer objectives
  • Utilize syndicated data, consumer data (point of sale), internal data, and shopper data to uncover opportunities and provide analytical recommendations
  • Lead the work on setting the visual store set and digital shelf recommendations
  • Own Modular (plan-o-gram) item maintenance to ensure data integrity
  • Assist in the development and implementation of strategic connected commerce business plans, including business, market, competitive, and shopper trends
  • Partner with Category Team Leader to perform connected commerce/brand analysis for the retail customer


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • 1+ years of experience in category development, business analytics, store/merchandising/distribution, or marketing
  • 1+ years of advanced Microsoft Excel experience utilizing formulas, pivot tables, and vlookups


  • Experience with syndicated and shopper data (Nielsen, IRI, 1010, Retail Link, VIQ, CKB, RSI, and PowerBI) is preferred
  • Experience working with larger retailers is preferred
  • JDA (or other space management) skills is preferred
  • Must be able to travel up to 20%, or as business needs require

The approximate pay range for this position is $70,000 to $91,000. 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.

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