Schwan's Company Sales Analyst in Bentonville, Arkansas

Description

At Schwan’s Company, we are driven to bring our customers delicious foods and reliable services. That's how we grew from a "one-man-and-a-truck" delivery business in rural Minnesota to a multibillion-dollar private company with thousands of team members nationwide. Our commitment to delicious foods shows in all we do, from careful ingredient selection and quality food making to delivering a great experience wherever you shop and eat.

The foods we make reach customers in many ways. We deliver directly to our customer's homes through our popular food-delivery business, offer well-known retail brands such as Red Baron®, Freschetta®, and Tony's® pizzas, Pagoda® snacks and appetizers, and Mrs. Smith's® and Edwards® desserts, and bring innovative food solutions to our customers in the food-service industry. To learn more, visit us at http://www.schwanscompany.com.

The Sales Analyst will report to the Senior Director of Sales, providing support for the largest team in the company. In this role, the analyst can expect to play a role in several internal cross-functional discussions, including supply chain, marketing, the Direct Store Delivery network, and trade finance.

The Sales Analyst is responsible for coordination and standardized reporting required for the execution of daily, operational, and strategic initiatives the team is focused on.The position is visible in customer facing meetings, planning sessions, and phone inquiries. Gather and report on category developments, including competitive trends, utilizing various software and online tools (IRI, Retail Link, internal tools and programs). Managing and developing reports as needed to complete these tasks accurately and in a timely manner.

Provide on-going, accurate, analytical reporting in the areas of sales trends, sales forecasts, demand planning, and monitoring field sales execution of the plans.

Support the team at customer facing meetings and planning sessions while actively managing internal projects.

Accurately tracking and evaluating product performance based on key performance indicators, determining product impact on the brand, segment, and category.

Communicate program policies, materials, and resolve issues and inquiries from the Direct Store Delivery network thoroughly to resolution.

Deliver engaging, informative, articulate, accurate, and well-organized presentations or written documentation.

Responsibly conduct yourself in a manner consistent with the company’s mission, goals, values, ethics, policies, and other standards of conduct.

Qualifications

Education: Bachelors degree or equivalent

Years of Related Experience: Typically 0-3 years

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Computer skills are required and proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word) including Outlook is required. Knowledge of SAP and Access is beneficial. Experience and training with processes and systems. Business degree preferred. CPG sales experience is desirable. Desire to learn new systems and technologies required. Project and people management is desirable. Analysis or finance experience preferably in the consumer package good industry.

The employing subsidiaries of Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.

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Business Unit: Schwan's Consumer Brands, Inc.

Req #: 18007353