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Senior Category Analyst - Costco

Company: Kinder's Premium Quality Seasonings & Sauces
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

We are a fast-growing company that brings amazing flavor solutions to our consumers. Delivering premium quality since 1946, we are obsessed with flavor, and believe that flavorful food brings out the best in life. We handcraft our seasonings, rubs, sauces and marinades with premium quality ingredients that turn regular meals into flavorful experiences. Today, we have over 100 products sold nationwide at retailers including Costco, Walmart, Sam's Club, Whole Foods, Sprouts, Kroger, Safeway and many more. While we have been around for over 75 years, we have experienced explosive growth in the last 5 years and are now a top 5 brand in the U.S.
Kinder's strives to be a diverse workforce that reflects, at all job levels, the people we serve. We offer a competitive salary, bonus eligibility, medical/vision/dental insurance, and a company 401(k), mobile stipend, unlimited PTO, along with a casual, fun atmosphere, weekly events, lunches, and lots of opportunities for tastes of our new recipes.
This is a hybrid position that requires 3-4 days a week at our Walnut Creek, CA offices. The position will require occasional travel to key customer meetings.

  • WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:Kinder's business continues strong growth across Costco regions. We seek an experienced analyst to lead sales analytics for this critical customer. This is a highly visible role across the organization and offers an opportunity to work with senior leadership to impact brand strategy.You will:
  • Lead all analysis related to Kinder's Costco business including innovation tracking, assortment optimization, inventory opportunities, store-level activations, customer presentations, and more.
  • Develop expertise with Costco CRX IRI sales database.
  • Be a cross-functional partner working closely with Sales, Insights, Planning, Innovation.
  • Present insights directly to Costco.


    • 3-5 year of experience in Category Management and/or Sales Analytics
    • Syndicated database experience required. IRI/Nielsen/SPINS
    • Direct experience with Costco CRX IRI database is a plus.
    • Advanced PowerPoint & Excel skills.
    • Ability to effectively story-tell with data.
    • Confident presentation skills required.
    • Experience juggling multiple projects and balance competing priorities.
    • Proactive approach to analysis and problem-solving.

      Compensation for this job is $90-$120K annually, depending on experience.

Keywords: Kinder's Premium Quality Seasonings & Sauces, Walnut Creek , Senior Category Analyst - Costco, Professions , Walnut Creek, California

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