Category Development Analyst, Mississauga, ON
From brands such as Huggies® and Kleenex® to medical devices and workplace solutions, Kimberly-Clark makes the essentials for a better life. We hold the No. 1 or No. 2 share position globally in more than 80 countries, but we’re not just changing diapers here. Our employees are changing the world for the better with innovative products that create new categories and push existing ones to a higher level. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Category Development Analyst is responsible for providing in-depth analysis of category opportunities for assigned head office customer and making recommendations to the Account Manager that support the achievement of budgeted sales and share volumes and the establishment of K-C category dominance.
KEY CUSTOMERS AND CUSTOMER EXPECTATIONS:
Key customers for this position are Customer Development, Category Development, Customer Development Leadership, and Retail Customers. These customers expect clear, succinct, compelling and timely communication of Category Development principles and consumer needs to support customer and Kimberly-Clark objectives.
This position reports to the Category Development Team Leader and interacts internally with the Brand Teams, Customer Teams and other Customer Development staff.
Education required A recognized Bachelor’s Degree and equivalent work experience.
Experience: 3- 5 years industry experience with 1 – 2 years in account management / category management, preferably with a Consumer Packaged Goods company.
Skills/Competencies: Microsoft Office Suite , advanced Excel, Space Management Planogram (Modular) Software, pivot tables
Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.
Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship.
This position may require a post-offer/pre-hire Physical Abilities Test (PAT) to confirm that individuals are able to perform the essential functions of the job.