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Category Insights Analyst

Date: Aug 10, 2019

Location: Irving, TX, US, 75062

Company: NCH Corporation

NCH is established, yet growing and we are seeking an Analyst- Category Insights. In this role, the Analyst for Category Insights will be responsible for providing technical and analytical support to the Category Insights department and cross-functional partners such as Sales, Supply Chain, Marketing, Product Management and other key business partners. This role is an analytical resource to coordinate the development, consolidation, tracking and reporting of point of sales, units, GMROI, and other sku performance metrics to capture trends and collect, analyze and report related information to support in increasing sales and SKU productivity.  This role is also to support assortment analysis on an on-going basis to provide recommendations for sku optimization and rationalization.


This role is responsible for implementing and producing weekly, monthly, quarterly & ad-hoc reporting packages, supporting development and usage of new and existing reporting within the data models, and completing ad hoc category analysis as required.  This role will also assist in providing in-depth sales and category analysis to develop insights leading to sales & category growth opportunities.  Success in this role is dependent upon one’s ability to synthesize sku performance data to extract key insights that lead to better decision making.



SKU & Category Analysis

  • Assist management in the development and evaluation of rolling POS & category reporting, which includes offering insight into sku optimization, rationalization and assortment recommendations.
  • Prepare the reporting package for the monthly S&OP alignment meetings to provide synthesized and action oriented insights for Supply Chain.
  • Identify, evaluate and implement data analysis models to most effectively measure from various time periods as needed. Integrate POS and causal data to provide insights and recommendations to sales, product management & marketing.
  • Identify, evaluate and implement category analysis methods to most effectively draw insights that lead to sales and category growth opportunities.
  • Partner with marketing and supply chain to support new product innovation, demand planning efforts, and the constant optimization of our existing product portfolio and related categories.


    Sales Analysis 

  • The position will require timely communication and in depth analytical support focused on business solutions. The person is expected to develop a good working knowledge of reporting systems and demonstrate the ability to capture information and incorporate into spreadsheets and Power Point presentations to provide regular updates to sales and marketing.
  • Perform analytics & insights that assist in the category and GTM projects including business reviews, PLR’s & category management.
  • Lift key findings from technical analytics, connecting functional area performance and creating possible scenarios for the future; owns tracking and measuring of key business indicators.
  • Develop and implement automated systems for reporting of data.



  • Bachelors degree in Business, Marketing, Economics, or Finance
  • 1-3 years of Retail/Consumer products industry experience
  • Requires experience working with retail POS data in a CPG environment
  • Retail/Consumer products industry experience a must
  • Must possess a strong sense of responsibility, proven ability to achieve results and adhere to firm deadlines, analytical and organization skills, strong business judgement, accuracy, excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
  • The position will require initiative on the part of the person to work independently to deliver insights on the business.
  • Demonstrated skills working on small projects and basic analytic assignments required.
  • Advanced user of Excel, Access; knowledgeable in Cognos and MicroStrategy; JDA analytics experience preferred
  • Must be self-motivated, possess excellent communication and organization skills, project a professional image, and interact effectively with all levels within the organization.
  • Detail Oriented
  • Results Driven
  • 10% travel


NCH Corporation offers a full suite of benefits, employee development and recognition programs, 401K match and a convenient location with a fitness facility and restaurant located on our campus.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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