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Category Insights Analyst

Date: Jun 9, 2021

Location: Irving, TX, US, 75062

Company: NCH Corporation

 

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Danco – Category Insights Analyst

 

Thank you for exploring a career with Danco, one of the top distributors in U.S. for plumbing repair and parts, and a division of NCH Corporation. We are looking for a Category Insights Analyst to provide 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, and 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. If you’re seeking experience and growth in a personable, stable yet thriving environment, our Category Insights Analyst role, could be a match for you!

 

A little about us

Applying for a new job is a little like entering uncharted territory. We want you to feel 100% confident about the application process, the position and our company before committing your time to apply, so that none of the above comes as a surprise. Let’s start with some information about NCH so you can get to know us better.

 

Danco, Inc. is one of the largest plumbing repair, replacement and remodeling suppliers in the home improvement industry. With over 40 years of experience, Danco focuses largely on empowering "Do-It-Yourself” consumers with plumbing solutions that are as practical as they are affordable. Visit our company’s website at www.danco.com or check us out on LinkedIn and Facebook .

 

NCH Corporation, Danco’s parent company, is a privately held, family-owned, global business headquartered Irving, Texas, near Dallas. We have more than 7,500 employees, offices and facilities on six continents, and clients in more than 50 countries. This includes our corporate headquarters as well as subsidiary companies. We clean and conserve water, save energy, and deliver best-in-class maintenance solutions, with a focus on industrial and commercial businesses.

 

 

Culture and Benefits

We’re a global company with a family feel, offering the same benefits of an international corporation with the personal relationships of a small business. Working in our small teams and close-knit environment, you’d never guess we had a 7,500+ employee head count. We realize a job is more than just a job – it’s an extension of your life and family – and we’re committed to maintaining just that. For us, culture is not just a perk; it’s essential to how we thrive. And that’s speaking for 100 years in the business!

 

  • Employee-centric environment (regular corporate activities, personal relationships, small teams)
  • Family-first attitude (paid parental leave, work-life balance support, flexible hours)
  • Approachable leadership (collaboration with top leaders, open-door policy)
  • Growth-oriented mindset (autonomy, creative freedom to explore new ideas)
  • Paid vacation and holiday leave
  • Wellness initiatives (on-site fitness facility and cafeteria, walking trail)
  • Community involvement (volunteering, fundraisers, charity events, school sponsorships and donations)
  • Employee recognition programs (appreciation week, awards and ceremonies)
  • Personal and professional development and growth
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Financial wellness (retirement options, 401(k) match, employee credit union)
  • Benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life, long and short-term disability)

 

If this sounds like a fit for you, so far, keep reading.

 

A little about you 

 

  • 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.
  • 10% travel

  

Day-to-Day Work Examples

 

We support growth, opportunity, and variety, which means your day-to-day has the potential to adapt with you and your passions. If you’re not challenged and growing, neither are we. For starters, though, here are some day-to-day examples of what you will be doing:

 

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.

 

Sound like a fit for you?

 

If yes, jump aboard, and apply today.

 

For next steps, expect a direct phone or email response once we are able to review your application. We are committed to responding to all applicants, no matter the outcome, so we appreciate your patience to allow time for this. In the meantime, learn more about NCH and our culture by checking out our LinkedIn or Facebook pages.

 

 

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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