The primary role of the Category Analyst is to enable Dean Foods and its customers to grow category and Dean Foods’ brands sales. This is accomplished by providing customers with category knowledge and by delivering the optimal recommendations for product assortment, shelving, merchandising, and pricing. This role supports Dean Foods' business category priorities through thoughtful, urgent and action-oriented analyses and recommendations to customers. The category analyst looks for efficient yet meaningful ways to support both large and small format stores with insightful analytics that support the sales team in growing volume. The Category Analyst leverages category, consumer and customer knowledge to localize department/category standards to position Dean Foods as thought-leaders in the Dairy department through on-going, consistent dialogue with assigned customers as well as with internal and broker-partner sales teams. This individual leads all analytic and space projects by working closely with internal and broker sales leaders, analysts and space technologists.
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Dean Foods considers marijuana (including medical marijuana) to be an illegal drug. Dean Foods will rescind offers of employment to applicants who test positive for marijuana (unless restricted from doing so by state or local law). Dean Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.