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Sysco Analyst, Category Management Insights - Corporate - US in Houston, Texas

Company:

US6469 Sysco Payroll, Division of Sysco Resources Services, LLC

Zip Code:

77077

Minimum Level of Education:

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

2 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:

Position Purpose:

The Analyst, Category Management Insights role is responsible for delivering insights and recommendations to optimize Sysco’s product assortment, supplier relationship, placement, price, and category strategy. This individual will work cross-functionally to inform and influence strategic business decisions. Additionally, this role will require close collaboration with our Merchandising partners to continuously improve results within the respective business unit/category, analytical processes, and define or enhance best business practices/procedures.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Execute critical projects/advanced analytics requested by direct supervisor and/or Merchandising team with a sense of urgency

  • Drive continuous improvement of analytics and processes to deliver meaningful insights based on strategic KPIs, hypotheses, and metrics

  • Collaborate with Merchandising to define the category strategy and optimal assortment through data-driven insights

  • Identify problem scenarios and devise analytical solutions to contribute to the overall profitability of Sysco Merchandising

  • Develop in-depth business, analytical and systems knowledge to improve or build analytical solutions, approaches, and business recommendations

  • Demonstrate data visualizations (Power BI, Tableau, Excel), and analytic tools (R, SAS, JMP, Python, Spark) to extract business insights from Sysco’s mountain of data

    Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree required (Business, Computer Science, Mathematics or Analytics degree preferred) or relevant Sysco experience in lieu of a degree

  • 2+ years of relevant professional experience required

Skills:

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel (e.g., formulas, pivot tables, graphing, data connections, and automation using macros and VBA) skills

  • Intermediate Microsoft Access and PowerPoint

  • Data management and visualization skills/tools (SQL, Tableau, PowerBI or similar)

  • Theoretical knowledge of statistics and quantitative analysis techniques (e.g. spreadsheet modeling, regression analysis)

  • Project management capabilities preferred

  • Exposure to category management preferred

  • Experience working in distribution, retail, or wholesale industry preferred

BENEFITS INFORMATION:

Candidates who start work in the months of May and June 2021 may be eligible for medical and prescription drug plan coverage effective on their date of hire*. Standard eligibility rules and timelines apply to all other Sysco benefits, including additional healthcare benefits options, retirement benefits, vacation, and paid sick leave. Please visit https://syscobenefits.com/careers to view additional benefits information. *Exceptions/exclusions may apply

HOW WE PROTECT OUR ASSOCIATES

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place

OVERVIEW:

Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

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