Growth Solutions Analyst, Chain Accounts (REMOTE) at KeHE Distributors

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Overview

Good people, working with good people, for our common good.

Sound good?

KeHE-a natural, organic, specialty and fresh food distributor-is all about "good" and is growing, so there's never been a more exciting time to join our team. If you're enthusiastic about working in an environment with a people-first culture and an organization committed to good living, good food and good service, we'd love to talk to you!

Primary Responsibilities

The Growth Solutions Analyst supporting National and Natural Chains is a key asset to KeHE's Merchandising Solutions and Sales Teams. This position is responsible for supporting the Growth Solutions Manager, Chains in the development of divisional category projects, analysis, and presentations. This position will also engage and coordinate the efforts of key stakeholders and subject matter experts to meet the scope and deadlines of projects. As with all positions at KeHE, we expect that all actions will be consistent with KeHE's Mission, Vision and Values.

Essential Functions

  • Identify product trends specific to chain retailers by analyzing:
    • Syndicated data (SPINS, IRI)
    • KeHE data
    • Panel data (CSIA)
    • Demographic data (ShopperSights)
    • Consumer data (Mintel)
  • Research quantitative and qualitative information to support innovative merchandising solutions.
  • Compile actionable qualitative information to develop customer-centric category solutions.
  • Utilize syndicated data portals to mine and pull insights for retailer presentations.
  • Analyze demographic data to determine division and store specific opportunities.
  • Examine retailer assortment to determine voids and establish assortment priorities.
  • Manage projects to ensure timelines and deliverables are clearly communicated and completed.
  • Assemble and proof final presentations for accuracy, consistency and visual appearance.
  • Evaluate past performance of presentations and projects to ensure ROI potential is maximized.
  • Stay abreast on consumer insights, category trends and product innovation.
  • Support other functional groups within the Merchandising Solutions Team on an as needed basis (e.g. Sales Enablement, Category Management).

Minimum Requirements, Qualifications, Additional Skills, Aptitude

  • 4-year Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field of study
  • Experience with retail merchandising, grocery category management, the consumer package goods industry, and/or the grocery industry are a plus

Qualifications / Additional Skills / Aptitude:

  • Experience with Microsoft Power BI a plus
  • Willingness to take initiative on projects with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrate skill and competency with all Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to multi-task in a very fast-paced business environment
  • Capacity to learn and process quickly
  • Possess a sense of urgency and attention to accuracy and detail

Requisition ID

2022-15905

Equal Employer Opportunity Statement

KeHE Distributors provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion or faith, sex, gender, age, ancestry, national origin, mental or physical disability or medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training as well as the administration of all Human Resources and Talent Acquisition processes.
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An Insider's view of KeHE Distributors

What’s the vibe like in the office?

KeHE is the perfect blend of hard work and diverse culture while maintaining a vibe that is fun and collaborative. It's not just a group of professionals paid to do the work, but instead everyone is part of a team working towards a common goal.

Moe Khan

Sr. Software Automation Engineer

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

As the Manager of UI/UX Design, we work alongside & collaborate daily with engineers, product managers, and KeHE stakeholders to advocate UX & consistency across applications. The most exciting part about working for KeHE, besides the great people, is innovation - leading us to deliver high quality digital solutions transforming the food industry.

Ashley Plumb

User Experience Manager

What are some things you learned at the company?

Engineering isn't just about writing code. Understanding the needs of our users and translating those needs into a better product is a huge part of our day-to-day. Writing clean, performant code is fun and exciting, but if we don't deliver a functional product to our users at the end of the day, none of that matters.

Daniel

Lead Engineer

What are some social events your company does?

This year, the IT department at KeHE held their inaugural hackathon. It gave us the opportunity to collaborate and strengthen friendships in the spirit of friendly competition, as well as work with new and emerging technology. I cannot wait to see what is in store for next year’s hackathon!

Anthony Gacek

Software Engineer

What are KeHE Distributors Perks + Benefits

KeHE Distributors Benefits Overview

We are proud of our comprehensive benefits package - one that protects our employees and their families. Some benefits are provided automatically at no cost. Other benefits are available by choice. The benefits we offer are an important part of our total rewards which includes pay, benefits, and long-term career growth. Unique to being an employee-owned company, our team members are eligible to receive shares in the company through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan. For our tech teams, remote work will continue to be an option.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
What is an ESOP? An ESOP is a retirement plan known as an “employee stock ownership” plan. Under this type of Plan, the Company makes contributions into employees’ accounts.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Through KeHE's Flexible Spending Account option, employees can set aside pre-tax dollars towards child care expenses.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Gym discounts nationwide.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $2500 annually for continuing education.
Time allotted for learning
Paid industry certifications

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