Category Manager at Nestlé (St. Louis, MO)

| St. Louis, MO
Sorry, this job was removed at 8:04 p.m. (CST) on Friday, April 1, 2022
Find out who's hiring in St. Louis, MO.
See all Operations jobs in St. Louis, MO
Apply Now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
We're a leader in the pet care industry, which means we're not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Position Summary

We're a leader in the pet care category and part of the world's largest food company-so you can imagine our impact with pets is BIG. We focus our efforts to ensure we're at the forefront of consumers' minds and the experience they have at retail. You'll become a pet category expert and the face behind our Category Leadership Center of Excellence.

The Manager of Category Leadership is a foundational role within Nestle Purina's Market Development Organization (MDO), which serves as a hub for business excellence. This team partners closely with Sales, Marketing, and Shopper Insights to influence national strategies focused on driving shared value across retailer, consumer, and manufacturing. The Manager of Category Leadership is a unique role that allows you to shape the content, capabilities, and connection needed from a Center of Excellence. You'll be exposed to evolving influences, challenges, and opportunities shaping the Industry of Pet Care.

  • Collaborate, identify, develop, and maintain National Category Strategies that are linked to strategic frameworks and associated with 4P best practices
  • Lead the prototype and development of a proprietary assortment optimization tool (Saas) via Artificial Intelligence and Data Migration
  • Support the development and implementation of Category KPI's and Segment Insights through PowerBI
  • Be a subject matter expert that can provide category perspective to both Brand and Sales teams to enable a faster path in decisions and recommendations
  • Lead category operating priorities and support new item sales materials during annual business planning season
  • Deep understanding for the consumer, our brands, and competitive activity that allows for an unbiased recommendation both internally and externally
  • Maintain a set of learning priorities and ensure National Learning plan support for your segment

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of experience in Category Management, Sales, Brand Marketing, or Consumer Insights
  • 1+ years of experience utilizing Syndicated Scan Data (Nielsen, IRI, PowerBI)
  • 1+ years of experience in consumer product goods
  • 1+ years of experience with Shelving Strategy, Product Assortment, or Sku Optimization
  • 1+ years of experience building or managing resources around PowerBI dashboards
  • 1+ years of experience with eCommerce and Omni-Channel environments

Requisition ID


It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestle. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestle seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestle home.

The Nestle Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at [email protected] or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.
More Information on Nestlé
Nestlé operates in the Food industry. The company is located in Arlington, VA. Nestlé was founded in 2022. It has 201754 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 32 open jobs at Nestlé, click here.
Read Full Job Description
Apply Now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Similar Jobs

Apply Now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Save jobView Nestlé's full profileFind similar jobs