Sales Operations Leader - Meals & Desserts

Kraft Foods Group

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Sales Operations Leader – Meals & Desserts - 1501917 Description   Our Company The Kraft Heinz Company is revolutionizing the food industry – we will be the most profitable food company powered by the most talented people with unwavering commitment to our communities, leading brands and highest product quality in every category in which we compete. As a global food and beverage powerhouse, Kraft Heinz represents over $29 billion in revenue and is the 3rd largest food and beverage company in North America and 5th largest in the world. At Kraft Heinz, to be the BEST food company, growing a BETTER world is more than a dream – it is our GLOBAL VISION. To be the best, we want the best – best brands, best practices and, most importantly, the best people. Owners Only! This is a role for someone who craves a global challenge balanced by the desire to be accountable for delivering against the model in the largest business unit for Kraft Heinz. It is both a strategic and a tactical position. Those that do not want to get their hands dirty or build out a function against a blank slate without buying pre-packaged solutions should not apply.   This role provides leadership for category management, business unit forecasting and trade management for the MSD BU. Main functions include but are not limited to process improvement, forecast accuracy, trade efficiency, increase in TQPM for our brands, distribution recommendations, and merchandising strategy changes that will help to drive profitable revenue/OI growth. This position will be an integral part of identifying and addressing new and existing business opportunities across all MSD categories and business teams. The position will have an analyst as a direct report. The position serves as MSD Sales Planning team support for the application of trade tools and resources to base and incremental business opportunities and providing an assessment of sales controllable, including promotion, pricing and frequency. This analyst is also responsible for driving distribution. Shelving and merchandising recommendations to the field teams. The successful applicant will have strong technical skills, business analytic aptitude, and demonstrated drive for results. The role would serve to fill three key Sales Planning Team Needs 1) Reporting/Measurement and Tracking of key performance and programming metrics • All Sales Portal Volume/Pacing Reports • ECO/Nielsen Consumption Reporting • Category Trade Tracking • SMG Funding loads • TPM/K-Plan/Essbase Reporting 2) In Depth Trade analysis • Post program Analysis of Trade Infusions. (i.e. Truckloads, Distribution Drives, Retail Surge) • Annual Trade Program Analysis (pre/post event) 3) Provide/update common ‘templates’ for Annual Planning, Category Leadership , IBP and BU- Field Engagement vehicles • Annual Business Plan Creation and Quarterly Review • Gold Standard POG recommendations • Core Distribution Lists by Category • Senior Staff/Region/Retail Meeting Template update Qualifications   • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree with preferred study emphasis in field of business, finance or info systems • Post-graduate degree preferred (MBA, Accounting, Finance) • Strong analytic / problem solving capability • Strong technical aptitude and ability (MS Excel, MS Office, Database Management, HTP, KPLAN) • Good project management and training skills • Solid written / oral communication and interpersonal skills • Solid organization, project management and planning skills • Demonstrated analytical curiosity and intellectual horsepower         Kraft Heinz Company, Inc. is an equal employment employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. As an equal opportunity employer, Kraft Heinz Company, Inc. is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the American’s with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 847 646-6044 for assistance.   Job   :   Sales Primary Location   :   NA-US-IL-Northfield

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