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CLOSED – Category and Planogram Analyst

About the role

  • Full-time
  • Pay Range: $56,300.00/Yr. – $75,000.00/Yr.
  • Shift Days: , Shift Time:
  • Benefits on Day 1
    • Health/Rx
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Flexible and health spending accounts (FSA/HSA)
    • Supplemental life insurance
    • 401(k)
    • Paid time off
    • Paid sick time
    • Short term & long term disability coverage (STD/LTD)
    • Employee stock ownership (ESOP)
    • Holiday pay for company designated holidays



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 Category Analyst is a key asset to KeHE’s Marketing Team. This position is responsible for supporting the Sr. Manager and Director of Sales in the development of customer recommendations and presentations. This position will also engage and coordinate the efforts of key stakeholders and subject matter experts to meet the scope & 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

  • Working cross functionally with the retailer category growth management and assortment team
  • Develop, maintain, and update planograms; review planogram placements for accuracy
  • Identify product trends specific to chain retailers by analyzing:
    • Syndicated data (SPINS, IRI)
    • KeHE data
    • Demographic data (ShopperSights)
    • Consumer data (Mintel)
  • Research quantitative information to support innovative merchandising solutions
  • Compile actionable qualitative information to develop customer solutions
  • Utilize syndicated data portals to mine and extract information for customer presentations
  • Create demographic clustering to determine highest potential customer store opportunities
  • Analyze customer assortment to determine voids & establish a priority ranking
  • Manage project to ensure timelines, progress & deliverables are clearly communicated & completed
  • Assemble & proof final presentations for accuracy & consistency
  • Evaluate past performance of presentations & projects to ensure ROI potential is maximized
  • Develop and support tracking of assortment changes and analyze planogram success.
  • Support other functional groups, such as the account management team on an as needed basis


Minimum Requirements, Qualifications, Additional Skills, Aptitude

  • Working knowledge of POGs and POGs process
  • Experience with grocery category management, the consumer package goods industry, and/or the grocery industry are a plus.
  • Experience with syndicated data, specifically SPINS
  • Willingness to take initiative on projects with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to effectively communicate findings & recommendations in writing to internal audiences as well as brokers and customers.
  • Demonstrated skill & competency with all Microsoft Office software.
  • Ability to multi-task in a very fast-paced business environment.
  • Capacity to learn & process quickly.
  • Possess a sense of urgency & attention to accuracy & detail.
  • Ability to effectively manage a wide variety of tasks simultaneously & often with time conflicting pressures.
  • Demonstrated ability & willingness to work flexible hours, including some weekends.
  • Ability & willingness to travel (about 10-15%).


  • 4-year Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field of study preferred; or equivalent of work experience
  • A minimum of two years of relative experience in quantitative sales & general business analysis.


These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Requisition ID: 2023-21484


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.


KeHE Distributors is a leading distributor in North America, specializing in natural, organic, specialty, and fresh food products. The company is committed to sustainability and ethical practices, serving a diverse range of retailers, including natural food stores and independent grocers, while supporting community involvement and local producers.

Certified B-Corporation
Size: 5,001-10,000
Year Founded: 1953

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