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Category Insights Manager - Supply Chain

Country : USA

State : New York

County : Queens County

Town : New York

Category : Logistics

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

The Category Insights team is a key enabler in unlocking category-specific value chain optimization and works across all supply chain functions - including Manufacturing, Planning, Procurement, Engineering and Quality, as well as partners with Research & Development (R&D). The team both translates external market drivers into business requirements to inform category strategy as well identifies opportunities to drive efficiency and agility into the business. The team plays a supporting role in transforming our internal data structures and aligning cross-functional data needs to build the analytical tools of the future. The Category Insights Manager will be a key contributor and assist in managing team initiatives.
- Work cross-functionally to deliver category insights to support category strategy and value chain enablement.
- Assist in creation of key models, tools and visualization templates to support future-state.
- Collaborate with market insight teams to understand trends and evaluate existing internal capabilities to ensure sufficiency.
- Present information and regularly collaborate with Category Growth Leaders, Supply Chain Technical Category leads, and other key stakeholders.
- Provide input to data design and categorization to ensure transparency of the business.



The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical, technology, interpersonal and presentation skills. The candidate should be a self-starter with the ability to manage multiple workstreams and priorities. You should have:
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to "connect the dots" to extract insights from multiple data sources.
- Ability to work both in the details and translate insight to senior leadership.
- Knowledge of key concepts across the Supply Chain.
- Spirit of continual learning and ability to seamlessly adapt to the needs of the organization.
- Desire to build with an ability to think outside of existing limitations.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to grasp and articulate technical, operational and conceptual ideas at multiple levels.
- Ability to collaborate with other divisions of the company to leverage internal expertise and deliver results within a global, matrix organization.
- Ability to take initiative and work effectively, multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment.
- University Degree required.
- 3-5 years working experience in similar roles.
- Prior experience in beauty, CPG or consulting a plus. Global Travel required 0-10%

Local travel within NYC and Long Island = 20%
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