Category Analyst

Woonsocket, RI 02895 | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 03/25/2024 Category: Information Technology Job Number: 2400098

Job Description

Position: Merchandising Category Analyst

Location: Woonsocket, RI (Must be available 3 days a week, Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST Timezone with some flexibility)

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Role: The Merchandising Category Analyst will be pivotal in our Category Management team, responsible for both day-to-day operational tasks and contributing to strategic endeavors. This role is designed to facilitate category-specific decision-making aimed at bolstering sales, profitability, and market dominance. The ideal candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, or a related field, coupled with a minimum of three to five years' experience in analytical roles within the consumer goods or retail sectors.


  • Manage day-to-day operational activities within the Category Management team.
  • Provide analytical support for strategic initiatives.
  • Contribute to category-level decision-making processes to enhance sales and profitability.
  • Foster vendor relationships through effective communication and negotiation.
  • Utilize data analysis to inform business strategies and initiatives.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other relevant technologies.


  • 2+ years of experience in a category analyst or category merchant role.
  • Proficiency in vendor negotiations and buying processes.
  • Strong background in category analyst/CPG roles.
  • Skilled in data analysis techniques.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Periscope, Microstrategy, SAP, One Note, or similar tools is advantageous.
  • High school diploma or GED required; bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred.

Preferred Skills:

  • Strong analytical acumen.
  • Prior experience in ordering preferred.

If you're ready to channel your passion for retail into a rewarding career opportunity, apply now to join our dynamic team. If interested in this role, please apply to this posting or reach out to

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