Category Analyst

Greencore Group
Manton Wood Enterprise Park
Closing date
8 Mar 2021

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Job Details

To collate and analyse customer and consumer data into reports which the category/marketing teams will use to generate actionable insight and to assist the category/marketing team in the execution of category/marketing initiatives


  • Feedback customer insight to the category/marketing team by downloading/extracting customer and consumer data from the relevant data sources to ensure category/marketing initiatives are aligned


  • Manipulate data to convert it into standard reports of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the category at the required frequency to allow others to generate insight and action plans


  • Collect information on ranges and prices by visiting stores (or retailer for implant role) and recording findings in a report for category/marketing teams to use to respond to trading conditions


  • Respond to ad hoc queries and issue-related requests regarding KPIs and category performance from internal and external customers to enable decisions to be taken regarding the category


  • Co-ordinate category/marketing activities required to deliver the category and brand plans and monitor the performance of the activities to determine return on investment and delivery of objectives


  • Prepare proposals for execution of pre-agreed category /marketing activities including budgets and timeframes to be reviewed and approved by category/marketing team ahead of implementation


  • Raise and track purchase orders to ensure accurate and timely financial management
Job Description

You may not have heard of us, but we’re sure you’ve tried our products. We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing 12,200 colleagues across 16 world-class manufacturing sites and 18 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals.


What we’re looking for
  • Advanced Excel and Power point skills
  • Graduate calibre – Business, Marketing, Finance
  • Full Driving License
  • Experience of using retailer data and accessing customer data sources
  • Understanding of marketing terminology
  • Ability to prepare and deliver a presentation

If this sounds like you, join us and grow with Greencore, and be a part of driving our future success.

What you’ll get in return
  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • Holidays
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.



About Us

Join us and be part of our great team, committed to making every day taste better.

We’re a vibrant, fast-paced, leading food manufacturer, employing 12,200 colleagues across 16 world-class manufacturing sites and 18 distribution depots across the UK.

We supply all the UK’s food retailers, with everything from sandwiches, salads, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles, quiche, Yorkshire Puddings and ready meals. With an annual turnover of more than £1.2bn, we manufacture around 619 million sandwiches and other food to go products, 116 million chilled prepared meals and 264 million bottles of cooking sauces & pickles every year. We also complete more than 10,000 deliveries to stores each day to help keep the nation fed.

We work hard to ensure that Greencore is a great place to work and our people truly are at the core. We’re committed to ensuring all our colleagues have development plans and strive to provide inspiring leadership - in fact, in the past year we’ve seen an 11% increase in the number of colleagues who would recommend Greencore as a place to work. Why not come join us?

We’re always looking for passionate and talented people who can help us drive our future success. To see how you can grow your career with Greencore, visit our careers website and find your future in food.

For further information go to or follow Greencore on social media.

Find Us
Midland Way
Barlborough Links Business Park
S43 4XA
United Kingdom

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