Customer Planning Specialist- Kroger in Mason, OH at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 5/19/2018

Career Snapshot

Career Description

SUMMARY: Responsible for key deliverables to ensure timely, accurate, and organized reporting for the Kroger Team. Act as a key resource for internal ad hoc requests including daily, monthly, quarterly, and yearly reporting, forecasting accuracy and merchandising activation/reporting. Monitor invoice accuracy & resolve issues/errors to minimize deductions, actualizing of promotions, maintain customer promotional backup, create customer check payments, input customer contracts and assist in determining the validity of post audits. Support the maintenance of customer/team scorecards, promotional plans, deductions and developing key reports out of various trade systems. Support ad hoc requests from team members.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Responsible for daily, weekly, and monthly reporting for the Kroger TEAM; Compile and report on team weekly commentary and disseminate to key stakeholders; Document quarterly merchandising activation and attach to TRACE ; Support Business Strategy & Operations team to analyze, update and monitor forecast and trade spend accuracy; Distribute category promotion calendars to appropriate parties; Establish, nurture, and maintain productive working relationships with key customer and internal stakeholders; Model behavior that supports the Tyson cultures and the behaviors in action


Experience: 3+ years' work experience

Education: Requires education beyond high school including special training, vocational school and/or college courses. Bachelor's Degree is preferred.

Computer Skills: Advanced knowledge in MS Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Special Skills: Quick Learner - Ability to understand and operate complex database driven systems; Strong Organization Skills; Experience analyzing data, experience analyzing syndicated data preferred (IRI, Nielsen)

Job Requirements


This position does not offer reimbursement for interview expenses and/or relocation assistance. Priority consideration will be provided to area applicants that reside within a 50 mile radius of the posted location first. If local applicants are not selected, applicants from other areas will then be reviewed for consideration.

If you are relocating to this area, please note your relocation date in your Cover Letter.