The Insights Team (CSI) at Saputo Dairy Foods is looking for an Insights Senior Analyst to turbocharge the impact that Insights have on our business. Do you have a curious nature that keeps you asking questions and digging for answers? Are you interested in understanding the trends that influence the food industry and present opportunities for our business? If so, then the Saputo Dairy Foods Insights team wants to meet you.
Develop content management approach to transition from network shared drives to cloud-based solution (e.g. Sharepoint, Sharpr).
Drive adoption of content management system across all commercial teams (R&D, Culinary, Product Management, Strategy, Sales, Sales Ops, Commercial Finance) through onsite trainings and webinars.
Digital Asset Management for commercial team to drive success across E-Commerce platforms.
Bring relevant consumer and channel trends to life with weekly, monthly, and quarterly outreach strategies.
Serve as “air traffic control” for primary research projects, working with cross-functional commercial teams to set priorities, execute projects, and socialize research results broadly.
Maintain database of potential research vendors, conducting capability reviews and organizing providers by core competency and fit with SDF business needs.
Run vendor selection process when conducting new research to ensure access to a diversity of research approaches and competitive prices.
Support customer selling story development and ad hoc category analysis in partnership with channel insights managers.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree required; MBA preferred
Minimum 5 years industry experience with responsibility for executing primary market research and socializing results in a CPG environment
Experience organizing content from disconnected sources (e.g. data, reports, research) into one centrally managed system
Experience with digital asset management software highly desired
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Strong interest in consumer food and beverage trends
Familiarity with qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, matching approach to research need
Enjoys the process of organizing diverse content sources; is personally highly organized
Ability to synthesize multiple data sources to find the signal in the noise
Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams such as Product Management, Research & Development, Sales, and Strategy to craft relevant insights for a wide range of business needs
Thoughtful, concise, complete communication – maximize message with fewest slides/pages/words possible
Diagnosing / Scoping – understand what business partners need vs. what they say they want
Ability to find clarity in ambiguity through empathetic questioning and active listening
Ability to tailor content / approach based on the audience or business context
Balance accuracy with appropriate urgency
Curiosity and learning mindset
Passion for continual improvement – seeks opportunities to innovate/optimize processes and systems
About Saputo Dairy Foods USA
Saputo produces, markets, and distributes a wide array of dairy products of the utmost quality, including cheese, fluid milk, extended shelf-life milk and cream products, cultured products and dairy ingredients. Saputo is one of the top ten dairy processors in the world, a leading cheese manufacturer and fluid milk and cream processor in Canada, the top dairy processor in Australia and the second largest in Argentina. In the USA, Saputo ranks among the top three cheese producers and is one of the largest producers of extended shelf-life and cultured dairy products. In the United Kingdom, Saputo is the largest manufacturer of branded cheese and a top manufacturer of dairy spreads. Our products are sold in several countries under well-known brand names such as Saputo, Alexis de Portneuf, Armstrong, Cathedral City, Clover, COON, Cracker Barrel*, Dairyland, DairyStar, Devondale, Friendship Dairies, Frigo Cheese Heads, Joyya, La Paulina, Liddells, Milk2Go/Lait’s Go, Montchevre, Murray Goulburn Ingredients, Neilson, Nutrilait, Scotsburn*, Stella, Sungold, Treasure Cave and Woolwich Goat Dairy. Saputo Inc. is a publicly traded company and its shares ar...e listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “SAP”.
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