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Posted September 15th

Category Capabilities Analyst (Amplify Snack Brands)

Austin, Texas


The Hershey Company



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Posted September 15th

Category Capabilities Analyst (Amplify Snack Brands)

Austin, Texas







Job Title: Category Capabilities Analyst

Job Location: Austin, Texas or open to remote location

Company Background :

Amplify Snack Brands, a division of Hershey, is a high growth "better-for-you" snack brand company based in Austin, Texas. The company produces guilt-free snacking products and prides itself on having products that taste great with simple ingredients. Our brands, SkinnyPop, Pirate's Booty, Paqui, Oatmega, & Krakatoa Hot Chips embody our mission of "snacking without compromise." For additional information, please visit:


The Category Capabilities Analyst will work with large datasets across multiple databases and analytical tools to support teams across the organization to drive profitable sales results and support strategic decision making. This person will manage the monthly sales reporting suite in addition to building ad hoc analytical dashboards and models to unlock insights and growth opportunities across cross-functional teams, categories, and brands.


  • Manage the sales reporting suite which includes report design & building, fixing errored reports, managing the refresh each month, and leading database restatements each summer
  • Manage relationships with cross-functional and third-party partners by providing clear direction on tasks, due dates, and keeping the teams accountable
  • Develop ad hoc dashboards and models using advanced Excel skills to help cross-functional partners understand their businesses in a simple manner
  • Support strategies, goal setting, and tracking of KPIs through the development of additional reports or trackers for sales and cross-functional teams
  • Liaise with the Hershey Organization around data integration, processes, and synergies
  • Organize and maintain the Category Management team SharePoint site with the correct materials and reports needed for the sales and broker teams
  • Provide planogram guidance and support in conjunction with the broker teams


  • Four-year undergraduate degree in Business, Business Analytics, Marketing, Management, Data Science, Finance or related field required
  • 2-3+ years' experience in an analytical role within category management/sales, consulting, finance, or marketing

Required Experience :

  • Exceptional Excel skills with the ability to analyze and organize large data sets from multiple sources and build dashboards/models to present and visualize information in a simple manner
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills with high attention to detail who consistently delivers results with high accountability and accuracy
  • Self-starter/learner with exceptional ability to develop innovative tools, reporting and analytical capabilities to support cross-functional teams
  • Ability to adapt to fast paced and changing environments while demonstrating exceptional planning, time/project management, communication and organization skills
  • Ability to manage relationships with cross-functional teams including third party/broker team members

Preferred Experience :

  • Experience building dashboards in Tableau
  • Ability to build macros and/or write VBA in Excel
  • Exposure to third-party databases (i.e. Nielsen, IRI, SPINs, 84.51, CMS/EYC, etc.)
  • Experience working with space planning software including Apollo or ProSpace
  • Experience managing clients and/or third-party/broker teams
  • Exposure to SharePoint


Amplify Snack Brands, a division of The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of Amplify Snack Brands is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Amplify Snack Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veterans

Austin, Texas