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CoE Analytics & CCO Manager

Company Name: Kroger Manufacturing
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt



Position Summary:

The CoE Analytics & CCO Manager will promote the use of analytics to enhance specific category strategies, sourcing events and overall sourcing results. Oversee the quality of data and insights provided by market intelligence providers, internal analytics teams and will develop action plans to improve quality, capabilities and accuracy of analytics tools. Work with category teams to identify economic drivers to be able to perform advanced and customized analyses such as should cost, TCO, and benchmarking analyses. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion, and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Business Intelligence and Data Analytics Platform
  • Introduce new analytics processes and technologies to drive decision-making based on analysis of internal/external data
  • Facilitate and execute the development of reports and insights, to drive performance improvement, provide guidance and support to category management teams
  • Oversee performance and manage 3rd parties for market intelligence outsourced process
  • Oversee and manage analytics tools performance, functionalities, quality of the data, reporting
  • Establish processes to continuously monitor data quality; proactively detect, correct, and prevent invalid data values
  • Advanced Analytics
  • Work with category management teams to understand suppliers cost structure and pricing
  • Understand all cost components affecting total ownership of a product and service
  • Develop, execute and maintain project plan for each series of category reviews
  • Lead development and execution of a gate review process to ensure quality assurance of analytical process
  • Ensure cross category coordination during analytical processes
  • Review category improvement projections and post-implementation variance analysis
  • Talent Management
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties: complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports
  • Create an effective work environment by developing a common vision, communicating of clear objectives, fostering teamwork, recognizing performance, providing on the job coaching
  • Additional Support
  • Work with other functions of the organization on development of data analytics and business intelligence
  • Promote use of analytics and support business adoption of business intelligence and self-service reporting
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Operations, Finance, Retail, CPG, Data Analytics, or similar
  • 3 years of management experience with large complex organizations
  • Strong understanding of use of data (analytics, business intelligence) and data governance (standards, metadata)
  • Ability to build impactful relationship with internal clients, key influencers to effectively
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio)
  • Ability to synthesize analysis into compelling verbal and written communications and presentations

Desired Previous Job Experience/Education:

  • MBA or master’s degree
  • 5 years of experience in an analytics organization, performing tasks within different data governance aspects (quality, standards, reference data, data management)
  • 3 years of experience building, and reporting should cost and TCO analyses
  • Knowledge of procurement and P2P activities


Education Level: Bachelor's Required
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: General Office- Cincinnati


Jobs at Kroger Manufacturing: Through quality products, strong individual commitments and team spirit, Kroger has been established as a leader in the manufacturing industry. Kroger Manufacturing provides career development programs aligned with aspirations in Engineering, Process Management, Information Systems, Quality Assurance, Operations Management, Human Resources, Finance and Procurement. Our work force programs provide technically challenging rotations with cross-functional teams, plants and locations to allow our Associates to learn from some of the brightest minds in the business. Experience and training combined with mentoring and guidance from plant sponsors prepare our Associates with the skills and leadership behaviors needed to achieve a successful career at Kroger.


Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states.  Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

 Posting Notes:  OH || Cincinnati || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger Manufacturing || None || Enterprise Sourcing || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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