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Space Optimization Analyst (DX)

Plano, Texas

United States - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 164549BR

Job Description

Space Optimization Analyst
Demand Xcelerator is a team that represents a transformation of Shopper Insights, Shopper Marketing, Category Leadership, and Space Engineering resources to support Sales and Marketing plans for enterprise, national, and regional customers across the PepsiCo portfolio. This approach allows us to build best-in-class capabilities, develop deep functional expertise, and offer focused programs to drive growth with our customers. The Demand Xcelerator will help PepsiCo provide our customers cutting edge data and insights, as well as, personalized solutions to drive incremental growth for both our customers and PepsiCo.

Support Space Optimization and Category Leadership teams to develop, support, and execute space projects for Small Format Customers
  • Create “fact-based selling” Salty Snack planograms utilizing critical account data and category insights to drive shelf
  • Work with the entire Space Optimization & Transformation organization to support tool and process development for success
  • Build and maintain long-term relationships with Category Leadership teams using objective detailed analysis and insights development
  • Ensure continual training and development to enhance business knowledge and analytical skills
  • Communicate insights and Best in Class initiative results to other Space Optimization Team Members


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 1-2 years of experience in Retail, Sales, and/or Category Management
  • 1-2 years of recent front-line Frito-Lay Sales experience a plus
  • Advanced level skill in Microsoft Office, with demonstrated intermediate-to-advanced Excel skills necessary
  • Experience with analyzing and reporting data in order to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions.
  • Good Knowledge of product merchandising or shelf management (Salty Snacks strongly preferred)
  • Good Teamwork skills: possess group facilitation skills
  • Good Communication skills: ability to send and receive information clearly and concisely
  • Good Leadership skills: ability to influence activities of individual team members towards goals
  • Good Planning skills: capable of managing major projects simultaneously
  • Able to establish and attain high standards for self; able to make decisions and solve problems
  • Plano-based Frito-Lay HQ role – must be located within the Plano office
  • Must be willing and able to travel 10% of the time
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular

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