Life Works Here

Join our talent network, explore companies and search for jobs. Employment is abundant, commutes are short, and the region is filled with a sense of possibility, a place where you can have a real impact.
Leverage our network to build your career.
Tell us about your professional DNA to get discovered by any company in our network with opportunities relevant to your career goals.

Category Manager - Walmart

Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods

Springdale, AR, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

Job Details:


This role leads and advances Tyson's Category Advisor relationship with merchants at Walmart. The position advises the customer by providing decision support business analytics and specific recommendations that drive sales and profitability growth across the entire category. Key focus is on developing insights around category and shopper needs distribution share assortment merchandising shelving and promotional opportunities. The incumbent will have an ability to leverage scan and shopper data IRI Nielsen and Walmart's Retail Link/Luminate along with custom Tyson Foods Category Leadership resources to develop category solutions and drive business performance. The ideal candidate will be a solution provider with strong merchandising capabilities and knowledge of Walmart's Modular Development process. An ability to manage and lead cross-functional Team Members is essential.


  • Leadership, Accountability, Creativity and an unwavering focus on delivering results
  • An avid student of the business that stays updated on category and consumer trends along with the overall retail landscape
  • Sense of urgency along with an aptitude to prioritize and set the agenda
  • Insights development and communication
  • Frequent ad-hoc analytics and regular business performance reporting
  • Ownership of end-to-end modular development process with Walmart to include modular creation and strategy execution during relay timeframes
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage, work with, and interpret complex data sets and/or inputs


Education: Bachelor's degree in related field preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience: 5+ years of experience in retail analytics, category management, or space planning, Knowledge and experience analyzing and reporting from syndicated data (IRI, Nielsen, Spectra), Familiarity with JDA suite of tools, or similar merchandising software, Experience using Walmart’s Retail Link/Luminate or other business intelligence tools (such as Nuqleous, Atlas, E2Open, RSi, Shiloh) is preferred

Computer Skills: Strong Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word required

Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

Special Skills: Solid customer influence and presentation skills required, Strong analytical and technical aptitude with demonstrated capacity to process raw data to relevant, actionable insights.

Travel: 2-4 trips annually

Location: This role will be based onsite at our World Headquarters in Springdale, AR. Sponsorship is not available for this role

Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

CCPA Notice. If you are a California resident, and would like to learn more about what categories of personal information we collect when you apply for this job, and how we may use that information, please read our CCPA Job Applicant Notice at Collection, click here.