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Consultant Space Analytics

Posted Date:  Mar 8, 2023
Requisition Number:  117540



Job Location: Remote Eligible




Position Summary:

On the ReSET Team we are indispensable partners to our customer and marketing counterparts. On our team you will gain exposure to many parts of the business: Category Management, Sales, Marketing, Innovation, and Research.   We work diligently to make access to insights more streamlined for both our field teams and our home office cross-functional partners. Recognized for transforming data into insights, we are viewed as thought leaders in the Sales enterprise. We are known for fueling the teams with knowledge that aids them in their business both internally and with their customers. Together with our cross-functional partners, we bring to life Gold Standard Merchandising insights and next generation Macro Space Planning. Additionally, we dig deep into the analytics to support and optimize store-level planograms by partnering with our customer teams.


Our people are our competitive advantage and we thrive on a collaborative environment where each one contributes their expertise. We are a high-performing team that loves winning in a fast-paced environment, but never doing it alone.


If you are fueled by results, intellectually curious, and want to get in on one of the most fun and visible departments in our organization, then the ReSET Team is for you!


  • Maintain and optimize the multi-year strategic vision for Hershey’s space analytical platform.

  • Refine the plan to account for changes in the long-term business strategy and new technological capabilities.

  • Validate prioritization of enhancements are prioritized in alignment with business objectives.

  • Identify solutions to address analytical gaps by working cross-functionally with groups such as Information Services (IS) including data architects and data scientists.

  • Become the subject matter expert on the current toolset along with marketplace capabilities within this space.

  • Troubleshoot issues with space analytic tools to ensure data is accurate and complete; maintain records of nuances with the data.

  • Support peers with analytics to help influence the future of the category, including space acquisitions, fixture innovations, feature implementations, merchandising standards and beyond.

  • Datamine Hershey’s data platforms to uncover new insights and answer business questions; present findings back to peers and leadership to drive business decisions.

  • Influence internal Hershey decision-making and planning based on insights derived from working with peers and datamining.

  • Partner with IS to optimize ways to mine the data for insights and support team members with data extracts from Hershey’s platforms.

  • Create and maintain models to help influence optimal assortment, flow, location, etc.

  • Build and optimize clustering in alignment with customer strategies.

  • Synthesize actionable insights using multiple data sources – Syndicated, customer, space etc.

  • Leverage analytical tools such as Space Planning (JDA/Blue Yonder), Alteryx, Tableau, and more.

  • Question the status-quo and continually challenge yourself and the team with what is possible; develop test and learn opportunities to identify new ways to grow sales for the candy category 



• Intellectual Curiosity
• Strong problem-solving capabilities
• Prior experience working with data visualization tools such as Tableau or PowerBI

• Prior experience working with data manipulation tools such as Alteryx

• Experience with coding languages such as Python, R, SQL

• Foundational knowledge in statistical modeling

• Project Management and organizational skills
• Strong communication skills, including with technical and non-technical stakeholders

• Ability to distill insights from data and explain key takeaways

• 3-5 years of experience in data analytics and analysis
• Prior Category Management and/or CPG Sales experience preferred


Education:   Bachelor’s Degree required

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

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