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Date: Jan 14, 2018

Location: Broomfield, CO, US

Company: DANONE


As the largest public benefit corporation in the US, DanoneWave is taking bold steps for social good in North America. DanoneWave's ambition is to produce healthful foods that create economic and social value and nurture natural ecosystems through sustainable agriculture. With famous brands like Oikos, Evian, Activia, Danimals, International Delight, Silk, Horizon Organic and many more, we are changing the way many of our foods and beverages are made by using fewer and more natural ingredients, incorporating and labeling non-GMO ingredients, and in some cases even feeding cows non-GMO feed. We're also committed to sustainable ingredient sourcing, water conservation, waste reduction, animal welfare and community engagement.


USD - Dannon within Fresh Dairy Products is looking for an Associate Manager, Customer Planning in United States (US) for Broomfield, CO. With our global presence, brands and business within our mission "bringing health through food to as many people as possible" we believe that people growth is a key asset to reach a sustainable business performance. Take this opportunity to GROW together!


Vision of the Role:

Analyze and track customer planning performance through the Natural Channel (Whole Foods, Sprouts).  Support the Customer Planning Manager in building the bridge between the company strategy and customer strategy/priorities in order to drive sustainable, profitable growth.  Collect customer plans to produce expected planning budget to be shared and approved by sales finance.  Complete all administrative customer planning tasks.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform analysis and create material to provide support at customer to headquarters/key account team members
    • Measure gaps in plans versus budget through analysis of internal and external data
    • Measure customer-level program performance by calculating ROI, incremental sales, shipments, markdowns, and other metrics and relay insights to the appropriate teams
    • Develop quality sales collateral to support field force and communicate priorities
    • Provide support to sales teams like developing customer presentations, analyzing syndicated data, etc
    • Review plans in Trade Promotion Management system
  • Execute against the plans
    • Use tools to maintain an accurate and dynamic sales forecast
    • Collaborate with account teams to ensure that sales forecast is properly recorded and that incremental programs are executed as planned
    • Work with sales finance and demand planning to reconcile top-down and bottom up planning
    • Help track the P&L for the customer business
  • Provide best-practice insights back to Center of Excellence
    • Share success stories and opportunities with Center of Excellence
    • Make recommendations to the center to enhance sales forecasting tools
    • Provide upstream feedback on customer specific needs


  • 4 year college degree in Business or related field (Finance, etc.)
  • 3-5 years progressive experience in strategy/finance/sales at a CPG company
  • Field management and key account management experience is a plus
  • Excellent analytical skills and advanced knowledge of MS Excel necessary
  • Occasional travel


"Corporate responsibility does not end at the factory gate or the office door. The jobs a business creates are central to the lives of employees and the energy and raw materials we consume change the shape of our planet. [...] It is clear that growth should no longer be an end in itself, but rather a tool used to serve the quality of life without ever being detrimental to it." - Antoine Riboud, co-founder Danone 1972


For more information about Danone, its people and its business, please visit We have something special inside, do you?
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The Dannon Company is a US-subsidiary of Danone, a Fortune 500 company and one of the most successful health-focused food companies in the world with leading positions in fresh dairy products, water, baby nutrition and medical nutrition.  Danone’s mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.

Our core values foster individual professional growth. We reward entrepreneurialism and innovation. There truly is something very special inside our company. You can see it reflected in our people, our products and our culture. If you like what you have learned, we encourage you to apply and learn more.

Dannon is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.

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