Nissin Foods (USA) Co., Inc.

  • Sales Operations Analyst

    Job Locations US-CA-Gardena
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Sales Operations Analyst  provides analytical and project management support to the Sr. Manager of Sales Operations. Key deliverables include support to the forecasting process, analytical reporting through syndicated data and providing updates and insight for trade budgets, fixed budgets and sales trends.


    Essential Functions- Job Duties: The following duties are considered essential to the job. Qualified individuals must have the ability - with or without reasonable accommodation - to perform the following duties but not limited to:


    • Support the Sr. Manager of Sales Operations for the monthly "bottoms up" sales forecasting process. During this process, will prepare MTD and YTD sales reports by account / customer, MTD sales by account Vs forecast, MTD and YTD syndicated data by account, promotional overview by account and update MTD and YTD forecasting tracker.


    • Acts as liaison between the field sales team and the marketing department. After project approval from the Sr. Manager of Sales Operations, He / She will then work directly with the appropriate department contact(s) and manage project through completion. 


    • Under the supervision of the Sr. Manager of Sales Operations, will work with accounting in the monthly tracking and analysis of the department's fixed cost budgets.


    • Will provide monthly oversight and give insight as to the status and forecast of the sales trade budget to the Sr. Manager of Sales Operations and Sales VP.  


    • Tracks the sales slotting budgets. Under Sr. Manager of Sales Operations direction, allocates and tracks budgets to ensure execution of the sales distribution commitments.


    • Supports the Sr. Manager of Sales Operations for the annual commercial planning process. Provides analytical support, manages project timelines and prepares for the annual sales meeting.


    • Provides monthly communications to the field sales team regarding sales progress, syndicated data updates, and budget updates (trade / expense / slotting)


    • Through syndicated data management, drives the sales gap opportunity process by identifying product distribution and pricing gap opportunities at the customer level. Does so through a standardized monthly reporting process.


    • Is the lead contact for the sales team and brokers. Manages the sample process and POS delivery.


    • Utilizes sales reporting tools and syndicated to provide standardized and ad hoc reporting.


    • Additional responsibilities as required.



    Supervisory Responsibilities: This role has no supervisory responsibilities


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Sales, Finance, or Marketing.
    • Minimum of 2-3 years sales analytical experience within a CPG organization, pulling syndicated data, managing budgets and providing analytical insight.


    About Us


    Since Nissin's entry into the US in the 1970's, our flagship brands, Cup Noodles and Top Ramen have held a fond place in US pop culture even before ramen became the trendy dish it is today.  It started in post-World War II Japan amidst dire food shortages and inspired our founder, Momofuku Ando, to invent instant ramen in 1958.  In order to continue this legacy of innovation, we're looking for noodle lovers who have a passion to disregard the status quo, seek continuous growth and love being part of something special.

    • We want to cultivate a company culture that keeps people excited about our mission and thoroughly engaged.
    • Place the right people in the right positions and provide the resources to help them in their current positions while setting them up for success to grow into future roles.
    • Offer competitive pay and benefits since we want everyone to work to live (and not the other way around).We invite you to join in our mission to evolve how people think about instant ramen, expand its appeal and be a part of this $4 billion global company that was built from a simple block of noodles.  

    Nissin Foods (USA) Co., Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.




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