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Date: Feb 26, 2023

Location: Chicago, US

Company: Döhler Group

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ensure an optimum exchange of information within the division and with the interfaces.
  • Implement and ensure efficient and effective processes in the company's internal IT systems and their documentation.
  • System go-to expert for various tools; ie We Lead, BEx Web, Celonis, and Tableau.
  • Analyze sales performance, margin management, and mix factors while ensuring data integrity
  • Upload sales results data in accordance with regulations and aligned to published P&L.
  • Provide Sales functions with necessarily reporting to make business decisions in conjunction with Finance.
  • Manage monthly reporting, analytics, uploads, and presentations and partner with the Sales Team to forecast and analyze volume, revenue, and margin.
  • Support the annual budget planning for the sales region and reviewing monthly for accuracy and opportunity for growth.
  • Provide consistent support for Sales functions with system utilization and support, analytics, and reporting.
  • Provide insight through proactive analytics on pricing benchmarking, market conditions, and profitability improvement plans.
  • Encourage procedural and organizational optimizations and implement the corresponding measures in consultation with the direct Manager.
  • Report on the sales, turnover and profit targets as well as collaborate on measures to counteract potential and actual deviations with the line manager.
  • Monitor, report, and drive Commercial KPI.



  • Motivation and initiative to take ownership, set aggressive goals and drive results.

  • A passion for systems and analytics

  • A sense of urgency in all business matters.

  • Able to effectively multi-task and handle multiple projects.

  • Strong Attention to detail.

  • Excellent communication, organizational, and problem solving skills with a strong customer focus; both internal and external

  • Self-starter who is able to work independently and interface with all relevant internal teams.

  • Ability to initiate and champion change.

  • Demonstrated understanding of relational data and using analytics to drive solutions.

  • Documentation of process flows and driving process improvements.

  • Comfort working in a fluid and oftentimes ambiguous environment; capable of making adjustments in both day-to-day and large-scale activities based on new information and developments.

  • Proven ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects.


Supervisory Responsibility



Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and fax machines.


Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time in-office position with regular office hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Hours may vary on occasion depending on work load.


Please Note:

This is NOT a remote position, this role will be required to work on-site in our Downtown Chicago office.

1210 W Lake Street, Chicago, IL 60607


Less than 10%


Required Qualifications

  • Technical data generation and analysis experience
  • Strong system experience
  • Previous success working with Sales, Commercial, and Finance teams


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the food industry
  • Experience working for production/manufacturing company


Safety/ Food Safety:

Döhler USA, Inc. is committed to providing a safe and secure work environment for all employees. It is the duty of all employees to ensure that a safe working environment and safe working practices are maintained at all times. It is also the responsibility of management to do so.

Employee should comply with all policies and procedures, including safety, food safety/security and GMPs.

Employee should report any unsafe conditions immediately to supervisor or designated party.


AAP/EEO Statement
Döhler USA, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Döhler USA, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Döhler USA, Inc. expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Döhler USA, Inc.’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.


Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Döhler ( is a global producer, marketer and provider of technology-driven natural ingredients, ingredient systems and integrated solutions for the food and beverage industry. Döhler’s integrated approach and the broad product portfolio are the optimal basis for innovative and safe food & beverage applications. The product portfolio of natural ingredients ranges from natural flavours, natural colours, health ingredients, pulses & cereal ingredients, dairy & plant-based ingredients, fermented ingredients, dry fruit & vegetable ingredients, fruit & vegetable ingredients to ingredient systems.

Headquartered in Darmstadt, Germany, Döhler is active in over 130 countries and has more than 40 production sites, as well as sales offices and application centres on every continent. More than 6,000 dedicated employees provide our customers with fully integrated food & beverage solutions from concept to realisation.

“WE BRING IDEAS TO LIFE.” briefly describes Döhler’s holistic, strategic and entrepreneurial approach to innovation. This comprises market intelligence, trend monitoring, the development of innovative products and product applications, advice on food safety and microbiology, food law as well as Sensory & Consumer Science.