Sr. Category Manager (Onsite)

Modesto, California • Salary: $104k - 137k per year + benefits • Posted: 1 week ago

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Sr. Category Manager (Onsite)

We have an immediate need for a direct hire Sr. Category Manager to join one of the largest food and drug retailers in California and Nevada. The Sr. Category Manager conducts category reviews to assess performance across customer segments, stores, and items. This role translates consumer segment data & insights into specific category assortment, merchandising, advertising/promotions and pricing strategies.

Location: Modesto, CA (Onsite)

This job expects to pay about $104,000 – 137,000 annually plus benefits.

What You Will Do:

  • Conduct category reviews to assess performance across customer segments, stores, and items.
  • Details out category plans and drives execution designs, executes category initiatives.
  • Develop and assist with the successful execution of the merchandise planning and allocation plan, to fulfill growth and revenue goals.
  • Support the strategic product roadmap for assigned area, to include product launch and product marketing in order to meet customer needs.
  • Translate consumer segment data & insights into specific category assortment, merchandising, advertising/promotions and pricing strategies.
  • Through analytics, store visits, and other research elements, determines future product needs for assigned categories.
  • Develop a portfolio of customer-centric product offerings for assigned categories.
  • Responsible for all aspects of product life cycle management to include understanding market demands, technology trends, and the competitive environment for assigned categories.
  • Determine product offerings and promotional plans for assigned categories to achieve operating results.
  • Serve as the primary interface with suppliers in day-to-day interactions, and effectively manages these relationships to support banner sales and profit goals.
  • Select partners, negotiate relationship terms, lead category reviews, evaluate vendor performance.

What Gets You The Job: 

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent in Business Administration, Marketing, or related.
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience.
  • Effective communicator in a variety of settings.
  • Skillful negotiator with both internal and external groups.
  • Customer-centered and dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of customers.
  • Strong computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Power Point), 10/10 query management system, and Fresh Facts (Nielson) Data.

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