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Category Manager in Raleigh, NC at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 4/30/2018

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Job Description

Resposibilities will include:

In this highly visible role, you will implement objective category management initiatives and lead the dialogue with retailers and our sales team regarding all aspects of category management utilizing a fact-based approach, converting insights into action, and effectively demonstrating to our customers our ability to manage categories objectively.

  • performing analysis of customer/industry category performance
  • providing qualitative/quantitative assessments to internal/external customers
  • developing reports and preparing analysis for ad-hoc requests
  • analyzing/forecasting sales by brand, item and market for local customers
  • gathering and summarizing data, and incorporating feedback for improved initiatives
  • creating and updating category reviews
  • interacting with internal stake holders and advising of category development, promotional activity and changes in market conditions
  • handling other related functions as necessary

Job Requirements

Requirements / Experience:

To qualify, you must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field, along with sales or financial analyst experience. The ability to lead change; convert insights into action in a cross-functional environment. Category management experience will be preferred, as will superior analytical, presentation and project management skills. The ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and excellent interpersonal, oral/written communication and problem solving skills are also essential. 


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