Category Manager

Performance Food Group Elizabeth , NJ 07202

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description:

The Category Manager position will perform the following duties:

  • Be responsible for investigating the best possible product for the best possible price and program

  • Procures product and manages incoming transportation of high quality

  • Conducts regularly scheduled category reviews

  • Manages all existing programs and oversees the performance of the replenishment buyer

  • Be responsible for the category sales and gross profit as well.

  • Identifies and discounts specific products that are slow moving, as well as dispose of the obsolete inventory by returning it to the vendor

  • Negotiates prices for special promotions and programs

  • Manages the overstocked products.

  • Manages Rebate Programs and ensure confidential treatment of related information

  • Interacts with customers and vendors and answer their questions in a friendly, timely and quality manner

  • Consults with Company personnel regarding customer requests, product specifications, quality and other issues as necessary

  • Establishs new vendor accounts through the necessary functions

  • Responds to sales and customer service requests and inquiries

  • Supervises assigned staff in the performance of their duties, including scheduling, training and development counseling, and performance management

  • Supervises employees such that their duties are performed in a timely and accurate manner

  • Researchs, creates and monitors special orders

  • Oversees activities of Replenishment Buyer

  • Maintains all files, including purchase order confirmation and computer reports

  • Promotes and manages marketing program

  • Conducts vendor/broker meetings

Required Qualifications

High School Diploma or Equivalent

Required Experience: 4-6 Years

Foodservice distribution and purchasing experience

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education: Bachelors

Specify: Business Management, marketing, supply chain or related area

Preferred Experience: 6--10 Years

Foodservice distribution and purchasing management experience.

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Category Manager

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