We are recruiting for a Category Manager (Food Service). Please complete online application if interested.
JOB TITLE: Category Manager (Food Service)
COMPANY: Circle K Stores Inc. (TX Business Unit)
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
REPORTS TO: Pat Fitzpatrick
LOCATION: San Antonio
OPENING DATE: 9/28/18
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
Position is responsible for development, implementation and growth of food service strategies for assigned categories that provide gross profit growth and support the overall strategy of Circle K stores in the Texas Business Unit.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Develop/Implement category strategies, roles, tactics and financial forecasts for assigned food categories with an emphasis on development of categories as Strategic Business Units
Deliver budgeted sales and gross profit in assigned food categories that provide growth for the retail network and align with the marketing strategy of the Circle K retail brand
Negotiate to obtain the lowest possible net costs, highest rebates, best distribution methods and most advantageous contract terms for food products and programs with key manufacturers / suppliers
Create/Coordinate promotional/advertising opportunities to improve sales/profits in assigned food categories
Team with Field Merchandising and Operations to implement food product strategies in Circle K stores.
Manage the electronic price file process for assigned food categories
Team with Category Specialists and Analysts to measure the financial progress of categories and work closely with them in the category management process
Strong project management, time management, communication, negotiation and analytical skills
Ability to work well in a team environment
Proficiency with Microsoft Office
Bachelor of Arts degree preferred, but not required
10 years of food management experience preferred, but not required
3 years supervisory experience
Experience in Category Management and direct experience in Convenience Retail Merchandising
Consumer Packaged Goods Sales & Marketing or Consumer Services Marketing
Private Label product development
CK is an Equal Opportunity Employer
CK is a Drug-Free Workplace
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