VP, Fresh Merchandising

Price Chopper Schenectady , NY 12301

Posted 3 months ago


The Vice President for Fresh Merchandising oversees all phases of Fresh merchandising including development and implementation of department strategies, category management, and base and promotional price management necessary to achieve sales, profits and shrink targets.


  • Establishes annual, period and weekly forecasts including monitoring of performance, to meet company financial goals and objectives

  • Attends, assists and participates in all merchandising meetings representing fresh; planning meetings, financial meetings, department meetings, and more

  • Management of Fresh Own Brand assortment, development of item innovation, and overall Own Brand penetration delivery

  • Develops and grows Trade Partner relations with day to day and annual top to top meetings, and measures and monitors performance based on mutual goals

  • Establishes and oversees teammate performance, grows teammates through coaching and training, and continuously provides Teammate performance feedback

  • Establishes strong relationships and partnerships with internal company functional groups; Operations, Marketing, Advertising, Accounting, Finance, HR, and more

  • Routinely visits retail grocery stores including competition for market intelligence, innovation ideas, and program compliance

  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management and adhere to all company policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of related fresh merchandising experience

  • Previous leadership roles and experience

  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to effectively convey information both verbally and in writing

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task

  • Strong analytical abilities

  • Ability to manage others and demonstrate follow-through to achieve desired results and objectives

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • High school diploma

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree preferred

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