Category Manager- Frozen & Dairy
Peapod.com is a leading grocery delivery provider. Our goal is to “Amaze & Delight” our customers every day.
The Category Manager will be responsible for meeting the e-Customer grocery needs and drive business growth. Integrate continuous improvement within business processes, utilizing category/consumer insights, eCommerce best practices, effective communication and collaboration with partners including the Sales team, Marketing, Supply Chain and vendors.
- Responsible for managing Product, Price, Placement, and Promotions for the Peapod Chicago area business in the focus area of Frozen & Dairy.
- Responsible and accountable for managing to business targets for Sales, Discount, and Margin targets
- Responsible for managing vendor billing to off-set discount and helping to achieve margin targets.
- Develops and executes customer-focused eCommerce category plans to include plans for search, content, tiles, and seasonal planning.
- Responsible for providing weekly business updates including sales, units, discount, margin, customer count, basket size and frequency
- Manage vendor relationships and have a continuous review of Vendor Plans to create the best promotional offers for our customers and to meet vendor sales targets.
- Collaborate with Replenishment weekly on constant improvements in service levels and inventory coverage to drive sales
- Collaborate with support departments to drive business results
- Continuous evaluation of the Chicago area markets to improve our customer offering to meet customer expectations.
- Collaborate with Ahold Delhaize banners on similar desks in the interest of driving business results.
- Manage a merchandising analyst that supports the role in data analysis, product set up, facility authorization, etc to drive sales.
- Retail and/or Manufacturer Category Management experience
- Experience in the Frozen & Dairy business
- eCommerce experience a plus
- Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
- 4+ years Category Management Experience
Peapod offers a competitive starting salary, with excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K with match, paid time off and flexible spending accounts...and a discount on your groceries! You must be authorized to work in the United States to be eligible for consideration for employment. Peapod is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.