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Category Manager

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Woodbridge, United States

- Leading manufacturer, supplier and packaging of foods and organic snacks
- Established organization with an emphasis on family first environment

About Our Client
Company Profile:
- Leading supplier, importer, processor, and packager of safe, quality natural & organic snacks and ingredients
- Strong family first culture and career growth opportunities
- Invests heavily in employee development and longevity

Job Description
Essential Functions and Duties:
- Build and maintain assigned categories while developing relationships with both suppliers and customers
- Work with the sales department for business development & provide product information
- Leverage existing relationships with vendors to sell new advertising programs while maintaining existing programs
- Create and manage all marketing spends and budgets assigned
- Coordinate sales activities with vendors to ensure support for sales team
- Evaluate competitors to maintain competitive positioning in the market
- Place & Maintain purchase orders while maintaining appropriate inventory levels & product margins
- Review inventory periodically for slow movement and evaluate aged inventory and recommend items to be discontinued where appropriate
- Create & maintain purchasing department reports as assigned

The Successful Applicant
- Knowledge of purchasing and advertising sales
- Knowledge of natural product industry including but not limited to supplements, personal care and grocery
- Three to five years purchasing or related experience
- Experience in marketing and/or sales or related fields
- Experience negotiating and closing deals with vendors and customers
- Experience in the product category
- System implementation experience

What's on Offer
- Competitive base salary with comprehensive benefits & retirement package
- Family first environment


More Info / Apply
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