Assistant Category Manager in Hoffman Estates, IL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

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    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 907274BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Grocery Sales and Support
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

Assists Category Manager in development of business plans and implementation of category management process.

Job Requirements

• Interprets category strategies to determine appropriate implementation in order to meet consumer needs

• Identifies and updates information for any new merchandise space and product added to assortments; ensures analyses support

the implementation of the new product

• Works in conjunction with the Merchandise Planner in procuring merchandise at appropriate net cost including negotiating prices,

terms, transportation, and method of distribution in order to meet company cost goals

• Communicates category business plan needs for assortment and promotions to appropriate support personnel to ensure plan

details are implemented

• Analyzes appropriate internal, external, and consumer data to ensure business plans are implemented to meet plan and are in

accordance with schedule

• Supports Category Manager in developing business plans; works in conjunction with vendors to analyze data to determine

appropriate purchases

• Implements corporate brands strategies by developing assortments which meet company brand needs; ensures strategic direction

for corporate brands are implemented in category assortment