European Imports Arlington Heights, IL, USA
Job Summary: Category Manager is responsible for developing and executing specialty/gourmet category strategy for assigned category contributing to the company's stated financial goals. This role will oversee category assortment, sourcing, pricing & promotions, sales training, and vendor relationships to ensure we have a relevant, innovative specialty/gourmet product portfolio that exceeds customer needs/demands. Duties and Responsibilities: Assortment Optimization: Develop and execute national specialty/gourmet category assortment strategy for assigned category including new product introduction, ongoing assortment review and SKU (Stock Keeping Unit) rationalization. Ensure category assortment is market relevant and priced right to Sysco Operating sites and Direct Retail Customers. Category/Sales Training: Lead category training initiatives to drive category sales growth including but not limited to Sales Team training (Sales Import Specialists, Sales Support...
Procurement / Sourcing