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Own Brands Category Manager

Req # 260619 Employment Status Full time Department MerchandisingLocation Pittsburgh Corporate OfficeAddress 101 Kappa Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15238 Date posted 09/14/2021
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Job Summary

The Own Brands Category Manager oversees development and execution of Own Brand Category Strategies and Plans created to drive Own Brands share, sales, volume and profitability.

Job Description

  • Experience Required: 5 to 10 years. Private Label Grocery, Category Management or Consumer Packaged Goods experience
  • Education Required: Bachelors Degree

Job Responsibilities

  • Derive Own Brand Assortment Strategies, including development of items from idea-to-shelf in a manner through which to achieve differentiation and competitive COGs to drive profitability for the Category, while also maximizing quality.
  • Conduct Own Brand category reviews to inform range/assortment, quality, pricing, promotional activities (namely ad/display plans), packaging (label design) and shelf decisions to positively impact Own Brand and total Category performance and profitability.
  • Ensure item development pipeline is continuously filled with new product ideas to protect a healthy influx of innovation.
  • Deliver day-to-day communication, support and on-time delivery across their respective line of business (categories.)
  • Partner with respective Lines of Business to determine Category performance targets and develop plans to achieve those targets
  • Manage Strategic Supplier Relationships with current and potential new vendor partners to drive product innovation, support security of supply, and facilitate speed-to-shelf.
  • Work alongside fellow Own Brand business partners in Brand, QA, and Sourcing to ensure current assortment and new items are delivering against defined brand guardrails and portfolio objectives.

About Us

At Giant Eagle Inc., we’re more than just food, fuel and convenience. We’re one giant family of diverse and talented Team Members. Our people are the heart and soul of our company. It’s why we strive to create a nurturing environment that offers countless career opportunities to grow. Deep caring and solid family values are what makes us the one of the top work places for jobs in the Greater Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Columbus and Indianapolis Areas. From our Warehouses to our GetGo’s, our grocery Stores through our Corporate home office we are working together to put food on shopper’s tables’ and smiles on their faces. We’re always searching for the best Team Members to welcome to our family. We invite you to join our Giant Eagle family. Come start a lasting career with us.

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