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Category Manager- Frozen Foods

Company: Weee!
Location: Edison
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

About Weee!Weee! is the largest and fastest-growing ethnic e-grocer in the United States, operating in one of the largest underserved categories in retail with affordable access to exciting ethnic food. By partnering with local suppliers, redesigning the value chain and leveraging social buying, Weee! is reshaping the grocery business entirely. You can read more about us on Bloomberg and TechCrunch, and here.Weee! is headquartered in Fremont, CA and currently available coast to coast with exceptional growth (6x YoY) across geographies, categories and ethnicities. We have raised $400M+ in funding to date from leading investors including DST, Blackstone, Tiger Global, Lightspeed Ventures, Goodwater Capital, XVC and iFly. The opportunity now is to join a rocketship as we prepare for the next stage of growth, and an eventual public listing.About the roleAs a Category Manager, you own the accountability for the strategy and business results of your product subcategories. You are responsible for managing the buying of compelling assortments for our customers at Weee!, supervising category performance including expanding product selection, growing vendor relationships, developing marketing programs, driving sales and margin improvements and providing exciting customer experiences.Responsibilities* P&L owner for your product subcategory(Frozen Foods): drive sales and gross profit through the optimization of the product assortment in your category* Responsible for design strategic collaborative and development plan and partner with suppliers to achieve the business goals* Determines the positioning of a product category to maximize visibility* Liaises with cross functional teams to determine competitive pricing and promotional activities of a product category* Provides supervision and development opportunities for Assistant Buyers* Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrityQualifications* Bachelor's degree or 3 years of proven experience in merchandising, forecasting and product selection in food industry* Experience developing strong business relationships with vendors and industry leaders* Experience managing and creating new categories of business in an extremely competitive environment* Strong analytic skills* Self-starting, scrappy and resourceful work ethic and integrity

Keywords: Weee!, New York , Category Manager- Frozen Foods, Executive , Edison, New York

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