Sr. Manager, Category

| Chicago

 

Peapod.com is the leading grocery delivery provider in the nation and we’ve been delivering innovative solutions for customers for over 25 years. Our goal is to “Amaze & Delight” each of our customers, every day. We are an innovative workplace where open-mindedness and new ideas are encouraged!

The Category Manager will be responsible for meeting the e-Customer grocery needs and driving business growth. Drive continuous improvement in efficient business process, utilizing category/consumer insights, eCommerce best practices, effective communication and collaboration with partners including the Sales team, Marketing, Supply Chain and vendors.   

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee merchandising assistant in assuring data integrity, promotions, retails, costs,subs, new item setup, and Item Master
  • Manage financial processes including budgeting, forecasting, modeling, vendor funding, reporting, project financing, etc.
  • Responsible for category financial metrics ranging from sales to product margins including basket growth and Customer metrics
  • Develops and executes customer-focused eCommerce category plans. Manage  assortment and selection for assigned categories.
  • Execute and manage replenishment, service levels and inventory
  • Work with aligned departments to ensure category performance to include increasing sales, improving margins and growing baskets
  • Develop innovative concepts and programs to promote/market the category and/or corporate brands
  • Collaborate with AUSA merchandising to best understand and respond to needs/opportunities
  • Hold vendors accountable for agreement terms
  • Interface with PPP lead to ensure vendor overlays/ “accelerators” are connected to merchandising strategies/plans to drive growth
  • Lead quarterly planning meetings with Operations/Marketing to drive Seasonal alignment and ensure strong execution

Desired Qualifications:

  • eCommerce experience a plus  

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • 6-8 years Merchandising Experience

Peapod offers a competitive starting salary, with excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K with match, paid time off and flexible spending accounts...and a discount on your groceries! You must be authorized to work in the United States to be eligible for consideration for employment. Peapod is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

 

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Location

Right next to Union Station, we are easy to get too and surrounded by food in Downtown and the West Loop.
300 S. Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL 60606

What are Peapod Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement

Additional Perks + Benefits

Just as our employees amaze and delight all of our customers, we work to take care of our own through a comprehensive benefits package, competitive salaries and the opportunity to grow within our company.

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