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Senior Category Manager

Location: 

Dallas, TX, US, 75251

The Delek US Retail Team is looking for a Category Manager to lead the strategy for a grouping of retail categories across our 252-store chain, reporting to the Director of Category Management. The Category Manager will be the one responsible for the pricing and overall promotion of their category portfolio to maximize consumer appeal and increase the sales and profitability of the business while driving sustainable growth. Relationships with vendors and product range management will also be part their duties. The ideal Category Manager must have extensive experience in understanding consumer demand in the fast-paced retail environment. They must be a self-starter with an internal desire to lead, learn and grow while possessing a commercial mindset and full comprehension of marketing and sales strategies and principles. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills are an absolute must.

 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Commitment to analyzing data/insights to determine relevant industry/consumer trends
  • Maximize Value through short/long-term development strategies for product categories
  • Develop entry strategies for new products and exit strategies for unsuccessful products
  • Foster trusting relationships with vendors to achieve better pricing and quality of services
  • Place appropriate orders to ensure product availability meets our consumers demands and needs
  • Utilize a Growth Oriented approach in determining the positioning of products with a category
  • Synergize with marketing teams to determine competitive pricing and promotional activities within a product category
  • Act with Integrity and professionalism in all internal/external interactions
  • Construct forecasts for product demand to ensure the sustainability of inventory
  • Display a Passion for Winning & Excellence in the development of budgets and delivering on revenue & profitability targets for total category portfolio
  • Be a champion of a Safety first culture

Travel: ~40% - Consisting of market visits, trade shows and industry conventions

 

Experience: 

  • Experience understanding and interpreting BI platform outputs
    • Example: Qlik, Tableau, Power BI or equivalent
  • Extensive proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
    • Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior analytical skills
  • Track-record of successfully developing/implementing fact-based strategic decisions, managing execution and measuring results 

 

Education: 

    4-year undergraduate degree in business or other related field

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.

BECOME PART OF THE ENERGY

It’s an exciting time to join Delek. We’re on a mission to attract, retain, and engage the best and brightest talent – those who are great team players and leaders who make it their first priority to serve. 

  • We are performance driven
  • We value a passion for excellence
  • We value teamwork
  • We value and reward hard work and dedication

Delek US offers the opportunity to provide you with more than a job – we want to help you build a career. 

Since our inception, our ability to hire the right people for the job has served us well, resulting in an impressive record of consistent growth and profitability. With more than 3,500 employees in nine states, we have brought together a diverse team of professionals passionate about investing their time and expertise in one of the most dynamic downstream energy companies in the market today. 

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