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Director, Retail Category Management


Dallas, TX, US, 75001

Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum refining, logistics, asphalt, renewable fuels and convenience store retailing. We are hiring for the position of Director, Retail Category Management located in our Dallas, Texas corporate office.


The Delek US Retail Team is looking for a Director, Retail Category Management to lead the category management and merchandising team for our 250 store chain, responsible for the development and execution of merchandising strategies across all categories in order to achieve short- and long-term financial goals (sales, margin, and profitability). Reporting to the SVP Sales, Marketing & Innovation, the Director will lead a team of Senior Category Managers, our Pricebook team, and will also be responsible for managing one key category (tobacco, alcohol, packaged beverage, general merchandise, or foodservice). The ideal Director, Category Management must have extensive experience in understanding consumer, product, and market insights to drive development of annual and seasonal merchandising strategies, driving the total financial merchandising plans, and delivering highly relevant assortments in a fast-paced retail environment. As a key leader in the organization, this individual will drive team culture through a customer first mind-set, fostering cross-functional team collaboration, developing category management and pricebook talent, and supporting the continuous evolution of business processes to maximize resources. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills are an absolute must.


Come and #jointheenergy! We offer top of the line benefits along with health premium re-imbursements.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Identify and develop merchandise product categories that resonate with our customer, and understand the business levers to utilize in order to drive customer satisfaction, incremental sales, margin and overall growth across customer touchpoints and channels.
  • Analyze and utilize consumer, transactional, market, and industry data to guide merchandising and pricing strategies.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional leaders to drive the Delek Retail’s strategic objectives and achieve organizational metrics.
  • Strong supplier and distributor relationship management skills to achieve key business objectives
  • Partner with marketing, loyalty, and innovation team in the development of innovative omni channel campaign strategies that drive traffic, build baskets, and drive conversion and sales.
  • Lead ongoing assessment of the product category mix by identifying opportunities and downward trends as well as expanding into new categories and services.
  • Lead team in ongoing competitive shopping and research to identify new and emerging relevant trends and translate into current and future business plans.
  • Mentor, train and develop the category management and pricebook teams.
  • Create a strategic succession plan. Provide support, feedback and coaching to build future leaders.
  • Partner with store operations to support the execution of merchandising plans


Required Qualifications – Education, Skills & Experience:

  • 4-year undergraduate degree in business or other related field
  • Experience querying, 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 



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. 


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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Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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