Category Manager

Category Manager

Job Title: Category Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 14840/001_1528458127
Contact Name: Emma Brighouse
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 08, 2018 12:42

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for a Category Manager to join a growing fmcg manufacturing business who are investing heavily in product and brand ranges.

The role: -

  • Develop insight to large retail customers.
  • Work along side Brand Managers to drive NPD.
  • Use market data to make clear recommendations to the business.
  • Provide a clear category rationale to customers.
  • Review customer market performance against plans.
  • Drive and develop pricing, range, promotions and merchandising activity.
  • Understand shopper habits.
  • Support business initiatives to champion brands.

The successful candidate will: -

  • Have category management experience ideally gained within food/fmcg manufacturing.
  • Be a proactive team player.
  • Have strong analytical skills.
  • Be commercially aware.

On offer: -

  • A starting salary up to £40,000
  • £6,000 car allowance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private Health Care
  • 33 days holiday including stats
  • Excellent development potential
  • Product discount
  • Subsidised canteen
  • On site free car parking

To apply please follow the 'apply now' link to send your CV to Emma Brighouse at Morgan Ryder Associates.

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.