Category Manager, Center Store

Energy Recruiters | CA

Posted Date 8/11/2021

Energy Recruiters has partnered with a well respected regional convenience retailer to support their search for a Category Manager of Center Store. 



Based On Experience



Northern California



Based On Experience



Northern California



Category management duties including procurement, merchandising, inventory control, vendor relationships, marketing & promotions with particular focus on center store

Financial responsibility including sales, profitability, product movement, new item and category trends, and schematics.

Manage retail pricing, create sales plans, and negotiate and manage all aspects of item procurement.

Develop and direct field operations programs, support, train and drive programs at store locations.

Collaborate with retail operations and marketing to maximize sales and profitability of programs. 



Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or related field (Preferred)

4 years of related experience in the convenience industry as a Category Manager

Current and relevant experience in center store category management

Procurement knowledge, merchandising and/or category management background with working knowledge/experience in the convenience industry

Technical knowledge and understanding of convenience store operations and related technologies (register POS, receiving, etc.)

Data analysis experience as related to P&L, Excel, Oracle BI and other data warehouse systems

Proficient in Microsoft Office, with the ability to learn and utilize database tools in decision making



James Mathis at or 678-951-0612


Professional Interests (choose at least one)
Marketing & Category Management | Retail & Food Service Operations
Geographic Regions (choose at least one)
No Preference/Open to All | West Coast

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