Overview

In-Person Position. Not Remote. 

Director, Category Management – Tucker Powersports – Fort Worth, TX
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The Director, Category Management position is responsible for developing the best possible product assortment for all product lines and ensuring sufficient inventory replenishment in line with company financial goals and budgets. The successful candidate will partner with the sales and marketing organization to provide appropriate information and selling tools for business to business and direct to consumer sales.

Position Responsibilities:

1. Establishes and supports purchasing policies and ensure compliance within the department.

2. Continuously improve productivity and efficiency of processes throughout the operational organization.

3. Analyze industry trends and evolving technology to proactively identify brands, products and supply base opportunities and issues to optimize company financial outcomes, minimize risk, and utilize emerging opportunities.

4. Provide company expertise in the management of contract and acquisition cost negotiations with suppliers including teaching and participation in these types of negotiations.

5. Bring industry expertise in product life cycle management through development of analytic tools and processes to optimize products in all life cycle phases.

6. Evaluate supplier core competencies and competitive positioning using industry cost models.

7. Develop and execute for “sales screens” that include providing a viewpoint on dealer and retail pricing, brand positioning within the product line, and sales features/benefits. This should include a 1–3-year view by category of needed transitions.

This list is not inclusive of the total scope of job functions to be performed. Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or modified at any time.

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Skills:

Mandatory Requirements

1. Ability to manage projects and meet goals.

2. Knowledge of terminology and language related to supplier agreements.

3. Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.

4. Experience with AS400 and JDA systems.

5. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

6. Ability to think strategically with strong analytical and problem-solving skills in a decentralized environment.

7. Thorough understanding of financial management and business acumen.

8. Ability to collaborate across company or brand lines.

9. Excellent analytical and organizational skills.

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Education:

Mandatory Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or Business Administration with MBA preferred

Qualifications:

Mandatory Requirements

1. 4 years direct management experience.

2. 2+ years’ experience in four or more of the following: supplier relationship management, product assortment planning, pricing management (acquisition through MSRP/MAP), supplier contract negotiations, product life cycle management.

3. 1+ years’ experience in replenishment planning and budgeting.

Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered.

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Working Conditions:

1. Works in an office environment.

2. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands include, but are not limited to sitting, standing, walking, communicating, seeing, hearing, use of hands, and lifting.

The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum skills and experience levels associated with performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The qualifications should not be viewed as expressing absolute employment or promotional standards, but as general guidelines that should be considered along with other job-related selection or promotional criteria.

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