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Company Overview

Whether you are experienced in the green industry, a professional looking for a career change, or a new graduate or veteran transitioning into the workforce, we are confident you will find opportunity and reward with SiteOne.

 

SiteOne Landscape Supply is the largest and only national wholesale distributor of landscaping products in the United States and Canada. With over 500 branches across the U.S. and Canada, we offer a comprehensive selection of products including: irrigation supplies, fertilizer and control products, nursery goods, hardscapes, landscape lighting, drainage and erosion control products, tools, and other landscaping accessories and supplies.

 

Come grow with our associates who are customer obsessed, always safe, continuously improving, and having fun! #LI-CR1 

Position Overview

We are looking for an Equipment Category Manager to join our team! As a Category Manager at our SiteOne Landscape Supply, you will be responsible for managing an assigned group of products and supporting others. 

You will be the one responsible for all aspects of the Hardscape Equipment and Tool business lines with the goal to optimize sales, margin and operational efficiency.

Building strong relationships with all the vendors and field sales is extremely important for this role. Relationships with vendors, commercial mindset as well as understanding consumers’ wants and needs and will also be part of your duties.  Great work in collaboration and harmonizing programs across the organization especially with new acquisition companies.

Category Manager duties and responsibilities:

  • Research and analyze data and market insights
  • Search for insights into consumer needs and wants at it pertains to landscape and hardscape equipment
  • Plan and implement long-term development strategies for product categories, including making strong contributions to the larger category’s goals and strategy
  • Design exit strategies for unsuccessful products
  • Build and maintain long-term relationships with vendors
  • Support the required product support tools and software, some software implementation will be required
  • Advise & ensure timely product availability for customers
  • Strategize positioning of a product category in order to maximize its visibility
  • Collaborate with the marketing team
  • Research competitors and suggest appropriate pricing and promotional activities
  • Work with customers and merchandisers and find new ways of expanding product categories
  • Support purchasing in calculating forecasts for product demand trends

Skills We Are Seeking

  • Previous working experience as category manager in the Hardscape Supply business for 5+ years or related experience OEM or B2B sales experience also a plus
  • A competitive and entrepreneurial spirit to solving business problems, self-driven to succeed
  • A strongly curious personality who works well with a diverse spectrum of vendors, customer and stakeholders
  • Expertise & experience within category or brand management
  • In-depth knowledge of marketing and sales operations and processes
  • Hands on experience with analyzing big data and making forecasts
  • Analytical and critical thinker, customer focused and data driven
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • BA in business administration, engineering, marketing or similar relevant field, Masters degree a plus.

PERKS:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision plans
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Competitive Compensation
  • 401k with company match
  • Company paid life insurance, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Product Discounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Opportunity for Advancement

 

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES AND QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED OF INDIVIDUALS PERFORMING THE JOB. THE QUALIFICATIONS DETAILED IN THIS JOB DESCRIPTION ARE NOT CONSIDERED THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY TO PERFORM THE JOB, BUT RATHER AS GUIDELINES. THEY MAY VARY FROM POSITION TO POSITION.

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