Job Description

Join Pilot Flying J as an AssociateCategory Manager in our Tobacco Category

The purpose of this job is to supportthe Category Manager and the category business team by tracking sales trends,reviewing margin, monitoring inventory turns, coordinating productdistribution, and the preparation of category reviews.


·  Provide detailed analysis of assigned categoryperformance including areas of product assortment, pricing, promotions, andprice changes

·  Create and maintain reports to track performanceand identify opportunities against established metrics

·  Manage the flow of vendor funding from planningthrough the Accounts Receivable (AR) and Accounts Payable (AP) processes

·  Assist in the oversight of the category profitand loss (P&L)

·  Assist in developing annual category businessplan and participate in presentation to senior leadership

·  Utilize company data and reporting systems toidentify and create action plans for store level opportunities

·  Oversee a project from idea phase through in-storeimplementation, including execution of total merchandising, distribution,creative, suggested order set-up, etc.

·  Maintain active communication with operationsregarding initiatives and opportunities

·  Participate in vendor negotiations; develop negotiationskills with supervision

·  Maintain competitive analysis, includingcompetitive store and market visits

·  Model behaviors that support the company’scommon purpose; ensure guests and team members are supported at the highestlevel

·  Ensure all activities are in compliance withrules, regulations, policies, and procedures

·  Complete other duties as assigned


·  High school diploma or equivalent certificationrequired

·  Bachelor’s degree in retail or businesspreferred

·  Minimum two years’ retail or similar experiencepreferred

·  Intermediate Microsoft Office skills

·  Excellent verbal and written communicationskills

·  Strong organizational skills and attention todetail

·  Ability to analyze, think critically, andproblem solve

·  Ability to work independently or collaborativelywithin a group

·  Ability to successfully manage multiple taskssimultaneously

·  Ability to think creatively and identify newsolutions

·  Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced,dynamic environment

·  Ability to communicate professionally with allcorporate levels, vendors, and customers

·  Comfortable with changing technology

·  Travel required less than 25%, overnight may berequired

5508 Lonas Rd

Application Instructions

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