Category Manager (fresh meat)

As soon as possible
Full Time

Reporting directly to the Vice President, category and Negotiation, the incumbent will be responsible for the development and implementation of strategic plans by category to optimize sales and profitability, while respecting the mission and positioning of the organization.

Mayrand  is currently looking for a passionate and committed categoryg manager (food service and retail) who wants to contribute to the company's success.

Your responsibilities will primarily consist of: 

  • Conduct category analysis to identify growth opportunities, optimize product assortment, sales and profitability
  • Develop and implement a strategic plan by category to achieve development objectives and support the strategy following the analysis
  • Determine and manage the product assortment to meet the needs of our customers (Food Service & Retail) while being on the lookout for new trends
  • Ensure the integration of new products and withdrawals in the planogram according to the strategy and then communicate this to the operations to ensure the execution in store
  • Manage the retail price structure by maximizing profitability while respecting the pricing strategy against competitors
  • Plan and communicate promotional activities to maximize category sales and profitability
  • Manage various merchandising programs (retail fulfillment offers, flyers, merchandising plan)
  • Negotiate tactical offers with suppliers to support promotional activities
  • Participate in the development of store display plans
  • Conduct regular market visits to ensure our competitiveness at all times and to understand the competitive environment
  • Visits trade shows and fairs in order to seize business opportunities and stay abreast of new market trends

Desired Qualifications and Skills: 

  • Bachelor's degree in administration or equivalent
  • 5 to 7 years experience in marketing
  • Knowledge of food products and the food market (Food Service & Retail) Knowledge of MS Office software (Word, Advanced Excel, Outlook)
  • Bilingualism essential (spoken and written)
  • Analytical skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Decision making skills
  • Results oriented
  • Attention to detail and meticulousness
  • Organized and structured
  • Autonomous
  • Good management of priorities
  • Ability to adapt easily and quickly to changes
  • Act as a positive leader

Why work at Mayrand?

  • Flexible schedule and possibility of telecommuting
  • Permanent, full-time position
  • Group insurance plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group RRSP
  • 10% employee discount in branch and online
  • Referral bonus for a total of $1,000 per hire
  • Ongoing training and advancement opportunities
  • Recognition program based on years of service
  • Welcoming and dynamic work environment
  • Quebec company in full growth

Do you want to join us?

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Adress of Mayrand Anjou

9701, boulevard Louis-H.-La Fontaine
Anjou, QC H1J 2A3