Director of Merchandising II: Meat - Hopkins, MNSUPERVALU INC. - Hopkins, MN
Director of Merchandising II: Meat - Hopkins, MN','95510','Dec 5, 2017','Minnesota-Hopkins','','!*!
Responsible for organizing and articulating the near and
long-term strategic plans for merchandising team and communicate the vision
across the merchandising and marketing organization. Provide leadership and
direction to create sales driving strategies, programs and events that lead to
strong Retailer sales and profit with corresponding strong sales and profit for
SUPERVALU. Ensure the integrity and execution of merchandising initiatives and
business development plans for categories.
Job Responsibilities and
Analyze the changing retail environment related to
specific market areas; Provide leadership direction and create plans to
provide sales and profitability for region customers and SUPERVALU.
Maintain an on-going scheduled category review process
with the merchandising staff to include the following:
Review of sales from the previous year and
next year's goals
Analysis of all the vendors in the category
Updates on plan-o-grams to support SKU
rationalization and item changes
Analysis of current year pricing strategy and
pricing strategy for the next year
Review of promotional program and planning
for the next year
Analysis of consumer purchase behavior and
Ensure product freshness, proper rotation and
proper quality control procedures
Review and sign off the P&L; including income and
expenses and have the ability to diagnose and research issues across
functions to find and correct errors in the sales and gross for the
departments. Ensure SOX compliance.
Set clear goals and provide direction; build good
teams and be innovative and creative.
Ensure the best talent is recruited for the
department, insure pro-active training and development is implemented and
enhanced for all staff associates.
Establish and maintain cross-functional relationships
with Procurement, Logistics, Marketing, Home Office, Finance, Advertising,
Company retail banner merchandising team and across regions.
Scope: Responsible to manage $1B in annual gross
sales - Categories include: Meat or Produce, Direct Reports: 4 Indirect Reports: 29-36, P&Ls 6-9
Possess good leadership skills and the
ability to supervise the work of others.
Must be able to motivate and work with and through others to achieve
Possess excellent communication skills, both
verbal and written. Deals effectively
with a wide variety of people both in person and over the telephone.
Requires basic computer skills and personal
computer experience, with word processing and spreadsheet applications
Requires the analytical ability to handle
administrative duties and mental alertness to ensure accurate, safe, and
thorough completion of work activities.
Possess ability to concentrate and deal with frequent interruptions.
Four year degree or
equivalent experience essential.
Seven to ten years
retail management and/or wholesale merchandising management experience
planning leadership skills essential
Why Work for SUPERVALU?
As one of the
largest grocery wholesalers and retailers in the United States, SUPERVALU is
dedicated to feeding our communities by providing innovative, customer-centric
solutions. We deliver on that promise every day through a strong network of
30,000 talented employees who supply the best national brands and our own
high-quality and affordable private label products to thousands of customers,
and millions of consumers, nationwide. With a wide variety of services and
industry leading expertise, SUPERVALU offers you the opportunity to shape the
food industry through every stage of your career.
A GREAT PLACE
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability, protected veteran status. SUPERVALU is an EO employer –
M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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SUPERVALU® is a grocery industry leader, serving customers through more than 3,400 owned, licensed, franchised and affiliated stores across the country. Our roots are in supply chain and wholesale distribution; in subsequent years we’ve grown to include traditional and hard discount grocery retail formats. Today we proudly provide millions of customers with the best products on the shelves: national brands and our high-quality and affordable private label products. Superior service, engrained in our culture, sets us apart from the competition and provides the experience our customers expect.
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