Posted 2 weeks ago

Assistant/Associate Merchandising Program Manager

Company: Ace Hardware
Category: Merchandising

 Oak Brook

Type: Full Time

Ace Hardware is seeking an Assistant/Associate Merchandising Program Manager to join their team. The Associate Merchandising Program Manager is responsible for all aspects of Emery Jensen’s assortment strategy, gross profit, development and execution through to retail for a respective category. This responsibility spans all EJD channels, pro, paint, hardware and e-comm. The position provides leadership within the organization via a thorough understanding of the competitive marketplace and trends, opportunities for EJD customers to grow via differentiated assortment and ability to articulate and drive an action plan to execute. Key job functions include:

  • Strategy and business planning.
  • Category reviews.
  • Promotional planning.
  • Customer communication.
  • Edge (Convention) planning.
  • Inventory/supply chain support.
  • Financial management.
  • Pricing and Gross Profit for wholesale distribution.