Assistant Category Manager - Equipment


Assistant Category Manager - Equipment

@ Stuller


  • Stuller, Inc. is the largest jewelry manufacturing and distribution facility in the United States and an industry leader in the domestic and international jewelry sectors.
  • The position of Assistant Category Manager - Packaging & Displays is responsible for supporting strategic projects aimed at enhancing the profitability of the Packaging and Displays category under the leadership of the Category Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work cross-functionally with various internal teams and vendor partners to help build a compelling, market relevant collection of products.
  • Monitor product performance to ensure a lean and balanced product assortment
  • Using provided reporting tools, analyze the business and maximize profitability within each category 
  • Execute the merchandise business plan, including all phases of initial merchandise selection, pricing, and vendor negotiations 
  • Analyze market conditions and industry trends to identify the opportunity to add new product offerings  
  • Monitor the marketplace for competitive product information, especially pricing, recommending and instituting changes accordingly
  • Partner with marketing to develop materials and promotions to successfully launch new products 
  • Marketing responsibilities, including paginating seasonal brochures and catalogs, along with proofing copy and artwork and seeing it through completion  
  • Manage vendor relationships; strategically purchase new products and promote via web and print marketing accordingly 
  • Support the Sales teams by providing timely updates on product developments and information/resources to improve their capabilities


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management and other departments.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously 
  • Ability to analyze data and draw logical conclusions
  • Negotiation and persuasion skills 
  • Ability to deal with people and maintain an effective harmonious department 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of experience in a related field
  • Intuitive sense for design and merchandising 
  • Passion for merchandising and building a product assortment

How to Apply:

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: May 01, 2024
Application Deadline: August 08, 2024
Job Type: Full-time