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Category Manager

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GP PRO is currently looking for a Category Manager for our Advantage Plus (enMotion® and Pacific Blue Ultra) towels and dispensers. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Drive year-over-year improvements in financial results for the Advantage Plus towels and dispensing systems, maximizing volume and profitability.
  • Provide support to the sales teams (National Accounts and Field Sales teams) including general questions, pricing requests, production and quality issues, customer interaction, manufacturing feasibility, etc.
  • Support the innovation platform for the next 3-5 years of dispenser and towel development. Consider innovation in the near term to improve sales growth and customer retention.
  • Drive execution of projects as prioritized by category leadership, working with various capabilities including Marketing, Sales, Manufacturing, Pricing and Sales Operations.
  • Manage demand and supply for towel and dispensers to support service levels while considering working capital.
  • Exit legacy towel dispenser systems to minimize inventory exposure and transition business to other GP towel systems.
  • Frame opportunities using DMF thinking with supporting financials and through the challenge process.
  • Make pricing decisions consistent with pricing strategy.
  • Understand competitive landscape to identify threats and opportunities; leverage insights to drive strategy and tactics. 

The Experience You Will Bring


  • 1-2 years experience in sales, marketing, product management or related field

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience leading projects
  • Project Management experience
  • Prior customer or sales interaction experience
  • Problem solving experience
  • Data analysis experience
  • Knowledge of category management (branding, supply chain, research & development, manufacturing, pricing, marketing, and sales)
  • Experience working with manufacturing operations

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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