Newegg Inc.

  • Category Manager - Wireless

    Job Location US-CA-City of Industry
    Posted Date 1 day ago(1/18/2019 8:47 PM)
    Product Management
  • Purpose Of The Job

    Responsible for managing overall P&L in category; driving category growth and developing strategic partnerships.


    • Develop an effective plan for each category line to meet achieved budgeted goals in sales, margin, operating profit, customer acquisition, repurchase, retention and customer satisfaction.
    • Overall P & L category management.
    • Improve and monitor supply chain inefficiencies i.e. inventory turns, reduction in customer returns, overstock, out of stock, and aging item.
    • Negotiate with vendors to secure lowest total delivered cost, volume incentives, rebates, advertising and other applicable allowances.
    • Involved in business channel development (B2B channel, Canada, Private Label).
    • Proactively lead and provide guidance to staff; performance management; workflow; hiring; firing; and disciplinary actions.
    • The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing.
    • Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.

    Minimum Requirements & Special Attributes

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Inventory and Suply Chain Management or related field of study; or 6 years directly related experience in lieu of bachelor’s degree.
    • Minimum 5+ years procurement experience is required; online advertising industry experience and previous sales/business development experience are highly desired.
    • Performance driven with strong ability of market/industry data analysis, capable to use date in decision making and prioritization. Forecasts and then measures outcome from the right metrics.
    • Manage the entire category line life cycle from strategic planning to execution management.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills, as well as ability to think and plan clearly, analyze quantitatively, problem solving, scope technical requirements and prioritize.
    • Sound business judgment, proven ability for effective leadership, strong analytical thinking skills and commitment for high standard and example setting.
    • Research and identify opportunities for further mid-term to long-term category business development
    • Establish high level vendor partnerships and negotiate optimized business terms and conditions
    • Conduct business and financial analysis, including forecasting, monitoring, and reporting
    • Manage bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make trade-offs, balance business needs versus technical constraints, and maximize business benefit while building great customer experiences
    • Work cross-functionally with other departments and business units, capable to lead staff
    • Valid state driver’s license and automotive insurance.

    Essential Mental and Physical Functions

    Mental Functions:
    Decisions have major implications on the management and operations of an area within a department. Job may contribute to important strategy, operational, and business decisions that affect the department. This position establishes procedures for attaining specific goals

    Physical Functions:
    Sitting required 90% of the time. Walking and standing required 5% of the time respectively. No heavy lifting required. Constant working on a computer.

    Equipment Used

    Standard office and computer equipment including MS Office software.

    Work Environment

    Office cubicle environment with minimal exposure to the environment or health hazards.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    2+ Direct Reports

    Language Skills

    Must be able to speak, read, write and comprehend English.

    Travel Requirements

    Travel to Industry trade shows may be required 2-4 times a year.


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