AutoZone is a Fortune 500 Company and the leading automotive retailer and distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories with more than 6,000 stores in the US, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Brazil.
The Assistant Category Manager reports to the Category Manager in the buying and driving of sales.
Collects and maintains product content data and develops planogram or flexogram files
Collects information and assist with developing the Product Review presentation and the Strategic Business Plan
Manages inventory with Supply Chain and the vendor
Collects and tracks bill-backs to vendors and vendor funding
Creates new item set up and maintenance
Performs and completes analytical data as necessary
Performs key project management duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Three to five years of retail-merchandising experience preferably in the automotive industry
Great financial acumen and communication skills
Strong retail foundation, vendor management and analytical skills
Initiate and complete a promotional project, planogram or other key category related project
AutoZone is the nation's leading retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories with more than 6,000 stores in the US, Puerto Rico, and Mexico. Each store carries an extensive line for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light trucks, including new and remanufactured hard parts, maintenance items and accessories. Since opening its first store in Forrest Cit...y, Ark. on July 4, 1979, the company has joined the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: AZO) and earned a spot in the Fortune 500.