Category Coordinator, Grocery

US-AZ-Phoenix
Department
Store Support Staff (Corporate/Field Support)
Position Type
Full-Time
Requisition ID
29950

Overview

The Grocery Category Coordinator supports the Director of Grocery in all relevant areas of the business. Under the direction of the Director of Grocery, the Grocery Category Coordinator will support retail item and price management, business report development and analysis, creation and distribution of department business tools, and support collaborative objectives between procurement, merchandising, and pricing.

Essential Functions

  • Coordination and communication of regular and promotional retail hosting with the data integrity team
  • Manage inventory count sheets to assure accuracy
  • Manage weekly availability guides to facilitate store ordering
  • Utilize system tools to provide consistent reporting on every day, promotional, and holiday programs
  • Assist Category Manager with analyzing progress against department’s goals and objectives
  • Provide the stores with relevant historical sales data to make informed decisions about the department and how to maximize profitability with the direction from the Category Manager
  • Support the collection and management of a comprehensive competitive price audit process for all relevant markets
  • Assist with all weekly regular and promotional merchandising communication tactics for the regional and store teams
  • Work directly with local and regional DSD suppliers to facilitate collection of item, cost, and delivery information
  • Assist in DSD vendor and new item set up and maintenance processes
  • Work directly from the support office and be available to the stores both by phone and email during the hours assigned
  • Prepare easy to read and understandable files for Category Manger and stores which would include the use of Microsoft excel, PowerPoint and other office software
  • Other related duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Physical Requirements

  • Preferred Bachelor Degree with a minimum of three (3) years of related experience; or an acceptable combination of education and experience
  • Requires retail grocery experience with preferred natural foods and perishable commodity procurement of field management
  • Proficient systems/computer skills
  • Strong written/verbal communication and negotiation skills

Benefits

In addition to a rewarding career, Sprouts offers a comprehensive program to help support you and your family. These programs include:

  • Competitive pay
  • Opportunities for career growth
  • 15% discount for you and one other family member in your household on all purchases made at Sprouts
  • Flexible schedules
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  

Eligibility requirements may apply for the following benefits:

  • 401(K) Retirement savings plan with a generous company match
  • Affordable benefit coverage, including medical, dental vision
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare and dependent care
  • Company paid life insurance and short-term disability coverage

Why Sprouts

Grow with us!

If you have a passion for inspiring people and a flair for fresh food, consider applying for a job at Sprouts! With a focus on customer service, our neighborhood grocery stores offer high-quality, farm fresh produce, natural meats, plenty of scoop-your-own bulk goods and much more in a fun, friendly, old-fashioned farmer’s market setting.  Come grow your career in healthy living with a fast-paced, rapidly growing company and teams that pride themselves on empowering others along their journey.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Sprouts’ management reserves the right to amend and change duties, responsibilities, and requirements to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

 

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