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Category Manager at Johnson Controls, Inc

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Glendale, Wisconsin





Job Description:

At Johnson Controls, we’re shaping the future to create a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.

What you will do

Under general direction, position responsible for category management of assigned key account(s) including heavy analytical support, line review, trend analysis, and developing insights to drive customer performance


 
 

How you will do it


  • Recommend strategies and tactics that can be implemented to drive sales performance, identify gaps or solve problems

  • Conduct line reviews for assigned account(s) including assortment recommendations, segment trend performance and providing strategies and tactics to drive sales

  • Create and present market and consumer research to assigned account(s)

  • Utilize sales, industry and market research data to maintain and identify business trends and opportunities

  • Analyze and interpret consumer, industry and sales data into actionable insights

  • Multi-task between projects and reporting/analytics with ability to adjust priorities based on opportunities/needs

  • Support internal and external account teams with unbiased recommendations based on knowledge of the market, industry, consumer and customer

  • Coach, mentor, and direct the work of analyst level team members as appropriate

  • Collect information for and maintain marketing information for market reporting

  • Accurately maintain product master data

  • Accurately maintain and process competitive pricing

  • Create and maintain Standard Operating Procedures for all tasks, projects and responsibilities

  • Perform  projects and analysis as needed

What we look for


Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, market research or related field

  • Minimum 5 years analytical experience; customer or vendor data analytical experience required

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, manage time, and deliver effectively in a fast moving environment while handling multiple responsibilities

  • Demonstrated ability to influence others through written and verbal communication.  Strong presentation skills.

  • Proven ability to work with data from multiple sources, interpret data and turn into actionable insight

  • Ability to work independently and take initiative

  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills

  • Project support experience

  • Travel up to 25%

 
Preferred:


  • Delta Bronze certification

  • Category Management Association certifications

  • Project management experience

  • Experience in customer solution strategy development

  • Automotive aftermarket, Mass merchant market, or battery market experience

  • Direct category management experience

 
 
Who we are

At Johnson Controls, we’re shaping the future to create a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.

Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process please email SpecialAccommodations@Tyco.com