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Category Manager (Experienced Professional) at Michelin

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Location: Greenville, South Carolina

Job Description:
Category Manager (Experienced Professional)

Michelin, the Worldwide leader in Tires, is hiring!

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Mission: The Category Manager is responsible for leading the category management process at one of Michelin's largest customers. This role leverages strategic thinking, analytics and category management principles to develop and execute category strategies that drive category and market share growth.

  • Partner with the customer to implement a repeatable category management process
  • Provide thought leadership on business decisions by analyzing data, trends, category performance, competitive threats and opportunities
  • Develop and deliver fact based and objective category reviews, assortment analyses, new item tracking and opportunity analyses
  • Synthesize multi-source data and information to identify solutions to customer, category and shopper opportunities
  • Utilize analytic and critical thinking skills to answer the "Why" and "What Now" behind the "What" regarding business performance
  • Act as trusted insights advisor to internal partners including Sales, Marketing and Supply Chain in the development and activation of initiatives
  • Enhance Michelin's category management influence with customers through regular engagement with their category management team
  • Support the development of Category Management as a function at Michelin; developing and championing new ways of working, thinking and processes

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field, MBA a plus
  • Minimum 5 years of category management experience in a customer facing role
  • Strong analytic, critical thinking, communication and collaboration skills
  • High proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and syndicated data (IRI, Nielsen)
  • Consumer packaged goods industry experience a plus

Moving Forward Together: Apply Today!

Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles.

Michelin also offers a full range of innovative services and solutions that help make mobility safer, more efficient and more environmentally friendly. To create unique mobility experiences, Michelin publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases.

Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America employs more than 20,000 people and operates 19 major manufacturing plants in the U.S. and Canada.

Michelin is recognized as an employer of choice by the people who work here. They stay at Michelin because they have careers with a purpose at a company with a purpose. In fact, more than 97 percent of Michelin employees say they choose to move forward together with our company each year.

Michelin's status as a great place to work has been validated by the leading authorities on workplace culture:
  • Forbes annual survey of "America's Best Large Employers," No. 1 Overall
  • Certified as a Great Workplace by Great Place to Work® Institute.
  • " 2018 Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation" by Women in Trucking Association
  • Thomson Reuters, No. 2 in the top 100 most diverse and inclusive organizations globally
  • AARP, one of the "Best Employers for Workers Over 50"

Michelin takes an advanced approach to career development, ensuring that you will come for a job but stay for a career. More than 75 percent of our managers are promoted from within, and we offer multiple career development paths to challenge employees to grow and realize their purpose across the span of their individual careers.

Apply now and start your own mobility journey with Michelin today.

Total Rewards:

Motivated by our Purpose - We Care about Giving People a Better Way Forward - Michelin offers our employees a comprehensive Total Rewards package with competitive well-being, health care, life insurance and retirement benefits and perks such as:
  • Paternity leave
  • Maternity leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Family health care centers and fitness facilities at several company locations
  • Fitness membership reimbursement through a network of nationwide facilities
  • 529 college savings plan
  • A 401(k) match
  • Free tires based upon years of service
  • An Employee Assistance Program
  • A relocation assistance program

Michelin is an equal employment opportunity employer of minorities, women, veterans and the disabled. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please contact us at

This position is not available for immigration sponsorship