Light Duty – Autos, Heavy Duty, Performance Vehicles
In this highly visible role, you will implement objective category management initiatives and lead the dialogue with retailers and our sales team regarding all aspects of category management utilizing a fact-based approach, converting insights into action, and effectively demonstrating to our customers our ability to manage categories objectively.
Responsibilities will include: * performing analysis of customer/industry category performance * providing qualitative/quantitative assessments to internal/external customers * developing reports and preparing analysis for ad-hoc requests * analyzing/forecasting sales by brand, item and market for local customers * gathering and summarizing data, and incorporating feedback for improved initiatives * creating and updating category reviews * interacting with internal stake holders and advising of category development, promotional activity and changes in market conditions * handling other related functions as necessary
To qualify, you must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field, along with sales or financial analyst experience. The ability to lead change; convert insights into action in a cross-functional environment. Category management experience will be preferred, as will superior analytical, presentation and project management skills. The ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and excellent interpersonal, oral/written communication and problem solving skills are also essential.
Internal Number: 405/248
About Standard Motor Products
Established in 1919 and traded on the NYSE, Standard Motor Products, Inc., (SMP®) is a leading independent manufacturer, distributor and marketer of replacement parts for motor vehicles in the automotive aftermarket industry, with an increasing focus on the original equipment and original equipment service markets.Organized into two major operating segments, SMP® supplies independent professional automotive technicians and do-it-yourselfers with high-quality replacement parts for engine management and temperature control products for domestic and import vehicles.We distribute through traditional and non-traditional channels under our own brand names, such as Standard®, BWD®, TechSmart®, Intermotor®, Hayden®, ACI®, Four Seasons®, and through private labels.