Job Market Guide: Category Manager jobs in Chicago

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32 Category Manager jobs in Chicago

Chicago, IL
Provide updates to management on competitive activity, both at the Account and in the market, Customer specific strategy changes, key marketplace updates and other business related activities.
industry
Food & Beverage
experience
Less than 5 years

Chicago, IL
Assists Director in leading and directing the development of business initiatives and opportunities to actualize Customer Category and Department Development to increase profit, volume, TPDs and loyalty.
industry
Food & Beverage
experience
Less than 5 years

Northbrook, IL
Provides Divisional Merchandise Manager with business case for promotions / ROTO spots, including promotional productivity forecast and product performance sensitivity analyses.
industry
Biotech/Pharma
experience
5 - 7 years

Chicago, IL
Assist Sr. Director Category Marketing with all elements of category management to include: pricing activities/trade spending, forecasting, analytical support, A&P management, RQI initiatives, planning, supply chain alignment.
industry
Food & Beverage
experience
5 - 7 years

Lincolnshire, IL
Responsible for maximizing revenue, profit and vendor co-op for specific product category(s) through planning and marketing.
industry
IT Consulting/Services
experience
5 - 7 years

Deerfield, IL
Analyzes and problem solves category opportunities; compares and contrasts/evaluates options and selects the optimal solution. Utilizes spend information/data, business knowledge and market insight to identify opportunities for sourcing projects and initiatives.
industry
Biotech/Pharma
experience
5 - 7 years

Category Manager

$100K - $110K - Lincolnshire, IL
In this role, the selected candidate will design and implement cost savings projects across multiple sub-categories; engage with senior management team members to drive strategic initiatives and communicate progress.
industry
Staffing & Recruiting
experience
11 - 15 years

Chicago, IL
Drive definition and development of all current and future customizables category operational strategizes including customer experience,
industry
Internet Services
experience
8 - 10 years

Northbrook, IL
Oversees the management of on-going vendor relationships and supplier performance across their portfolio; ensures regular supplier meetings takes place and implements improvement strategies with suppliers.
industry
Biotech/Pharma
experience
8 - 10 years

$40K - $80K - Lisle, IL
The Contingent Labor Category Manager is responsible for all aspects of sourcing events including identifying opportunities, understanding business requirements, developing category strategy, conducting market assessments, managing the sourcing process, identifying supplier participants and conducting supplier capability and suitability assessments, performing analysis, conducting negotiations and contract review and presenting regular status updates to the appropriate audiences.
industry
Telecommunications
experience
5 - 7 years

Chicago, IL
Develop compelling presentations that bring an idea (big or small) to life in a way that feels custom to each advertiser.
industry
Biotech/Pharma
experience
5 - 7 years

Milwaukee, WI
Design the optimal sourcing footprint for the commodity / sub commodities, define the roadmaps and make it happen.
industry
Biotech/Pharma
experience
5 - 7 years

Woodridge, IL
Communicates insights and learnings both internally and externally to a wide variety of audiences, including internal HQ teams.
industry
Business Services
experience
Less than 5 years

Category Manager

Chicago, IL
The Category Manager will work closely with the Director of Trade Strategy and cross functional teams to drive and lead compelling information to the retail customer to drive overall category growth.
industry
Consumer Goods / Miscellaneous
experience
5 - 7 years

Chicago, IL
Coach sales team to develop strategies aligned around specific sub-category optimization including product assortments, merchant mix, and price points to maximize revenue and margin. Examples could include merchandizing strategies, category specific strategies, or strategies against high or low performing merchant deals.
industry
Internet Services
experience
8 - 10 years

Sr. Category Manager

Hartland, WI
Managing key categories including maintaining existing product and growing the product line.
industry
Business Services
experience
8 - 10 years

Woodridge, IL
Analyze Wiltons retail partners category performance; collaborate with Consumer Insights, Marketing, eCommerce, Account/Channel Management, and Product Development to make recommendations relevant to retail partners strategies and aligned with Wiltons strategic objectives.
industry
Business Services
experience
Less than 5 years

Franklin Park, IL
Leads the process in helping reviewing price gaps and execution with in geographies, channels, and customers in partnership with our revenue mgmt.
industry
Food & Beverage
experience
Less than 5 years

Northbrook, IL
Cultivates team moral, motivation, and loyalty through continuous training and mentorship, setting obtainable performance goals, providing clear communication and constructive feedback.
industry
Biotech/Pharma
experience
5 - 7 years

Milwaukee, WI
Responsible for strategic sourcing of textiles and packaging. Control and improve purchasing controlling and cost analysis in order to achieve savings- and cost tracking.
industry
Business Services
experience
5 - 7 years

IT Category Manager

Chicago, IL
In this role, the selected candidate will collaborate with stakeholders to gain understanding of strategic direction, supply requirements, business objectives/priorities, to develop category specific supply strategies.
industry
Medical Devices & Diagnostics
experience
Less than 5 years

Chicago, IL
Develop and manage sourcing processes for key indirect categories e.g., logistics, industrial supplies and services, temp labor.
industry
Business Services
experience
Less than 5 years