Newell Brands Associate Category Manager, Outerwear - Marmot in Rohnert Park, California
Position Title: Associate Category Manager, Outerwear - Marmot
Location: Rohnert Park, CA
Reports to: Senior Category Manager, Outerwear
Newell Brands is a global marketer of consumer and commercial products that touch the lives of people where they live, learn, work and play. We are committed to building consumer and commercial brands that matter while leveraging the benefits of being one company: shared expertise, operating efficiencies, and a culture of innovation.
The Associate Category Manager, Outerwear is a member of the Product Development team at Newell Brands Technical Apparel (NBTA), a division of Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL), and a globally-recognized designer, developer, marketer and retailer of high-performance technical apparel and equipment with a portfolio of brands that includes Marmot® and ExOfficio®.
This position supports the Senior Category Manager with organizing seasonal launches, category strategies, product mix, financial roll ups and all data pertaining to style management, while working in accordance with the company time line to meet all deliverables in a professional manner.
Maintain the seasonal line plan for allOuterwear with accuracy, documenting styles, historical sales data,materials, and margin objectives
Build and maintain data tracking toolsthroughout the product development process, including PLM programs, salescommunication tools, and marketing assets
Manage visual line architecture
Create presentation decks for internal andexternal product meetings, to include financial objectives, consumerinsights, and competitive research analysis
Responsible for all product information thatgoes into workbook and onto web site
Identify trends and opportunities for growth,based on market research and competitor intelligence
Coordinate CADs and assist in merchandisingassortments for pre-season meetings and strategic accounts
Help analyze cost sheets and calculateachievable margins and SKU productivity, while attending big-picturecategory costing meetings
Partner with Planning and Sourcing teams togenerate seasonal style level forecasts
Act as a liaison between multiple teams andcross-functional departments to align all facets of a project
Manage the team calendar, ensure thatmilestones are met, track progress, and troubleshoot roadblocks
Assist team in commercialization of market leadingproducts
Universityor four-year college degree in apparel, operations, business or relatedfield
Aminimum of 3-7 years of experience, preferably in outdoor apparel orsimilar industry
Contributionsin assisting management of a category
Must bedetail oriented but able to present the big picture
Resultsoriented while exhibiting great creativity, energy, and resourcefulness
Strongproject planning, organizational and time management skills, with a highlevel of initiative
Able tomanage to deadlines, be flexible with change, drive to timely resolution
Influentialin building positive partnerships with cross functional teams
Excellentcommunication and problem solving skills
Understandsmaterials, fit, function, and apparel end use requirements
Must beable to handle multiple priorities in effiecient manner
Forwardthinking and strategic skills
Abilityto influence an audience
Workseffectively within a team
Stronganalytical skills and data-driven thinking
Proficientin Excel and Adobe Illustrator
Passionfor what you do
Able totravel up to 10% of the year
Newell Brands Technical Apparel (NBTA), a division of Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL), is a globally-recognized designer, developer, marketer and retailer of high-performance technical apparel and equipment with a portfolio of brands that includes Marmot® and ExOfficio®.
Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal OpportunityEmployers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.