Merchandising Manager - Tools & Supply in Huntersville, NC at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 2/4/2021

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Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD’s coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies. 

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At American Tire Distributors, our employees are our greatest asset and we’re always on the lookout for inspirational leaders who know how to get the best out of the team. We are looking for a Merchandising Manager under the leadership of the Sr Director of Merchandising (Brand Leader), who will be responsible for driving the execution of Merchandising Strategy across their assigned brands or category. This person will work cross functionally across Merchandising and with functional partners in Marketing, Pricing, Field Sales, and Supply Chain. This position plays a key role ensuring the communication and activation of Merchandising strategy and tactics.

Job Description

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Drive Merchandising strategies in assigned brands/category to achieve organizational objectives
  • Interact with Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain, and Pricing to drive brand/category strategy
  • Operational responsibility for execution of vendor strategy, including managing cost, evaluating price files, and new product introduction
  • Perform Product Change Requests and Invoice Price Variances to ensure proper product set up and cost integrity in the system
  • Perform ad hoc analysis to increase sales, profit, and inventory efficiency for assigned brands/category
  • Issue resolution for assigned brands/category
  • Assist the Brand Leader in creating and managing vendor relationships
  • Support buying decisions with analysis and evaluation for assigned Brands/Categories
  • Support the Brand Leader in the development of pricing strategies
  • Provide support in the development and evaluation of proposed marketing programs for assigned categories/brands
  • Provide oversight of product launches to ensure cross functional execution across Merchandising and cross functional team

You will need the following to succeed at ATD:

At a minimum:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in a related business discipline (Business, Marketing, Manufacturing, Supply Chain)
  • Experience: 5+ years of experience in vendor management, negotiation, or merchandising
  • Systematic problem solver who understands the value of leveraging analytical insights to drive innovative solutions
  • Strong ability to collaborate with multiple departments and functions
  • Demonstrated decision-making ability
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Ability to partner and influence
  • Highly effective written/verbal communication and collaborative skills
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Experience in the Wheel and Tire industry
  • Experience at a distributor or manufacturer of Tools and Supplies
  • Merchant and/or Manufacturing experience
  • Negotiation skills
  • B2B and B2C experience
  • MBA

Additional Details (work environment, specializations, etc.)

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations.  Nothing in this job description creates a contract of employment in any way for any person.   All employees hired by American Tire Distributors, Inc. are employees at will and the company reserves the right to terminate employees at any time for any reason or no reason at all.

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American Tire Distributors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

Build a challenging and rewarding career with us!

American Tire Distributors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

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