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BJs Wholesale Club Category Merchant in BJ's Club Support Center Marlborough, Massachusetts

Join our team of more than 34,000 team members, supporting our members and communities in our Club Support Center, 235+ clubs and eight distribution centers. BJ’s Wholesale Club offers a collaborative and inclusive environment where all team members can learn, grow and be their authentic selves. Together, we’re committed to providing outstanding service and convenience to our members, helping them save on the products and services they need for their families and homes.

The Benefits of working at BJ’s

• BJ’s pays weekly

• Eligible for free BJ's Inner Circle and Supplemental membership(s)*

• Generous time off programs to support busy lifestyles*

o Vacation, Personal, Holiday, Sick, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty

• Benefit plans for your changing needs*

o Three medical plans**, Health Savings Account (HSA), two dental plans, vision plan, flexible spending

*eligibility requirements vary by position

**medical plans vary by location

The Category Merchant s ets the strategy and drives growth of the business for assigned categories, including product selection, vendor negotiation, promotions, and providing leadership to the merchandise team.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the performance of assigned categories including driving growth, category profitability and customer experience.

  • Responsible for product selection and the development of competitive merchandise assortment plans that achieve financial objectives.

  • Negotiates pricing and terms with new, existing and prospective vendors.

  • Builds strong relationships with the vendor community and exercises flexibility in approach to negotiations.

  • Oversees the development of the sales and margin plans and sales forecasts for assigned categories.

  • Communicates merchandising strategies to cross functional teams to ensure proper and timely execution of strategy.

  • Connects strategies to business operations and maintains an understanding of business operational goals and challenges.

  • Responsible for price management for assigned categories including price indexing and achievement of price targets.

  • Collaborates with the Marketing team to develop pricing, promotional and campaign strategies for assigned categories.

  • Continually monitors merchandising performance and promptly reacts to changes in the business to capitalize on opportunities and mitigate risks.

  • Provides leadership and training to the merchandise team. Provides the team with frequent and actionable feedback and professional development opportunities.

  • Establishes and maintains a reputation of credibility and responsiveness in the marketplace.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or operations related field

  • 4+ years related merchandising / category management experience

  • Negotiation skills and decision-making ability

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills Proven analytical and organizational skills

    At BJ's Wholesale Club, we’re focused on delivering unbeatable value and outstanding service to our members and communities.

    Headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts, BJ's Wholesale Club is a leading operator of membership warehouse clubs in the Eastern United States. Currently operating more than 235 clubs, over 165 BJ's Gas® locations and eight distribution centers, we were the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States. Providing a curated assortment of grocery, general merchandise, gasoline and ancillary services, BJ's offers a differentiated shopping experience that is further enhanced by our omnichannel capabilities.

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