Category Manager

Category Manager

Job Description:
Arrow Electronics, Inc. - a Fortune 150 company with global headquarters in Denver - helps the world's best technology companies think "Five Years Out," working together to continually innovate the "next big thing". We are a global provider of technology products, services and solutions, with 2017 sales of $26.81 billion.

Category managers are responsible for maximizing the sales and customer reach for the assigned technologies / suppliers. A category manager will work closely with both suppliers and internal teams to determine product positioning, stocking, pricing, and marketing.

Responsibilities include:

  • Determine which products should be stocked by Arrow for sale on-line. Work closely with suppliers, purchasing, marketing and other teams to set product stocking strategies.
  • Engage with suppliers on new product introductions; ensuring early access to product information for Arrow
  • Present to suppliers the value proposition; reviewing results and determining areas for future growth.
  • Work with pricing team to set on-line pricing strategy to maximize overall return and meet sales, margin and return objectives
  • Align with purchasing team to determine stocking levels and replenishment strategies to maximize customer service and minimize stock outs while meeting inventory objectives.
  • Be part of a growing team that has a high sense of urgency and accountability.
  • Maintain synergies with Arrow Global Components Divisions and other Business Units.

  • Experience with Semiconductors, Passive, Electromechanical, Test and Measurement and/or Connector related products
  • Understanding of industry trends in electronics market
  • 3-5 years of business experience
  • Bachelor's degree, or higher
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Understanding of key financial metrics
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience working in a global organization with multiple stakeholders.


Denver (Panorama)

Time Type:
Full time

Job Category:
Customer Facing/Supplier Facing

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