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The Home Depot PRO - Category Merchant

Jacksonville, FL 32202
\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022Position_Description\u0022 class=\u0022Summary\u0022\u003E\u003Cp\u003EResponsible for executing the overall short and long-term strategy for assigned category/ categories. This includes, creating and maintaining vendor relationships, marketing products, developing product line strategies and reporting financial results. The Merchant makes all or most of the buying decisions for the assigned category and negotiates terms with suppliers to drive item selection and pricing.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003E30% Supplier Relationship Management: Influences the supplier management strategy to support overall department strategy and works to improve all aspect of supplier relationship. 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On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience with managing regional and national suppliers. 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Posted: 2020-10-05 Expires: 2020-11-04

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The Home Depot PRO - Category Merchant

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