Category Development Manager Resume

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Chester Bachman
420 North Bend River Road
Lexington, KY 40507

Job Objective Qualified Category Development Manager seeking a position in which to put my communication skills and experience to work for right company.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Outstanding experience in analyzing data and systems and providing training to staff on various merchandising categories
  • Exceptional knowledge of consumer research programs
  • Profound knowledge of various technologies for systems
  • Ability to work with syndicated data for various agencies
  • Ability to manage communication with all staff members
  • Ability to work on windows and associated software applications
  • Ability to operate and manage various office equipments
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications

Professional Experience:

Senior Category Development Manager
H.J. Heinz Company, Lexington, KY
October 2008 – Present

  • Monitored assign category and prepared strategies.
  • Maintained knowledge of all best practices in category management practices.
  • Analyzed various category and channels and ensured optimal level of customer services.
  • Provided assistance to consumers for all categories.
  • Reviewed demographic profiles and analyzed consumer purchase behaviors across categories.
  • Prepared efficient growth plans for various categories.

Category Development Manager
Compass Group, Lexington, KY
August 2003 – September 2008

  • Determined and maintained effective professional relationships with various business.
  • Prepared and analyzed various marketing presentations for various clients and customer team.
  • Maintained and provided update to all scanning databases and evaluated market requirements.
  • Designed marketing presentations and evaluated all client businesses.
  • Coordinated with business managers and clients to prepare designs for various marketing events.
  • Monitored inventory for category and placed purchase orders accordingly.

Analyst, Category Development
Tailor Made Products, Inc, Lexington, KY
May 1998 – July 2003

  • Maintained and analyzed management software for various retail groups.
  • Analyzed all regional wholesale and retail sales for required category and integrated all data to evaluate product performance.
  • Evaluated performance of customers and field staff and supervised working of support staff.
  • Assisted to implement all data processes and provided enhancements to all retail pricing.
  • Administered and completed all special projects efficiently.
  • Installed and provided update to all new software.


Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management
Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, MI

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