Category Manager - Grocery

£Attractive Salary + Benefits
04 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Are you looking you looking for a fresh and exciting next step in your career? McCain Foods could have the role for you. We are looking for an enthusiastic and driven Category Manager to join our Retail team, to turn information and insight into action, developing shopper-led solutions which enable us to win with our customers.

Originating from Canada, our family-owned business has been making a range of tasty, convenient products in Britain for 50 years. Not only are we the number one brand in frozen potatoes in GB, we are ranked as the number one supplier across the whole Grocery category, and have won multiple awards for our supplier performance, including winning the Grocer Gold Award for best branded supplier in the frozen category 10 times.

Based in Scarborough, with four factories across the UK, McCain are a business that embodies good business, good food and good people, with core family values at the heart of our operation.  We provide a collaborative, team orientated environment with a driven and positive culture. As a global operation operating across a number of channels we can offer many varied opportunities to develop your career.  A world of opportunity awaits!

As leaders in the frozen category and trusted category champions with our customers, we are committed to driving growth through delivering best in class solutions across all of our commercial activities. We have consistently delivered high levels of innovation and investment into the category through our brand activity, winning many awards in doing so. Just as importantly, we also invest heavily back into agriculture, and into our communities. Successful & Profitable growth means that we are now seeking to appoint a Category Manager, are you ready to be part of our story?

The Role

As a Category Manager at McCain you will be responsible for delivering the category plan at pace, delivering best in class category leadership with your customer and leveraging your insight to shape McCain’s future strategy. In your engagement with your retailer you will champion our vision for growth, work collaboratively to drive category returns and deliver category development projects and the in store-marketing plan.  

What you need

We’re looking for someone with category experience within the FMCG industry who has the drive and tenacity to consistently meet or exceed targets in a fast-paced commercial environment. The successful candidate will be good at building strong relationships, with effective communication and influencing skills, and will have confidence to deliver a result from inception to completion, presenting ideas and solutions in engaging way.

In return you can develop a career within a leading FMCG Branded Business with a Global reach; working with great people, selling great products. 


Please Note: We have chosen to worth with Category-Captain & 1 other PSL Recruitment Group; therefore we kindly ask that “Other/Non PSL recruiters” respect our decision and do not contact us in relation to this role. Thank You.