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Category Manager - The Home Depot

Date: Jun 19, 2021

Location: GA, US

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 
Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.

We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.



** This position can be located in Atlanta, GA or Charlotte, NC 


The Home Depot Category Manager will provide unbiased business performance insights to internal and external stakeholders (Sales, Marketing, Operations, Finance, and The Home Depot Merchants) to assist in directing business strategy.  This person will be experienced at gathering & integrating customer point-of-sale (POS), internal sales data, and relevant industry knowledge for the delivery of insights which can be directly translated into actionable recommendations.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Analyzing and reviewing POS and internal sales data; including promotional effectiveness and event impacts
  • Providing internal and external periodic reporting on key retail performance metrics
  • Performing item-store level analysis and assortment and promo recommendations based on product performance and trends
  • Support plan-o-gram updates with customer in order to optimize shopper experience
  • Assessing market share and tracking key market and competitive changes
  • Monitoring and reporting on logistics performance metrics


Education and Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree BS/BA; Years of experience will be considered
  • 3-5 years of experience working in category management, business analytics, or a similar field
  • Experience working at, or with, big-box home center/home improvement retailers; specific experience with The Home Depot is prefered
  • Excel and PowerPoint super-user required


JELD-WEN is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing an environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. To ensure the safety and health of our employees, JELD-WEN maintains a drug-free work environment.




JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services