Grocery Category Manager Job Opening – Lifesource Natural Foods

June 19th 2018

Grocery Category Manager
Salem, Oregon

LifeSource Natural Foods is hiring to fill our Grocery Category Manager

This role is focused on product selection, merchandising, promotions, vendor
relationships, staff supervisor and customer service.

We are looking for someone who has the ability to learn or already possesses
these key traits.

  • Is excited about category management
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about the products we carry
  • Able meet our product standards and be a strong gatekeeper
  • Strong computer skills. Literate and proficient with Microsoft Excel, data
    mining and analysis. Would enjoy the computer demands of this role
  • Loves merchandising. Organized shelves and eye-catching and abundant
  • Is eager to form good relationships with suppliers, brokers and
    manufacturers. Likes to negotiate
  • Loves promoting products through promotions and developing ideas with
    marketing team
  • Able to gracefully handle customer requests and questions

Job requirements include

  • 1-year retail experience, which includes buying, product selection and
  • Experience serving the public
  • Projects friendly, outgoing personality
  • Works as a positive team member
  • Demonstrates ability to handle multiple demands
  • Well organized, attention to detail
  • Functional retail math skills
  • Computer skills; word, excel, email, social media, database


  • Regular raises and profit sharing starting at 6 months
  • Great product discounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid community service time so you can give back to your community
  • Paid birthday day or gift card
  • Premium free medical and dental insurance
  • Retirement
  • Profit sharing
  • Getting to work with an amazing and dedicated team of people and for a
    business that is committed to making the world a better place

At LifeSource we are committed to taking care of people, our community and
our planet. We believe that practicing true sustainability extends beyond the
food that we eat or the products we purchase. We know that the quality of the
workplace can have a fundamental impact on the health and well-being of our

About LifeSource

  • Voted the 3rd best Green Business to work for in Oregon 2016!
  • Locally owned
  • We actively give back to our community
  • We treat our employees in a very humanistic manner and do our best to
    support your work life balance

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Please no phone calls