Category Manager: Tools at PUPKEWITZ MEGABUILD

Posted by | June 12, 2023 | Management Jobs


  • Maximize category performance.
  • Source and manage suppliers to perform within agreed inventory and supply terms.
  • Negotiate supply terms, maintain and build exceptional supplier relationships.
  • Review and analyze product ranges, market trends and successfully implement areas for improvement within the product range.
  • Analyze market information & identify areas of opportunity.
  • Maximize product group margins and inventory ratios.
  • Manage product ranges across stores.
  • Manage daily, monthly and quarterly reports relating to category performance.
  • Conduct market and price surveys and apply results to pricing strategies.
  • Control transport rates and consolidation to ensure delivery takes place within agreed delivery time and rates.
  • Identify opportunities for volume product buying locally or internationally through imports.
  • Resolve transaction, price and supply terms discrepancies with suppliers.
  • Optimize stock availability and minimize aged and excess stoc
  • Plan and negotiate product ranges for monthly and quarterly promotions.


  • A confident communicator with great interpersonal, negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • Driven individual with a commercial mindset, understanding of stock replenishment models, stock ratios, margin optimization and market analytics.
  • Someone that can passionately build and manage supplier relations and evaluate new products offered by suppliers.
  • Eagerness and driven to negotiate key suppliers and products to grow market share.
  • Must be able to work in a high-pressure environment.


  • Must have completed Grade 11 (New Curriculum) or Grade 12 (NSSC-O) with 22 marks.
  • Minimum 4 years Procurement experience with focus on Tools, Power tools and Machine tools categories.
  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering, Commerce, Supply Chain or Procurement.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of hand on Power Tool products and an understanding of the DIY market.
  • Must have a valid Code B Driver’s License.

Closing Date: 16 June 2023

The company ONLY accept applications vis their career portal. Interested candidates can apply via the link below:


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