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Category Coordinator (Meat & Seafood)

Job: #2019-66102
Store Number: 8311
Store: Southeastern Grocers
Category: Store Support / Corporate
Position Type: Merchandising
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Address: 8928 PROMINENCE PARKWAY BUILDING 200Jacksonville, FL, 32256


Category Coordinator



Job Purpose

Responsible for maintaining pricing and data integrity components in the company’s procurement systems in a timely and accurate manner and will assist with the accurate flow of data throughout the host systems.  This position will ensure the quality of the data entered and successful transmission to the stores and other information systems.  The role will also coordinate promotional activities within the category to ensure timely execution of company objectives.  In addition, the position will monitor the category’s inventory situation and troubleshoot with vendors as needed.




1. Data Entry and Validation

Input all promotional information into the sales plan management system and ensure its integrity.  Validate all data within the category through all systems.  Generate sign and tag materials to support everyday functions and promotional activities. Proof all ads, tags and signs weekly.



2. Inventory Support

Monitor inventory levels for all stores and work with vendors and suppliers to ensure appropriate service and supply levels are provided.  Work with higher level category associates to forecast potential inventory issues and address proactively with vendors and suppliers.



3. Promotion Execution

Support the category’s promotional strategies by working with other categories and departments to ensure all tasks are completed.  Coordinate various project timelines in order to meet implementation goals.



4. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.













Education Required:

High School / GED

Course of Study:


Education Preferred:

Bachelor's Degree

Course of Study:

Business Administration

Relevant Experience:

0 - 3 yrs minimum

Language(s) Required:


Supervisory Experience:

0 - 3 yrs minimum

Language(s) Preferred:


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

Demonstrated strong PC skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively convey detailed information to a diverse population. 

Ability to prioritize and organize multiple projects simultaneously while adhering to strict deadlines.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Preferred:



Environmental Factors

Job Location:

Store Support Center                    



Physical Demands:

While performing the essential functions of this position, the associate is regularly (67-100%)required to sit, use hands or fingers to handle, hold or feel objects, tools or controls, talk, see, hear and perform repetitive movements with both hands.  The employee is occasionally (1-33%)required to stand or walk on carpet, tile or concrete, carry, push, lift or pull up to 10 lbs.

Working Conditions:

While performing the essential functions of this position, the employee is typically not substantially exposed to adverse working conditions.

Safety Risk Factors:

The employee is occasionally (1-33%)required to twist back and/or neck and walk on a slippery or cluttered floor surface.

Equipment, Tools, etc.:

While performing the essential functions of this position, the employee will be required to utilize a personal computer, telephone, printer, copy machine, facsimile machine and other general office supplies and equipment.


Varied schedules.

Travel Percent: