Boston Office

Trader Joe's Abington, MA 2019-07-11
Who are we?

Trader Joe's is your favorite neighborhood grocery store! With over 480 stores nationwide (and growing), we are the place to be. Looking for something delicious and a friendly conversation? At Trader Joe's, you can find both. We love being your first and favorite place to shop.

What do we do?

Like shopping at Trader Joe's? Then, maybe you'll love working with us. We are looking for an experienced Category Manager who is searching to do what they'll love - keep our products on the cutting edge of trends and great value! Do you have experience in category management? Do you love food? If so, read on! We may the role of a lifetime for you!

Trader Joe's is unlike any place you've ever worked. Trust us on that. The qualified Category Manager has at least 5 years of buying or category management experience and is a raving fan of the Trader Joe's concept. A Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain or Inventory Management is strongly preferred. This role is based in our office in Boston, MA.

The Category Manager is responsible for:
  • "Owning" their category by following trends, articulating strategies and developing vision of the category.
  • Offering a tightly edited assortment of products that keep shopping adventurous and fun.
  • Skillfully negotiating with vendors to obtain the best value for our customers.
  • Leading with inclusion and open communication to develop a focused team of Buyers.
  • Working collaboratively with other departments.
The Category Manager is:
  • Open and approachable.
  • Flexible and organized.
  • A strong leader.
  • Creative and purpose-drive with the ability to execute ideas.
  • Self-guided and able to prioritize.
  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally as needed.
We want to hear from you!

We get a lot of resumes; so to help us get to know you better, please submit your resume and cover letter. When creating your cover letter, please answer these questions:
  • What is your favorite Trader Joe's product and why?
  • What makes you uniquely qualified for this position?
Trader Joe's is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring a diverse Crew.
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