Category Manager - Plastic and Merchandise

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Marketing
  • Business Group:Humes Pipeline Systems
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:HPS/13714
  • Closing Date:08 Nov 2019


About us
Humes is the largest pipeline solutions provider to New Zealand’s infrastructure market with the important task of enabling our communities to grow sustainably.

We are part of the wider Fletcher Building Group, a diversified global industry company, we celebrated 95 years in 2018.  With over 36 sites around New Zealand, covering both manufacturing, retail trade and support office we are enriched by many different languages, customs and lifestyles.

We are now on the lookout for a Category Manager to join our team based at the Fletcher Building Head Office in Penrose.

About the role
The key purpose of this role is to enhance Humes’ market leadership position in plastic and merchandise and contributing to the business” overall performance objectives.

The role is responsible for leading all category aspects of the plastic and merchandise range of purchased products to ensure the achievement of agreed business targets relating to profitability; including pricing, product ranging, process disciplines, lifecycle management, supplier selection and management, innovation and new product launch.

Along with individual accountability, a key focus of the role is to engage and motivate the wider sales and distribution teams to target sales revenue and market share growth for the plastic and merchandise categories. You will also be engaging with preferred suppliers to maintain/enhance quality while driving any unnecessary cost from the procurement process.

About you
You will have proven experience and expertise in excellent category management practices and disciplines, as well as a track record in delivering commercial outcomes.

You will be responsible for implementing the strategy, direction, and performance for Humes plastic and merchandise products and services across the business. In addition, you will be responsible for ensuring profitable growth by ensuring all costing and pricing disciplines are in place to ensure achievement of margin targets.

If you’re interested in joining a well-respected company offering a competitive salary, fantastic culture and a range of other benefits that come with being part of New Zealand’s largest listed company, we’d love to hear from you.

To apply for this role, please click on Apply Now or email your CV to Aurelie Le Gall, Talent Acquisition Manager on 

Attached Document: Humes Category Manager Plastic_Merchandise PD June 2019 (002).doc