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Performance Food Group Category Manager in Houston, Texas


Job Title:

Category Manager


Performance Houston (1031)

Job Description:

The Category Manager position will perform the following duties:

  • Be responsible for investigating the best possible product for the best possible price and program

  • Procures product and manages incoming transportation of high quality

  • Conducts regularly scheduled category reviews

  • Manages all existing programs and oversees the performance of the replenishment buyer

  • Be responsible for the category sales and gross profit as well.

  • Identifies and discounts specific products that are slow moving, as well as dispose of the obsolete inventory by returning it to the vendor

  • Negotiates prices for special promotions and programs

  • Manages the overstocked products.

  • Manages Rebate Programs and ensure confidential treatment of related information

  • Interacts with customers and vendors and answer their questions in a friendly, timely and quality manner

  • Consults with Company personnel regarding customer requests, product specifications, quality and other issues as necessary

  • Establishs new vendor accounts through the necessary functions

  • Responds to sales and customer service requests and inquiries

  • Supervises assigned staff in the performance of their duties, including scheduling, training and development counseling, and performance management

  • Supervises employees such that their duties are performed in a timely and accurate manner

  • Researchs, creates and monitors special orders

  • Oversees activities of Replenishment Buyer

  • Maintains all files, including purchase order confirmation and computer reports

  • Promotes and manages marketing program

  • Conducts vendor/broker meetings

Req Number:


Address Line 1:

6855 Business Park Dr

Job Location:

Houston, Texas (TX)


1st Shift

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

EEO Statement:

Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy (http://pfgc.com/Policy) ; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster (http://pfgc.com/Poster) and supplement (http://pfgc.com/Supplement) ; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement (http://pfgc.com/PayTransparency) .

Required Qualifications:

High School Diploma or Equivalent

4 - 6 years of foodservice distribution and purchasing experience.


Performance Foodservice

Job Category:


Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelors degree

6 - 10 years of foodservice distribution and purchasing manager experience.



Company Description:

Performance Foodservice, PFG’s broadline distributor, maintains a unique relationship with a variety of local customers, including independent restaurants and hotels, healthcare facilities, schools, and quick-service eateries. A team of sales reps, chefs, consultants and other experts builds close relationships with each customer, providing advice on improving operations, menu development, product selection and operational strategies. The Performance Foodservice team delivers delicious food, but also goes above and beyond to help independent restaurant owners achieve their dreams.


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