Category Manager

Date: Mar 29, 2024

Location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL, US, 33403

Company: TBC Corporation

Company Overview

TBC Corporation is a leader in mobility industry whose guiding purpose is to “keep you moving on the road ahead”.  We live our values every day and strive to create a culture where our vision of being the most trusted provider of innovative and value-creating business solutions in the mobility industry is forged in every relationship we enter.

We are one of the largest marketers of automotive replacement tires with nearly 3,200 franchised and company-operated tire and automotive service centers, 22 proprietary tire brands, more than 150 distribution centers, and 9,000+ team members globally. Brands within TBC’s stable include Midas, NTB, Tire Kingdom, Big-O Tires and National Tire Wholesale (NTW).


Reporting to the SVP/VP of Category Management, this position is responsible for tactical and operational category management of products screens for the TBC enterprise. Responsible for the management of category and brands including optimization and administration of the appropriate product, pricing, promotional and distribution requirements needed to achieve market share growth. Responsible for analyzing category/brand/size performance to optimize product, distribution and promotional mix by analyzing market and customer data.  Provide insights and recommendations for volume and market share growth, as well as profitability.


This role will be a Hybrid work environment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage their respective category product screen to support and maximize opportunities
  • Analyze daily reports, spot trends, develop solutions and report progress to identified areas of opportunity, program effectiveness and overall efficiencies to evaluate and improve future performance
  • Develop and execute category road map (5 years for TBC Brands) including product, price, promotion and placement
  • Work in conjunction with cross functional team to facilitate required tasks for proactive life cycle management reviews
  • Lead and provide category management (assortment and promotional) solutions to key customers
  • Analyze and manage screen indexing to market and understand future trending at the segment and size level
  • Work in conjunction with TBC Purchasing staff to facilitate required manufacturer input and proactive life cycle management reviews
  • Participate in the planning and forecasting of products
  • Ensure proper coverage and efficiency of tires through regular reviews of on hand inventory, sales velocity, and manufacturer lead times
  • Special projects as needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Supply Chain or other related field.
  • 6+ years’ experience in sales, merchandising, marketing or supply chain. 
  • Experience in Category Management a MUST.
  • Automotive/Tire industry or related experience
  • Solid understanding of the OE tire market is a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel, Work, Outlook, Access, Power Point
  • Excellent research, diagnostic and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written presentation skills, with the ability to analyze and understand the data and then effectively communicate those insights to both internal and external audiences is required
  • Ability to react quickly and complete tasks in a timely manner to meet deadlines is required
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams, self-motivated and team oriented is required


  • Competitive compensation
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401k plan with a company match. Immediate 100% vesting
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental and vision
  • Company paid short term disability and employer subsidized long term disability
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Generous paid vacation and paid time off
  • Purchase discount program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Discounted tire and automotive services
  • And more!


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Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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