Digital Category Manager

Posted 18 Jun 2020

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 204511


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your role:

As part of the Digital Category Management team, you are responsible for driving global e-commerce performance of a key strategic category and set of products.  This starts by understanding and articulating customer needs and behaviors and where and how we differentiate ourselves in the market.  Along with deep performance analytics and identifying the growth drivers of the category, you would then define the online vision for the category and the roadmap of how to achieve this vision through category assortment, merchandising, online pricing/discounting, marketing efforts and campaigns, and other selling strategies to drive topline and bottom line growth.  Your roadmap is comprised of actionable, high value initiatives that you then lead through implementation in collaboration with our eCommerce teams and business partners.


Strong candidates will have demonstrated a track record of growing categories/products, managing complex digital projects involving e-commerce, web content, user experience (UX/UI), digital marketing channels and pricing/discounting optimization to effectively attract, engage and retain customers.  Additionally, the right fit for this position has a passion for customers and their input and is able to balance data-driven decision making with a rapid test and iterate mentality.


Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Marketing, Life Science or similar discipline.
  • 8+ years of eCommerce and Digital Marketing experience
  • 5+ years of experience managing multiple complex projects in a deadline-driven environment
  • 5+ years of experience working in data analytics


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent storytelling development and communication skills
  • Experience interacting with Senior Management, providing thought-leadership and vision
  • Experience managing stakeholders and conflicting point of views

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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