Category Merchant | | $93k-$145k | Remote (Worldwide)

Category Merchant | | $93k-$145k | Remote (Worldwide)

93,000 - 145,000 / year
Remote Worldwide
Application ends: July 16, 2024
Apply Now

Job Description

Highlights of the Job Offer

  • Company and Role: seeks a Category Merchant to oversee the Heating category within the Merchandising Team.
  • Remote Work: Position is remote, available in specific states within the U.S. including AZ, DE, FL, GA, NJ, NY, NC, OH, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, and WI.
  • Travel Requirement: Requires travel to NY office headquarters up to three times per year for meetings and team-building activities, with travel costs covered by the company.
  • Salary: Estimated annual salary ranges from $93,000 to $145,000.
  • Role Scope: Develop, implement, and manage category strategies to drive substantial revenue growth and expand the customer base.
  • Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred with 5-7 years of experience in Merchandising and product development, especially technical skills in the Heating industry.
  • Skills Needed: Advanced experience in Microsoft Excel, retail systems, and strong communication, collaboration, and project management skills.
  • Benefits: Includes 401(k) with company match, 100% company-paid medical insurance, optional dental and vision insurance, life insurance, vacation, sick days, and more.
  • Flexibility and Culture: Emphasizes work/life balance with flex-time policies, and promotes a strong company culture with various team-building events.
  • Company Values and Engagement: Committed to generosity and community support, providing numerous opportunities for employee engagement and feedback.

Job Offer Details, a fast-growing and successful e-commerce company, is looking for a new Category Manager to join our Merchandising Team and oversee our Heating category. This position will be responsible for developing, implementing, and managing the designated category strategies. 

This is a remote-based role within select states in the United States. At this time, we are only able to employ those located in the following states: Arizona, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin

This position will require travel to our NY office headquarters up to three times per year for internal meetings and team-building activities. The cost of travel for employees out of the area will be covered by the company. Additionally, our offices are always available for staff to use as much as desired.

A company laptop and other necessary equipment will be provided along with a $250 stipend for your work from home space.

Role Type: Full-Time, Exempt

Location: Remote (Arizona, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin)

Salary: $80,000-110,000 (Annually)

Schedule: Standard business hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET. However, we provide flexibility based on local time zones and our Flex-Time Policy.


  • Craft category strategies: Leverage industry trends, product assortments, and strategic positioning in collaboration with cross-functional partners to drive substantial revenue growth and expand our customer base.
  • Identify and evaluate opportunities: Spearhead the launch of innovative new products and brands that seamlessly align with our dynamic category strategy, ensuring a competitive edge in the market.
  • Conduct market research: Gain deep understanding of designated product types, develop product roadmaps and conduct ROI analysis to fuel data-driven decision-making and stay ahead of the competition.
  • Innovate sales strategies: Drive exponential growth, leveraging first-to-market ideas and strategic e-commerce product positions to dominate the market.
  • Engage with our customers: Gather insights and leverage data to enhance product offerings and customer experience.


Bachelor’s degree (preferred concentrations in Business Management, Merchandising, Engineering, or Marketing) 

5-7 years of experience in Merchandising and product development (technical ability in the Heating industry is preferred)

Advanced experience in Microsoft Excel and retail systems  

Experience in leading remote team members

  • Strong communication, collaboration, and project management skills
  • Critical and creative thinking skills working in an everchanging environment
  • Statistical analysis and data manipulation skills

Proven ability to prioritize and meet deadlines while remaining flexible in a high growth environment

Ability to work well both independently and in a team setting

What’s important to us: 

Positive Attitude – We work in close quarters where attitudes are contagious 

GRIT – Our 5 core values! (Generosity, Respect, Innovation, Teamwork, and Grit) 

We like to have fun at work! – NO really! Team building events, guest speakers, and company sponsored activities 

Why work with us:

  • We have awesome benefits – We offer 401k with company match, 100% company-paid medical insurance, optional dental and vision add-ons, life insurance, vacation, and sick days.
  • We promote a work/life balance – We value your time! We encourage a healthy separation between your professional and personal life with our flex-time work policy and health & wellness initiatives that allow employees to feel refreshed and recharged.
  • We support growth – We promote continuous learning and development through our on-the-job trainings, educational workshops, DEI initiatives, internal mobility opportunities, and professional development expense reimbursement program.
  • We give back – We live and breathe our core value, generosity, by giving back to our local communities and to the heating, plumbing, and HVAC trades. We host donation drives, encourage our team members to nominate organizations, and donate to support the trades.
  • We stay engaged – We maintain our company culture through promoting virtual events and annual in-person events. Look out for our End of Year Celebration, Summer Picnic, Core Values Celebrations, Employee Appreciation Day, optional virtual out-of-office monthly events, and more!
  • We listen – We value hearing from our employees. Everyone at SupplyHouse has a voice and we encourage that they use it! We actively elicit feedback through our monthly town halls, regular 1:1 check-ins, and company-wide ideas form, and incorporate suggestions to ensure our team enjoys coming to work every day. strongly values inclusion and encourages individuals of all backgrounds and experiences to apply for this position.

What our employees are saying:

  • “I love the teamwork, the caliber of people who are employed here, and the way everyone is so supportive, caring, and welcoming. This truly is a company that strives to grow, evolve, and continue to be even better. SupplyHouse is open to new ideas and innovative concepts from employees. You feel valued because your opinions are welcomed and encouraged. Your strengths are cultivated and you feel real growth in your position.”          -Katy, Customer Service Team
  • “SupplyHouse is a great place to work. We witness GRIT here every day. People are respected, our ideas are always valued and encouraged, and teamwork is also a great quality in employees. Overall, we have amazing people here!          -Yash, IT Team
  • “I appreciate that values generosity and giving back to local communities. The company truly listens to its team members to gather feedback on which organizations and efforts we should be supporting. This excites not only myself, but my colleagues and throughout the year, we can look forward to a variety of philanthropic opportunities where we can get involved in helping organizations that matter to us.”          -Anna, HR Team

Check us out!

Please know that we are unable to sponsor work visas or temporarily hire candidates that are authorized to work for a defined period of time in their field of study for this position.

We are committed to providing a safe and secure work environment for our employees, customers, and partners. As part of this commitment, we conduct thorough background checks on all potential employees as part of our hiring process. Please note that the background check will be conducted in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

All emails from the SupplyHouse team will only be sent from an email address. Please exercise caution if you receive an email from an alternate domain such as,, etc.

Salary and compensation

No salary data published by company so we estimated salary based on similar jobs related to Travel and Sales jobs that are similar:

$92,500 — $145,000/year


💰 401(k)

🌎 Distributed team

⏰ Async

🤓 Vision insurance

🦷 Dental insurance

🚑 Medical insurance

🏖 Unlimited vacation

🏖 Paid time off

📆 4 day workweek

💰 401k matching

🏔 Company retreats

🏬 Coworking budget

📚 Learning budget

💪 Free gym membership

🧘 Mental wellness budget

🖥 Home office budget

🥧 Pay in crypto

🥸 Pseudonymous

💰 Profit sharing

💰 Equity compensation

⬜️ No whiteboard interview

👀 No monitoring system

🚫 No politics at work

🎅 We hire old (and young)