Digital Category Manager

Posted 12 Jul 2022

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 252680


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery! Our 60,300 people are crafting how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world, we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and exciting ways of improving the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role:

As part of the Digital Category Management team, you will drive the 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 a proven a track record of growing categories/products, leading 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.


The MilliporeSigma eBusiness organization is passionate about creating a customer-centric experience and is responsible for driving our multi-billion Euro channel which supports >40 million visitors and transacts millions of orders each year. With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground and stretch yourself. We will continue to identify and deliver on opportunities to further accelerate growth and evolve our e-commerce business into the standard for collaboration in life science. Join us and bring your curiosity to life! Remote within US a possibility with a strong preference for proximity to 1 of our hubs in Burlington, MA; St. Louis, MO; or Milwaukee, WI.


Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Marketing, Life Science or similar subject area.
  • 8+ years of eCommerce and Digital Marketing experience
  • 5+ years of demonstrated ability managing multiple complex projects in a fast paced environment
  • 5+ years of proven experience working in data analytics


Preferred Qualifications:

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


What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!


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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.


As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.

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