Category Manager



Clifton, NJ, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023

About Weee!

Weee! is the largest and fastest-growing ethnic e-grocer in the United States, operating in one of the largest underserved categories in retail with affordable access to exciting ethnic food. By partnering with local suppliers, redesigning the value chain and leveraging social buying, Weee! is reshaping the grocery business entirely. You can read more about us on Business Insider, Reuters and TechCrunch.

Weee! is headquartered in Fremont, CA, and is currently available coast to coast with exceptional growth (5x YoY) across geographies, categories and ethnicities. We have raised $800M+ in funding to date from leading investors including Softbank Vision Funds, DST, Blackstone, Tiger Global, Lightspeed Ventures, Goodwater Capital, XVC and iFly. The opportunity now is to join a rocketship as we prepare for the next stage of growth, and an eventual public listing.

About the Role

At Weee, we provide customers with a diverse array of frozen, special frozen, and refrigerated products
delivered directly to their doors. The position of the Frozen and Refrigerated Category Manager is pivotal,
involving the comprehensive oversight and management of all aspects related to these categories. The
ideal candidate will possess a forward-looking vision for the division's future development, taking charge
of vendor relationships and actively seeking new partnerships to enhance and expand our programs.
We seek an individual with extensive expertise in the frozen and refrigerated categories, someone who
can apply their industry knowledge to our rapidly growing online retail platform. The perfect candidate is a
strategic thinker capable of optimizing the resources at our disposal. Responsibilities are multifaceted,
covering various tasks essential for the success of the frozen and refrigerated goods section.


 Formulate a comprehensive category strategy encompassing vendor capacity, special claims
requirements, quality, pricing, and demand plan specifications.
 Devise and execute strategies for managing commodity costs, involving proactive monitoring of
commodity and financial markets to anticipate changes.
 Collaborate cross-functionally with various departments such as Operations, Demand Planning,
Sales, Logistics, Food Safety, and others to advance company initiatives and achieve OKRs. •
Regularly communicate market conditions and financial forecasts on a weekly, monthly, and
quarterly basis for Executive-level review.
 Establish robust relationships with existing vendor partners while actively cultivating new
 Provide weekly, quarterly, and annual production forecasts to key vendors, further processors,
and distributors. Monitor and troubleshoot inventory levels, including inbound and outbound
transportation movements.
 Work closely with suppliers, product development, and quality assurance teams to support unique
programs, new product development initiatives, and seasonal product launches.
 Take ownership of division revenue and P&L


 Over 4 years of expertise in overseeing multi-species protein programs
 Passionate about food, sourcing, and program management
 Proven track record of collaborating closely with various departments, including Operations,
Quality, Accounting, and Sales, adept at managing end-to-end procurement processes
 Proficient in long-term forecasting for supply chain health and budgeting
 Demonstrated knowledge of industry trends, constraints, seasonality, and procurement options
for frozen and refrigerated products
 Experienced with ERP systems


  • Comprehensive health insurance package, including medical, dental, and vision. PPO/HMO packages
  • 401k, 4% company match
  • Equity
  • Annual bonus plan, bi-annual pay out
  • Vacation and holiday time off
  • Monthly mobile stipend
  • Monthly Weee! Points credits

Compensation Range

  • The US base salary range for this full-time position is $100,000-130,000
  • This role may be eligible to discretionary bonus, incentives and benefits
  • Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location

The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum base salary for new hires for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by multiple factors like job-related skills, experience and work locations. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range during the hiring process.

Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include any variable compensation elements.