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You don’t need to be a plumber. Just keep our products flowing.
What you'll do

This is a hybrid role with occasional travel requirements to our office in Bridgwater, Somerset.

Are you an experienced Category Manager looking for your next career move? At Toolstation, we believe in putting our customers at the heart of every decision we make. If you share our passion for delivering exceptional customer experiences and have a proven track record in category management, then this just might be the perfect role for you.

This is a great opportunity to join a team that’s at the forefront of our success – with huge range extensions, exciting promotional activity and an abundance of new brands there’s no better time to join us!


Making decisions that will impact the success of Toolstation. You’ll manage your category/categories end to end to deliver range targets and business objectives that will see Toolstation go from strength to strength. 

Delivering a market leading range of products; you’ll optimise ranges to grow sales and margin to ensure a competitive edge. 

Acting as a category expert you’ll understand the needs of your customer, developing your range and promotional plans through product leadership – highly motivated you’ll continuously work to achieve optimum cost through challenging negotiations and supplier management.
What you'll bring

Experienced - You’re a highly skilled Category Manager in either a retail, trade, DIY or home improvement environment. You understand commercial risks and know how to spot opportunities using product and consumer knowledge as well as market awareness.


Customer Centric – You put the customer at the heart of what you do, creating and driving mutual value. You’re relentlessly focused on delivering service excellence and making things easy to connect customers and suppliers.


Change Agility -You thrive in rapidly changing situations and deal well with ambiguity – problem solving at pace. Welcoming, embracing and landing change for the benefit of the customers and colleagues. You’ll ensure we are fit for today and the future, continuously transforming, adapting and changing.

Data and Technology Enabled – You utilise data and technology skillfully to drive value. You have a prevailing mindset of horizon scanning and innovation and  use data insight and drive value. You pride yourself on your attention to detail.
What you'll get

You’ll find every opportunity to be yourself and to bring your personality and potential to work. Wherever you join us, you’ll also find some of the most secure opportunities in retail and so many more opportunities to take your career in retail wherever you want – up the ladder or across the business. And because we want to do our best for you, you’ll be supported all the way with training, development and benefits that are some of the best in retail.

Plus, you'll receive some of the best benefits in retail. So, as well as 25 days’ holidays + Bank Holidays, company pension scheme and life assurance, we offer a bonus scheme, cycle to work scheme, save and buy as you earn, 20% discounts across all Travis Perkins companies, financial education and support, recognition awards and discounts at over 1000 other retailers.

Toolstation. The story so far.
We’re one of Britain’s fastest growing multi-channel retailers of tools, accessories and building supplies and an integral part of Travis Perkins plc. The trade, home improvers and self-builders all trust us to deliver a lot more than tools. Our store expansion programme and the size and diversity of our Group, means we always have opportunities for ambitious people who want to grow with us.

To apply

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