Arrow Electronics Category Manager in Centennial, Colorado


Category Manager

Job Description:

Arrow Electronics, Inc. – a Fortune 150 company with global headquarters in Denver - helps the world’s best technology companies think “Five Years Out,” working together to continually innovate the “next big thing”. We are a global provider of technology products, services and solutions, with 2017 sales of $26.81 billion.

Category managers are responsible for maximizing the sales and customer reach for the assigned technologies / suppliers. A category manager will work closely with both suppliers and internal teams to determine product positioning, stocking, pricing, and marketing.

Responsibilities include:

  • Determine which products should be stocked by Arrow for sale on-line. Work closely with suppliers, purchasing, marketing and other teams to set product stocking strategies.

  • Engage with suppliers on new product introductions; ensuring early access to product information for Arrow

  • Present to suppliers the value proposition; reviewing results and determining areas for future growth.

  • Work with pricing team to set on-line pricing strategy to maximize overall return and meet sales, margin and return objectives

  • Align with purchasing team to determine stocking levels and replenishment strategies to maximize customer service and minimize stock outs while meeting inventory objectives.

  • Be part of a growing team that has a high sense of urgency and accountability.

  • Maintain synergies with Arrow Global Components Divisions and other Business Units.


  • Experience with Semiconductors, Passive, Electromechanical, Test and Measurement and/or Connector related products

  • Understanding of industry trends in electronics market

  • 3-5 years of business experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, or higher

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Understanding of key financial metrics

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Experience working in a global organization with multiple stakeholders.



Denver (Panorama)

Time Type:

Full time

Job Category:

Customer Facing/Supplier Facing

Most people live in the present. But a handful of us live in a world that doesn’t exist yet — the world of Five Years Out. Five Years Out is the tangible future. And it’s a way of thinking at Arrow that serves as a springboard for innovators, helping them see what’s coming and stay ahead of what’s ahead.

We are much more than products and services. We’re a community of designers, engineers, builders and visionaries who navigate the path between possibility and practicality, across the complete lifecycle of electronics, in some of the fastest-growing commercial and industrial markets on the planet.

The work we do is everywhere, from things you’ve never seen to things you can’t live without. A Fortune 119 company with more than 18,700 employees in over 90 countries, and 2016 sales of $23.8 billion, we guide innovation forward for the world’s leading technologies used in homes, businesses and daily life. If it takes a charge, chances are we helped design it, build it and get it to market.

Are you Five Years Out? Then chances are, you’ll enjoy working with us.

Arrow is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Arrow will make reasonable accommodations that enable qualified individuals to perform the essential functions of their jobs so long as the accommodation does not create an undue hardship.