Director, Category Strategy & Execution : Taymor

By admin • Aug 29th, 2016 • Category: All Posts, Employment Opportunities

Director, Category Strategy & Execution


Vancouver, BC

For more than half a century, Taymor, a Vancouver based private company, has been bringing quality design and manufacturing to the hardware and accessories that are the essential elements of every home setting in North America. Taymor believes that it plays an important role in helping homeowners create the home of their dreams. They take pride in their extensive range of products, offering a rich selection of design options in bathroom accessories, faucets, residential locks and hardware, commercial locks and bathroom safety devices. Taymor is proud to be the brand developers, builders and homeowners choose because of their reputation for design quality, value and service. Functional, fashionable, affordable – that’s what Taymor stands for.

By tracking the latest in emerging design and market trends around the world, and utilizing the team’s intimate knowledge of North American market preferences, Taymor has created a robust pipeline of products, services and solutions for developers, home builders, designers, and big box, specialty and independent retail channels.

Taymor is strengthening its leadership with the recruitment of a talented, business savvy Director of Category Strategy & Execution. The Director will be given the mandate to build the strategic category plans and product roadmaps that ensure Taymor has the portfolio of products to support their industry leadership in Canada, and the growth of their business in the US builder market. Building and executing plans that deliver on quality, design, price, sell-through, margins and market share metrics is critical. Taymor wants to be a leader known for design, innovation and quality at an affordable price.

The ideal candidate brings a track record of success in developing product and product category plans aligned with business strategic goals and objectives and based on a solid foundation of market intelligence, analysis, and an understanding of the competitive landscape. The ideal candidate has developed and executed strategic category plans that set the direction for the product roadmap and development, and the ongoing management of product category portfolios. The ideal candidate is an effective team leader, working cross-functionally with diverse professionals and business partners. Over their career, they have been responsible for proactively managing the relationship with third party manufacturers and ensuring the company has the partners in place to produce next generation product lines. They are effective in leading their own team of product and technical specialists and facilitating the management of complex projects, and ideally bring an exposure to the building products sector.

To explore this exciting opportunity further, please contact Brian MacDonald, Cameron Wilson or Catherine Van Alstine in our Vancouver office at 604-685-0261, or please submit your resume and information to and state the title of the position in the subject line of your email.

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