C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Manager, Field Training in Chester, New York
Our focus is simple but meaningful, from our distribution centers to our offices — every employee of C&S and their family of companies works to help feed local families, neighbors, and communities. If you’re a warehouse distribution leader looking for an accelerated leadership career, this is the role for you.
We’re looking for a highly motivated leader to join our team, help further existing training initiatives, and help craft and implement new ones.
Impact You’ll Make
As a Field Training Manager, you’ll be responsible for leading the deployment and implementation of a training experience to drive associate engagement and elevate performance. You will provide guidance and mentorship to local Training Managers and Supervisors. Partnership with operations leadership and other stakeholders is key to driving the execution and sustainability of training initiatives throughout the organization.
Helping cultivate and maintain training initiatives to provide a first-class employee experience focused on performance, safety, quality, and retention. You will establish yourself as an engaging and inclusive leader to maximize productivity, growth, and development.
- This role requires up to 75% travel to sites within an assigned territory. We’re looking for candidates comfortable with traveling on average 3 out of 4 weeks a month and home on weekends. This is subject to change depending on current projects and business needs.
We’re Searching for Candidates With
The ability to develop warehouse associates through training and coaching activities resulting in increased performance
Applying knowledge of adult learning principles, coaching skills, and innovative learning solutions to elevate the skill set of our associates and influence performance
Driving standardization and execution by working collaboratively with onsite training teams. Ensuring training programs are tailored to accommodate site-specific business needs
Identifying training needs and recommend appropriate solutions through data analysis and by observing trainers, trainees, and on site leadership
Conducting and overseeing training sessions, coaching and mentoring trainers, ensuring employee comprehension and demonstration
Leading and observing trainer development sessions and monitor performance for new trainers, experienced trainers and high potential trainers to ensure personal development and retention
Who will consult with operations teams regarding best practices to integrate into warehouse training programs
Monitoring and auditing performance of warehouse training teams. Leverage data to analyze and assess impact of training and development programs, and taking action as necessary for improvements
Participating in the development, testing and implementation of new training programs for warehouse teams
Ability to work effectively with site leaders, training leader, HR, and EHS representatives to achieve common goals of improving training graduation, reducing trainee turnover, and improving safety
2-5 years of training experience, including the ability to demonstrate an understanding of adult learning styles and strategies
2-5 years of high-volume warehouse experience, military experience or other skill-based work
5-7 years in a leadership role with demonstrated ability to influence others
Highly motivated, creative and enthusiastic team player with a passion for training
The ability to work in a fast paced environment with competing priorities
Flexible with the ability to handle change in a positive manner
Strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills, conflict resolution, and employee relations skills
Instructional design experience is highly desired but not required
Career Progression Opportunities
Benefits available from day 1 (medical, dental, vision, and more)
Company matched 401k
PTO and Holiday Pay offered
Employee Health & Wellness program
Employee Discounts / Purchasing programs
Employee Assistance Program
Warehouse: Freezer (-20F to 0F)
Warehouse: Perishable Warehouse (28F to 60F)
Warehouse: Grocery Warehouse (50F to 90F)
Office: Office Temperature (65F to 75F)
Every person matters.
We keep our values alive through a culture that embraces differences and ensures that every person matters.
C&S and their Family of Companies are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
The Fine Print
This Job advertisement does not constitute a promise or guarantee of employment. This job advertisement describes the general nature and level of this position only. Essential functions and responsibilities may change as business needs require. This position may be with any affiliate of C&S Wholesale Grocers.
$85,000 - $115,000
Bachelor's Degree - General Studies
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
About Our Company
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.
Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
Company: C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Job Area: HR - Field
Job Family: Operations
Job Type: Regular
Job Code: JC0616