C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Sr Manager, National Merchandising in Keene, New Hampshire
Keep our communities fed.
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. The Manager, National Merchandising will lead a team of merchandising analysts to negotiate, plan, and execute competitive promotional events and advertising of independent customers. In addition, you will manage trade funding with manufacturers in a manner that grows topline sales while achieving budgeted margins. You will also be tasked with creating and implementing innovative promotional merchandising programs for the independent customers that are marketplace competitive and foster collaborative working relationships with our key National manufacturer and broker partners.
Location: Keene, NH; Windsor Locks, CT; or North Hatfield, MA
You will contribute by:
Leading the merchandisers in the creation and implementation of promotional plans for center store grocery categories across our Independent divisions
Collaborating with our Regional Merchandising Leads to develop programs that are National in scope and Regionally competitive
Leading the Merchandising Analysts in collaborative promotional planning sessions with Manufacturer and Broker partners
Attending Business Reviews as scheduled with the VP/Sr. Director of Department with National Manufacturers and Brokers
Managing and analyzing trade funds with our Merchandising Analysts to ensure competitiveness across our Independent divisions
Managing and executing special projects that are set forth by senior management.
Assisting the merchandising team with vendor issues, credit requests, paybacks, funding tracking, etc.
Working with teams to hit the KPI goals for Independent Merchandising and individuals as set by the Sr. Director of the department.
Managing personnel both hourly and salaried employees in the merchandising department.
Assisting in hiring process, training, and evaluations for employee development for assigned team members; coach, develop and mentor staff.
Travel Required: Yes
Benefits available from day 1 (medical, dental, vision)
Company matched 401K
PTO and Holiday Pay offered
Career Progression Opportunities
Employee Health & Wellness program
Employee Discounts / Purchasing programs
Employee Assistance Program
We’re searching for candidates with:
An understanding of core competencies of wholesale model, ability to manage others, understanding of commodities and how they work
Previous experience in purchasing, supply chain or procurement
Intermediate Microsoft Excel, negotiation, organization, prioritization, problem solving skills
Ability to set and communicate direction accordingly
Ability to multi-task
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Years Of Experience
- 7-10: years of related work and supervisory experience
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.
Hiring immediately, to apply text “CS” to 32543 OR visit careers.cswg.com
Bachelor's Degree - General Studies
1st Shift (United States of America)
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: Merchandising - Keene
Job Family: Sales
Job Type: Regular
Job Code: JC0445