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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Supervisor, Procurement in Keene, New Hampshire

Position Overview

The primary purpose of the Procurement Supervisor position is to: Coordinate multiple activities with buyers, Associate buyers and Assistants to maintain contractual and/or company goals for all major accounts service levels and inventory levels through continued improvement in demand forecasting (turn and ad) for assigned customers. In addition, the Procurement Supervisor will be responsible for developing associates via continual training, recognizing successes for company, teams' and individuals' successes, and mentoring against KPI's (Key Performance Indicators); including service levels, turn weeks on hand, dead inventory, and salvage budgets. The Procurement Supervisor works with the customers, vendors, warehouse, transportation, and Account Team to solve potential issues and is responsible for proactive communication with the Manager.

Job Description

  • Problem Solving & Decision Making: Oversee, direct, and support team service levels by identifying, reacting, monitoring, and communicating potential problems while utilizing tools to assist team members with forecasting for assigned items. Negotiate with vendors to maximize product flow, oversee inventory levels, and coordinate action against close coded, expired, and other unproductive inventory. Full accountability when Procurement Manager is not present

  • Training & Mentoring: Provide training, mentoring, and direction to other team members for personal and professional development.

  • Cross Functional Relationship Management: Collaboration with multiple internal departments (e.g. Operations, Transportation, Logistics, Warehousing) to accomplish individual, team and company goals, including the development and implementation of holiday and seasonal plans and working with facilities on service level and inventory opportunities. Utilizing tools/metrics to direct and influence decisions by analyzing data and reacting to trends. Oversee the teams salvage financial budget, working with procurement analysts, Associate Procurement Analyst, vendors, and customers to minimize the expense to C&S. Execute the inventory transfer process and budget through vendor negotiations among the teams

  • Forecasting & Proc Analytics: Oversee and support the real time and post event analytics on forecasting, service levels, and inventory in conjunction with management and executive leadership. Evaluate and provide solution for ongoing system enhancements and process improvements. Leverage available systems to continually improve data utilization and decision-making capabilities.

  • Communication & Customer Service: Joint ownership with account teams for assigned customers; to include involvement in daily/weekly meetings, problem solving, and KPI's (Key Performance Indicators)Take on additional tasks and projects as assigned.

  • Travel Required: No

Environment

  • Office: Office Temperature (65F to 75F)

Skills

  • Specialized Knowledge: Procurement experience, Biceps system, forecasting experience, decisive decision making, training and mentoring preferred, strong analytical and financial acumen, able to build team and cross-functional teams, forecasting system knowledge desired

  • Special Skills : Professional verbal and written communication skills with internal and external customers

  • Special Skills: Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

  • Special Skills: Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize

Years Of Experience

  • 0-2: Procurement experience, Biceps system, forecasting experience, decisive decision making, training and mentoring preferred, strong analytical and financial acumen, able to build team and cross-functional teams, forecasting system knowledge desired

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Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree - Business

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Company

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: Buying

Job Family: Procurement

Job Type: Regular

Job Code: JC1142

ReqID: R-241810

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