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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Buyer in Newington, Connecticut

Position Overview

As a Buyer, you will maintain agreed upon service levels by customers while adhering to budgeted inventory levels, engage with customers on service levels, and partner with vendors to successfully manage all aspects of product flow.

Job Description


Procure product from branded and non-branded vendors.

Achieve targeted customer service level rates by monitoring, identifying, reacting to, communicating, and solving potential issues.

Negotiate with vendors and customers to maximize product flow, manage inventory levels and coordinate action against close coded, expired and other unproductive inventory.

Accomplish budgeted inventory levels, utilizing system tools to analyze and react to trends. Work with team-members to achieve established goals.

Take lead on additional responsibilities for the team and/or department – i.e. priority list creation, centralized vendor point of contact, inventory projects/initiatives, manage customer specific processes, etc. Interact with customers to communicate successes and resolve issues. Partner with the merchandising group on new items, maintenance, and achievement of gross profit goals.

Travel: No


Office : Office Temperature (65F to 75F)

Specialized Knowledge :

Special Skills : Sound statistical acumen, interpretation and analytical ability. Professional verbal and written communication skills. Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office applications. Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize.

Years Of Experience

2-5 : Relevant experience





1st Shift (United States of America)


Davidson Specialty Foods LLC

About Our Company

Davidson Specialty Foods is the largest specialty foods distributor in New England, carrying over 6,000 items in natural, organic, specialty, Kosher, and ethnic lines at their CT warehouse facility. Founded on the value of providing quality products at a level of service second to none, Davidson has been bringing value to their customers for over 36 years. Davidson Specialty Foods is one of the many companies within the C&S Family of Companies, the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at Davidson Specialty Foods Co.Davidson Specialty Foods 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: Davidson Specialty Foods LLC

Job Area: Procurement - NOS

Job Family: Procurement

Job Type: Regular

Job Code: JC0117

ReqID: R-241312