C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Produce Buyer in North Hatfield, Massachusetts
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. 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 and supply chain.
Full Time, Hybrid Role - post training
Location: Windsor Locks, CT or North Hatfield, MA
You will contribute by:
Procuring products from branded and non-branded vendors.
Achieving targeted customer service level rates by monitoring, identifying, reacting to, communicating, and solving potential issues.
Negotiating with vendors and customers to maximize product flow, manage inventory levels and coordinate action against close coded, expired and other unproductive inventory.
Accomplishing budgeted inventory levels, utilizing system tools to analyze and react to trends. Work with team-members to achieve established goals.
Taking 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.
Interacting with customers to communicate successes and resolve issues.
Partnering with the merchandising group on new items, maintenance, and achievement of gross profit goals.
Travel Required: No
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:
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.
2-5 Years of relevant experience Grocery setting retail experience preferred but not required.
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.
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: Procurement - Perish
Job Family: Procurement
Job Type: Regular
Job Code: JC0117
Pay Range: $57,680 - $75,090