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 Produce Field Specialist will consult, advise, and direct the retail customer base on the best practices to grow fresh market share and increased perishable revenue and profitability.
The position will engage decision makers and Independent Retailers to assist with the sales and merchandising of Meat, Deli, and Produce Categories as well as work to increase the volume of products and programs that the company offers.
Location - Allentown, PA Wilkes Barre, PA
You will contribute:
Maximize sales with existing customers, using the C&S programs combined with the RAM's individual knowledge and experience in both retail and wholesale to increase sales and gross profit for the retailer.
Assist Meat department managers, owners, and or supervisors with product selection with training of new product and proper merchandising, with retails to establish proper gross profits for their department, with the writing of the department ads using C&S ad program, and with maintaining C&S product list with acceptable retails.
Working with all necessary personnel for a new store and or a re-model start up to insure a smooth transition from an existing Meat department to a new department.
Build working relationship with C&S regional staff and retailers. Understanding the obstacles and challenges from both sides in order to resolve issues and find solutions.
Individual store visits to assist the retailer in achieving and maintaining a business relationship with C&S including problem solving, negotiating , developing of programs while securing integrity and trust between C&S and the retailer.
Sales of new programs and services. Understand and explain C&S programs and services to the retailer's buyers / representatives.
Coordinating store re-sets and new item procurement and placement for the retailer.
Selling special buy programs such as shippers, seasonal and holiday items.
Planning and suggesting equipment replacement and upgrades, taking operation and financial matters into consideration, such as return on investment, appearance\ placement and profit.
Keep both the retailer and C&S informed of competitive activities both locally and nationally.
Travel Required: Yes
Benefits available from day 1 (medical, dental, vision, and more)
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:
Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Strong organizational skills
Excellent attention to detail; able to work in a fast-paced environment
Professional verbal and written communication skills.
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.
Associate Degree - General Studies, Bachelor's Degree - General Studies
1st Shift (United States of America)
Robesonia Logistics LLC
About Our Company
Robesonia Logistics, LLC is one of the largest wholesale grocery suppliers in the Northeast, and is one of 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. At Robesonia Logistics, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.
Working Safely is a Condition for Employment with Robesonia Logistics. Robesonia Logistics 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: Robesonia Logistics LLC
Job Area: Sales - NE Independents
Job Family: Sales
Job Type: Regular
Job Code: JC0682