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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Sr Project Manager, Logistics in Sacramento, California

Position Overview

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.

Job Description

The Senior Project Manager, Logistics is responsible for managing medium to large complex projects, including all project stages and phases from initiation, to final implementation and closing in order to support assigned teams, functions or company-wide strategic initiatives in areas of new business, network moves, business enhancements, system implementations, cross functional programs, and acquisitions. This position will work within the Logistics Projects PMO team. Working in close collaboration with the project teams, internal/external project stakeholders and customers, the Senior Project Manager, Logistics is responsible for using project management processes and methodologies to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet stakeholders' expectations. In this capacity, the Senior Project Manager, Logistics is also expected to continuously enhance and evolve C&S's Project Management Methodology, as well as to develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.

  • Full Time

  • Hybrid Locations: Aberdeen, Bethlehem, Brattleboro, Keene, North Hatfield, Windsor Locks, Westfield, Baldwin, Hammond, Jacksonville, Miami, Plant City, Dubois, Robesonia, Sacramento, Stockton, Dallas, Houston

You will contribute by:

  • Manage large to medium size projects independently and simultaneously either at the functional, cross-functional or company-wide level to support the organization with business transformation, new customers integrations or requests, special initiatives or acquisitions. This includes but is not limited to developing and creating project plans, managing all individuals involved, creating/facilitating and developing tasks/action lists to hold all parties accountable and measuring success.

  • Effectively and consistently communicate work progress internally and, as applicable, externally throughout each project. This includes developing and presenting project summaries, key issues, and risks to project stakeholders and the senior executive team.

  • Gather project requirements, define project scopes, and identify participants needed to execute projects.

  • Facilitate and document key project meetings, including action items, decisions and next steps.

  • Review and understand projects' pro-forma.

  • Develop, track and oversee project budgets that may include necessary capital expenditures, operational expenses, and labor funding requirements as needed.

  • Proactively manage risks by facilitating risk management reviews to address execution challenges associated with quality, schedule and cost and supports escalation to resolve.

  • Consult with Leaders, and develop, coach, provide guidance on Project Management methodology to less experienced members of the team.

  • Maintain and develop organization-wide integration, project management, and communication methodologies, templates, and body of knowledge.

  • Complete other duties as assigned.

  • Travel Required: As needed, 10%


  • Office Temperature (65F to 75F)


  • Advanced Project Management Skills; Project management certifications: PMP or CAPM, and Green Belt preferred; Knowledge of Agile and process improvement methodologies

  • Wholesale & Retail industry knowledge; Strong collaboration & teamwork skills; Strong leadership skills, including motivating, coaching & mentoring experience; Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Other: Ability to work well with all levels of team members with different backgrounds and needs; Ability to adjust priorities on short notice, manage interruptions and work well under pressure; Ability to interact with all levels of management and lead discussions and influence to create alignment of senior cross-functional stakeholders

  • Other: Strong understanding of financial statements, i.e. Pro Forma, P&L, Cash Flows, Balance Sheet preferred; Advanced Microsoft Office skills

Years Of Experience:

  • 5-7: Years of experience managing high-level, multi-functional projects in a business, Logistics, or IT systems related environment.

We offer:

  • Weekly Pay

  • Benefits available from day 1 (medical, dental, vision, and more)

  • Company matched 401k

  • PTO and Holiday Pay offered

  • Career Progression Opportunities

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • 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, and 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.


Bachelor's Degree - Business Administration/Management, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) - Project Management Institute, Project Management Professional (PMP) - Project Management Institute


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.

Salary Range

Company: C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Job Area: Transportation

Job Family: Operations

Job Type: Regular

Job Code: JC1352

Pay Range: $81,680 - $108,150

ReqID: R-250395