C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Buyer in Wethersfield, Connecticut
Job Description Summary
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.
Pay: $57,680.00 - $75,090.00 yearly
Location Wethersfield, CT
You will contribute by:
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 Required: No
- Office : Office Temperature (65F to 75F)
- 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.
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, 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.
High School Diploma - General Studies
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 - NOS
Job Family: Procurement
Job Type: Regular
Job Code: JC0117
Pay Range: $57,680 - $75,090