Associate Buyer

C&S Wholesale Grocers
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Job Details

  • Location: Windsor Locks, CT, 06096
  • Date Posted: 2024-03-14
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Retail - Other
  • Req Number: R-255584
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Description

Salary Range

$43,710-$55,730

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. As an Associate Buyer of Non-Perishables for center store procurement, you will attain and maintain agreed upon service levels by customers while adhering to budgeted inventory levels. Additionally, you will engage with customers on service levels and partner with vendors to successfully manage all aspects of product flow and supply chain.

Job Description

  • Full Time, Hybrid Role - Post Training

  • Location: North Hatfield, MA or Windsor Locks, CT

You will contribute by: 

  • Procuring & purchasing products from branded and non-branded vendors.

  • Achieving and maintaining 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.

  • Working with team-members to achieve established goals. Interact with customers to communicate successes and resolve issues.

  • Partnering with the merchandising group on new items, maintenance, and achievement of gross profit goals.

  • Occasional overtime and/or weekend coverage may be needed to assist with seasonal volume, storm recovery, service level recovery, absences, vacation coverage, and/or additional training.

  • Travel Required: No

We offer:

  • Weekly Pay

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

  • 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:

  • 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.

  • 1-2 years relevant experience

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.

Qualifications

Shift

1st Shift (United States of America)

Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, LLC

About Our Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, LLC is an industry leader in supply chain solutions and wholesale grocery supply in the United States. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 7,500 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases and institutions with over 100,000 different products. C&S also proudly operates and supports corporate grocery stores and services independent franchisees under a chain-style model throughout the Midwest, South and Northeast. We are an engaged corporate citizen, supporting causes that positively impact our communities.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, LLC. 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.