C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Merchandising Assistant in Edison, New Jersey

Company Overview

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.

Position Overview

As a Merchandising Assistant , you are responsible for supporting the Merchandising Team with the implementation of billings, cost changes, customer support, and data integrity review.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate customer contracts by monitoring all outbound costs to the customers.

  • Work with the manufacturing community to ensure that we have the most up to date and competitive pricing for our customers by managing the regional brackets and exceptions for each.

  • Coordinate all future increases and declines submitted by the manufacturing community into their associates.

  • Ensure that the team plugs all upcoming deals, off invoices, and customized pricing; confirm strong integrity with our customer base.

  • Monitor billings the team produces, including all flyer, bottle deposit, and customized p-deals every week, along with all billings that have gone to the gross profit budget line.

  • Responsible for monitoring and communicating item and vendor attributes that are setup incorrectly.

  • Ensure high data quality and that our orders are succinct with the vendor community.

  • Monitor various attributes and flagging in the system to ensure the products are flowing properly.

  • Communicate with the customers on a daily basis.

  • Responsible for overseeing each associate's tracking spreadsheet that drives down and monitors the progress of new items.

  • Review various cost compare reports to ensure there is no variance in the pricing we have with our customer.

  • Run various sales reporting to validate credits owed to the customer or rebills we might be owed.

  • Understand and validate cost mismatches between C&S and Customer.

  • Supports at least one merchandiser to assist them in their weekly tasks, involving gross profit and the generation of an extensive Merchandising and Marketing plan for our East Coast independent base.

  • Responsible for monthly team building exercises.

  • Assistance with customer start up files.

  • Coordination of specific updates going to the Team Manager.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Two years' related experience

  • Professional verbal and written communication skills

  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint

  • Strong organizational skills; excellent attention to detail; able to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Customer service minded

Requisition ID 5970

Job Locations US - NJ - Edison

Company C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Category Merchandising

Posted Date 2/16/2017

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