C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Produce Merchandiser in Robesonia, Pennsylvania

Company Overview

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, LLC. Robesonia Logistics, LLC 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 Produce Merchandiser , you will be responsible for increasing produce sales, profits, and productivity among member retailers by providing direction and advice which supports optimum participation in cooperative programs and which responds to consumer needs.

Responsibilities

  • Customize and implement marketing plans for fresh produce for assigned territory.

  • In conjunction with owners, determine and identify goals for the produce department and develops plan to achieve pricing, quality, and inventory objectives.

  • Plan, organize, implement and maintain new and existing store merchandising sets for assigned accounts.

  • Establish and implement effective promotion plans within each category of merchandise.

  • Determine an effective product mix by category, working with category management principles.

  • Develop plans for space allocation for appropriate season or time period.

  • Plan and launch sales promotions throughout the year.

  • Advise customers on new product trends, program changes and developments.

  • Promote increased distribution of private label merchandise and insures effective shelf placement.

  • Maintain accurate and updated data files on assigned customer base.

  • Assist with new store setup and openings.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma; two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Retail experience required; fresh produce marketing experience preferred.

  • Able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; able to write routine reports and correspondence; effectively present information; and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public

  • Math skills; must be able to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume

  • Problem solving skills; able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists

  • Able to interpret a variety of instructions, furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

  • Must have valid driver's license

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office is desirable

Requisition ID 5799

Job Locations US - PA - Robesonia

Company Robesonia Logistics, LLC

Category Procurement

Posted Date 1/23/2017

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