C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Director, Quality Reporting & Applied Analysis in Brattleboro, Vermont

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

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the research, compilation and presentation of understandable & actionable inventory analysis, effective management of selected inventory processes, partner with operational leadership in order to drive improvements in inventory quality, shrink (inventory reduction) and management.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain and deliver recurring and ad hoc inventory reporting & analysis to senior leadership,

  • Provide a clear understanding of performance, risks and opportunities

  • Carry out ongoing assessment of content, format, frequency and recipients to ensure analysis is complete, understandable and actionable

  • Play a lead role in identifying and measuring inventory performance indicators for the company

  • Ensure reporting & analysis team is fully trained on data & system usage and have extensive business understanding in order to optimize use of inventory information

  • Partner with operational leadership, including warehouse, transportation, ICQA, to provide guidance and assistance to create, implement, monitor and control results of coordinated plans and actions to improve inventory performance

  • Partner with IT to ensure the proper development, capture and validation of data used in analysis

  • Develop and maintain appropriate data sources and databases

  • Ensure hardware used in warehouse delivers high quality results, is properly maintained, develops in pace with increasing needs and technology advancements

  • Assess internal processes and controls ongoing to maximize efficiency and effectiveness, including

  • The allocation of responsibilities between operational and other ICQA teams

  • Approval processes preceding issuance of customer credits

  • Ensure the effective management and execution of the following inventory processes

  • Standard credit program ($15MM) including research and monitoring to ensure standard credit established at correct level

  • Customer claims management process

  • Reconciliation of system balance variances occurring on transfer of inventory to third party facilities

  • Manual data entry of results to supplement automated processes

  • Resolution of vendor related issues

  • Resolution of issues associated with customer product returns

  • Define ICQA reporting & analysis department, recruit, manage and develop employees including:

  • Identification of annual objectives and performance assessment thereof

  • Provide training and development opportunities consistent with objectives

  • Manage to budget

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or a related field required. MBA/CPA preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop associates

  • Detail oriented planning and executive level presentation skills

  • Ability to actively participate in cross-functional initiatives, understand differences of opinion and effectively promote resolution

Requisition ID 10503

Company C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Category Finance