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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Warehouse Trainer in Brattleboro, Vermont

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.

Position Overview

As a warehouse Trainer, you will be responsible for implementing a Training Experience that drives employee engagement and retention for new hire Selectors, and other non-exempt warehouse employees. You will work to build and sustain trusted relationships with business partners and Trainees, ensuring their success in achieving weekly performance goals and proficiency in all job duties. You will also be responsible for the retraining and recertifying associates as needed.

In this role, you will operate as an extension of the operations leadership team and demonstrate a genuine commitment to the success of the learner. The Trainer will be responsible for the safety, quality, and productivity of all new hire Selector and others non-exempt roles as needed. This role requires the ability to drive results and maintain a safety focus, through excellent communication and coaching abilities. Trainers are expected to demonstrate the C&S Values at all times.

Job Description

Description

• Trains new non-exempt employees on safe equipment operation, selection

Practices, productivity, quality and efficiency as outlined in the C&S Training Experience.

• Trains and certifies employees on power equipment while emphasizing company safety standards.

• Coaches new hires in efficiency and monitors weekly performance standards.

• Evaluates performance and provides feedback that addresses training needs and promotes development.

• Shares observations and feedback with Training Leadership concerning new hire progress and development.

• Identifies training needs and makes recommendations to improve program effectiveness.

Motivates employees toward a higher level of performance and links job responsibilities to current business objectives

Environment

  • Warehouse : Freezer (-20F to 0F)

  • Warehouse : Grocery Warehouse (50F to 90F)

Position Qualifications

  • Documented success in current role

  • Previous warehouse selection and training experience required.

  • Achieves, or exceeds, set performance, attendance, safety, quality and efficiency goals

  • Positive attitude

  • Bilingual a plus

  • Excellent communicator. Clearly conveys and seeks information in a manner that is engaging.

  • Successful working under pressure while maintaining company standards for safety and quality.

  • Proven leadership and motivational ability. Models company values as part of all interactions.

  • Computer experience; able to use current warehouse operation systems to track and monitor performance of non-exempt employee while in training.

  • Able to monitor multiple employees at one time in various weeks of training.

  • Physical abilities: Safely and efficiently lift up to 80lbs while walking/standing and engaging with new hires. Detail oriented a must. Ability to monitor multiple hourly trainees at various level of training.

  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures.

Years of Experience

  • 1-2 years warehouse selection experience. Experience working in a production environment as a selector, loader, lift operator, and/or other warehouses positions.

  • 1-2 years previous experience training in a warehouse required.

Qualifications

Shift

2nd Shift (United States of America)

Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

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.

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