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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Perishable Sales Specialist - Produce in Edison, New Jersey

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

The Perishable Sales Specialist will consult, advise, and direct retail customer base on the best practices to grow fresh market share and increased perishable revenue and profitability.

The position will engage decision makers and Independent Retailers to assist with the sales and merchandising of meat, Deli, and Produce Categories as well as work to increase the volume of products and programs that the company offers.

Job Description

Description

  • Maximize sales with existing customers, using the C&S programs combined with the RAM's individual knowledge and experience in both retail and wholesale to increase sales and gross profit for the retailer.

  • Assist Meat department managers, owners, and or supervisors with product selection with training of new product and proper merchandising, with retails to establish proper gross profits for their department, with the writing of the department ads using C&S ad program, and with maintaining C&S product list with acceptable retails.

  • Working with all necessary personal for a new store and or a re-model start up to insure a smooth transition from an existing Meat department to a new department.

  • Build working relationship with C&S regional staff and retailers. Understand the obstacles and challenges from both sides in order to resolve issues and find solutions.

  • Individual store visits to assist the retailer in achieving and maintaining a business relationship with C&S including problem solving, negotiating , developing of programs while securing integrity and trust between C&S and the retailer.

  • Sales of new programs and services. Understand and explain C&S programs and services to the retailer's buyers / representatives.

  • Coordinating store re-sets and new item procurement and placement for the retailer.

  • Selling special buy programs such as shippers, seasonal and holiday items.

  • Planning and suggesting equipment replacement and upgrades, taking operation and financial matters into consideration, such as return on investment, appearance\ placement and profit.

  • Keep both the retailer and C&S informed of competitive activities both locally and nationally.

  • Travel Required:

Qualifications

Associate Degree - General Studies, Bachelor's Degree - General Studies

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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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