C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Buyer Assistant III in Houston, Texas

Company Overview

Grocers Supply , based in Houston, is the largest wholesale grocery supplier in Texas, supplying over 900 independent grocery stores. Grocers Supply serves customers of all sizes, from single store independent retailers to chains, such as: Fiesta, FoodTown, Market Basket, Cox Foodarama / La Fiesta, Sellers Brothers, Minyard Food Stores, G. E. Foodland, and El Rio Grande.

Working Safely is a Condition for Employment with GSC Wholesale, LLC. GSC Wholesale, 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 Buyer's Assistant III , you will help buyers with inventory inbound maintenance and management, service level troubleshooting, and support various tasks with buyers, vendors, transportation, and warehouses. In this role, you will also support the training of new Buyer's Assistants.


  • Manage all aspects of inbound purchase orders: revisions, expedites, dating, securing of appointments, and routine follow up until receipt.

  • Review and respond to emails from buyers, vendors, and warehouses pertaining to purchase orders, inventory management, and impaired inventory issues.

  • You will also provide backup coverage for Administrative Assistant III associates for the department Vice Presidents, as needed.

  • Completion of R-Bills. Work with buyers and external parties to manage return/disposition of impaired inventories.

  • Production and distribution of various procurement reports.

  • Data collection, organization, and distribution.

  • Projects pertaining to service level management and inventory management, assigned by supervisor.

  • Buying desk as assigned by supervisor.

  • The assistant is responsible for end-to-end procurement process of assigned vendors.

  • This includes maintaining targeted service levels, as well as turn and impaired inventory management.

  • Assist with start-up related tasks when required by the department manager.


  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • One to two years' Procurement experience with C&S

  • Extensive experience using C&S systems with a sound understanding of the procurement department processes

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

Requisition ID 11985

Company Grocers Supply

Category Procurement

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