We Select the Best | C&S Wholesale Grocers Rec

Search Jobs

Job Information

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Lead Data Scientist in Houston, Texas

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

Job Profile Summary

As a Lead Data Scientist, you will be responsible for spearheading research, development, and implementation of next-gen ML and AI algorithms across multiple teams to build innovative technologies and products to solve the company's most complex problems. You will deliver analytics and algorithms pertaining to driving inventory profitability and to identify and take action on pertinent opportunities. You will be responsible for continuously improving the statistical forecasting process at C&S through the use of advanced techniques, processes and technology. Driving profitability through better inventory management is a key priority and is seen as a major source of value generation at all levels of the company; $25 billion worth of material flows through the C&S network every year. In this role, you will provide guidance, insights and statistics to the Information Technology, Demand Planning and Procurement teams. Your will build, test, and automate algorithms and processes, while building and incorporating the right feedback loops with different stakeholders for humans to add value where needed. You will contribute to the road-map of our best practice and core capabilities and be key in the development of the best in class machine learning process. You are expected to be a completely hands on, self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity, with strong attention to detail, an ability to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment and a desire to help share the overall business strategy.

Job Description

Job Description

Work with Information Technology, Procurement, Operations, and Supply Chain Integration to build effective cross-functional processes and systems/tools to highlight opportunities to improve forecast accuracy.

Use machine learning to prototype data science solutions that will drive an improved experience for buyers and sellers.

Develop diagnostics and metrics to monitor performance and enable demand planners to identify performance issues through advanced statistical techniques.

Hands-on data science, data mining, machine learning system expertise to ensure proper development, implementation & issue resolution.

Ensure that the requirements and change requests are well understood, documented, developed, tested, and maintained.

Mentor and provide guidance to project team in technical and functional subject areas for successful project/product delivery.

Travel Required: Up to 5%

Environment Office : Office Temperature (65F to 75F)

Skills - Years Of Experience

5-7 : Computer Science, Machine Learning, Operational Research, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering etc.



Master's Degree


1st Shift (United States of America)


C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.