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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Merchandising Analyst, Health, Beauty and Care (HBC) in Houston, Texas

About Our Company

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 Merchandising Analyst, your role is to negotiate gross profit opportunities and sales programs with the vendor community.

Job Description

Description

  • Negotiate gross profit buying opportunities with vendors (buys/slotting/DPS/etc.) while maximizing bill out inventory profit (last buys before increases/bracket buys/alternate sourcing).

  • Negotiate and execute promotional merchandising programs with vendor (ads/food show/block buys) including national merchandising.

  • Manage proper execution of reconciliation of vendor incentives (quarterly, monthly, prepay, OI) in order to ensure accuracy and proper timeliness from vendor community.

  • Setup and maintain item and vendor data integrity (pricing/item accuracy/item changes/item assortment/category marketing info/lost margin resolution)

  • Study and anticipate commodity changes to maximize revenue.

  • Assist vendors and buyers with dead and excess inventory resolution.

  • Interface with outside C&S departments as well as retail customers for resolutions, IMS-Vendor relations, and Prompt- AVS resolutions.

  • Division representative for specific weekly company conference calls.

  • Food-show coordinator; Merchandising key account contact / other retail contact.

  • Vendor trade relations coordinator; candy program planning; trainer for C&S personnel.

  • Travel Required:No

Environment

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

Skills

  • Specialized Knowledge :

  • Special Skills : Basic computer skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Professional verbal and written communication skills. Negotiation, organization, prioritization, and problem solving skills.

  • Physical abilities: :

  • Other: :

Years Of Experience

  • 2-5 : Related industry experience (wholesale or retail).

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree - General Studies

Shift

Company

GSC Wholesale LLC

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