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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Sr. Manager, Retail Pricing 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

The Sr. Manager, Retail Pricing leads multiple division-level teams of retail pricing professionals providing leading-edge retail pricing services and solutions for all C&S customers in the divisions. He/she is responsible for establishing, implementing and monitoring the divisions' retail pricing strategies and services to better position the retail customers to maximize gross profits and competitiveness. The Sr. Manager, Retail Pricing works with other leaders within the Customer Experience Team (CXT) and other company associates to demonstrate The C&S Way and the Company's Values, execute the Company's Strategic Objectives, and continually elevate the Customer Experience.

Job Description

Description

  • Evaluate store-specific retail pricing and existing strategies on a regular basis to ensure timeliness of category competitiveness and profit posturing, implementing changes as appropriate. Store-specific retail pricing needs to maintain and balance gross profit and competitiveness.

  • Examine the current retail pricing structure and reporting needs to identify gaps and opportunities.

  • Monitor competitive data for completeness, data accuracy/integrity and significant shifts in competitive retail pricing postures and recommend appropriate response.

  • Train and support retail customers in the understanding and use of all strategic retail pricing applications and reporting.

  • Participate in the implementation of new store setups and validate accuracy of setup once project completed.

  • Analyze retail customer supplied private brand gap to national brands in conjunction with the Private Brands team. Assist in identifying cost of goods issues which would affect the retail and gross profit of the item as it compares to the national brand.

  • Provide work direction, supervision, training and performance appraisals to staff to achieve performance expectations.

  • Work closely with Merchandising teams. Organize and project weekly ad promotional plans in conjunction with Merchandising in order to maximize sales and gross profits for the retail customers. Participate in ad group meetings to discuss circular layouts and specialty ad pricing. Then implement the finalized ad pricing in the retail pricing software.

  • Travel Required: Yes

Skills

  • Specialized Knowledge : Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint; 3rd-party pricing applications

  • Special Skills : public/group speaking, great customer service, time management, strong communication, analytical skills, attention to detail

Years Of Experience

  • 7-10 : 6+ years in retail pricing, or wholesale supporting retail, preferably supermarket industry

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree - Business Administration, Bachelor's Degree - Marketing, Bachelor's Degree - Merchandising and Buying Operations

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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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