C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Associate Engineer Mainframe Systems in Keene, New Hampshire

Company Overview

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 Associate Engineer of Mainframe Systems will be responsible for the day-to-day operation & support of the Mainframe systems environment. This would include but is not limited to assisting mainframe system programmers with the installation and tailoring of the operating system and third party software. This role is a precursor to the Mainframe System Programmer role.


  • Assist in problem determination and solutions relative to the operating system and third party software.

  • Assist Application Developers with their job control language (JCL).

  • Accepts on-call responsibility in a 24/7 environment by responding within the required SLA, to any reported technical issues.

  • Assist mainframe system programmers with software upgrades and installations.

  • Create JCL for necessary file maintenance or data reorganization.

  • Add and delete users and maintaining user profiles within RACF

  • Manage storage devices and printers

  • Add, delete, and modify objects within CICS to support application changes


  • Operational experience related to scheduling, monitoring, and facilitating the troubleshooting of production issues within a mainframe environment.

  • Excellent personal communication and organizational skills.

  • Experience with mainframe MVS/JCL and Utilities.

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and technical agility.

  • Ability to handle stressful situations and maintain composure under pressure.

  • Ability to work as part of a team.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

Requisition ID 10680

Company C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Category IS/Technology