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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Senior Merchandising Analyst in Keene, New Hampshire

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. Analyst, Merchandising will effectively manage the Merchandising team to secure weekly gross profit goals and budgets, as well as implement sound merchandising vehicles with the company's independent retailers. In addition, the position will effectively manage the Merchandising support staff to ensure proper procedures and job responsibilities are being completed successfully.

Job Description

Description

  • Foster talent and create a world class culture that will achieve business goals in line with the company's strategies and valuesTrain and develop new associates on negotiations with vendors to pursue gross profit opportunities and incremental merchandising and marketing opportunitiesResponsible for the development of a team and ensure all daily and weekly activities are completed timely and accuratelyTrain and develop new associates on pricing integrity and minimizing lost marginsTrain and develop new associates on the different aspects and areas of merchandising and marketing programs for the independent group including national merchandisingTrain associates to anticipate and take action on commodity changes to maximize revenuesResponsible for conducting on-site interviews for both external and internal candidates

  • Collaborate/coordinate across functions and with all internal and external stakeholdersConduct weekly and quarterly meetings with brokers/vendors to discuss open opportunities and initiatives, as well as supervise associates during business reviews and merchandising planning meetingsWork on special projects with peers and mangers, as necessaryWork effectively with procurement analysts to facilitate elimination of dead and excess items and other initiativesWork with Management to establish departmental budgets (flyer, incentive, billout, slotting); train and develop team to meet and exceed set weekly departmental budgetsWork with vendor community on closing down incentive programs and special department initiatives and oversight of reconciliations

  • Coordinate and execute on initiatives with a continuous improvement mindset in order to drive growth and continually elevate the customer experienceCoordination and execution of food show and truckload extravaganza eventsCreation and execution of marketing programs to result in an impactful driver to the company and provide appropriate ROIOwner of divisional Independent banners and coordination of ad divisional ad plans to maximize profitabilityRepresent the company at various trade industry events throughout the year at an off-site meeting place

  • Travel Required:Yes

Environment

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

Skills

  • Specialized Knowledge : Knowledge of merchandising fundamentials

  • Special Skills : Intermediate Excel skils; Strong negotiation, organizational, prioritization, problem solving, and communication skills; Strong analytical skills

  • Physical abilities: :

  • Other: : Supervisory experience preferred

Years Of Experience

  • 5-7 : years of related work experience

  • 0-2 : years of experience in the wholesale/retail industry

Qualifications

Associate Degree - General Studies, Bachelor's Degree - General Studies

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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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