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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Sourcing 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

As a Strategic Sourcing Analyst, you will analyze spend, system, and project data for the Strategic Sourcing Department in order to complete all assigned tasks for C&S, ES3, and all other subsidiaries of the C&S Family of Companies. You will work inter-departmentally to complete strategic sourcing initiatives that reduce cost and improve operational, inventory management, financial, and accounting processes that are inefficient or non-value added.

Job Description


  • Analytics: Develop spend analysis from OBIEE and other platforms to develop total spend and breakdown for each category. Streamline and automate analytical processes on all initiatives to maximize efficiencies. Work with Strategic Sourcing team members and business units to develop standardized bid sheets and tracking tools. Proficiently report results to various partners across the organization including senior management.

  • Strategic Sourcing Project Execution: Complete assigned tasks by developing competencies in areas of work assignments and using strategic sourcing policies. Develop analytics to support Strategic Sourcing team members and business units to add value and achieve results on all assignments. Complete analytics utilizing department specific applications and other platforms. Lead sourcing/purchasing projects as assigned, including application of Seven Step sourcing methodology and organization purchasing policy.

  • Process and Savings: Engage business owners and Strategic Sourcing team members to identify potential sourcing initiatives and purchasing compliance opportunities to realize savings and increased process efficiencies.

  • Supplier Management: Work with Strategic Sourcing team members and suppliers to track compliance with contracted key performance indicators and facilitate supplier performance improvements. Generate reports to audit supplier performance to ensure compliance with policies and contracts.

  • Esourcing Platform Management: Working independently, coordinate with Stakeholders across the enterprise to create, manage, and execute both reverse and forward auction events. Identify and train supplier participants, develop detailed product and service specifications, develop, review and execute auction strategy with Stakeholders, and monitor in-process events to ensure successful participation and completion. Leverage use of Ariba technology for RFx activities, providing SME support to department team members. Manage the growth and strategy of the Esourcing program by identifying potential business partners and products. Prepare and review financial analysis of auction events, including baseline assumptions and auction savings. Calculate, track and report metrics to measure event and program success.

  • Travel Required: No


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


  • Specialized Knowledge: Advanced Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint; Oracle ERP System; OBIEE

  • Special Skills: Strong multi-tasking, communication and organizational skills. Ability to work effectively in a team or independently. Must work well under pressure and handling multiple projects at once

Years Of Experience

  • 2-5: Experience or equivalent combination of formal training and related experience, preferably in a warehouse/purchasing/manufacturing environment. Experience with Warehouse and Transportation Operations and/or systems, Accounts Payable systems, Forecasting, Budgeting, Cost Accounting a plus



Bachelor's Degree - Business


1st Shift (United States of America)


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