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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Warehouse Lead in Newington, Connecticut

About Our Company

Davidson Specialty Foods is the largest specialty foods distributor in New England, carrying over 6,000 items in natural, organic, specialty, Kosher, and ethnic lines at their CT warehouse facility. Founded on the value of providing quality products at a level of service second to none, Davidson has been bringing value to their customers for over 36 years. Davidson Specialty Foods is one of the many companies within the C&S Family of Companies, the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at Davidson Specialty Foods Co.Davidson Specialty Foods 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

Warehouse Lead will be a position to provide additional resources to the Warehouse Operations leadership team, while providing high potential hourly associates the opportunity for development and potential advancement. Warehouse Leads will develop their leadership qualities, overall business acumen and people skills needed to be considered for a supervisory role.

Warehouse Leads will have up to three months to learn and demonstrate their ability to move to the next level.

Job Description

  • Under the supervision of the Operations Manager, the Warehouse Lead will be responsible for directing the day to day hourly warehouse associates within an assigned AOR to achieve daily operational goals

  • Lead & follow-up on team activities & drive accountability within their assigned Warehouse

  • Communicate daily expectations with team members

  • Attend daily, weekly and monthly supervisor meetings

  • Attend or participate in management training classes for leadership development

  • Carry out assigned projects for leadership development

  • Communicate with other supporting functional groups within C&S

  • Promote a zero harm culture

  • Engagement with associates daily

  • Communicate Safety message, as determined by EHS

  • Support Performance, Quality & Attendance


Attendance, Initiative, Productivity, Quality, Safety, Values


2nd Shift (United States of America)


Davidson Specialty Foods LLC

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.