C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Buyer Assistant II in Pearl City, Hawaii

Company Overview

Hansen Distribution Group is a Foodservice and Retail distribution company, headquartered in Pearl City, Oahu, Hawaii. Hansen services customers statewide from its network of 5 warehouse facilities on four islands, Oahu, Hawaii, Maui, and Kauai. In total, Hansen operates out of more than 200,000 square feet of multi-temperature facilities statewide.

Working Safely is a Condition for Employment with Hansen Distribution Group. Hansen Distribution Group 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 Buyer's Assistant II , you will assist buyers with inventory inbound maintenance and management, service level troubleshooting, and support various tasks with buyers, vendors, transportation, and warehouses.


  • Manage and assist buyers with all reports and data as it pertains to shrink or impaired inventory.

  • Managed aged inventory

  • Update and maintain dating and lot code item information.

  • Communication between procurement, sales, inventory control, operations, and vendors as it pertains to shrink or impaired inventory

  • Assist in data collection

  • Report data finding in a clear and effective manner

  • Have the ability to understand buying, receiving, and inventory processes (through training) in order to suggest improvement or changes.

  • Food Service, retail, inventory, or shrink experience preferred but not required.

  • Email communication: Review and respond to emails from buyers, vendors, and warehouses pertaining to purchase orders, inventory management, and impaired inventory issues.

  • Return logistics process: working with buyers and external parties to manage return/disposition of impaired inventories.

  • Production and distribution of various Procurement reports.

  • Data collection, organization, and distribution.

  • Projects pertaining to service level management and inventory management, assigned by supervisor.


  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Basic computer skills; knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel

  • Outstanding attention to detail; ability to multitask and prioritize work

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing, and sometimes stressful atmosphere

Requisition ID 12975

Company Hansen Distribution Group

Category Procurement

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