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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Sr Mgr, Category Development - Meat Sales in Rancho Cordova, California

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. Manager, Category Development is responsible for supporting PCR growth and new customer conversions in support of the Business Development group and the advancement of the SGP. The role is defined by category and will focus on the Meat commodity with additional resources deployed by Area. Primarily responsibilities include developing strategies and long-term plans to grow assigned categories in all applicable channels. The Sr. Manager, Category Development will lead the in-market resources as well as the national go-to-market strategies.

Job Description

Description

  • Assist with the prioritization of PCR growth and customer conversion opportunities within assigned regions.

  • Identify emerging trends, category sales trends by sub-categories; channel requirements to serve, and shopper insights to inform new product development and procurement priorities.

  • Incubate capability-building initiatives to create a competitive advantage.

  • Work in support of Regional Business Development team on new business propositions; the Merchandising group to create breakthrough programs to attract new business; Operations to innovate category-specific supply chain solutions and Procurement to expand the current portfolio through innovation and variety.

  • Lead the in-market resources to deliver on KPIs including new customer conversion growth, improved category profitability and PCR growth among current customers.

  • Travel Required:Yes

Environment

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

Skills

  • Specialized Knowledge :

  • Special Skills : Interpersonal savvy and skills a must, Excellent communication written and oral required, Presentation building skills

  • Physical abilities: :

  • Other: :

Years Of Experience

  • 5-7 : Sales, Marketing, or related experience in category leadership

  • 2-5 : Supervisory experience

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree - Business Administration/Management

Shift

1st Shift (United States of America)

Company

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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