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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Account Executive in Robesonia, Pennsylvania

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 C&S Account Executive will be the primary day to day point of contact with the customer, building a relationship that fosters sales growth, problem solving, on-going communication and long-term business partnership between the retailer and C&S. This role will coordinate with the customer and C&S corporate partners regarding service level issues, inventory management, costing, and troubleshooting day to day issues.

Job Description

Description

  • Maximize sales with existing customer, using the C&S programs and apply individual knowledge and experience in both retail and wholesale to increase sales and gross profit for our customer.

  • Establish and follow an escalation process to ensure the customer and the C&S partners are aware of all inventory issues that have the potential impact the business, and identify and implement process improvements to eliminate or minimize inventory issues that might negatively impact the business and track and report on results weekly in the following areas: Leftover Ad Inventory, Dead/Excess Inventory, Unauthorized/Reserve Inventory Management, Discontinued, Slow Moving and Close Coded Items.

  • Build working relationship with C&S regional staff and customer. Understand the obstacles and challenges from both sides in order to resolve issue and find solutions.

  • Manage, report and facilitate capacity planning across all C&S warehouse locations on a daily, monthly, quarterly basis.

  • Resolve issues relating to billing and weekly statements. Requiring the knowledge and the resources to find solution to customer financial questions

  • Coordinate and participate in scheduling and delivery issues. Work with Transportation to establish and adjust schedules, particular for seasonal and holiday changes.

  • Monitor and report daily volume based on capacity plan; troubleshoot and in act capacity contingency plan if required.

  • Prepare materials and participate in customer business reviews.

  • Manage distribution smoothing across all warehouse locations based on capacity plans; communicate final plans back to the customer.

  • Coordinate between customer and C&S special buy programs, such as shipper program, holiday candy, seasonal events, and holiday items.

  • Assist with special projects assigned by Sr. Staff

  • Travel Required: Yes

Environment

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

Skills

  • Specialized Knowledge: Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and Power Point. Knowledge of procurement and merchandising aspects of the food retail business.

  • Special Skills: Strong analytical skills required. Effective communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and team playing skills. Able to be influential, negotiate, and establish positive working relationships across the organization and with all levels of management.

  • Other: Willing to work outside normal business hours and very occasional weekend when necessary.

Years Of Experience

  • 2-5: Grocery wholesale or grocery retail experience preferred; Retail sales or account management experience a plus.

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Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree - General Studies

Shift

1st Shift (United States of America)

Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

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