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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Center Store Category Specialist in Robesonia, Pennsylvania

About Our Company

Robesonia Logistics, LLC is one of the largest wholesale grocery suppliers in the Northeast, and is one of 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. At Robesonia Logistics, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition for Employment with Robesonia Logistics. Robesonia Logistics 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 Center Store Category Specialist is responsible for selling and directing the company's retail customer base on the best practices to grow Center Store Categories, including Dry Grocery; Frozen; Dairy and GM/HBC, as well as to increase market share and non-perishable revenue and profitability. The Specialist engages with decision makers in Independent Retailers to assist with sales and merchandising of Corporate Brands, new item introductions and major product concentration increases in high priority categories.

Job Description

Description

  • Drive and expand the distribution of Corporate Brands by filling all category voids and establishing a fair share of shelf for current and potential SKUs

  • Gain authorization and distribution of new items in line with sell-in objectives and forecasted revenue goals

  • Identify and act on major PCR growth opportunities

  • Travel to store and complete routed individual visits to assist retailers in achieving and maintaining a business relationship with the company, including problem solving, negotiating, and developing programs while securing integrity and trust between the company and the retailer

  • Provide regular Category Training to store contacts on new items, merchandising and departmental best practices

  • Assist Grocery department managers, owners, and/or supervisors with product selection, training on new products and proper merchandising, retails to establish proper gross profits for their departments, assist writing ads using our ad program, and maintaining the product list with acceptable retails.

  • Sell special buy programs and the associated merchandising programs to stores

  • Travel Required:Yes

Environment

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

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

Skills

  • Specialized Knowledge: Private Label product knowledge; Knowledge of supply chain; Knowledge of product procurement and vendor relations preferred

  • Special Skills: Professional verbal and written communication skills; organizational and collaboration skills; sound wholesale and retail financial acumen and analytical capability

Years Of Experience

  • 2-5 : years of experience with a Bachelor's degree or the equivalent of five to seven years of Wholesale or Perishable Retailing experience

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Qualifications

Associate Degree - General Studies, Bachelor's Degree - General Studies

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Company

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