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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.
The Meat Sales Specialist will consult, advise, and direct retail customer base on the best practices to grow meat market share and increased meat revenue and profitability.
The position will engage decision makers and Independent Retailers to assist with the sales and merchandising of the meat category as well as work to increase the volume of meat products and programs that the company offers.
Execute quarterly sell programs
Support Reset Activities, including new store/ red-design set-up
Provide regular Category Training on new items, merchandising and departmental best practices
Inform special activities, demand forecasts, product surveys and promotional bookings
Optimize category assortment and close key category voids in conjunction with Category Management and merchandising/ Procurement team(s)
Assist Fresh department managers, owners, and/or supervisors with product selection, training on new products and proper merchandising, retails to establish proper gross profits for departments, assist writing ads using ad program, and maintain the product list with acceptable retails
Make routed individual store visits to assist retailers in achieving and maintaining a business relationship with the company, including problem solving, negotiating, and development of programs while securing integrity and trust between our company and the retailer
Sell special buy programs and the associated merchandising programs
Inform both the retailer and team of competitive activities both locally and nationally
Conduct sales of new programs and services; understand and explain the company's programs and services to the retailer’s buyers / representatives
2-5 years of retail and wholesale perishables category experience
Specialized Knowledge: Understanding of all technical and managerial supermarket functions [all facets] – some wholesale knowledge [understanding of transportation, schedules, and equipment]; Knowledge of product procurement and vendor relations; perishable product and supply chain knowledge
Specialized Skills: Excellent communication skills both oral and written, time management negotiating abilities, problem solving, interpersonal relationship, financials related to supermarkets P&L’s; Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; Excellent presentation skills; Ability to be flexible
Other: Food Safety Certified or Food Safety Certification Eligible
Associate Degree - General Studies, Bachelor's Degree - General Studies
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