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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Account Manager, Retail in Troutdale, Oregon

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

As the Account Manager (AM), you will serve as a regular interface and communicator for the organization's clients, working independently to orchestrate the deployment of corporate-wide resources to provide comprehensive service and solutions to the account portfolio. You will be a Professional whose responsibilities include identifying internal and external opportunities to improve day to day customer service, and is an escalation point for the Customer Service team.

Job Description

Description

  • Owns responsibility for the strategic management of accounts as assigned and will report to the Retail Sales Manager. Establishes and builds strong client relationships through a detailed and hands on understanding of day to day transactions and IT enabled processes. Leverages commercial aspects of Partner contracts and works to ensure C+S realizes the benefit of these assets, and is directly involved with the negotiation of new and existing contracts. Travels to Customer locations as needed.

  • Leverages organizational capabilities to advance customer and company objectives. Provides support, continuity, and ongoing representation for the Customer reinforced by management throughout the organization, communicating with other relevant company functions/ divisions. Delivers corporate goals and objectives within the client/ Account Management relationship

  • Maintains an ongoing understanding of the partners supply chain network to explore and develop opportunities to grow revenue and volume across account portfolio

  • Identifies target opportunities within the framework of the organization-wide strategy and develops solutions through cross-functional channels. Contributes to training content and transfer knowledge from newly developed and enhanced processes to fellow team members.

  • Leads special projects/ programs as needed.

  • Works closely with hourly CSRs assigned to accounts, developing accountability and leadership.

  • Travel Required: Yes

Skills

  • Specialized Knowledge : Basic retail grocery and warehouse operations knowledge.

  • Special Skills : Extraordinary customer service skills, excellent communicative abilities, verbal and written, exemplary attention to detail. Fundamental computer skills in Excel, Word, Power Point, and Project.

Years Of Experience

  • 2-5 : Related experience. Experience in a similar environment providing customer support at the level of a senior account representative or equivalent.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree - General Studies

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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