C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Produce Merchandiser in York, Pennsylvania

Company Overview

Arsenal Road 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 Arsenal Road 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 Arsenal Road Logistics, LLC. Arsenal Road Logistics, LLC 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 a Produce Merchandiser Specialist , you will engage decision makers in Retailer Customers assisting with sales and merchandising of retail produce products, as well as work to increase the volume of products and programs offered.

The Perishable Sales Department engages across a wide spectrum of corporate departments, such as Procurement, Transportation, Merchandising and Customer Service as we strive to deliver World Class products and services.

Responsibilities

  • Maximize sales with existing customers, using your ndividual knowledge and experience in both retail and wholesale to increase sales and gross profit for the retailer.

  • Assist Produce department managers, owners, and or supervisors with product selection with training of new product and proper merchandising, with retails to establish proper gross profits for their department

  • Working with all necessary personal for a new store and or a re-model start up to insure a smooth transition from an existing department to a new department.

  • Individual store visits to assist the retailer in achieving and maintaining a business relationship with the company, including problem solving, negotiating , developing of programs while securing integrity and trust between us and the Retailer.

  • Coordinating store re-sets and new item procurement and placement for the retailer.

  • Selling special buy programs such as shippers, seasonal and holiday items.

  • Planning and suggesting equipment replacement and upgrades, taking operation and financial matters into consideration, such as return on investment, appearance\ placement and profits

Qualifications

  • High School Education (college degree preferred)

  • Combined 5+ years in retail and wholesale produce categories

  • Understanding of all technical and managerial supermarket functions [all facets] – some wholesale knowledge [understanding of transportation, schedules, and equipment.]

  • Excellent Communication skills both oral and written, time management negotiating abilities, problem solving, interpersonal relationship, financials related to supermarkets P&L’s

  • Food Safety Certified or Food Safety Certification Eligible

  • Computer skills, presentation skills, ability to travel and flexibility.

Requisition ID 12320

Company Arsenal Road Logistics

Category Procurement

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