C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Demand Planning Rep II in Keene, New Hampshire

Company Overview

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 a Demand Planning Representative II , you will support a Demand Planning Analyst that owns a section of the business for a large customer or an entire stand-alone account for smaller customers. You may independently own segments of customer forecasting for large customers as part of your development. In this role, you will be accountable for working with the Demand Planners to manage the customer relationship from all aspects of ad and turn demand planning as well as working with Senior and other internal partners, such as Procurement, to ensure that service and inventory targets are met.

This position is entry level and will allow you the ability to gain exposure to Supply Chain and Demand Planning. The main elements of this job focus on supporting the team in the analysis of all promotional and turn activities with assigned customer groups including, but not limited to, sales forecasting, maintenance of sales history dataset, and communication among teams. This position will, at times, require independent decision making around proper handling on allocations and bookings.

Responsibilities

  • Entering ad forecasts, turn forecasts, and NODS allocations diligently and accurately.

  • Help to manage the process of ad changes and additions from the time that C&S receives the information to the time of booking expiration.

  • Maintain, analyze, and make adjustments to the turn forecast.

  • Track items both booked and pending set up.

  • Receive and validate bookings and allocation for those items that are new to our customer's product offering.

  • Run, manipulate, and distribute a variety of reports for internal and external use. Organize and communicate changes to the appropriate teams.

  • Adjust, cancel, and expedite the allocations as received by the customer account, buyers, and ad analysts.

  • Monitor inventory levels and release dates for allocations in NODS as well as report updates and changes to the business.

  • Participate in the daily service level review for main customer(s).

  • Participate in, and prep for, weekly ad conference calls with assigned customer grouping(s) to review future promotional activities.

  • Weekend coverage 4-5 weekends per year; support holiday actions or troubleshooting activities.

  • Other tasks as needed.

Qualifications

  • High School degree or equivalent; Bachelor's degree preferred

  • One to two years' experience in office environment and/or Wholesale-retail industry; understanding of Procurement processes

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel

  • Analytical/math-based skills; knowledge of Statistics a plus

  • Excellent customer service and communications skills

  • Outstanding attention to detail; the ability to work in a fast past and ever changing and sometimes stressful atmosphere

  • Team player

  • Possible light travel to other offices for cross-training purposes

Job Locations US-NH-Keene

Posted Date 2 weeks ago

Requisition ID 7833

Company C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Category Procurement

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