C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Associate Buyer, Perishables in Rancho Cordova, California

Company Overview

Sacramento Logistics, LLC is one of the largest wholesale grocery suppliers on the West Coast, 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 Sacramento 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 Sacramento Logistics, LLC. Sacramento 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 an Associate Buyer of Perishables , you will maintain agreed upon service levels by customer while adhering to budgeted inventory levels and engage with customers on service level while partnering with vendors to successfully manage all aspects of product flow.


  • Procurement of product from branded and non-branded vendors to achieve the targeted service level.

  • Maintain in stock customer service level rates by monitoring, identifying, reacting to, communicating, and solving potential issues

  • Negotiate with vendors to maximize product flow, manage inventory levels and coordinate action against close coded, expired and other unproductive inventory.

  • Maintain budgeted inventory levels, utilizing system tools to analyze and react to trends. Work with team-members to accomplish established goals.

  • Maintain ordering parameters and accurate manufacture and item information. Consistently validating forecasting and item file information to ensure synchronization of customer and vendor systems.

  • Collaboration with manufacturers, internal department, and support staff to accomplish both team and company goals.

  • Interaction with customers, daily/weekly meetings problem solving of issues.

  • Executes special assignments such as new business initiatives

  • Support department efforts during non traditional hours ensuring overall department goals are met.

  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

  • Work with new business partners on business transition and items assortments


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

  • Five (5) years in a wholesale or retail food industry, is a plus

  • Sound statistical acumen, interpretation, and analytical ability

  • Professional verbal and written communication skills

  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize

Job Locations US-CA-Rancho Cordova

Posted Date 1 week ago

Requisition ID 7884

Company Sacramento Logistics, LLC

Category Procurement