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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. International Buyer in Edison, New Jersey

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 Buyer , you will maintain agreed upon service levels by customers while adhering to budgeted inventory levels, engage with customers on service levels, and partner with vendors to successfully manage all aspects of product flow.


  • Procure product from branded and non branded vendors.

  • Achieve targeted customer service level rates by monitoring, identifying, reacting to, communicating, and solving potential issues.

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

  • Accomplish budgeted inventory levels, utilizing system tools to analyze and react to trends.

  • Work with team-members to achieve established goals.

  • Maintain ordering parameters and accurate manufacturer and item information.

  • Consistently validate forecasting and item information to ensure synchronization of customer and vendor systems.

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

  • Interact with customers to communicate success and resolve issues.

  • Partner with the merchandising group on new items, maintenance, and achievement of gross profit goals.

  • Work with the warehouse group on inbound order issues, returns, vendor recalls, and prioritization of loads.

  • Participate in daily team meetings to ensure communication on implementation and status of company initiatives.

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

  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

  • Two years relevant experience preferred.

  • 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.

Requisition ID 13677

Company C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Category Procurement