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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Perishable Meat Buyer in Kapolei, Hawaii

About Our Company

Hawaii 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 Hawaii 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 Hawaii Logistics, LLC. Hawaii 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 part of the procurement department you will play a crucial part in the success of C&S by making sure that our customers are braggingly happy. In our department we purchase food items ranging from soup to candy to ice cream and perishable meat/seafood. The Perishable Buyer will focus on procuring packaged and fresh meat/seafood items from various manufactures. The applicant should have a strong understanding of the perishable wholesale industry in order to maintain agreed upon service levels by customers while adhering to budgeted inventory levels. This person will engage with customers on service level and partner with vendors to successfully manage all aspects of product flow and have visibility to each part in the supply chain.

Job Description

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

Customer, Vendor and Manufacturer Relations:Procure perishable and packaged meat & seafood items from various manufacturers.Negotiate with vendors and customers to maximize product flow, manage inventory levels and coordinate action against close coded, expired and other unproductive inventory.Interact with customers to communicate success and resolve issues.Professional verbal and written communication skills.Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize.

Data Analytics and Reporting:Achieve targeted customer service level rates by monitoring, identifying, reacting to, communicating, and solving potential issues.Accomplish budgeted inventory levels, utilizing system tools to analyze and react to trends.Consistently validate forecasting and item information.Sound statistical acumen, interpretation and analytical ability.

Additional responsibilities as assigned.

Travel Required:No

Environment

Office : Office Temperature (65F to 75F)

Skills

Specialized Knowledge : Applicant should have a strong understanding of the wholesale industry.

Special Skills : Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel preferred.

Physical abilities: : N/A

Other: : N/A

Years Of Experience

2-5 : Two years of perishable meat buying or equivalent experience preferred

Qualifications

Shift

1st Shift (United States of America)

Company

Hawaii Logistics LLC

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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