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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.
This position manages the day-to-day activities of the Facilities Maintenance Purchasing team. The incumbent is responsible for a team of four people that orders parts and services for maintenance shops across the country, issues PO’s for approved capital projects; ensures vendor compliance with contract and regulatory requirements and other central purchasing activities.
Ensure all purchase requests are handled within 45 minutes of receipt during normal business hours
Make sure team members are confirming/validating prices for each order
Challenge team members to be on guard against fraud and frivolous spending
Issue purchase orders for capital improvement projects
Manage the department invoice approval process for approximately 20,000 invoices per year
Maintain no more than 200 invoices in the queue at any time with the oldest being no more than 30 days old
Central Purchasing Management:
Oversee the invoice management of the company copier fleet (over 200 units) and print shop machines for four high volume locations and assist with new equipment contract execution
Manage postage meters for all locations
Manage company shipping accounts for UPS, FedEx, etc.
Coach, mentor and provide career advice for four hourly associates
Manage the goal setting and review process and consistently align with department and group goals and initiatives
Identify and eliminate areas of waste
Ensure cross-training and backup resources are available for each task
Train users at all levels and enforce best practices
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
2-4 years of supervisory and leadership responsibility
Significant Excel experience, Accounting experience a plus
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, multi-tasking and prioritization
Demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced environment
Requisition ID 10442
Company C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.