C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Supv, Facilities Admin 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

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.


Purchase Initiation:

  • 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

Purchase Approval:

  • 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.

Team Management:

  • 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.

Category Facilities/Automation