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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Director, Merchandising in Sacramento, California

About Our Company

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

The Director, Merchandising lead a Merchandising team(s) in achieving weekly gross profit goals and budgets. The position will implement competitive merchandising vehicles with independent retailers while achieving the budgeted margin. The Director, Merchandising supports Senior Leadership in setting direction to the overall team on the successful achievement of both short and long term initiatives.

Job Description

Description

  • Lead the team in daily activities for achieving weekly gross profit objectives, including (gross/flyer/incentives/post audits), and mitigation of financial risk.

  • Daily negotiating and interaction with vendors on partnership programs and national merchandising programs.

  • Direct ad hoc projects that are required to meet the demands of our day-to-day business activities, providing the merchandising teams with proper direction, resources and support to successfully achieve outcomes.

  • Accountable for the team's price changes and maximizing margin opportunities by monitoring key commodities and trend relevant to the business.

  • Execute quarterly gross goals, yearly departmental strategies and align team KPI's.

  • Lead and develop talent across multiple teams including: performance reviews, growth development plans, succession planning and hiring of talent.

  • Oversee the team to ensure sourcing penetration on pertinent vendors are maximized.

  • Responsible for managing overall relationships with manufacturers.

  • Responsible for leading new customer start-up on planning, implementation and execution, as well as focus on customer relationships and overall perception

  • Travel Required:Yes

Environment

  • Office : Office Temperature (65F to 75F)

Skills

  • Specialized Knowledge : Strong understanding of core competencies of wholesale model, ability to lead others, understanding of commodities and how they work.

  • Special Skills : Strong negotiation skills, organization, prioritization, problem solving, and setting and communicating direction; ability to multi task in a fast paced environment

  • Physical abilities: :

  • Other: :

Years Of Experience

  • 7-10 : years of related work and supervisory experience

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree - Business

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Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

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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