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C & S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Buyer Merchandiser in North Hatfield, Massachusetts

Buyer Merchandiser North Hatfield, Massachusetts ID: R-249803 Job Family: Procurement Job Type: Regular Keep our communities fed. Our focus is simple but meaningful, from our distribution centers to our offices; every employee of C&S and their family of companies works to help feed local families, neighbors, and communities. As a Buyer/Merchandiser, you will coordinate multiple activities with Associate Buyers, Buyers, and Assistants to maintain contractual and/or company goals for all major accounts service levels and inventory levels. The Buyer/Merchandiser works with the customers, vendors, Ops Planning, warehousing, Customer Integrators, Account Team, and Demand Planning to solve potential issues and is responsible for proactive communication with the Manager. The Buyer-Merchandiser is responsible for managing department agreed upon service levels by customer while adhering to budgeted inventory levels. Engage with customers on service level and partner with vendors to successfully manage all aspects of product flow. Build sales and source best product as best cost for C&S and its Retailers. Job Description Full Time, Hybrid Role - post training Location: North Hatfield, MA You will contribute by: Procuring product from branded and non-branded vendors. Achieving targeted customer service level rates by monitoring, identifying, reacting to, communicating, and solving potential issues. Negotiating with vendors and customers to maximize product flow, manage inventory levels and coordinate action against close coded, expired and other unproductive inventory. Accomplishing budgeted inventory levels, utilizing system tools to analyze and react to trends. Work with team-members to achieve established goals. Taking lead on additional responsibilities for the team and/or department, i.e. priority list creation, centralized vendor point of contact, inventory projects/initiatives, manage customer-specific processes, etc. Interacting with customers to communicate successes and resolve issues. Partnering with the merchandising group on new items, maintenance, and achievement of gross profit goals. Travel Required: No We offer: Weekly Pay Benefits available from day 1 (medical, dental, vision) Company matched 401K PTO and Holiday Pay offered Career Progression Opportunities Tuition Reimbursement Employee Health & Wellness program Employee Discounts / Purchasing programs Employee Assistance Program We\'re searching for candidates with: 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. Ability to problem solve 2-5 Years of relevant experience Grocery setting retail experience preferred but not required. Every person matters. We keep our values alive through a culture that embraces differences and ensures that every person matters. C&S and their Family of Companies are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider 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. The Fine Print This Job advertisement does not constitute a promise or guarantee of employment. This job advertisement describes the general nature and level of this position only. Essential functions and responsibilities may change as business needs require. This position may be with any affiliate of C&S Wholesale Grocers. Hiring immediately, to apply text \"CS\" to 32543 OR visit Qualifications Bachelor\'s Degree - Business Shift 1st Shift (United States of America)