Analyst, Merchandising
C&S Wholesale Grocers - Keene, NH

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Merchandising analysts are responsible for attaining gross profit goals and negotiating competitive Merchandising and Marketing deals for the Independent customer group. Merchandisers work in a fast paced environment requiring quick and accurate decisions on various subjects while maintaining vendor relationships.

Responsibilities
  • Negotiate and execute promotional merchandising programs with vendors for Independent customer base; both regionally and at a national level.
  • Ensure item and vendor data integrity (pricing, item accuracy, item changes, item assortment, category marketing info, lost profitability resolution).
  • Negotiate buying opportunities with vendors while maximizing gross margin.
  • Monitor and analyze commodity markets and communicate the appropriate purchases in support of the company margin objectives.
  • Act as liaison with retail customers and vendors for vendor relations.
  • Act as primary point of contact in building and maintaining vendor relationships.
  • Collaborate with vendors and buyers to resolve situations where C&S has excessive inventory levels or unproductive inventory.
  • Perform and execute other related projects in relation to departmental goals.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • 2+ years of Food Industry Knowledge preferred.
  • Wholesale or Retail Procurement experience helpful.
  • Strong communication, negotiation, organizational and analytical skills.
  • strong ability to successfully prioritize multiple tasks and responsibilities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Able to achieve results as an individual and within a team.
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C&S Wholesale Grocers is the lead supply chain company in the food industry today – and the largest wholesale grocery supply...