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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Merchandising Analyst - Tobacco in Keene, New Hampshire

Position Overview

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 the Merchandising Analyst for Tobacco, your role is to negotiate gross profit opportunities and sales programs with the vendor community.

Job Description

  • Full Time - Hybrid Role (Post Training)

  • Location: Keene, NH

You will contribute by:

  • Negotiating gross profit buying opportunities with vendors (buys/slotting/DPS/etc.) while maximizing bill out inventory profit (last buys before increases/bracket buys/alternate sourcing).

  • Negotiating and execute promotional merchandising programs with vendor (ads/food show/block buys) including national merchandising.

  • Managing proper execution of reconciliation of vendor incentives (quarterly, monthly, prepay, OI) in order to ensure accuracy and proper timeliness from vendor community.

  • Setting up and maintaining item and vendor data integrity (pricing/item accuracy/item changes/item assortment/category marketing info/lost margin resolution)

  • Studying and anticipating commodity changes to maximize revenue.

  • Assisting vendors and buyers with dead and excess inventory resolution.

  • Interfacing with outside C&S departments as well as retail customers for resolutions, IMS-Vendor relations, and Prompt- AVS resolutions.

  • Acting as the division representative for specific weekly company conference calls.

  • Coordinating food shows; Merchandising key account contact / other retail contact.

  • Coordination vendor trade relations; tobacco program planning; trainer for C&S personnel.

  • Ensuring all merchandising activities comply with legal and regulatory standards, including advertising restrictions and age verification requirements.

  • Staying updated on changes in tobacco regulations and adjust strategies as needed

  • Travel Required: No

Environment

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

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:

  • Basic computer skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Professional verbal and written communication skills.

  • Negotiation, organization, prioritization, and problem solving skills.

Years Of Experience

  • 2-5: Related industry experience (wholesale or retail)

  • Tobacco or cigarette industry experience preferred

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree - General Studies

Shift

1st Shift (United States of America)

Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, LLC

About Our Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, LLC is an industry leader in supply chain solutions and wholesale grocery supply in the United States. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 7,500 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases and institutions with over 100,000 different products. C&S also proudly operates and supports corporate grocery stores and services independent franchisees under a chain-style model throughout the Midwest, South and Northeast. We are an engaged corporate citizen, supporting causes that positively impact our communities.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, LLC. 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.

Company: C&S Wholesale Grocers, LLC

Job Area: Procurement Gen Merchandise

Job Family: Procurement

Job Type: Regular

Job Code: JC0369

ReqID: R-256860

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