Associate Merchandising Analyst

1 week ago
Requisition ID
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

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

As an Associate Merchandising Analyst, you will negotiate and execute gross profit opportunities, as well as negotiate and execute promotional merchandising programs for our independent retailers. You will work closely with our vendor and broker community, as well as internal departments at C&S. 


  • Negotiate and execute promotional merchandising programs with vendors and manufacturers (weekly ads/bi-annual food shows, marketing events).
  • Negotiate opportunities with vendors and manufacturers to maximize profitable inventories and opportunities by creating logistical efficiencies.
  • Learn the functions of various systems & reports for daily usage to capitalize on process improvements and profitability
  • Manage reconciliation of vendor rebate programs to ensure accuracy and timeliness of payments from the vendor community
  • Setup and maintain item and vendor data integrity, including pricing, item accuracy, item changes, item assortment, category marketing info, and lost income resolution
  • Work on special projects with Senior Analysts and Mangers, such as ah hoc analysis, representing the division on specific weekly conference calls, food show coordination, retail merchandising, and other projects
  • Work cross functionally with the Procurement team on excess inventory resolution
  • Interface with other C&S departments, vendors, and retail customers for resolutions regarding invoicing, or deduction management


  • Bachelor's Degree or related experience
  • Minimum of six months wholesale or retail industry experience preferred
  • Basic computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Successfully prioritize multiple tasks and responsibilities simultaneously


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