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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Director, Operations in Development (Upcoming Grads) 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, Operations in Development Program offers executive exposure and a guided career path to driven young professionals. Through hands-on career development and learning, you will experience C&S at many levels. You will be exposed to various processes and roles throughout the organization, and will be looked to for analytical insights and suggestions for innovative changes that impact operations and influence the future.

The program consists of a three-week orientation followed by targeted rotations through multiple business functions critical to your role as a future General Manager. Assignments will provide broad exposure to C&S, while also giving you an opportunity to tackle tough issues and add immediate value.

This position will engage with peers, mentors and managers to develop professional networks and establish a personal brand, and experience.

Targeting Dec 2021 and May 2022 grads

Job Description


  • Successfully complete onboarding, special projects and task assignments, aligned to the General Manager competencies and/or Operations Excellence pillar, under the direction of assigned rotation manager.

  • Meet with General Manager and other assigned mentors on a regularly scheduled cadence focusing on development, to gain a better understanding of the business, and help to achieve objectives.

  • Actively network and build connections within the business and the industry.

  • Actively participate in company sponsored service initiatives in the local community and through volunteer efforts.

  • Travel Required: Yes


  • Warehouse : Freezer (-20F to 0F)

  • Warehouse : Perishable Warehouse (28F to 60F)

  • Warehouse : Grocery Warehouse (50F to 90F)

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


  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and written, and verbal communication abilities

  • Ability to handle multiple projects and changing responsibilities

  • Problem analysis, decision making and analytical capabilities

  • Eagerness to learn and accept challenges

  • Ability to think independently and creatively while working well with others

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Years Of Experience

  • 0-2 : related work experience


Bachelor's Degree - Operations & Supply Chain Management



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