General Manager Development Program (June 2019)

C&S Wholesale Grocers Greenville , SC 29617

Posted 1 month ago

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 a part of our General Manager Development Program, you'll launch your career at C&S Wholesale Grocers, the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the country. The 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. You will engage with peers, mentors and managers to develop your professional network and establish your personal brand, and experience.

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.

Upon successful completion of this GM Development Program, you will be placed within a General Manager role in one of our multiple distribution centers across the country. With this position comes a high expectation for performance. If you enjoy rigorous challenges and are committed to excellence, the GM Development Program and C&S are a great fit for you!


During the General Manager Leadership Development program, you:

  • Build your career credentials as you rotate through multiple business functions critical to your role as a future General Manager

  • Learn leadership skills through hands-on work as you interact across various departments, facilities, and locations

  • Receive support from a mentor to reach your full leadership potential

  • Work on challenging and stimulating projects and tasks that directly impact C&S and our strategic growth plan

  • Network with C&S leadership and other young professionals

  • Make a difference in the local community through company-sponsored service initiatives


  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Transportation, Logistics, Operations or a related field (3.0 GPA or higher preferred)

  • Must be an upcoming graduate or have graduated within last three years

  • 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)

The GM Development Program offers possible rotations across the country. Your rotation assignments may include Jacksonville, FL; Hatfield, MA; Newburgh,NY; Bethlehem, PA; York, PA; and Mauldin, SC.

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General Manager Development Program (June 2019)

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