Looking for a warehouse job at a growing, dynamic company? How about human resources, finance, merchandising, or transportation? Be sure to look into C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc, one of the largest wholesale grocery supply companies in the U.S. With a number of locations, career areas, and part-time and full-time positions, you have a number of opportunities that might be a great fit for you.
C&S was founded almost 100 years ago in 1928 by Israel Cohen and Abraham Siegel. They started off simple: just making grocery deliveries to local stores in Worcester, Massachusetts. Now C&S supplies over 6,000 grocery stores, military bases, and institutions nationwide, with locations in 16 states. It’s still family-owned and operated, and is dedicated to maintaining the culture its proud of.
C&S has received numerous awards, including 2014 Wholesaler of the Year by Progressive Grocer, the Rising Star Award for their leadership development program in 2013, and the Partner Award for Excellence from Target Corporation in 2010. This company is constantly striving to improve by being innovative, focusing on customer satisfaction, ensuring quality, and treating team members with respect and appreciation.
C&S is not only focused on their own success and the success of their employees, they are also dedicated to supporting their community, with initiatives focused on eliminating hunger, strengthening communities, protecting our environment, and encouraging volunteerism. They support United Way, Dollars for Doers, Second Harvest Food Bank, and many other reputable charitable organizations. C&S sent truckloads of water, ice, and food to victims of Hurricane Katrina, and has launched an annual food donation program on Hunger Awareness Day.
Working at C&S
There are a number of career areas at C&S: Administrative, Sales and Customer Service, Finance, Human Resources, IS/IT, Facilities and Automation, Merchandising, Procurement, Retail, Transportation, and Warehouse.
Benefits include 401k retirement plan, health and dental insurance, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program, adoption support, and more. C&S also has an employee discount program for its product. Eligibility of benefits may depend on full- or part-time status of an employee.
The company prides itself in its employees’ work ethic, promoting from within the company, employing teamwork in order to address issues, and also building community within the company. C&S supports charity events, local sports leagues, volunteerism, and employee appreciation celebrations.
Some of the most common comments made by current and former employees discuss the great co-workers and strong work ethic. Some concerning comments included statements about amount of work and problems with work/life balance. Find more reviews at www.glassdoor.com and search for C&S Wholesale Grocers.
Tips for Applying at C&S
You can find both full-time and part-time open positions by visiting www.weselectthebest.com/careers. Here are a few tips before applying:
- There are a number of locations—be sure to check the location of the position when applying.
- Warehouse positions require a certain degree of physical aptitude. You’ll be walking, lifting, and moving fast a long periods of time. If you feel you won’t be able to do this, consider another area of the company to apply to.
- There are also various shifts you can apply for, so be sure to carefully read the description before applying.
- This company highly values community service, so be sure to include any volunteer experience you’ve had in your cover letter and résumé.
- Be sure to ask questions in your interview. You want this job to be a good fit you, just as the employer does!