• Regional Merchandising Coordinator - East Region

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  • Are you looking for a new opportunity with a strong and stable company? Do you want the opportunity for excellence and advancement in your career? If so, Gordon Food Service could be the place for you.


    As one of the largest privately held foodservice distributors in North America, our family business has a history of developing talented professionals, pursuing innovative ideas and building strong relationships.


    We are seeking great people looking for professional and personal growth. If you are interested in joining an innovative, supportive, values-driven company, we invite you to consider a career with Gordon Food Service. Take a look at these videos to learn more about who we are and what we do!



    As a Regional Merchandising Coordinator - East Region you will provide insight and support of product validation and sourcing strategies for the Regional Merchandising Team as part of the overall national merchandising approach, in alignment with customer needs and specifications, divisional objectives, and Gordon Food Service merchandising strategies.


    Responsibilities Include:

    • Performs product validation, sourcing, and slotting activity for the regional merchandising team for all stock items.
    • Determines the most efficient sourcing solutions to meet key customer specifications while striving for alignment with divisional, regional and national goals and objectives.
    • Organizes product mapping and provides cost, price, and item data for potential, new, and existing business.
    • Collaborates with the divisional key customer stakeholders, regional merchandising teams, and national teams to establish appropriate sales, brand, and margin on item and vendor portfolios.
    • Participates in the creation of new proprietary vendors and stocked items following the defined national processes.
    • Understands, requests, and analyzes pertinent reports and resources to drive effective decision-making to provide product expertise.
    • Supports the roles of Regional Merchandising Specialists, Credit Coordinator and Samples Coordinator with vacation coverage as required.
    • Performs other duties as assigned



    • Bachelors Degree in Marketing or related field preferred
    • Bilingual, written and spoken, in Canadian French and English
    • Understanding of principles of food service vendors, products, cost, freight, and sourcing
    • Must have strong mathematical skills and ability to calculate figures such as averages, proportions, percentages, etc.
    • Must have advanced knowledge of spreadsheets, word processing, email, and internet software applications, and the ability to learn new software related to the role. Experience with databases is helpful.
    • Must have good customer service and time management skills.
    • Must have good verbal and written communication skills including the ability to write routine reports and electronic correspondence.
    • Must have the ability to speak effectively with internal customers, suppliers or colleagues on the phone and face to face.
    • Attention to processes and detail and demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.
    • Must have skill in self management and task prioritization, accepts responsibility for own actions, follows through on commitments and reacts well under pressure and to fluctuations in workload.




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    Gordon Food Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer.







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