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Topco Associates is currently seeking a Category Manager for the Indirect Spend team in Quincy, MA.
Under the direct supervision of the Category Director, the Category Manager will lead the Logistics and Distribution for Topco’s Indirect Spend Program (ISP). The Category Manager is responsible for managing and overseeing project initiatives with representatives from our member-owner organizations to source indirect products/services in the Logistics and Distribution space. The Category Manager is responsible for ensuring that their categories are delivered to the member at a total lowest cost of ownership, achieve maximum member participation, and enhance the competitive position and profitability of Topco member companies. The Category Manager is responsible for achieving department goals and working with their team to drive value added category results and innovation. This position will lead a team of 2 - 3 associates. The Category Manager is also responsible for leading best practice sharing among their peers, driving continuous improvement of the procurement processes and leading cross functional initiatives. The Category Manager will manage $150MM to $180MM in indirect sourcing spend.
We are currently seeking a Retail Insights Analyst for Avantis and the tradeview analytics team in Elk Grove Village, IL.
Avantis Partners is an industry leader in supply side analytics for retail. A joint venture between Topco and Audit Technology Group, Avantis Partners is dedicated to helping merchants optimize vendor performance through fact based, data driven strategic vendor negotiations. The analyst will play a key role in day-to-day data analysis and reporting, client engagement and in moving forward Avantis Partners’ strategy using the TradeView Analytics™ platform. Avantis Partners drives success by providing retailers with the roadmap to achieve the lowest possible net cost and to detect and correct missed trade fund and other payment errors. The application used to access this valuable information is TradeView Analytics (TVA). TVA offers a number of value propositions to their client base: 1. On-demand visibility into the performance of trade funds through vendor scorecards as well as category and item-level reports 2. Ability to benchmark their key sales, cost, margin and trade fund metrics against other participating clients. 3. Detailed visibility into the performance of National Brand vs. Private Brand Equivalent, across cost, price and margin.
Topco Associates is currently seeking a Category Insights Analyst for the Category Insights team in Elk Grove Village, IL.
One of Topco’s three core strategies is “Knowledge Management”. Recently, this strategy has taken on a much more important role, and additional focus is required at the business unit level. In this role, the Category Insights Analyst will serve as analytic and category management advisor using the category management process as a decision platform for all initiatives designed to optimize category strategy, assortment, distribution merchandising, pricing and promotional mix for Topco. The Category Insights Analyst will provide data-driven customer-focused insights to help meet and exceed volume and market share objectives.
Topco Associates is currently seeking a Category Manager for the Produce team in Yakima, Washington or Visalia, CA.
The Category Manager for Apples, Pears & Cherries for purchasing products at a cost to achieve maximum member participation and to enhance the competitive position and profitability of Topco member companies.
Topco Associates is currently seeking a Fuel Analyst/Refined Products and Ethanol Scheduler to assist in the daily inventory management of refined products and biofuels across its footprint.
The Topco Fuel program operates a dynamic fuel supply and distribution network to meet the low-cost supply needs of Topco members throughout the United States. The Fuel team supplies refined products via multiple pipelines, rail and truck options out of the Gulf Coast, Chicago, Group 3 and New York Harbor spot markets to over 50 terminals across the United States.
The Scheduler will assist in managing inventory positions across multiple terminals in over 26 States. The Fuel Specialist will be responsible for managing pipeline and ethanol receipts and deliveries as well as several daily and weekly reporting requirements related to supply and demand trends across the various markets.
Topco Associates is currently seeking an Associate Quality Assurance Manager- Product Development for the Quality Assurance team in Elk Grove Village, IL.
Under the general direction of the Director of QA, the Associate QA Manager promotes the delivery of optimal Quality Assurance services to member companies by managing and directing Quality Assurance activities within assigned areas of responsibility to perform product approvals, perform and maintain product monitoring reviews, develop and ensure maintenance of current finished product specifications; ensure product and supplier compliance with specifications at all points through the distribution channels, provide and maintain product technical information; investigate and resolve product quality issues; ensure all programs are aligned with the overall business strategies of the department and Topco.
Topco Associates is currently seeking a Corporate Communications Specialist in Elk Grove Village, IL.
The Corporate Communications Specialist is responsible for presenting and maintaining a positive public image and brand for Topco to all internal and external audiences. The Specialist will also compose original content to support Topco initiatives, and will work with the Senior Manager of Corporate Communications to ensure a consistent voice across all companywide communications. This position collaborates with various internal and external teams to provide assistance with both written and visual messaging across multiple channels.
Topco Associates is currently seeking a Director of Fresh Meat for the Meat Department in Elk Grove Village, IL.
The Director of Fresh Meat is responsible for delivering sales, contribution margins and cost savings for the Fresh Meat department as well as establishes and accomplishes business objectives for their team. Develops and leads both category and sourcing teams and reinforces behaivors that align with Topco’s leadship competencies. Leads the development of category solutions that drive incremental member participation and growth. Through direct member engagement, is responsible for developing and executing a strategic sales plan to meet and exceed all financial objectives. Provides leadership and vision to the organization that support the company’s overall objectives and strategies.
Topco Associates is currently seeking a Sr. Business Analyst for the Center Store team in Elk Grove Village, IL.
The Business Analyst is responsible for supporting the Center Store team in delivering value and savings by developing solutions and implementing strategies and goals for all aspects of the Center Store process, establishing and reporting on key performance indicators as well as continuously benchmarking and improving strategic sourcing practices (e.g. total lowest cost of ownership, strategic sourcing, supplier management, contract management, supplier scorecards, etc.). Additional responsibilities include supporting ad-hoc initiatives and Member projects.