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Jr. Digital / Digital Specialist

As a member of the Digital Commerce and Innovation Division, the Junior Digital/Digital Specialist is responsible for assisting the Digital Lead Specialist in the day to day execution of the strategic consumer digital plan to drive sales and increase loyalty while maximizing the consumer’s online experience.  This individual will also serve as liaison with third party agencies in execution and delivery of the company’s digital marketing strategy including web, e-mail marketing, digital coupons, social commerce and SEO to drive business forward through digital channels.

To be considered a candidate, must meet the minimum qualifications of the posting:

1.    Bachelors degree required

2.    Self-starter  with proven ability to interact with Associates at various levels, both independently and as part of a team

3.    Understanding of strategic marketing, business and financials

4.    Overall understanding of social media platforms

5.    Ability to negotiate with third party vendors

6.    Excellent  verbal and written communication skills

7.    Exceptional ability to multi-task with attention to detail

8.    Demonstrated ability to problem-solve

9.    Strong presentation skills

10. Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

11. Web design/HTML/WordPress experience is a plus

We offer a highly competitive salary and superior company-paid Associate benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Paid Prescriptions, Tuition Reimbursement, Pre-Tax Dependent Spending Account, Retirement and 401(k).

To Apply, Please email your resume and salary history with “Jr. Digital Specialist” in the subject heading to: plaza3recruiter@wakefern.com.

All applications should be submitted by August 14, 2015

Wakefern is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce, which reflects the communities we serve. We regret that only those being considered will be contacted.


Digital Financial Specialist

As a member of the Digital Commerce and Innovation Division, the Digital Financial Specialist is responsible for overseeing and executing all business and marketing aspects for Wakefern’s consumer financial portfolio, to include: Mall and ShopRite Gift Cards, Credit Card and other third party payment options.  The Digital Financial Specialist is also responsible for overseeing and supporting future generation financial payment projects (Next Generation Payments) which include virtual gift cards and any other financial functions that bring value, convenience and efficiency to our consumers.  The specialist will work with various divisions to ensure the project deadlines are met.  This Associate will analyze program results and provide recommendations for future strategies.  Presentations to update DCI Committee, various DCI subcommittees and other Wakefern committees are amongst the duties of this position.

To be considered a candidate, must meet the minimum qualifications of the posting:

1.    Bachelor degree required

2.    Self-starter with experience in consumer marketing, and financial services marketing experience preferred

3.    Strong understanding of technical requirements for Wakefern payments and financial services

4.    Experience managing and directing third party agencies preferred

5.    Strong understanding of consumer facing financial services

6.    Proven ability to analyze data and substantiate business recommendations

7.    Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

8.    Strong ability to multi-task with attention to detail

9.    Proven ability to problem-solve

10.  Exceptional presentation skills

11.  Proven ability to interact with associates at various levels, both independently and as part of a team

12.  Exceptional computer skills in Microsoft Word, Access, Excel and PowerPoint

We offer a highly competitive salary and superior company-paid Associate benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Paid Prescriptions, Tuition Reimbursement, Pre-Tax Dependent Spending Account, Retirement and 401(k).

To Apply, Please email your resume and salary history with “Digital Financial Specialist” in the subject heading to: plaza3recruiter@wakefern.com.

All applications should be submitted by August 14, 2015

Wakefern is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce, which reflects the communities we serve. We regret that only those being considered will be contacted.


Production Planning Specialist NON-PERISHABLES DIVISION

At Wakefern Food Corporation, we are setting a new standard for success. We are the nation’s largest retailer-owned cooperative, and the wholesale distribution and merchandising arm for ShopRite Supermarkets.

What is your Perishable Experience?  Managing a department? Ordering and packing out produce?  Ordering meat?  Food Preparation? Did you ever wonder how the job you do (or did) could be made better through technology?  If so, this is your chance to be on the cutting edge of advancements that will benefit the most seasoned of Associates as well as those new to the industry. Step out of your comfort zone, and apply today for this exciting opportunity!!

As a member of the Production Planning team you will be responsible for managing, scheduling and controlling the tasks necessary in overseeing the installation and coordination of the Production Planning System and how it relates to CGO, Store Inventory, DSD Backdoor Receiving, Store Transfer, Reduction Label, Commitment, promotional systems and other related systems for new and existing stores.  In addition, the Associate filling this position will be responsible for the training and evaluation of store personnel in these systems.

To be considered a candidate, an Associate must meet the minimum requirements of the job posting:

1.High School diploma required, two or four-year college degree strongly preferred.

2.Retail operations, procurement, and/or computer experience required.

3.Knowledge of RAPID, Micro Strategy, Metafile and Microsoft Office required.

4.Ability to build open rapport and good working relationships with Members and Member Representatives, required.

5.Perishable experience is strongly preferred

6.Ability to work independently in constantly changing environments.

7.Strong organizational skills, creativity and innovative in the development of ideas and procedures as demonstrated by previous work experience is required.

8.Flexibility with regard to hours worked and travel (includes many overnight assignments and potential weekends).

9.Due to travel, a valid driver’s license is required.

10.   Excellent oral and written communication skills coupled with the ability to train Members and all levels of retail associates.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN July 17th, 2015

Send Resume and contact information to: GMrecruiter@wakefern.com


Part Time Call Center Representative

Wakefern Food Corp. (Raritan Center, Edison, NJ) is recruiting candidates to join the ShopRite Customer Care Team as Part Time Call Center Representatives.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate excellent customer service and computer skills, strong written and verbal communications, and thrive in a fast paced work environment.

Responsibilities include responding to an average of 50 customer phone calls per work shift. Entering data into a customer contact/record system. Researching product/promotional information in order to respond to customer inquires.

Satisfactory settlement of customer complaints and previous Call Center experience is highly desired.

We offer flexible work schedules; candidates must be available some nights until 8:00PM and weekends until 5:00PM 20-25 hours per week. Compensation is $14-16 per hour based upon past work history.

Send Resume and contact information to: p7recruiter@wakefern.com

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