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Inventory Control Admin (Full-time) – Jamesburg, NJ

At Wakefern Food Corp., 26% of our population has been with us for at least 25 years! Why? Because we care about our people and understand that they are our greatest asset. We offer career development & growth opportunities and have been selected as one of NJBIZ magazine’s 2011 and 2012 Best Places to Work in New Jersey. Want to work for a company you’ll love? Come join us!

As a member of the Logistics Division, you will be responsible to perform all Administrative functions including daily cycle counts, inventory adjustments, verifications of receiving, over/short reporting, and maintaining required logs and files. Future job roles may be assigned as business needs dictates. *Split Work Week (Any 5 out of 7) – Work week and days off will be based upon business needs and may not contain traditional Saturday/Sunday off days.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required, college degree a plus.
  • Must possess analytical, organizational and administrative skills.
  • PC literate with demonstrated data entry accuracy.
  • Knowledge of Wakefern computer systems a plus.
  • Flexibility with regard to working a 5 out of 7 day schedule including; days, shifts, overtime, holidays, and 6th and 7th days.
  • Well-developed oral and written communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a refrigerated environment (-20 to 38 degrees).
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.

Please email your resume and salary requirements to logisticsrecruiter@wakefern.com please note “Inventory Control Admin” in the subject title.

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


Intermediate Accountant – Jamesburg, NJ

At Wakefern Food Corp., 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.

As a member of the Transportation Accounting team, you will be responsible all aspects of the Food Haulers employee payroll. This position codes and checks all extra-hires, H&H Produce and perishable, ESF and V-ANN worksheets. The Intermediate Accountant reconciles and processes union dues, pension and welfare payments for Food Haulers and NTS.  Additional duties include several journal entries and various payroll reconciliations.

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

  • Four year college degree required with a concentration in Accounting, Business Administration or Finance preferred. Minimum 12 credits in Accounting.
  • Previous experience in payroll processing and managing deadlines is preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills, detail oriented, ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Must have a working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Excel
  • Familiarity with PeopleSoft, Kronos, MARS, MSA and QMF a plus
  • Professional attitude and excellent team player.

 Please email your resume and salary requirements to GMrecruiter@wakefern.com. Please note Intermediate Accountant in the subject title.

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


Instructional Designer – Edison, NJ

As a member of the Communications team, the Instructional Designer of Customer Experience & Purpose Initiatives develops influential and targeted change management and communication strategies in support of socializing the purpose and values into both the ShopRite and Wakefern organizations.  This self-motivated individual will manage the design, development and implementation of programs, policies and strategies that foster a purpose-driven culture and enhance the customer experience at retail.

The ideal candidate should have a strong background in instructional design and possess business acumen to articulate the fiscal implications in becoming a purpose driven culture.  Acting as an internal consultant, the instructional designer will coach and support stakeholders, leadership teams, and facilitators to develop and enhance the skills and behaviors required for a successful deployment phase and ongoing sustainment.  They will also lead the development of future retail focused initiatives that will further enhance ShopRite’s customer experience through enhancing retail associate knowledge and commitment to our purpose and core values.  This individual will manage the ongoing communication and support to Wakefern divisions in the constant pursuit to enhancing the retail customer experience and becoming a customer centric organization at every level.

Qualifications:

  • 7-10 years of experience working in a communications-related, organizational development or instructional design or related field
  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Training, Communications, Organizational Development, Adult Learning, Instructional Design or related field. A Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Certification in specialized areas related to organizational development, change management, curriculum design and development, facilitation, and/or coaching
  • Deep knowledge of communication strategies; familiarity with learning and e-learning approaches
  • Superior editing, writing, and critical reasoning skills; outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and presence; high intelligence and ability to quickly grasp range of complex business issues
  • Experience working in a retail environment with a diverse workforce. Supermarket experience is a plus.
  • Strong working knowledge of change management practices including systems and processes leading to better performance.
  • Enthusiastic and willing to assume responsibility and accountability.
  • Ability to analyze research and data and provide actionable insights.
  • Experience working with C-suite executives and subject matter experts.
  • Demonstrated exceptional interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Ability to work through ambiguity, and bring clarity through critical thinking and creative problem solving.
  • Valid driver’s license as local travel required to fulfill job requirements and/or attend meetings

Please email your resume and salary requirements to p7recruiter@wakefern.com.  Please note

“Instructional Designer” in the subject title.

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


 

Manager of Consumer Affairs – Edison, NJ

As a member of the Corporate and Consumer Communications team, the Manager of Consumer Affairs oversees Wakefern’s customer care initiatives and strategies designed to resolve disputes, ensure customer goodwill and long-term loyalty.  This includes inbound customer contacts in the customer care center including telephone, email, and social media. The Manager acts proactively throughout the organization via committee participation and inter-division communications to keep the voice of the customer in the forefront of corporate decision making; using data and insights gleaned from customer contacts to inform policies, go-to- market strategies and as an early warning mechanism for quality control issues.  The Consumer Affairs Manager will have oversight for communications to Wakefern’s stakeholders and retail associates related to public and consumer affairs issues through Wakefern’s intranet site. Additionally, they will manage the ongoing functionality improvements of the intranet platform. The ideal candidate must thrive in fast paced environment and demonstrate ability to effectively manage multiple projects at once.

Qualifications:

  • Educational requirement: Bachelor’s degree (Family & Consumer Science, Food/Nutrition or Communications major).
  • 5 years of related experience in similar Consumer Affairs capacity including direct responsibility for a customer contact center.
  • Must have strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Ability and willingness to be on-call 24/7 to manage crisis and maintain a flexible schedule as needed.
  • Excellent written, verbal and well-developed presentation skills.
  • Possess strong business acumen — experience in consumer products industry, retail or food industry a plus.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and follow-up on a variety of projects and subject matters simultaneously.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work in a cross-divisional team environment.
  • Hands on proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Social Media and Internet research.
  • The ideal candidate will be resourceful, a self-starter, and self-confident about his or her abilities.
  • Proven experience driving customer care and retention strategy and planning.
  • Resilient problem solver with the ability to gain consensus and manage sensitive situations.

Please email your resume to p7recruiter@wakefern.com.  Please note “Manager of Consumer Affairs” in the subject title.


 

Compensation and Retirement Plan Administrator – Human Resources Division – Edison, NJ                        

The Compensation & Retirement Plan Administrator position at Wakefern Food Corp is part of the greater Human Resources organization.  We are looking for an experienced Human Resources professional with demonstrated excellence in the Compensation and Retirement fields.  As part of the HR team, the Administrator will be a subject matter expert while also having the opportunity to work across functional boundaries.   Job functions will include work that is both task-driven as well as project management.  There will be daily interaction with internal clients, Associates, and service partners.

Key responsibilities include:   Administering the Company’s compensation and retirement benefit programs; and ensuring that applicable programs are competitive within the industry

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

  • 5-8 years progressive experience in compensation & retirement administration and HRIS systems
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or equivalent
  • Extensive knowledge of federal laws and regulations regarding compensation, benefit, and retirement plans
  • Must be able to work independently showing a strong level of discretion
  • Demonstrated excellence in communication, customer service, and presentation skills with the ability to deal tactfully and professionally
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work under deadlines with changing priorities required
  • Superior communication skills – must be able to interact with Executive Leadership
  • Very strong PC skills, including PeopleSoft, Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint required
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills required
  • Prefer certification/designation in HR, compensation and or benefits management, or equivalent
  • Meets requirements or better rating on last two Performance Appraisals (Minimum 2.8)
  • Recommendation of immediate Supervisor based on performance in current position.

Please email your resume to SPrecruiter@wakefern.com and note “Compensation and Retirement Plan Administrator” in the subject title.

Posted 4/20/16


Part Time Customer Care Representative – Edison, NJ

Join our Customer Care Team!   We currently have openings for Part Time Customer Care Representatives in our Edison, NJ facility.

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 and researching product/promotional information in order to respond to customer inquiries.

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

We offer flexible work schedules.  Candidates must be available some nights until 8:00pm and weekends until 5:00pm 20-24 hours per week.   Compensation is $14- $16 per hour based upon past work history.

Please email your resume and contact information to:  p7recruiter@wakefern.com and indicate “PT Customer Care Rep” in the subject line of your email.

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

Posted 3/24/16


Lead Facilitator of Purpose Initiatives – Edison, NJ

As a member of the Communications team, this Associate will serve as the lead trainer and facilitator as we bring forward new programs that deliver a purpose-driven customer experience. The Lead Facilitator Customer Experience/Purpose Initiatives is responsible for designing, developing and implementing new training and programs as well as maintaining/updating ongoing programs and materials related to ShopRite’s customer experience goals.  The facilitator will lead workshops in a variety of formats, including facilitator/instructor-led for all levels of the organization including leadership.  This position is based in Edison, NJ.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 7 years of experience working as a facilitator, educator or instructional designer and experience in organizational development, change management, or learning development.
  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Training, Communications, Organizational Development or related field. A Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Certification in specialized areas related to organizational development, change management, curriculum design and development, facilitation, and/or coaching
  • Strong facilitation skills and ability to effectively interact with all levels of leadership, adapting facilitation style and behavior based on objectives and audience.
  • Demonstrate exceptional presentation, interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Experience working in a retail environment with a diverse workforce. Supermarket experience is a plus.
  • Strong working knowledge of change management practices including systems and processes leading to better performance.
  • Ability to analyze research and data and provide actionable insights.
  • Ability to work through ambiguity, and bring clarity through critical thinking and creative problem solving.
  • Ability to gain leadership buy-in to program strategies.
  • Have an acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges, and experience with business transformation and change management.
  • Possess an understanding of the digital solutions available to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Valid driver’s license as local travel required to fulfill job requirements and/or attend meetings

Please email your resume and salary requirements to p7recruiter@wakefern.com.  Please note “Lead Facilitator” in the subject title.

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

Posted 3/24/16

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