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Performance Food Group Analyst, Merch Vistar Corp in Englewood, Colorado


Job Title:

Analyst, Merch Vistar Corp


Vistar Corporate (9002)

Job Description:

Responsible for supporting a Category Manager in achieving sales and earned income (revenue) objectives. Responsible for maintaining relationships with established supplier partners and will have ownership over the rebate accrual and management process. Works closely with the Purchasing Information managers for accuracy of data control and information flow within their categories. Primary responsibilities include management of the rebate accrual process, analysis of purchasing and sales data to help identify earned income opportunities, working with the field purchasing team to increase participation with strategic suppliers with conversion of nonstrategic vendor purchases, communication regarding strategic supplier initiatives, and providing direction on market conditions and inventory positions. Acts as a liaison between field merchandising and the supplier community to streamline supply chain functions. Prepares analysis and reviews manufacturer growth programs with Category Managers. Manages communication of directed buy activity to centralized and field merchandising when necessary. Functions as a team member within the department and organization, as required, and perform any duty assigned to best serve the company.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Maintain relationships with established supplier partners.

Ownership of and management of the rebate accrual process.

Ownership of and management of promotional allowance communication and tracking process.

Ownership of and management of Supply Chain score-carding within assigned category.

Work closely with Enterprise Data Management to ensure accuracy of data within the assigned category.

Communicate with the Operating Companies to assist with any local issues/opportunities. Communicate market status/trends, purchase recommendations and key supplier performance updates.

Support Category Manager in preparation for supplier negotiations through analysis of data to develop negotiation strategy.

Support other strategic departments and company goals and functions with procurement related information, functions and activities.

Prepares analysis of growth programs with Category managers, and communicates directed buy activity with field merchandisers when necessary.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

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Address Line 1:

188 Inverness Drive West

Job Location:

Englewood, Colorado (CO)


1st Shift

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

EEO Statement:

Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy ( ; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster ( and supplement ( ; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement ( .

Required Qualifications:

High School Diploma/GED or Equivalent Experience in category management and/or as a buyer.

2-4 buying, category management support/related



Job Category:


Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree

5+ years category management/buying/related experience



Company Description:

Vistar is the nation’s leading provider of candy, snacks, beverages, and other convenience and frozen foods. For more than four decades, Vistar has served customers spanning vending and coffee service distributors, theaters, big box retail stores, concessions, and the hospitality industry. Vistar operates more than 20 distribution centers and 11 Merchant’s Marts throughout the country.


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$50-55k base salary + 15% annual bonus potential