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Portfolio Manager - Beer

Company: Wine Warehouse California
Location: Richmond
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Why Wine Warehouse?

Family - Integrity - Quality

Wine Warehouse is a multi-generational, family owned and operated, wholesale distributor of fine wine, beer and spirits. With an award winning premium portfolio, we have something for everyone. We offer a strong family culture, and are committed to cultivating a positive and inclusive workplace experience. Quality, family and integrity are the pillars of our company, and we are seeking individuals who share these values.

Directly responsible for a group of designated suppliers within the Specialty Division scope. Works directly with suppliers and all sales divisions to develop an action plan to maximize brand performance and company's profitability. Position is responsible to maintain material master and set-up, costing, pricing and programming for designated suppliers. Possesses and applies a wide degree of specialized knowledge of industry principles, practices, regulations and procedures. Effectively works with the management team to produce effective sales tools to educate and promote products within the company's portfolio.

Essential Duties (Primary) include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Works with suppliers and the sales executive management to identify needs and resources necessary to attain brand/supplier and company objectives
Identifies needs, initiates and facilitates the optimal implementation of sales tools, such as promotional programs, discounts, promotional materials, etc.
Evaluates and examines assigned brand products, inventory, prices and profitability on a routine basis and recommends/initiates the appropriate changes
Responsible for product sales margin for designated suppliers
Reviews and communicates inventory needs to the Purchasing Department based on sales, supplier projections, wholesale pricing & programs, and price changes
Monitors and maintains pricing database by verifying and updating FOB's (Free on Board), freight rates, Laid-in-price, margin, and discounts. Reviews loaded pricing to ensure accuracy.
Validates financial implications of programs and incentives
Initiates and oversees all low gross profit issues, incorrect billings and chargeback discrepancies which are to be resolved under this position in conjunction with Wine Warehouse sales management, suppliers and brokers
Maintains State price posting as directed
Maintains e-commerce programs as directed

Minimum 3-5 years of experience in retail/distribution environment
Demonstrated ability to set priorities, direct projects, and meet deadlines
Excellent mathematical and analytical skills and accuracy in pricing by segment cost and rollup costs
Demonstrated ability to understand rates, ratios, percentages, gross and nets, sales markups, margins and related computations
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
Proficient in advanced level of Excel and Word. SAP and Google Suite experience is preferred
Beverage industry experience as it relates to the knowledge of standard laws and regulations is preferred
Superb verbal and written communication in English language is required
Ability to manage effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels
Knowledge and skills in managing supplier bill-backs, purchasing functionality for all Company's sales channels

Physical Standards:

Must be able to walk, bend, reach, and lift, if necessary (average 25 pounds). The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions. This is a high energy, multifaceted position requiring personal initiative and flexibility.

Competitive salary wage
Benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision coverage, 401 (k) , and paid vacation and holidays

Wine Warehouse is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Wine Warehouse is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

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