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Supplier Information Specialist

Supplier Information Specialist

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The Supplier Information Specialist role primarily provides support for a cross-functional team of associates at our corporate and branch locations, that is comprised of representatives from Category Management, Sales, and Procurement. The focus of this position is to learn and understand product attribute compliancy and the GDSN (Global Data Synchronization Network), our processes and systems in various platforms consolidating suppliers’ data to make available for end user consumption.


In this role, you will be heavily involved in data analysis, product/brand identification, vendor contact activities, item matching, GDSN, and corporate-to-branch communication. As a member of the Supplier Information team, you will learn about foodservice and food service products, GDSN and product standards, supplier relations, and category management.


  • Perform category research and data analysis to align data standards
  • Gather, prepare, and audit vendor sourced information including images, and ingredient & marketing item attributes
  • Assist in Vendor Campaigns for GS1 compliance
  • Develop department workflows and procedures
  • Communicate and train stakeholders on best practices



Ideal candidates will be:

  • Analytical
  • Detail-oriented
  • Self-motivated with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize and multi-task
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment; collaborate with others
  • Excellent oral and written communicators


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent industry experience required
  • Familiarity with the GDSN preferred but not required
  • Project Management preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of X12 EDI processes preferred but not required
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (specifically Excel, Access, Outlook, and SharePoint)
  • Excel Tables, Pivot Tables, Formulas (index, offset, lookup, match, substitute, find, for example.)
  • 3-5 years business experience preferred
  • Ability to pass a background investigation and drug test


 Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled


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