Grocery Assistant Manager
- Expired: November 11, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
Seward Community Coop - Franklin StoreJob DescriptionAssistant Grocery ManagerPurpose: Lead department staff, manage product and finances, and follow Seward Co-op processes in support of Seward Co-op Ends and department goals.Support the growth of the Co-op through participation on the Management team.Status: Full time.Reports to Grocery ManagerPay Level: VIResponsibilities:People Ensure all customers and employees in the Grocery department are treated with respect and dignityCustomer ServiceEmploy prompt, courteous customer service at all timesEnsure department personnel are equipped to provide excellent customer service to all Seward customersRespond to all customer comments within required time-frameMaintain a department schedule that ensures adequate staff coverage to provide excellent customer service and meets department operational needsPersonnel ManagementUphold all store policies and proceduresHire staff following established... processesMonitor employee performance and follow established disciplinary processes as appropriateEnsure staff performance evaluations are completed in a timely fashionEvaluate and propose staff pay changes during Department pay review monthsSchedule full department meetings at a minimum of every other month.Hold a department huddle, a short and frequent meeting, at least once per weekRecommend and follow-through on development opportunities for staffCommunicate storewide information, such as policy changes and all-staff meeting schedules, to department staffDevelop and maintain training materials for all department positions that reflect current processes and proceduresDevelop a department succession planSafetyRun the department in a manner that allows for a safe shopping and working environment.Address or report all potential safety threats to appropriate party for correctionFollowing established procedure, assist the department safety committee representative in the timely and regular participation on the Seward Co-op Safety CommitteeProduct Follow store and department product standards while merchandising a beautiful and well-stocked departmentPurchasingOversee and create efficiencies in ordering, receiving and stocking proceduresManage broker and vendor relationshipsNegotiate price and terms with suppliers in-support of Co-op EndsMaintain a special order program in the departmentLead a consistent and accurate quarterly inventory processMaintain product order historiesEnsure product mix reflects trends in natural foods industryFollow or establish systems for the accurate and timely submission of product data to the Scanning departmentLimit out-of-stock products without allowing co-op resources to be tied up in slow turning inventoryHandle samples and free products in a manner consistent with the Seward Co-op Free Product policyFollow store procedures and government regulation in managing product in a manner that does not compromise consumer health or safetyMerchandising & MarketingFollow merchandising guidelines to create an excellent shopping experience in the department and the storeMeet all deadlines associated with NCGA and Seward Co-op promotions programsMeet regularly with the Merchandising manager to set and monitor progress towards merchandising goals and plan department layout, fixtures, signage and promotionsFacilitate category management process and maintain a category management calendarEnsure that product selection follows store and department product standardsSupport P6 and other priority products through purchasing and promotionDocument all customer product requests and ensure appropriate follow-through in purchasing decisionsCollaborate with Demo staff to provide samples to customersProvide content for the Sprout! newsletter, store sales flyer, and other merchandising and marketing materials including electronic mediaFinancial Performance Work with Store Manager and Finance Manager to project and achieve financial goalsEnsure the accurate projection of labor in the quarterl
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