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Grocery Department Manager on Deck
Company: Kroger Stores
Location: Goodlettsville, TN
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 11/17/2022
Expire Date: 04/25/2023
Job Categories: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations, Customer Service and Call Center, Finance/Economics, Human Resources, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair, Manufacturing and Production, Sales, Executive Management, Logistics, Quality Control
Job Description
Grocery Department Manager on Deck
Company Name:Kroger Stores
Position Type:Employee
FLSA Status:Non-Exempt

Position Summary

Complete a 4-12 week program (internal 4-6, external 8-12) in preparation of being assigned a department manager position. Travel within the division to train and provide relief. Create an outstanding customer experience through exceptional service. Establish and maintain a safe and clean environment that encourages our customers to return. Achieve sales and profit goals established for the department and monitor/control all established quality assurance standards. Direct and supervise all functions, duties and activities for the department. Support the day-to-day functions of the Grocery operations. Embrace full, fresh & friendly and encourage associates to deliver excellent customer service. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion, and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Collaborate with associates and promote teamwork to help achieve company/store goals
  • Establish performance goals for department and empower associates to meet or exceed targets
  • Develop adequate scheduling to manage customer volume throughout hours of operation
  • Adhere to all local, state and federal laws, company guidelines, and food safety regulations
  • Create an environment that enables customers to feel welcome, important and appreciated by answering questions regarding products sold within the department and throughout the store
  • Develop and implement a department business plan to achieve desired results
  • Create and execute sales promotions in partnership with store management
  • Inform and educate department associates about current, upcoming and special in-store promotions, especially promotions that affect the Grocery department; stay current on present, future, and seasonal ads
  • Prepare and submit seasonal critiques for the sales and merchandising supervisor, implement period promotional plan for department
  • Maintain an awareness of inventory/stocking conditions; note any discrepancies in inventory
  • Schedule daily, weekly and monthly price changes by updating shelf tags and promotional signs
  • Plan, organize and supervise the inventory process; monitor/control expenses for the department
  • Train department associates on inventory/stocking and Computer Assisted Ordering (CAO)
  • Ensure proper temperatures in cases and coolers are maintained and temperature logs are maintained; reinforce safety programs by complying with safety procedures and identify unsafe conditions and notify store management
  • Practice preventive maintenance by properly inspecting equipment and notify appropriate department or store manager of any items in need of repair
  • Report all safety risks or issues, and illegal activity, including robbery, theft or fraud
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • Basic math skills (i.e., counting, addition, and subtraction)
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Ability to handle stressful situations
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Education Level:High School Diploma/GED Desired
    Required Certifications/Licenses:None
    Position Type:Full-Time


    States: Tennessee

    Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.

    Company Overview:Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names. At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit. We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

    Posting Notes: TN||Goodlettsville|| 123 Northcreek Blvd ||37072 || Kroger Stores||None||Grocery ||Employee|| Non-Exempt || Full-Time|| None

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