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District Manager, Omaha, NE

Department: JDMS District
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Division President or VP of Operations
Position Supervises: District Store Leadership and ASP
Pay Level: DM
FLSA Status: Exempt



Position Summary

Responsible for district stores' abilities to exceed customer expectations for ease of shopping, service, variety, freshness, cleanliness, food safety and regulatory compliance and take action as necessary. Spend time in stores, on the floor coaching, training, and developing store leadership teams to exceed customer expectations. Ensure execution of the merchandising or operational plans/programs and provide feedback on the effectiveness of the plans. Responsible for meeting/exceeding the district and division sales budgets for sales growth and market share and controllable expenses. Execute and establish accountability for all segments of the Company Strategy. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Spend time in stores, leading store leadership in implementation and execution of merchandising and operations initiatives
  • Interact regularly with division President to ensure that division's priorities are aligned with total company direction
  • Work with store leadership to identify opportunities in the assigned store, develop solutions and action plans to ensure implementation
  • Achieve/exceed sales goals, as well as targeted goals (e.g., safety, shrink)
  • Discuss store-level financial performance including budgets (e.g., sales, shrink, labor expenses, and other expenses) and other targeted goals (e.g., safety) with store leadership in P/L meetings
  • Achieve return on investment on approved capital projects and assist in identifying potential capital projects opportunities in geographic area of responsibility
  • Understand the competitive landscape within the district and provide feedback to the field merchandisers
  • Partner with field staff to enable departments to achieve their financial goals and ensure communication, implementation and execution of corporate plans
  • Provide upward feedback on the communication and effectiveness of company merchandising, operations, training, human resources, and change management initiatives to division/corporate staff
  • Promote and support strong store relationships with the community
  • Demonstrate inclusionary leadership, role models friendly behaviors and expect inclusive and friendly behavior from associates and support the efforts of the store and district Our Promise teams
  • Counsel and assist store leaders in the development of assistant store leaders and store associates
  • Coach store leaders, provides candid feedback, identifies and trains store leaders with district manager potential
  • Work with appropriate HR resources to ensure the adequate recruiting, hiring, training, development and evaluation of store leadership
  • Supervise and coach direct reports on 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

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2+ years of experience working as a multi-unit supervisor in a retail setting
  • Any Merchandising experience
  • Have held a store manager position within the company or a high-level company management position
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • High initiative
  • District Manager training
  • Leadership skills training

    Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time 
    Shift(s): [[mfield4]]

    Regions: Midwest


    Jobs at Dillons, Baker's, and Gerbes: At Dillons, Baker's, and Gerbes, we are always looking for friendly and reliable people for a variety of positions, including management opportunities for those with retail management experience. We offer competitive wages and benefits, a flexible schedule, and room for career advancement. If you're interested in a new opportunity with our company, complete an online application today.


    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:  NE || Omaha || 13250 W Maple Rd || 68164 || Baker's || None || Management || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

    Nearest Major Market: Omaha
    Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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