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Produce Section Head

Department: FM Produce
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Food Manager
Position Supervises: Produce Clerk
Pay Level: N/A - hourly
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

 

 

Position Summary:

Manage and maximize the financial performance of the produce department, participate in associate training, maintain excellence in customer service, and actively sell produce and produce related products. Role model and demonstrate the Company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of self and others.

Fred Meyer also requires that all associates perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Model "Customer 1st" behavior; deliver and encourage other associates to deliver excellent customer service
  • Maintain compliance with corporate policies/divisional standards including merchandising, food safety, signing, conditioning, stockroom, fixtures usage and maintenance, labor agreements, quality ordering functions, shrink control, shipping/receiving, salvage, freight receiving/stocking procedures
  • Plan ads/store events
  • Manage/execute planograms and merchandising of the department
  • Implement weekly Merchandise Specialists Notes, Off-Shelf Merchandising Notes, and Period Planners
  • Schedule completion of price changes
  • Audit in-store Price Change Control Log, scan audits, file maintenance exceptions, department supply orders, vendor logs, and written distribution center returns
  • Promote and follow Company initiatives
  • Interview and hire personnel
  • Sells product to customers
  • Monitor overstock/understock conditions to maintain ordering system integrity
  • Verify completion of daily tours
  • Monitor daily/weekly sales; Manage financial reports
  • Respond to verbal/written customer comments/complaints/requests
  • Verify daily/weekly time and attendance functions are completed
  • Manage maintenance/repair needs
  • Complete customer and associate incident/accident report forms
  • Manage the inventory process; Maintain salvage procedures
  • All store management work with associates to manage all common associate areas (i.e. break rooms and training areas) to make sure they are inviting in appearance and reflect "Our People Are Great"
  • 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 functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) plus six months Fred Meyer experience and two-three years related retail experience; or combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Ability to pass drug test
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work weekends on a regular basis and work any shift
  • Ability to travel independently on an occasional basis
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Accuracy/attention to detail
  • Ability to organize/prioritize tasks/projects
  • Familiarity with industry/technical terms/processes
  • Ability to work within set time frames/fixed deadlines
  • Kroger Food Safety Level 1 Certification
  • Valid driver's license
  • Fred Meyer lift truck certification/license
  • Any licenses or certificates required by federal and/or state

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Knowledge of Fred Meyer policies, procedures, and organizational structure
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Infopac, and current Company email
  • Experience directing/participating on project teams

 

Leadership Behaviors: Achieves Results through Teamwork, Coaches and Develops Others, Communicates Effectively and Candidly, Executes with Excellence, Leads Change and Innovation, Leads through Positive Influence, Provides Clear and Strategic Direction, Puts the Customer First. For more information on the Kroger Leadership Behavior model, click here.
 

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED Desired
Required Certifications/Licenses: Driver's License
Shift(s): [[mfield4]]

Regions: West

 


 

 


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Merchandising, Food Safety, Retail, Quality

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