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Liquor Section Manager

Company Name: Fred Meyer
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-exempt



Position Summary:

Manage and maximize the financial performance of the liquor department; participate in associate training; maintain excellence in customer service; and actively sell liquor and liquor 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 store events
  • Manage/execute planograms and merchandising of department floor
  • Verify implementation of weekly Merchandise Notes, Off-Shelf Merchandising Notes, and Period Planners
  • Schedule completion of price changes
  • Audit scan audits, file maintenance exceptions, department supply orders, and vendor logs
  • Promote and follow Company initiatives
  • Sell products to customers
  • Process mail; maintain department books
  • Monitor overstock/understock conditions
  • Verify completion of daily tours
  • Monitor daily/weekly sales and all financial reports
  • Respond to verbal/written customer comments/complaints/requests
  • Assist with associate scheduling
  • Verify daily/weekly time and attendance functions are completed
  • Manage maintenance/repair needs
  • Complete customer incident and associate incident/accident report forms
  • Maintain salvage procedures
  • Review on-line sales information
  • Manage inventory process
  • Review Intersection Transfer reports
  • 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 21 years of age
  • Ability to pass drug test
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work weekends/evenings and work overtime as needed
  • Ability to travel independently on a rare basis
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Accuracy/attention to detail
  • Ability to organize/prioritize tasks/projects
  • Ability to work within set time frames/fixed deadlines
  • Valid driver's license
  • Fred Meyer lift truck certification/license
  • CPR/first aid certification
  • Techniques of Alcohol Management (TAM) card
  • Any licenses or certificates required by federal and/or state

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Knowledge of Fred Meyer policies, procedures, and organizational structure
  • Experience directing and participating on project teams
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel


Education Level: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time 
Shift(s): Day; Evening

Regions: West


Jobs at Fred Meyer: Based in Portland, Oregon with over 130 stores throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho & Alaska, Fred Meyer offers one-stop shopping with store employment opportunities in apparel, home, food, pharmacy and home electronics as well as opportunities in our division office in merchandise and product development, store operations, customer communications, public affairs, food and pharmacy.  We are always searching for individuals who share our passion for service, leadership, honesty and diversity. Whether you like working with people, numbers or ideas, you can find a home at Fred Meyer. And with stores and offices across the Pacific Northwest, we have opportunities for talented individuals if you prefer to be closer to the mountains, ocean, or city.


Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states.  Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and 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:  OR || Hillsboro || 22075 Nw Imbrie Drive || 97124 || Fred Meyer || [[mfield2]] || Customer Service; Management || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

Job Segment: Merchandising, Pharmacy, Food Safety, Manager, Retail, Healthcare, Quality, Management