Share this Job
Apply now »

Assistant Grocery Manager

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



Position Summary:

Assist in management of the department, maximize all financial opportunities and assume management responsibilities in the absence of the manager. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ensure that the Food department meets/exceeds customer expectations for ease of shopping, variety, freshness and cleanliness
  • Maintain compliance with corporate policies/divisional standards, including merchandising, food safety, signing, recovery, stockroom, planograms, fixtures usage and maintenance, labor agreements, quality ordering functions, shrink control, shipping/receiving procedures, freight receiving and freight stocking standards and all safety guidelines/standards
  • Manage food safety audits and Ecolab audit follow up reviews
  • Implement/audit ads
  • Coordinate implementation of weekly merchandise specialists notes, off-shelf merchandising notes and period planners
  • Verify accuracy on price changes
  • Authorize manager discretion markdowns
  • Audit file maintenance exceptions, scan audits, vendor logs and salvage procedures
  • Communicate daily sales and goals to staff
  • Monitor and adjust/correct overstock/understock conditions
  • Supervise, oversee and coach associates in the performance of their duties
  • Complete daily tours
  • Respond to customers’ verbal comments/complaints/requests
  • Manage maintenance/repair needs
  • Complete customer incident and associate incident/accident report forms
  • 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” values
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications/Education: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Proficient knowledge of computers
  • Proven supervisory experience
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Accuracy/attention to detail
  • Ability to organize/prioritize tasks/projects
  • Fred Meyer lift truck certification/license

Desired Previous Job Experience/Education:

  • Knowledge of Fred Meyer policies, procedures, and organizational structure
  • BA/BS degree in business or related field


Education Level: High School Diploma/GED Desired
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time 
Shift(s): [[mfield4]]

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 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:  OR || Portland || 14700 Se Division St || 97236 || Fred Meyer || None || Center Store || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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

Apply now »