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Produce Section Head

Company Name: [[Fred Meyer]]
Position Type: [[Full-Time]]
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

 

Education Level: [[High School Diploma/GED]]
Required Certifications/Licenses: [[Driver's License]]
Position Type: [[Full-Time]] 
Shift(s): [[Varies]]

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:  WA || Seattle || 915 Nw 45Th St || 98107 || Fred Meyer || None || Produce/Floral || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || Driver's License 


Nearest Major Market: Seattle

Job Segment: Pharmacy, Merchandising, Retail Sales, Food Safety, Healthcare, Retail, Quality

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