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Meat Assistant Manager

Company Name: Jay C Stores
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Position Summary:

Establish and maintain a safe and clean environment that encourages our customers to return. Achieve all goals, and monitor and control established quality assurance standards. Direct and supervise all functions, duties and day to day activities of the Meat department in support of or in absence of Department Manager. Embrace the Customer 1st strategy and encourage team members to deliver excellent customer service. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Promote trust and respect among team members.
  • Communicate company, department, and job specific information to team members.
  • Collaborate with others to promote teamwork.
  • Work with Meat Manger to establish performance goals for department and empower team members to meet or exceed targets.
  • Develop adequate scheduling.
  • Train and develop team members on performance of their job.
  • Adhere to all local, state and federal laws, and company guidelines.
  • Create an environment that enables customers to feel welcome, important and appreciated.
  • Gain and maintain knowledge of products and be able to answer questions and make suggestions.
  • Cut meats to customers' requests.
  • Inform customers of meat specials.
  • Provide customers with fresh and frozen products that they have ordered and the correct portion size.
  • Prepare foods according to the food temperature logs.
  • Display a positive attitude.
  • Understand the store layout and be able to locate products.
  • Create, inform, educate and execute sales promotions and seasonal and special ads.
  • Monitor and control expenses.
  • Assist in preparing the department budgets, profit and loss reviews, and take appropriate action on all reports.
  • Maintain an awareness of inventory and stocking conditions.
  • Schedule price changes and update shelf tags and signs.
  • Familiarity and compliance with all country of origin labeling and regulations.
  • Assist in planning, organizing, and supervising the inventory process.
  • Train department team members on inventory and stocking.
  • Adhere to all food safety regulations and guidelines.
  • Ensure proper temperatures in cases and coolers are maintained and temperature logs are maintained.
  • Reinforce safety programs and safety procedures and identify unsafe conditions.
  • Practice preventive maintenance by properly inspecting equipment and report repairs needed.
  • Notify management of customer or employee accidents.
  • Report all safety risks, or issues, and illegal activity, including- robbery, theft or fraud.
  • Standing- 100 percent of the time
  • Lifting- Maximum 90 pounds, average 50 pounds
  • Bending, twisting, turning, pushing, and pulling
  • Tolerate cold- Meat room, freezer, cooler
  • Repetitive Motion- Hands and wrists
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Effective communication and reading skills
  • Knowledge of basic math
  • Ability to handle stressful situations
  • Current food handlers permit once employed
  • Possess adequate knife handling skills and knife speed
  • Must be 18 years old

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • High school education or equivalent preferred
  • Management experience preferred
  • Meat experience
  • Second language


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

Regions: Midwest


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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:  IN || Bedford || 2631 West 16Th St || 47421 || Jay C Stores || [[mfield2]] || Customer Service; Meat/Seafood; Store Operations || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Bloomington Indiana

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