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Deli 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 sales and profit goals, and monitor and control all established quality assurance standards. Direct and supervise all functions, duties and day to day activities of the Deli 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 team members and promote teamwork.
  • Work with Deli Manager to establish performance goals for department and empower team members to meet or exceed targets.
  • Develop adequate scheduling to manage customer volume.
  • 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 by answering questions regarding products sold.
  • Gain and maintain knowledge of products sold and be able to respond to questions and make suggestions.
  • Slice deli meats and cheeses to customers' requests, giving correct portion size.
  • Offer product samples to customers.
  • Inform customers of deli specials.
  • Use all equipment in deli such as the fryer, slicer, and stove according to company guidelines.
  • Prepare foods according to the food temperature logs and follow cooking instructions.
  • 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 budget, 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.
  • 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 by complying with safety procedures and identify unsafe conditions and notify store management.
  • Practice preventive maintenance by inspecting equipment and notify store manager of anything in need of repair.
  • Notify management of customer or employee accidents.
  • Report all safety risks, issues, and illegal activity, including- robbery, theft or fraud.
  • Standing- 100 percent of the time
  • Lifting- average of 50 pounds
  • Bending, twisting, turning, pushing, pulling, and stretching
  • Tolerate heat and cold
  • Manual dexterity- 100 percent of the time
  • 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
  • Must be 18 years old

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • High school education or equivalent
  • Management experience preferred
  • Deli or Bakery experience
  • Retail experience
  • Second language


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

Regions: Midwest


Jobs at Jay C Food Stores:  Jay C Food Stores is always looking for friendly team members who enjoy serving customers. Jay C is a great place to work. Our company offers competitive pay, good benefits, a flexible schedule, career advancement opportunities, and much more. If you are interested in a job opportunity with Jay C, please complete an online application today!


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:  IN || Brownstown || 908 W Commerce St || 47220 || Jay C Stores || [[mfield2]] || Customer Service; Store Operations || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Seymour

Job Segment: Assistant Manager, Food Safety, Manager, QA, Quality Assurance, Management, Quality, Technology

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