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Produce Department Manager D1 KS133

Department: KS Produce
Post End Date: 10/21/2019
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Store Management
Position Supervises: N/A
Pay Level:
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

 

 

Position Summary:

Embrace the Customer 1st strategy create an outstanding customer experience through exceptional service. Establish and maintain a safe and clean environment that encourages our customers to return. Achieve sales and profit goals established for the department, and monitor/control all established quality assurance standards. Direct, support and supervise all functions, duties and activities for the Produce department. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Promote trust and respect among associates by communicating company, department, and job specific information.
  • Collaborate with associates and promote teamwork to help achieve company/store goals.
  • Establish performance goals for department and empower associates to meet or exceed targets.
  • Develop adequate scheduling to manage customer volume throughout hours of operation.
  • Train and develop associates on performance of their job and participate in the performance appraisal process.
  • Adhere to all local, state and federal laws, and company guidelines.
  • Create an environment that enables customers to feel welcome, important and appreciated by possessing knowledge of products sold within the department; offer product samples to help customers discover new items or products they inquire about; inform customers of specials and recommend product to them.
  • Prepare fruit and vegetable platters/trays.
  • Review/inspect products for quality and freshness and take appropriate action with those items.
  • Partner with store management to create and implement a department business plan to achieve desired results.
  • Inform and educate department associates about current, upcoming and special in-store promotions.
  • Prepare and submit seasonal critiques for the sales and merchandising supervisor.
  • Implement the period promotional plan for the department.
  • Monitor and control expenses for the department.
  • Assist store management in preparing the store/department budget, profit and loss reviews, and take appropriate action on all financial reports.
  • Maintain an awareness of inventory/stocking conditions; note any discrepancies in inventory.
  • Schedule daily, weekly and monthly price changes by updating shelf tags and promotional signs.
  • Plan, organize and supervise the inventory process.
  • Ensure proper temperatures are maintained in cases and coolers temperature logs kept.
  • Reinforce safety programs by complying with safety procedures and identify unsafe conditions and notify store management.
  • Practice preventive maintenance by properly inspecting equipment and notify appropriate personnel of any items in need of repair.
  • Notify management of customer or employee accidents.
  • Report all safety risk, or issues, and illegal activity, including: robbery, theft or fraud.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Effective communication skills
  • Knowledge of basic math
  • Ability to handle stressful situations
  • Current food handlers permit once employed

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Management experience
  • Produce experience
  • Retail experience
  • Second language: speaking, reading and/or writing

 

Leadership Behaviors: Achieves Results through Teamwork, Coaches and Develops Others, Communicates Effectively and Candidly, Executes with Excellence, Leads Change and Innovation, Leads through Positive Influence, Provides Clear and Strategic Direction, Puts the Customer First. For more information on the Kroger Leadership Behavior model, click here.
 

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED Desired
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Regions: Mountain

 


 

 

 

 


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