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Franklin M'boro Rd. - 592 - Assistant Produce Manager

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



Position Summary:

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 control all established quality assurance standards. Direct all functions, duties and activities for the department. Support the daily functions of the Produce operations. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

· Communicate company/department information to associates

  • Collaborate with associates and promote teamwork to achieve goals
  • Establish performance goals and empower associates to meet goals
  • Develop adequate scheduling to manage customer volume during hours of operation
  • Train and develop associates on performance of their job and participate in performance appraisals
  • Adhere to all local, state and federal laws and company guidelines
  • Create an environment that enables customers to feel welcome and appreciated by answering any questions
  • Gain and maintain knowledge of products sold within the department and be able to respond to questions and make suggestions about products
  • Prepare fruit and vegetable platters/trays
  • Offer product samples to help customers discover new items
  • Inform customers of produce specials
  • Review/inspect products for quality and freshness and take appropriate action with those items
  • Recommend produce items to customers
  • Develop/implement a department business plan to achieve desired results
  • Understand the store's layout and be able to locate products
  • Execute sales promotions in partnership with management
  • Educate associates about current, upcoming and special in-store promotions
  • Implement the period promotional plan for the department
  • Stay current with present, future, seasonal and special ads
  • Monitor and control expenses for the department
  • Assist 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 signs
  • Plan, organize and supervise the inventory process
  • Train associates on inventory/stocking and Computer Assisted Ordering
  • Ensure proper temperatures in cases/coolers and maintain temperature logs
  • Reinforce safety programs by complying with safety procedures and identify unsafe conditions
  • Practice preventive maintenance by properly inspecting equipment and notify appropriate manager of any items in need of repair
  • Notify management of customer or employee accidents
  • Report all safety risks or issues, and illegal activity, including: robbery, theft or fraud to management
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to handle stressful situations
  • Current food handlers permit once employed

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • High school education
  • Management/Retail/Produce experience


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

Regions: South


Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.

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:  TN || Franklin || 1203 Murfreesboro Rd || 37064 || Kroger Stores || [[mfield2]] || Customer Service; Management; Produce/Floral || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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