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Assistant Manager - Lafayette

Department: CEN Store Management
Post End Date: 12/31/2018
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Store Manager
Position Supervises: Store Team
Pay Level:
FLSA Status: Exempt

 

 

Position Summary:

Responsible for assisting with the overall day-to-day operations of the store including continuous development of effective store associates to achieve desired sales and EBITDA results. Daily assess the stores' ability to meet/exceed customer expectations for ease of shopping, variety, freshness, cleanliness, food safety and regulatory compliance.. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist store manager and associates in the achievement of a favorable customer shopping experience and associate interest in customer service/relations which enhances Kroger's reputation as the best merchant in the retail food industry.
  • Assist the store manager in leading teams in the planning, implementation and execution of merchandising and operating initiatives.
  • Assist the store manager with developing action plans, and communications to all store associates on the results of the Associate 1st Survey.
  • Work with department heads and store associates to identify opportunities in the store, develop timely solutions and create action plans to ensure implementation of plans.
  • Manage total operations of the store in the Store Managers absence.
  • Achieve/exceed weekly, period, and annual sales, wage budgets and profit budgets, as well as other targeted goals (e.g. safety, shrink).
  • Drive sales working with department managers to produce and maximize sales and profits, reduce shrink and improve each store department's contribution.
  • Assist the store manager in the regular store-level financial performance discussions to include developing budgets (e.g., sales, shrink, labor expenses, other expenses) and other targeted goals (e.g., safety) with store associates.
  • Demonstrate inclusionary leadership, expect inclusive behavior from associates, and support the efforts of the Store, District, and Division Cultural Councils.
  • Promote and support strong relationships with local community organizations in the surrounding area in which the store operates.
  • Assist in building a proactive and productive relationship with union representatives and business agents, if the store is covered by a collectively bargaining agreement.
  • Solve issues/concerns of associates and customers as needed.
  • Communicate all necessary information to store associates enabling them to effectively carry out their duties.
  • Assist the store manager in staffing, reducing turnover and increasing retention.
  • Provide timely feedback to department heads and all associates on individual and department performance.
  • Assist with the management of labor and supply costs on a daily basis to meet customer service and financial targets.
  • Ensure store compliance and associate knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws, and with enterprise policies.
  • Supervise and coach direct reports on the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Possess high school degree or equivalent
  • Have successfully completed the applicable Division Management Training Program.

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Supervisory responsibilities
  • Retail experience
  • Financial responsibility including budget preparation and management
  • Bachelor's degree

 

Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: Midwest

 


 

Jobs at Payless:  Payless opened their first store in 1947 in Anderson, Indiana. The Kroger Co. acquired the Payless Stores in 2000. Today we have a total of 7 Payless stores located in Anderson and West Lafayette, Indiana. Payless is known for their support of the communities they serve, especially the Little 500 festival. Last year the Payless stores raised $25,000 during Little 500 festival.

 

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 || Lafayette || 2415 Sagamore Parkway || 47905 || Pay Less || None || Management || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 


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