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Store Leader in Bloomfield, IN

Department: RULER Store Management
Post End Date:
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Area Manager
Position Supervises: Store Team
Pay Level:
FLSA Status: Exempt



Position Summary:

Oversee the day-to-day operations of the store including training and developing effective store team members to achieve desired sales and EBITDA results. Responsible for the coaching and development of all store team members. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Functions:

  • Lead store teams in the planning, implementation and execution of merchandising and operation initiatives
  • Work with store assistant leaders, shift leads, and team members to identify opportunities in the store, develop timely solutions and create action plans to ensure implementation
  • Achieve or exceed weekly, period, and annual sales, revenue and profit budgets, as well as other targeted goals
  • Drive cost effective sales working with store assistants and shift leads to produce and maximize sales and profits, reduce shrink and improve each store’s contribution
  • Discuss store-level financial performance to include developing budgets and other targeted goals with store assistants and shift leads
  • Understand and react to the competitive landscape within the district and store
  • Demonstrate inclusionary leadership, expect inclusive behavior from team members, and support the efforts of the store and area
  • Utilize division associates to enable store to achieve financial goals and ensure communication, implementation and execution of division marketing plan
  • Promote and support strong relationships with local community organizations that the store serves
  • Communicate all necessary information to store team members enabling them to effectively carry out their duties
  • Maintain responsibility for store staffing, retention, and reducing turnover
  • Provide timely feedback to store team members on individual and store performance
  • Manage labor and supply costs on a daily basis to meet customer service and financial targets
  • Ensure compliance with laws, regulations and division policies
  • Keep up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise; ensure team members and store location comply with laws and regulation applicable to the company
  • Supervise and coach direct reports on the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports
  • Physical demands include but are not limited to, standing and walking 100 % of the time, lifting, pushing, pulling, bending, twisting, climbing stairs, step stool, and ladder, and manual dexterity
  • 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
  • Effective communication and reading skills
  • Have successfully completed the applicable Division’s Management Training Program
  • Achieve a satisfactory level of technical and professional skills or knowledge in position or related areas
  • 3 years of experience and satisfactory performance appraisals as an assistant manager or in another position within the same pay level or above
  • Must be 21 years old

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Supervisory responsibilities
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3 + years of experience as an assistant store manager
  • 3+ years of retail experience
  • Financial responsibility, including budget preparation and management


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: Other
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Regions: Midwest




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