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- Lake Charles
Assistant Store Manager - Lake Charles
Company Name: Kroger Stores
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt
Primary leadership responsibility is to create a friendly customer experience through exceptional service by highly satisfying each customer’s needs and exceeding their expectations. Be the subject matter expert and lead the day-to-day store operations in the areas of engagement, freshness, ease of shopping, safety, food safety, the front end, fuel, shrink and expense management. Build high performance work teams by engaging, rewarding, coaching and developing associates. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.
Assist store leaders and associates in providing a positive customer shopping experience and increase associate interest in customer service/relations to enhance the company’s reputation as the ‘Best In Class’ in the retail food industry.
Lead the day-to-day store operations from the sales floor through regular store walks. Engage and ensure department leaders and associates understand and support Friendly & Fresh operational best practices and store standards.
Encourage department leaders and associates to identify improvement opportunities around Friendly & Fresh. Empower them to work collaboratively to develop solutions and create implementation action plans.
Utilize key tools and metrics (e.g., customer comments, operating statement, score card, etc.) to evaluate store performance, recognize trends, and analyze operations to effectively reduce shrink, maximize profits and exceed the customer’s expectations.
Analyze and manage store staffing and scheduling using forecasting tools and performance reports in collaboration with department leaders and the Human Resources assistant store manager.
Identify and correct unsafe conditions that affect safety and food safety to create a positive work and shopping experience.
Develop forecasting and budgeting objectives with the store manager.
Coordinate operational procedures and use data for ordering, stocking, service, standards, shrink, and inventory management to support effective practices and maximize sales.
Promote and support strong relationships with local community organizations in the surrounding operating area.
Analyze and respond to the competitive landscape within the district.
Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws and company policies.
Supervise and coach direct reports in 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:
High school diploma or equivalent
Effective interpersonal communication and customer service skills
Ability to handle stressful situations
Ability to lead and develop others
Ability to identify areas of improvement throughout a store and provide corrective guidance
Strong analytical skills
Successful completion of the applicable division management training program
Ability to recognize and protect highly confidential information
Desired Previous Job Experience:
Effectively leading teams
Financial responsibility including budget preparation and management
Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time
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.
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
About the company
Kroger, one of the world’s largest retailers, employs more than 339,000 associates who serve customers in 2,425 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 31 states under two dozen local banner names including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Jay C, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's. The company also operates 789 convenience stores, 337 fine jewelry stores, 1,109 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food processing plants in the U.S. Kroger also operates over 80 “The Little Clinic” retail healthcare sites inside select Kroger, King Sooper and Fry’s stores.
Recognized by Forbes as the most generous company in America, Kroger supports hunger relief, breast cancer awareness, the military and their families, and more than 30,000 schools and grassroots organizations in the communities it serves. Kroger contributes food and funds equal to 160 million meals a year through more than 80 Feeding America food bank partners. For more information please visit Kroger.com.