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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Nashville


Belle Meade Assistant Meat 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 monitor and control all established quality assurance standards. Direct all functions, duties and activities for the department. Support the daily functions of the Meat 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
Establish performance goals for department and 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 the performance appraisal process
Adhere to all local, state and federal laws, and company guidelines
Create an environment that enables customers to feel welcome and appreciated
Gain and maintain knowledge of products sold within the department
Be able to respond to customer's questions
Cut meats to customers' requests using proper cutting equipment
Offer product samples to help customers discover new items
Inform customers of meat specials
Provide customers with fresh/frozen products that they have ordered and the correct portion to prevent shrink
Prepare foods according to the food temperature logs and follow cooking instructions
Implement a department business plan to achieve desired results
Execute sales promotions
Educate department associates about current, upcoming and special in-store promotions
Implement the period promotional plan
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
Schedule daily, weekly and monthly price changes by updating shelf tags and signs
Familiarity and compliance with all country of origin labeling and regulations
Plan, organize and supervise the inventory process
Train department associates on inventory/stocking
Adhere to all food safety regulations and guidelines
Ensure proper temperatures in cases and 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 department or store 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
Possess adequate knife handling skills and knife speed
Desired Previous Job Experience

High school education
Retail Experience
Knowledge of cutting
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

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

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