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- No Education
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Department: CSRO - Retail Operations
Post End Date:
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: New Store Merchandising Coordinator
Position Supervises: New Store Merchandising Leads
Pay Level: 70
FLSA Status: Exempt
Responsible for assisting with the overall day-to-day operations of the store including continuous development of effective store associates to achievedesired 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. Assist with the coaching and development of store associates through both formal and informalinteractions. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.
Assist store manager and associates in the acheivement of a favorable customer shopping experience and associate interest in customer service/relationswhich enhances Kroger's reputation as the best merchant in the retail food industry.
Assist in leading teams in the planning, implementation and execution of merchandising and operating initiatives.
Assist with developing action plans, and communications to store associates on the results of the Associate 1st Survey.
Work with department heads and associates to identify opportunities in the store, develop timely solutions and create action plans to ensureimplementation of plans.
Achieve/exceed weekly, period, and annual sales, wage budgets and profit budgets, as well as other targeted goals.
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 and other targeted goals with storeassociates.
Analyze and respond to the competitive landscape within the district and division.
Demonstrate inclusionary leadership, expect inclusive behavior from associates, and support the efforts of the Store, District, and Division CulturalCouncils.
Utilize coordinators and other field staff to ensure store departments are achieving their sales and profit goals and ensure implementation, andexecution of division merchandising plans.
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 collectivelybargaining agreement.
Serve as liaison providing upward feedback to Store Manager, District Manager and Coordinators on the effectiveness of all Division merchandising andoperational plans/programs.
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:
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: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth
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.