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Cool Springs 526 Assistant Deli 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. Monitor and control all established quality assurance standards. Direct all functions, duties and activities for the department. Support the daily functions of the Deli operations. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.
Essential Job Functions:

· Communicate company and department information to associates
Establish performance goals and empower associates to meet goals
Develop adequate scheduling to manage customer volume during hours of operation
Train and develop associates on performance 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 by answering questions regarding products sold within the department and store
Slice deli meats and cheeses to customers' requests using proper equipment
Offer product samples to help customers discover new items
Inform customers of deli/bakery specials
Provide customers with fresh products and the correct portion size to prevent shrink
Recommend items to customers to ensure they get the products they want/need
Use all equipment in deli/bakery according to company guidelines
Prepare foods according to the food temperature logs and follow cooking instructions
Develop and implement a department business plan to achieve desired results
Execute sales promotions in partnership with store management
Educate department associates about current, upcoming and special in-store promotions
Implement the period promotional plan for the department
Stay current with present, future, seasonal and special ads
Monitor and control expenses for the department
Assist management in preparing the store/department budget, profit and loss reviews, and take appropriate action
Maintain an awareness of inventory/stocking conditions and note any discrepancies in inventory
Schedule daily, weekly and monthly price changes by updating shelf tags and signs
Train department associates on inventory/stocking and Computer Assisted Ordering
Adhere to all food safety regulations and guidelines
Ensure proper temperatures in cases and coolers maintain temperature logs
Reinforce safety programs by complying with safety procedures and identify unsafe conditions and notify management
Practice preventive maintenance by properly inspecting equipment and notify management of any items in need of repair
Notify management of customer or employee accidents
Report all safety risks or issues, and illegal activity to management
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
Minimum Position Qualifications:

Effective communication skills
Knowledge of basic math (counting, addition, and subtraction)
Ability to handle stressful situations
Current food handlers permit once employed
Desired Previous Job Experience

High school education
Management/Retail/Deli experience
Education Level: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time 
Shift(s): Day; Evening
Regions: Midwest

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

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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