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

Description

Management Trainee

Company Name: Kroger Stores
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt
 
 
Position Summary:

Responsible for assisting with the overall day-to-day operations of the store including continuous development of effective store associates to achieve desired sales and EBITDA results. Assess daily the stores' ability to meet/exceed customer expectations for ease of shopping, variety, freshness, cleanliness, food safety and regulatory compliance. Assist with coaching and development of store associates through both formal and informal interactions. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.
Essential Functions:

Assist store manager and associates in the achievement of a favorable customer shopping experience and associate interest in customer service/relations enhancing 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.
Work with department heads and associates to identify opportunities in the store, develop timely solutions and create action plans to ensure implementation of plans.
Achieve/exceed weekly, period, and annual sales, wage budgets and profit budgets, and other targeted goals.
Drive sales working with department managers to 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 store associates.
Analyze and respond to the competitive landscape within the district and division.
Utilize coordinators and other field staff to ensure store departments are achieving sales and profit goals and ensure implementation, and execution 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 collectively bargaining agreement.
Serve as liaison providing feedback to Store Manager, District Manager and Coordinators on the effectiveness of Division merchandising and operational plans/programs.
Assist the store manager in staffing, reducing turnover, increasing retention and store operations.
Provide timely feedback to department heads and 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.
Achieve a satisfactory level of technical and professional skills or knowledge in position and/or related areas; keep up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise. Ensure associates and location complies 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.
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:

Supervisory responsibilities
Retail experience
Financial responsibility including budget preparation and management
Bachelor's degree
 
Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
Required Travel: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time
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

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.

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