- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
Company Name: Smith's Food and Drug
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Direct and supervise all day-to-day functions, duties and activities for the Deli department. Achieve sales and profit goals established for the department, and monitor and control all established quality assurance standards. Embrace the Customer 1st strategy to create an outstanding customer experience through exceptional service and encourage associates to deliver excellent customer service. Establish and maintain a safe and clean environment that encourages our customers to return. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.
Essential Job Functions:
Create an environment that enables customers to feel welcome, important and appreciated by answering questions regarding products sold within the department and throughout the store.
Offer product samples to help customers discover new items or products they inquire about.
Stay current with present, future, seasonal and special ads.
Monitor and control expenses for the department.
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 promotional signs.
Plan, organize and supervise the inventory process.
Train department associates on inventory/stocking and Computer Assisted Ordering.
Comply with all state, county and local weights and measures laws and labeling requirements.
Organize/condition the department, update signage, and coordinate department merchandising practices.
Monitor and maintain quality standards throughout the department.
Develop adequate scheduling to balance customer volume with associate needs.
Observe scheduled shift operating hours.
Maintain records of inventory, quality assurance, and invoices according to company policy.
Ensure that all current merchandising, customer service, cash control, labor control, expense and supply controls, loss prevention, maintenance, safety, food safety, and associate/customer engagement rules are being followed.
Adhere to all local, state, and federal health and civil code regulations.
Ensure proper temperatures in cases and coolers are maintained and temperature logs are maintained.
Reinforce safety programs by complying with safety procedures; identify unsafe conditions and notify store management.
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/issues and illegal activity, including robbery, theft or fraud.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Minimum Position Qualifications:
Must be 18 or older
Effective oral and written communication skills
Knowledge of basic math (e.g., counting, addition, and subtraction)
Ability to handle stressful situations
Current food handlers permit or ability to obtain once employed
Desired Previous Job Experience/Education:
High school education or GED
3 years’ experience in department
Second language (speaking, reading and/or writing)
Completion of the Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC) Retail Management Certificate
Education Level: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Part-Time
Jobs at Smith's: A division of the Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) one of the nation’s largest grocery retailers, Smith’s currently operates 139 stores and 95 fuel stations throughout seven western states. Smith’s charitable giving, in partnership with 18,000+ associates, generous customers and suppliers, totaled $13.8 million in cash and food products to local organizations in 2015. For more information visit: www.smithsfoodanddrug.com or https://www.facebook.com/careerarsmiths.
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.
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.