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Store Manager in Training for Muncie/Marion Area Stores
Department: JAYC Store Management
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Director of Human Resources
Position Supervises: N/A
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
The candidate must complete a 12-16 week instructional course to prepare the candidate to manage one of our grocery retailing sites. Categories such as Business Skills, Leadership and Management Skills, Store Department Skills, Human Resources Skills and Store Systems Skills are components of the program. Training modules will be a blend of in-store and on the job training, classroom instructor led training, and on-line e-learning. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.
Assist store manager and team members in the achievement of a favorable customer shopping experience and team member interest in customer service.
Assist in leading teams in the planning, implementation and execution of merchandising and operating initiatives.
Work with department heads and team members to identify opportunities in the store, develop timely solutions and create action plans to ensure implementation of plans.
Drive sales working with department managers to maximize sales and profits, reduce shrink and improve each 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 team members.
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.
Serve as liaison providing feedback to Store Manager, District Manager and Coordinators on the effectiveness of Division merchandising and operational plans and programs.
Assist the store manager in staffing, reducing turnover, increasing retention and store operations.
Provide timely feedback to department heads and team members 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.
Technical and Professional Knowledge, Compliance and Skills - Achieve a satisfactory level of technical and professional skills or knowledge in position and related areas. Keep up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise. Ensure team members and location complies with laws and regulation applicable to the company.
Examples of Physical demands are-
o Standing and Walking- 100 percent of the time
o Lifting, Pushing, Pulling, Bending, Twisting
o Climbing- stairs, step stool, ladder
o Manual Dexterity
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
Must be 21 years old
Effective communication and reading skills
Ability to handle stressful situations
Desired Previous Job Experience:
Preferred college degree from an accredited university or college
Previous budget preparation experience and retail management experience
Past work record reflects dependability and integrity
Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to employment practices, OHSA compliance, and food handling.
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: Other
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Nearest Major Market: Muncie
Nearest Secondary Market: Anderson
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.