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


Store Manager Position in Muncie, IN

Department: JAYC Store Management
Post End Date:
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Zone Manager
Position Supervises: Store Team
Pay Level:
FLSA Status: Exempt
Position Summary:
Responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of the store including training and developing effective store team members to achieve desired sales and EBITDA results. Responsible for the coaching and development of all store team members. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.
Essential Functions:
Lead store teams in the planning, implementation and execution of merchandising and operation initiatives.
Work with store assistant managers, department managers and team members to identify opportunities in the store, develop timely solutions and create action plans to ensure implementation.
Achieve or exceed weekly, period, and annual sales, revenue and profit budgets, as well as other targeted goals.
Drive cost effective sales working with store assistants and department managers to produce and maximize sales and profits, reduce shrink and improve each store department's contribution.
Regularly discuss store-level financial performance to include developing budgets and other targeted goals with store assistants and department heads
Understand and react to the competitive landscape within the district and store.
Demonstrate inclusionary leadership, expect inclusive behavior from team members, and support the efforts of the Store, District, and Division Cultural Councils.
Utilize coordinators and other division staff to enable store departments to achieve financial goals and ensure communication, implementation and execution of division marketing plan.
Promote and support strong relationships with local community organizations that the store serves.
Communicate all necessary information to store team members enabling them to effectively carry out their duties.
Responsible for store staffing, retention, and reducing turnover.
Provide timely feedback to store team members on individual and department performance.
Manage labor and supply costs on a daily basis to meet customer service and financial targets.
Ensure compliance with laws, regulations and division policies.
Technical and Professional Knowledge, Compliance and Skills - Achieve a satisfactory level of technical and professional skills or knowledge in position or related areas. Keep up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise. Ensure team members and store location comply 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.
Standing and Walking- 100 percent of the time
Lifting, Pushing, Pulling, Bending, Twisting
Climbing- stairs, step stool, ladder
Manual Dexterity
Effective communication and reading skills
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.
College degree preferred
Have successfully completed the applicable Division's Management Training Program.
3 years of experience and satisfactory performance appraisals as a co-manager or in another position within the same pay level or above.
Must be 21 years old.
Desired Previous Job Experience:

Supervisory responsibilities
3 years experience as an Assistant Store Manager
Retail experience of 3 years, preferably at least 5
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: Other
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Regions: Midwest


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

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