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FT Center Store (Grocery) Manager- Food Lion, Columbia, South Carolina

Created 11/22/2020
Reference 74E3D74F9FC4006F
Category Retail/Grocery Store Positions
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State South Carolina
City Columbia
Zip 29201
Salary Competitive
Job Title: FT Center Store (Grocery) Manager

Primary Purpose:

Support the management and duties of store operations to meet financial and sales goals. Build associate and customer relations and promote a strong culture in support of Food Lion Strategy. Maintain solid communications with the management team, all associates in the store and throughout the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Manage the Grocery Department, including hiring, training and developing department associates
• Supervise the performance of all duties and responsibilities of department associates and provides ongoing performance management, training and conducts timely formal performance appraisals for direct reports
• Daily management of labor (i.e. expected live) and the coaching of associates to achieve productivity expectation
• Providing leadership and motivation within the store to promote a culture reflective of our Guiding Principles, Core Values, Vision and Strategy
• Support the achievement of budgeted financial and operating results
• Smile and maintain an atmosphere of enthusiastic customer awareness with primary emphasis on fast, easy, flexible and friendly customer service all while creating a positive shopping experience for customers
• Role model outstanding, friendly customer service and use skills and knowledge of department products to offer solutions that meet or exceed customers' expectations
• Control store expenses through proper ordering, care for supplies and equipment
• Understand and use company tools such as; financial reports, average cost inventory system (ACIS), scheduling, productivity, ordering (CAO), and business information systems
• Perform duties that ensure department appearance, quality, variety, workplace safety, food safety and department sanitation are consistently maintained
• Ensure Grocery Department schedules are written to provide extraordinary customer service at all times
• Has a complete understanding of scheduling, sales, projections, wage percent, interviewing, hiring, training, company information, and all other items deemed necessary to manage the Grocery Department
• Ensure that ordering, receiving, preparation, conditioning and displaying of merchandise is done in accordance with policies and guidelines
• Observe and correct all unsafe conditions that could cause associate or customer accidents
• Record and report all associate and customer accidents in accordance with established Food Lion procedures
• Monitor shrink ensuring that inventory is accounted for; provide coaching for associates to recognize and prevent losses
• Assist with the physical inventory of product on hand bi-annually
• Ensure that all advertising and sales promotion materials and signage applicable to the Grocery Department are properly utilized
• Ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations
• Adhere to all company guidelines, policies and standard practices
• Maintain security standards
• Successfully complete Computer Based Training (CBT), Training Packet and Training Aid courses
• Provide recognition of accomplishments and offers constructive counseling when necessary as it relates to achieving customer satisfaction and service while building store sales
• Perform all other duties as assigned

Requirements Qualifications:

• High school graduate or equivalent preferred
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication and customer service skills
• Good understanding of store operations preferred
• Ability and willingness to learn multiple tasks and technical requirements of the job
• Ability to use technical information to solve problems
• Ability to lead and direct others
• Must meet minimum age requirements to perform specific job functions
• Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position, with or without reasonable accommodations
• Must be accredited by the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals or similar accrediting organization as a "Certified Food Safety Manager" or will be required to attend company provided training and have the ability to achieve accreditation within the first 90 days of employment; Accreditation must be maintained while employed in a position requiring accreditation

Physical Requirments:

• Ability to use computers and other communication systems required to perform job functions
• Ability to use hand held computers for orders, mark downs, scan outs, and inventory
• Stand 100% of the time, frequently walking short distances
• Ability to push or pull up to 2000 pounds using a pallet jack or float
• Perform repetitive hand and arm motions
• Bend and lift products weighing up to 15 lbs. continuously, 25 lbs. frequently, and approximately 100 lbs. on occasion
• Be able to handle a variety of substances associated with cleaning and packaging materials, and household cleaners
• Frequent reaching and grasping at waist level: occasionally above shoulder or below waist level
• Meet established volume activity standards for the position
• Tolerate working in extreme hot/cold temperatures for up to 20 minutes at a time
• Have sufficient visual ability to check invoices, dates, and other written documents
Employer Food Lion

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