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HOME/RELIEF ASST DEPT LEADER at The Kroger Co. in Portland, Oregon

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Assist with the management of the department, maximize all financial opportunities, and assume the management responsibilities in the absence of the Home Merchandising Assistant Manager and Home Operations Assistant Manager. Role model and demonstrate the Company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.Based in Portland, Oregon, Fred Meyer merged with The Kroger Company in 1998. Today, we're proudly serving Fred Meyer customers in over 120 stores throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Alaska.

As part of the Kroger family of companies, we take pride in bringing diverse teams with a passion for food and people together with one common purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit. With a history of innovation, we work tirelessly to create amazing experiences for our customers, communities AND each other, with food at the heart of it all.

Here, people matter. That's why we strive to provide the ingredients you need to create your own recipe for success at work and in life. We help feed your future by providing the value and care you need to grow. If you're caring, purpose-driven and hungry to learn, your potential is unlimited.

Whether you're seeking a part-time position or a new career path, we've got a fresh opportunity for you. Apply today to become part of our Fred Meyer family!Minimum

  • BA/BS in business or related field plus a minimum of six months of Fred Meyer experience and one year related retail experience; or combination of relevant education and experience
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Ability to pass drug test
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work weekends on a regular basis, work any shift and work overtime as needed
  • Ability to travel independently on a rare basis
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Accuracy/attention to detail
  • Ability to organize/prioritize tasks/projects
  • Familiarity with industry/technical terms and processes
  • Ability to work within set time frames
  • Ability to continue education, as necessary


  • Knowledge of company policies, procedures, and organizational structure
  • Proficiency with Returns Management System and current Company email
  • Experience directing and participating on project teams
  • Working knowledge of alarms, sprinklers, and printers

  • Model "Customer 1st" behavior; deliver and encourage other associates to deliver excellent customer service
  • Teach and demonstrate selling skills
  • Complete customer incident and associate injury reports
  • Communicate daily tours, sales, and goals to staff
  • Understand and follow labor agreements, when applicable
  • Promote and follow Company initiatives
  • Verify recovery and store conditions
  • Process special orders
  • Maintain stockroom fixture bay and review bay dating
  • Verify all read and signs are completed
  • Train associates and follow up on training needs
  • Process salvage, returns, call backs, recalls, and review write offs
  • Review supply needs and recap to File Maintenance Clerk
  • Verify accuracy of Toy & Variety consolidation orders
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

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