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DAIRY/DEPT LEADER at The Kroger Co. in Manhattan, Kansas

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Create an outstanding customer experience by embracing the Customer 1ststrategy and encouraging associates to deliver excellent customer service. Establish and maintain a safe and clean environment that encourages our customers to return. Achieve sales and profit goals established for the department, and monitor and control all established quality assurance standards and expenses. Direct and supervise all functions, duties and activities for the department. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.Based in Hutchinson, Kansas, Dillons merged with The Kroger Company in 1983. Today, we're proudly serving Dillons customers in over 60 stores throughout Kansas.

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 Dillons family!Minimum


  • Must be 18 or older
  • Ability to handle stressful situations
  • Effective communication skills
  • Knowledge of basic math (counting, addition, subtraction)

Desired

  • High school education or equivalent preferred
  • Management experience preferred
  • Dairy experience
  • Retail experience
  • Second language (verbal, reading and/or writing)

  • Promote trust and respect among associates, with a positive attitude.
  • Communicate company, department, and job specific information to associates.
  • Establish performance goals for department and empower associates to meet or exceed goals and targets through teamwork.
  • Develop adequate scheduling to manage customer volume throughout hours of operation.
  • Train and develop associates on performance of their job and participate in the performance appraisal process.
  • Adhere to all local, state and federal laws, food safety regulations and company guidelines.
  • 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, and by using knowledge of products to make suggestions.
  • Offer product samples to help customers discover new items or products they inquire about.
  • Inform customers of dairy specials.
  • Develop and implement a department business plan to achieve desired results.
  • Understand the store's layout and be able to locate products.
  • Create and execute sales promotions in partnership with store management.
  • Inform and educate department associates about current, upcoming and special in-store promotions, especially promotions or ads that affect the Dairy department.
  • Prepare and submit seasonal critiques for the sales and merchandising supervisor.
  • Implement the period promotional plan for the department.
  • Assist store management in preparing the store/department budget, profit and loss reviews, and take appropriate action on all financial reports.
  • Schedule daily, weekly and monthly price changes by updating shelf tags and promotional signs.
  • Plan and organize the inventory process, maintain awareness; note any discrepancies.
  • Train department associates on inventory/stocking and Computer Assisted Ordering.
  • Ensure proper temperatures in cases and coolers are maintained and temperature logs are maintained.
  • Reinforce safety programs by complying with safety procedures, practice preventive maintenance by properly inspecting equipment and identify unsafe conditions and notify store management of any items in need of repair.
  • Notify management of customer or employee accidents.
  • Report all safety risks or 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.





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