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Grocery Manager

FreshCo - 23 Jobs
Williams Lake, BC
In-person
Full-time
Experienced
Company Benefits
Life Insurance
Posted 10 days ago

Requisition ID: 182876
Career Group: Store Management
Job Category: Retail - Grocery
Travel Requirements: 0 - 10%
Job Type: Full-Time
Pay Rate: -

Country: Canada (CA)
Province: British Columbia
City: Williams Lake
Location: 9592 Oliver & 4 Ave FreshCo
Postal Code: V2G 1M5

Embark on a rewarding career with Sobeys Inc., celebrated among Canada's Top 100 employers, where your talents contribute to our commitment to excellence and community impact.

Our family of 131,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better - great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.

A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1,600 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawtons Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family.

Ready to Make an impact?

The Grocery Manager is responsible for coaching, motivating, and developing department staff to foster customer loyalty, fulfil customer needs and actively contribute to an environment of employee and customer engagement. They are fiscally responsible for the operation of the department and will manage budgets, labour costs, inventory control, product presentation and merchandising while adhering to all protocols, procedures, policies and other programs and initiatives.

Here's where you'll be focusing:

People Leadership

  • Create a coaching and development culture for all store employees that embraces a passion for food
  • Demonstrate outstanding leadership while serving as a role model
  • Manage direct reports including selection, orientation, training and development, performance management, succession planning and compensation
  • Manage store operations and communicate requirements/changes to department employees as required

Customer Offering

  • Create a shopping experience that engages customers in a way that enhances loyalty, sales, and profit
  • Provide superior customer service to meet customer needs
  • Demonstrate exceptional product knowledge, including awareness of product changes, promotions, and seasonal trends
  • Order, receive, organize, rotate, merchandise and present products and stock in accordance with company standards

Policy/ Regulatory Adherence

  • Ensure all applicable company policies and procedures are communicated and adhered to by employees
  • Ensure that Occupational Health & Safety, food safety, and other regulatory requirements and procedures are implemented and maintained
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of all relevant company programs and attend training as required

Financial

  • Manage the department budget and ensure the department achieves all financial targets and maximizes sales and margins, including appropriate sales forecasting, variance analysis and correction, and labour cost control
  • Personal/ Professional Development
  • Thorough understanding of all relevant company programs; attend training as required
  • Keeps abreast of local competitor activity, industry trends and makes recommendations on internal pricing, promotions, and product policies
  • Employee Engagement
  • Act as the employer of choice by actively supporting an environment of employee engagement
  • Initiate, support, participate and lead community and charitable events and activities

Other Duties

  • Coordinate maintenance of department equipment and repairs
  • Provide feedback for continuous improvement
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment as per Company requirements
  • Other duties as required

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What you have to offer:

  • Minimum 18 months of retail store experience, grocery experience preferred
  • High School Diploma
  • Full knowledge of total store and department operations
  • Experience reading and analyzing financial reports, and experience in developing and adhering to budgets
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Above average communication skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment

We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package, which varies by role and designed to help our teammates to live better - physically, financially and emotionally.

Our Total Rewards programs goes well beyond your paycheque:

  • Competitive Benefits Package, tailored to meet your needs, including health and dental coverage, as well as life insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance*.
  • Access to Virtual Health Care Platform* and Employee and Family Assistance Program.
  • A Retirement and Savings Plan that provides you with the opportunity to build and add value to your savings*.
  • A 10% in-store discount at our participating banners and access to a wide range of other discount programs, making your purchases more affordable*.
  • Learning and Development Resources to fuel your professional growth.
  • Paid Vacation

* Eligible only after working a set number of hours/days worked.

We are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.

Competition Number: 1167400600
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