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Produce Primetime Assistant Department Leader

The Kroger Co.

Location: Rocky Mount, VA, 24151
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: February 24, 2023
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Job Description
Company Name: Kroger StoresPosition Type: EmployeeFLSA Status: Non-ExemptPosition SummaryProvide leadership support and direction, during primetime hours (3p-7p M-F; 11a-7p Sat/Sun) to drive sales and enhance the customer experience. Partner with the store leader and department leader to develop a high-performance culture where associates are aligned to the business strategy and receive the knowledge and training needed to deliver a consistently great experience for Every Customer, Every Time. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion, and safety.Essential Job FunctionsPromote trust and respect among associates, with a positive attitude; communicate company, department, and job specific information to associatesEstablish department performance goals and empower associates to meet or exceed targets through teamworkEnsure orders are put up in a timely manner, working backstock, rotating product and replenishing throughout the dayTrain and develop associates on their job performance and participate in the performance appraisal processCreate an environment that enables customers to feel welcome, important and appreciated by answering questions regarding products sold within the department and throughout the store; respond to questions, make suggestions, and locate productsInform customers of produce specials and offer product samples to help customers discover new itemsEnsure merchandising standards are being followed; review/inspect products for quality and freshness and take appropriate actionCreate and execute sales promotions in partnership with store managementInform and educate department associates about current, upcoming and special in-store promotions, especially promotions that affect the departmentEnsure in-stock behaviors are being executed dailyImplement the period promotional plan for the departmentEnsure hourly conditioning is taking place so products are kept fresh and displays are cleanMake certain that backroom and prep areas are clean and 5s practices are being executedEnsure a good close is being executed in order to achieve morning readinessPlan and organize the inventory process, maintain an awareness of inventory/stocking conditions, note any discrepancies, train department associates on inventory/stocking and Computer Assisted Ordering (CAO)Ensure proper temperatures in cases and coolers are maintained and temperature logs are maintainedReinforce safety programs by complying with safety procedures, identifying unsafe conditions, practicing preventive maintenance by properly inspecting equipment, notifying store management of any items in need of repair and of customer or employee accidentsReport all safety risk, or issues, and illegal activity, including robbery, theft or fraudAdhere to all local, state and federal laws, and company guidelineMust be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodationMinimum Position QualificationsExcellent oral/written communication skillsKnowledge of basic math (counting, addition, subtraction)Ability to handle stressful situationsDesired Previous Experience/EducationHigh School Diploma or GEDAny management experienceAny produce or retail experienceSecond language (speaking, reading and/or writing)Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED RequiredRequired Certifications/Licenses: NonePosition Type: Full-TimeShift(s): Day; EveningRegions: Mid-AtlanticStates: VirginiaKeywords:Jobs at Kroger Accounting Services: At KASH, we service Kroger’s internal customers in accounting and human resource functions. We perform accounting functions for Kroger’s Supermarket and Convenience Store Fuel Centers, Third Party Pharmacies, and Kroger’s private label charge card. In our Human Resource Shared Services Center, we support the Kroger divisions with payroll processing, garnishments, leave of absence, time and attendance, and interpreting contracts into our database. We also staff an imaging center where we digitize all paper files for the company. We employ over 300 associates at KASH, and offer competitive wages, benefits, and room for career advancement.Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names. At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®. We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement. Posting Notes: VA || Rocky Mount || 400 Old Franklin Tpke || 24151 || Kroger Stores || [[mfield2]] || Produce/Floral; Customer Service; Merchandising || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || None