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Assistant Store Leader

Company: Fred Meyer
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Position SummaryResponsible for assisting with the overall day-to-day operations of the store including continuous development of effective store associates to achieve desired sales and profit results. Assess daily the stores' ability to meet/exceed customer expectations for ease of shopping, variety, freshness, cleanliness, food safety and regulatory compliance. Assist with coaching and development of store associates through both formal and informal interactions. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.Essential Job Functions

  • Assist store manager and associates in the achievement of a favorable customer shopping experience
  • Lead teams in the planning, implementation and execution of merchandising and operating initiatives
  • Work with department leaders and associates to identify opportunities in the store, develop timely solutions and create action plans to ensure implementation of plans
  • Achieve/exceed weekly, period, and annual sales, wage budgets and profit budgets, and other targeted goals
  • Drive sales working with department leaders to maximize sales and profits, reduce shrink and improve each store department's contribution
  • Assist the store manager in the regular store-level financial performance discussions to include developing budgets and other targeted goals with store associates
  • Utilize coordinators and other field staff to ensure store departments are achieving sales and profit goals and ensure implementation, and execution of division merchandising plans
  • Promote and support strong relationships with local community organizations in the surrounding area in which the store operates
  • Build a proactive and productive relationship with union representatives and business agents, if the store is covered by a collectively bargaining agreement
  • Serve as liaison providing feedback to Store Manager, District Manager and Coordinators on the effectiveness of Division merchandising and operational plans/programs
  • Assist the store manager in the hiring, onboarding, development and associate relations responsibilities
  • Reduce turnover and increase retention
  • Provide timely feedback to department leaders and associates on individual and department performance
  • Assist with the management of labor and supply costs daily to meet customer service and financial targets
  • Technical/Professional Knowledge, Compliance and Skills Achieve a satisfactory level of technical and professional skills or knowledge in position and/or related areas; keep up with current developments and trends
  • Ensure associates and location comply with laws and regulation applicable to the company
  • Supervise and coach direct reports on the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodationMinimum Position Qualifications
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Have successfully completed the applicable Division Management Training ProgramDesired Previous Experience/Education
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Any Supervisory responsibilities, retail experience, financial responsibility including budget preparation and management experienceJob Type: Full-timeBenefits:
        • 401(k)
        • 401(k) matching
        • Dental insurance
        • Employee assistance program
        • Employee discount
        • Flexible spending account
        • Health insurance
        • Health savings account
        • Life insurance
        • Paid time off
        • Parental leave
        • Professional development assistance
        • Retirement plan
        • Tuition reimbursement
        • Vision insuranceSchedule:
          • 10 hour shift
          • Day shift
          • Holidays
          • Monday to Friday
          • Night shift
          • Weekend availabilitySupplemental Pay:
            • Bonus payEducation:
              • High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:
                • Leadership: 1 year (Required)
                • Retail management: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Fred Meyer, Vancouver , Assistant Store Leader, Hospitality & Tourism , Vancouver, Washington

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