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Assistant Store Manager Job

Date: Jul 6, 2014

Location: San Marcos, CA, US

Company: Sprouts

Address: 203-149 South Las Posas Road

The Assistant Store Manager assists in managing daily operations of an assigned store. This position plans and prepares work schedules, supervises employees, and ensures compliance with established security, sales, and record keeping procedures and practices. In addition, the Assistant Store Manager has responsibility for all perishable departments, including Bakery, Deli, Meat, and Produce.

Essential Job Functions
    • Focuses on customer satisfaction and needs, ensures that employees provide customers with superior customer service.
    • In addition to support of overall store operations, has responsibility for all perishable departments, including Bakery, Deli, Meat, and Produce.
    • In the absence of the Store Manager, called upon to assume complete responsibility for all phases of store operations.
    • Provides constructive suggestions and encouragement, sets performance expectations, and identifies assignments to provide others with developmental opportunities.
    • Develops and implements merchandising plans, including creating attractive displays, merchandises new items, sales items and does promotional tie-ins.
    • Responsible for proper inventory levels, prepares, maintains and tracks records to calculate gross monthly profits according to company guidelines.
    • Assists the Store Manager with health, safety and sanitation issues in order to maintain a safe and clean work environment for employees and customers in compliance with all OSHA requirements, other governmental regulations and company standards.
    • Ensures compliance with legal requirements and company policies and procedures.
    • Forecasts, schedules, and monitors labor to be consistent with store sales and productivity guidelines and wage budgets; creates action plan to address cost control issues.
    • Directs, oversees, and evaluates the training of all perishable department employees in order to reduce and control turnover, promote more efficient operations and to provide better control over labor costs.
    • Maintains accurate department records on employee performance and discipline, sales plans, etc.
    • At times may also perform duties of staff as required.
    • Communicates sales goals, department performance and sales opportunities with staff to ensure positive results.
    • Writes reports for accidents or other incidents in the store or parking lot and processes according to company procedures.
    • Responsible for overseeing all monies in the store and reviewing reports of the day’s receipts as well as weekly and monthly reports.
    • Responsible for dealing with emergencies, crises, and any problems that arise during the day in the store.
    • Maintains effective contact with team members at all levels in the organization involved in store operations (i.e., Warehouse, Distribution, Regional Managers, Merchandising, etc.).
    • Responsible for ensuring dates on merchandise, such as dairy products, meats, and baked goods, are checked and expired food pulled off the shelves on a regular basis pursuant to Sprouts procedures.
    • Ensures the specials and items advertised in fliers are on the shelves.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • 1-3 years retail management experience
    • Degree in business or an acceptable combination of education and experience.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong analytical, organization and planning skills.
    • Solid problem solving and decisiveness.
    • Ability to work flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.
    • Proven leadership ability to build, motivate and maintain staff.
    • Forklift/power jack training and experience
    • Appropriate food handler’s certificate/permit

 

This job has specific physical requirements that may require you to lift up to 75 lbs, to operate machinary with moving mechanical parts, bend, reach, kneel, squat, stand of a long period of time, or push/pull heavy loads.  Qualified candidates will be contacted. To learn more about all the benefits of working at Sprouts' and how you can become part of our growing team, apply on-line at www.sprouts.com/careers Sprouts' Farmers Market is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || California || San Marcos || 203-149 South Las Posas Road || Store Management Jobs || SF:NON || 


Nearest Major Market: San Diego
Job Segment: Manager, Management

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