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Meat & Seafood Team Leader (Department Manager)

Company: Whole Foods Market
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionProvide overall leadership to the Perishables team(s). Responsible for all aspects of daily operations including profitability, expense control, buying, merchandising, labor, regulatory compliance, and special projects as assigned. Lead and develop Associate Team Leaders and Team Members.Responsibilities

  • Set and achieve the highest standards of retail execution.
  • Build a positive work environment of outstanding teamwork, mutual respect, effective and timely communication and exceptional morale.
  • Select, train, develop, mentor, motivate and counsel Team Members in a manner that builds and sustains a high-performance team and minimizes turnover.
  • Effectively delegate and empower Associate Team Leaders and Team Members.
  • Model and deliver outstanding customer service.
  • Follow through on all customer questions, requests, and resolve concerns as needed.
  • Maximize productivity, efficiency and productivity through proper scheduling and analysis of product ordering, transfers, rotation, waste and spoilage.
  • Develop and maintain creative store layout and product merchandising.
  • Achieve sales, margin, expense, and labor targets.
  • Maintain proper product assortment, merchandising, and inventory control.
  • Ensure products are cross-merchandised in accordance with regional and global guidelines.
  • Follow and comply with all applicable procedures and regulations, including Weights and Measures, FDA, health and sanitation, Department of Labor, ADA, HAACP, OSHA and safe work practices.
  • Ensure adherence to category management schedule and planograms.
  • Ensure nutritional aspects are displayed correctly.
  • Ensure that Team Members operate and sanitize all equipment in a safe and proper manner.
  • Ensure proper care and maintenance of all equipment.
  • Keep all cases and shelves clean, well-stocked and properly rotated.
  • Demonstrate advanced product knowledge; maintain awareness of new products and regularly incorporate new products into the overall product mix.Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to prioritize and delegate tasks effectively
    • Excellent interpersonal, motivational, team building and leadership skills, including ability to choose team members and place them into positions in which they will thrive and maximize potential
    • High energy, enthusiastic, and displays an affinity for our products, core values, and company philosophy
    • Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness
    • Proficient mathematical skills to calculate margin, monitor profitability, and manage inventory
    • Basic to intermediate proficiency with computer applications and programs including email, Microsoft Office, and operations related applications
    • Possess a current ServSafe certification
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as neededDesired Work Experiences
      • 2+ years of Leadership experience
      • Customer Service Focus
      • Team Building
      • Employee Relations
      • Store Operations (Inventory, Labor Management, Cost Control)
      • Merchandising
      • Purchasing
      • Category ManagementThe wage range for this position is $23.60 - $33.05 Hourly, commensurate with experience. Whole Foods Market offers Whole Benefits". Whole Benefits may include health insurance, retirement plan benefits, eligibility for a store discount, paid time off and access to other benefit programs. Eligibility for Whole Benefits is determined under the terms of the applicable Whole Benefits plan at a persons date of hire.At Whole Foods Market, we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the position to be filled and business needs. Who are we? Well, we seek out the finest natural and organic foods available, maintain the strictest quality standards in the industry, and have an unshakeable commitment to sustainable agriculture. Add to that the excitement and fun we bring to shopping for groceries, and you start to get a sense of what were all about. Oh yeah, were a mission-driven company too.Whole Foods Market attracts people who are passionate - about great food, about the communities they live in, about how we treat our planet and our fellow humans - and who want to bring their passion into the workplace and make a difference.Learn more about careers at Whole Foods Market here (http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/careers) !Privacy Notice (http://careers.wholefoodsmarket.com/global/en/privacy-notice)

Keywords: Whole Foods Market, New York , Meat & Seafood Team Leader (Department Manager), Executive , Brooklyn, New York

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