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Grocery Manager

Company: Uncle Giuseppe's Marketplace
Location: East Meadow
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Grocery managers at UNCLE GIUSEPPES MARKETPLACE are in charge of the operations in the grocery department of a store & should not be confused with a Grocery Store Manager which runs the whole store. A grocery manager will train & lead employees, order & stock products, manage inventory, check for expiration dates, and provide customer service.*

*Additional responsibilities of Grocery managers (AGAIN not to be confused with grocery store managers) are to handle purchasing, staff management, financial reporting, customer service, and stocking of the shelves for the grocery department in a grocery store.*

So, grocery managers have plenty of roles and responsibilities!

Without them, the store would be a mess!

*Here's a list of a few essential tasks that a grocery manager must keep up on at Uncle G's: *

*1. Managing the inventory of a grocery department*

Inventory is a huge responsibility. Grocery managers have to keep track of what goes in and what goes out of their department. Inventory needs to increase or decrease based on the amount sold compared to the company's expectations for each item.

*2. Customer service*

Customers are the lifeblood of Uncle Giuseppe's. what keeps customers loyal often comes down to their experience in the store and the customer service they get at Uncle Giuseppe's, especially in the grocery department!

Not only do Grocery Managers at Uncle Giuseppe's have to be well-informed about the items in their department, but their employees need to be educated as well. It is the Grocery Manager's job to train his/her employees in strong customer service techniques!

*3. Training employees*

It may take weeks, sometimes even months, to understand the whole process of a complicated grocery department. It is the Grocery Manager's job to train the employees in the grocery department the right way, and make a positive impact on the store.

*4. Merchandising*

Merchandising refers to the presentation and appearance of the products and displays in a store. Grocery managers must train their employees to ensure that products are pulled to the front of the shelves and facing towards customers. This is known as facing or fronting products. Employees also have to be trained by the Grocery Manager not just on the physical tasks but also on the store layout, product information, and even basic cooking tips.

*What Skills Does a Grocery Manager Need At Uncle Giuseppe's Marketplace?*

*There are five specific skills that every grocery manager should have at UNCLE G's Marketplace: *

- *People skills* *-* You must be good with people. Customer service entails the fact that you're going to be interacting with all sorts of people throughout the day. They might be mad, relaxed, sad, and so on. In any sense, you have to be ready for them all.

- *Leadership Experience -* The grocery manager is an important leadership role that trains, directs, and fixes everything that goes on in their department.

- *Retail Sales Experience -* Even if you have a college degree, you'll have to work your way up through the customer service industry to land a grocery manager job. Nothing beats hands-on experience for 2-3 years.

- *Be a Problem Solver -* Every single day a different issue will come up. Whether it's a late arrival from a truck delivery or employees who refuse to do their job, problems are going to need fixing. Your job will be to solve those occurrences as they show up.

- *Be organized - *Organizing the back room, employees' schedules, and product orders can all be complicated tasks. Without the right systems in place, it's easy for those things to fall apart.

*Uncle Giuseppe's offers: *
Medical
Dental
Vision
*Supplemental Benefits, including: * Life Insurance, AD&D, Critical Illness, Pet Insurance and more
Vacation, Personal, and Sick Time
Generous Employee Discounts on Lunch & Shopping
Travel, Clothing, Entertainment, and Other Discounts
401K

*Note: * Benefits vary depending on FT/PT Status

Uncle Giuseppe's Marketplace Uncle

Giuseppe's Marketplace attracts those who are passionate and pride themselves in top quality food and excellent customer service. Our company is based on values and family traditions and we are proud to serve families for almost two decades. The Uncle Giuseppe's Team, which consists of over 1000 team members, exemplifies these core values and bring passion into the workforce each day.

We strive to make each of our customer's shopping experience a pleasant and unique one. Joining our team is not only about joining a company, but rather becoming part of Uncle Giuseppe's Family where we believe that all families deserve nothing but the very best. Our company supports Team Member growth and a satisfying workplace. We believe in a balance between work and personal time. We are committed to our communities and providing our customers with the tastiest food that's made with traditional old-fashioned Italian recipes, and using the highest quality ingredients available.

If you are passionate about quality products and high levels of customer care, and want to grow your career, we invite you to complete our application process and look forward to discussing your interest and future at Uncle Giuseppe's Marketplace.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Employee discount
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Experience level:
* 2 years
Shift:
* Day shift
* Evening shift
* Morning shift
* Night shift
Weekly day range:
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability

Experience:
* Supermarket Grocery: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Uncle Giuseppe's Marketplace, New York , Grocery Manager, Executive , East Meadow, New York

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