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United Natural Foods, Inc.

Assistant Store Manager - Full Time

United Natural Foods, Inc. - Sarasota, FL

WE ARE A DRUG FREE WORK PLACE. ALL CANDIDATES WILL BE SUBJECT TO A PRE-EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND CHECK AND DRUG SCREEN.

POSITION PURPOSE

The Assistant Store Manager is an enthusiastic leader that serves as a critical link between our associates, product and customers to ensure an optimal shopping experience. Serves as a model for extraordinary customer service and instills this value in associates. Supports the company guiding principles through front line leadership. Supports the Store Manager by driving associates to execute their job duties and creating a fun, challenging and rewarding culture. Constantly scans work environment to communicate employee relation issues to Store Manager. Possesses a strong understanding of store operations and total store merchandising techniques.

EEO / VETERANS / DISABLED

BASIC DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITES

Ensure that customers experience excellent conditions when visiting the store, receive a greeting from every associate with whom they come in contact, are able to find what they need and check out in a hassle-free manner.

Exhibit positive attitude in working with direct reports and other members of management.

Report to shifts when scheduled and arrive on time.

Be a cultural leader and work collaboratively across departments providing unsurpassed service to customers and associates.

Demonstrate exceptional ability to develop active, enthusiastic fellowship by inspiring others and treating all associates with fairness, dignity and respect.

Provide recognition of accomplishments and offer constructive coaching when necessary.

Issue performance reviews and corrective actions with coaching and guidance from Store Manager and Human Resources.

Constantly interact with associates, ensure all associates understand the “big picture” and have the tools and training to be successful.

Maintain solid communications with the management team, all associates in the store and throughout the organization.

Possess a total understanding of scheduling and E-time procedures.

Observe and ensure compliance with company security, safety and food safety standards.

Assist in attaining financial objectives: sales, payroll percent gross margin, shrink and control of other expenses.

Assume responsibility for the overall operation of the entire store in the absence of the Store Manager; make recommendations as to hiring, separation, training and promotion of associates.

Possess complete understanding of the causes and means for resolving inventory shrink issues in the assigned departments.

Maintain techniques and layouts consistent with the corporate merchandising philosophy.

Ensure selling floor is adequately stocked and has appropriate signage and product assortment.

Support, comply, exemplify and ensure policies and procedures are followed and well communicated.

Process information and merchandise through computer system and POS register system.

Have the ability and knowledge to perform job functions in all departments in order to provide support where needed.

Assist in special projects and perform other functions as assigned by supervision.

Required Skills

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:

High School Diploma or Equivalent Preferred

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/ PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to lift up to 40 pounds frequently.

Standing and walking 100% of the time.

Frequent bending, kneeling, grasping and reaching.

Meet productivity standards established for the department

Ability to complete basic mathematic functions; add, subtract, multiply, divide

Tolerate working in cold temperatures for up to 20 minutes at a time

Able to handle a variety of substances associates with cleaning materials, packaging, and food products

Able to use hands freely; ability to use hand tools

Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Available to work varied hours/days to assist with store operations.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

System implementation experience is preferred.

Job Location

Sarasota, Florida, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

3 days 23 hours ago

United Natural Foods, Inc.

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Assistant Store Manager - Full Time United Natural Foods, Inc. - Sarasota, FL, United States

   

Location: Sarasota, FL

Company Profile:
America's Premier Certified Organic Distributor® UNFI is the leading independent national distributor of natural, organic and specialty foods and related products including nutritional supplements, personal care items and organic produce, in the United States. In addition to excellent distribution services, we provide a range of innovative, value-added services for our customers and suppliers, to foster mutual success and growth. Our services include marketing and promotional tools, merchandising, category management and store support services. At the core of UNFI's distribution operation are five main units: UNFI Eastern Region, UNFI Western Region, UNFI Canada, Albert's Organics and Select Nutrition. In addition, our non-distribution divisions include Blue Marble Brands, Earth Origins Market and Woodstock Farms Manufacturing.