Assistant Store Leader- Knoxville Area

Kroger Knoxville , TN 37902

Posted 2 months ago

Company Name: Kroger Stores

Position Type: Employee

FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Summary:

Responsible for assisting with the overall day-to-day operations of the store including continuous development of effective store associates to achieve desired sales and EBITDA results. Assess daily the stores' ability to meet/exceed customer expectations for ease of shopping, variety, freshness, cleanliness, food safety and regulatory compliance. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist store manager and associates in the acheivement of a favorable customer shopping experience enhancing Kroger's reputation as the best merchant in the retail food industry.

  • Work with department heads 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 managers 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.

  • Analyze and respond to the competitive landscape within the store area.

  • 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.

  • Assist in building a proactive and productive relationship with union representatives and business agents.

  • Assist the store manager in staffing, reducing turnover, increasing retention and store operations.

  • Assist with the management of labor and supply costs on a daily basis to meet customer service and financial targets.

  • Ensure safe behaviors are being followed by all associates.

  • Technical/Professional Knowledge, Compliance and Skills - Achieve a satisfactory level of technical and professional skills or knowledge; keep up with current developments and trends.

  • Ensure associates and store location complies 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 functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Possess high school degree or equivalent

  • Retail management experience

  • Have successfully completed the applicable Division Management Training Program.

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Supervisory responsibilities

  • Retail experience

  • Financial responsibility including budget preparation and management

  • Bachelor's degree

Education Level: Bachelor's Desired

Required Travel: Up to 25%

Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: South

States: Tennessee


Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.

Company Overview:Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names. At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit. We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

Posting Notes: TN || Knoxville || 6702 Clinton Hwy. || 37912 || Kroger Stores || None || Management; Store Management || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None

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