Full-Time Assistant Store Manager (New Store)

Aldi Branford , CT 06405

Posted 1 month ago

When you join our team as an Assistant Store Manager, you'll take on key store management responsibilities including assisting with supervising day-to-day store activities, ensuring overall store performance, managing schedules, and developing operational action plans while identifying training opportunities to develop and grow the team.

Position Type: Full-Time

Average Hours: 38 hours per week

Starting Wage: $22.50 per hour

Note: this position will train at a nearby store until the new store opens.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Assists the direct leader with developing and implementing action plans to improve operating results

  • Establishes and communicates job responsibilities and performance expectations to their direct reports to ensure mutual understanding and desired results

  • Identifies training and development opportunities that will assist their direct reports in achieving enhanced performance

  • Understands the overarching company strategy, as well as communicates and models the core values of the organization, to create a sense of teamwork and membership among employees

  • Monitors the competitive environment within the community and informs the direct leader regarding adjustments necessary to maintain the company's competitive position

  • Provides product feedback to the direct leader, including making recommendations regarding new items to carry or those that should be discontinued

  • Participates in the interviewing process for store personnel

  • Communicates information including weekly information, major team milestones, developments, and concerns

  • Ensures store personnel adhere to inventory procedures, product handling guidelines, and cash control policies to minimize losses

  • Ensures an appropriate resolution of operational customer concerns in their direct leader's absence

  • Identifies and rectifies hazards, ensuring proper ergonomics and maintaining store equipment in proper working order

  • Maintains store cleanliness standards and proper store signage at all times

  • Assists the direct leader with maintaining proper stock levels through appropriate product ordering

  • Merchandises product neatly to maximize sales

  • Ensures the quality and freshness of products for sale and accuracy of product signage

  • Assists their direct leader with achieving the store payroll and total loss budget, inventory counts, and training new employees

  • Supervises the day-to-day operations of their team, escalating issues to the appropriate level of support and/or leadership when necessary

  • Ensures direct reports complete assigned responsibilities in a timely and effective manner to provide the highest level of customer service for the business

  • Complies with all established company policies and procedures while upholding the security and confidentiality of documents and data

  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stock merchandise from store receiving to shelving; ability to place product, weighing up to 45 pounds, on shelving at various heights

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, push, pull, lift, carry, and walk about the store

  • Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodations

Job Qualifications:

  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment

  • Ability to provide and lead others to provide prompt and courteous customer service

  • Ability to develop rapport, trust, and open communication that enhances the growth and job performance of direct reports

  • Ability to interpret and apply company policies and procedures

  • Ability to establish goals, guide employee performance to ensure the quality and completion of work assignments

  • Ability to evaluate and drive performance of self and others

  • Ability to understand and apply management principles concerning budgeting, personnel costs, and expenses

  • Ability to operate a cash register efficiently and accurately

  • Ability to safely and properly operate equipment, including electric/manual hand jack, floor scrubber, and cardboard baler and perform general cleaning duties to company standards

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to stay organized and multi-task in a professional and efficient manner, following instructions and giving attention to detail

  • Meets any state and local requirements for handling and selling alcoholic beverages

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • A minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in a retail environment

  • A combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge

  • Prior management experience preferred

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