Leadership Essentials Internship Program

Kroger Carbondale , IL 62902

Posted 3 weeks ago

Department: LOU Human Resources

Post End Date:

Position Type: Intern

Position Reports To: Training Store Manager & LE1 Manager

Position Supervises: N/A

Pay Level:

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

This is an instructional course (9 weeks of in-store training and 1 week of classroom instruction) designed to acclimate the candidate to basic functions performed on a management level in a retail grocery setting. Upon successful completion of the training program, you will have the option to continue through the school year as a management intern or enter the management training program upon graduation from college. Upon completion of the management training program you will serve as an Assistant Store Manager with an overall day-to-day responsibility of running all aspects of a retail grocery store. 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 achievement of a favorable customer shopping experience and associate interest in customer service/relations.

  • Assist in leading teams in the planning, implementation and execution of human resources, merchandising and operating initiatives.

  • Work with department leaders and associates to identify opportunities in the store, develop timely solutions and create action plans.

  • Achieve/exceed weekly, period, and annual sales, wage budgets, profit budgets, and other targeted goals.

  • Drive sales by working with department leaders 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.

  • Analyze and respond to the competitive landscape within the store, district and division.

  • Utilize coordinators and other field staff to ensure store departments are achieving sales and profit goals.

  • 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.

  • Serve as liaison providing feedback to Store Manager, District Manager and Coordinators on the effectiveness of Division human resource, merchandising and operational plans/programs.

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

  • Provide timely feedback to department leaders and associates on individual and department performance.

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

  • Achieve a satisfactory level of technical and professional skills.

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 20 years old

  • Earned a High School diploma

  • In Senior Year of earning a Bachelor's degree

  • Bring Retail Store Management Experience

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Completed Junior Year of college

  • 1-year previous retail experience preferred

  • Previous experience in directing the efforts of multiple individuals from diverse work groups

  • Previous financial responsibility including budget preparation and management

Leadership Behaviors: Achieves Results through Teamwork, Coaches and Develops Others, Communicates Effectively and Candidly, Executes with Excellence, Leads Change and Innovation, Leads through Positive Influence, Provides Clear and Strategic Direction, Puts the Customer First. For more information on the Kroger Leadership Behavior model, click here.

Education Level: None

Required Travel: None

Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Regions: South

States: Illinois

Keywords:


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Management Trainee Program

The Buckle

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 3/21/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-06-19T00:00 The Management Trainee position's primary responsibility is to fulfill our mission statement, "to create the most enjoyable shopping experience possible for our Guests." Additionally, Management Trainees perform a variety of sales, merchandising and operational tasks assigned by store management (e.g. cashiering, merchandise display and pulls, register procedures, and routine cleaning of facilities). Work directly with Store Manager to develop sales, recruiting and leadership skills in order to become a Store Manager. The Management Trainee will also share responsibility for training and motivating Teammates and act as the Store Manager in their absence. The Management Trainee position is an advanced leadership position and therefore includes additional high level duties that are specific to that position, though the majority of job duties and responsibilities are shared. Sales Generation and Guest Service Greets Guests with a friendly, engaging attitude, and is consistently prepared to provide legendary service to each Guest. Teammate Recruiting, Training and Development Develop skills and assist in leading, directing, motivating and educating new Teammates to meet and achieve Buckle's accountability, shift orientation, loss prevention and sales presentation standards on a daily basis. Visual Merchandise Management Develop skills and educate Teammates to implement, evaluate and create visual displays based on Buckle guidelines. Operations Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include mornings, evenings, and weekends, the day of/day after Thanksgiving and Christmas, all based upon store and business needs. Set goals and expectations to complete an extensive Management Trainee Program with weekly topics, assignments, and reviews. Establish relationships and excellent communication with Area Managers, District Manager and Corporate Office to assist Store Manager in effective operation of the store. Supervisory and Leadership Support Store Manager by planning and leading the Team, daily reviewing with Teammates and participation in Team meetings. Ability to travel and cover other Stores within District based on business needs. Objective Qualifications Must be able to relocate as required. Competencies * Teamwork * Customer Service * Leadership * Communication * Planning / Organizing * Job Knowledge * Consultative Selling * Attendance / Punctuality Teammate Classifications Full-time Teammates are those regularly scheduled to work 35 or more hours per week and are actively engaged in the business for a minimum of five (5) days per week on a regularly scheduled basis. Full-time Teammates may be eligible to participate in Buckle's full-time benefit programs. Many of the programs have a waiting period before the benefits become active. Equal Employment Opportunity Buckle is committed to hiring and developing the most qualified Teammates from the available workforce in the communities we serve. Equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Buckle, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination and retaliation because of veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, national origin or ancestry, creed,religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), age, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), or any other protected characteristic as established by applicable local, state or federal law. Teammates should refer to their State Law Supplement for applicable local or state law. To view full job description click here Buckle is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to promoting a diverse workforce. The Buckle Carbondale IL

Leadership Essentials Internship Program

Kroger