Job Title: Fresh Manager - bottom dollar
Overview: This description is intended to outline the primary Objective, Authority Levels and Duties and Responsibilities of work being performed by associates assigned to this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and responsibilities of the Fresh Manager. This position reports directly to the Brand Equity Manager.
> Oversees the operation of Produce, Market and Deli/Bakery. Responsible for delivering brand position to associates and customers through proper ordering, merchandising and scheduling expectations.
> Naturally likes to focus on people, activities for development and excellence in performance. Has direct responsibility for Fresh associates and functional authority for all store associates.
> Energy and attention are directed into actionable steps that lead to successful resolutions. Works with Brand Equity Manager, management teams and direct reports to develop and execute action plans.
> Information is digested by seeing the big picture, focusing on the relationships and connection between facts.
> Excellent at understanding trends and are especially attuned to seeing possibilities.
> Ensures consistent delivery of price perception, product quality, freshness and appropriate product levels that mirror the Customer Proposition Statement. Assist Brand Equity Manager/MOD with day to day operations.
> Values looking at the logical consequences of a choice or action, but able to remove themselves from the situation and examine the pros and cons objectively.
> Energized by critiquing and analyzing to identify what’s wrong with something so they can solve the problem.
> Provides the leadership to deliver financial expectations and is driven by efficiency and removing unnecessary cost from the process. Has led total teams to financial success. Understands balance of sales, margin and shrink.
> Flexible, seeking to experience and understand the brand and preferring to stay open to new information and last minute options. Seeks and provides feedback on the performance of their department associates, store associates, management and vendor partners.
> Energy is drawn by leveraging their resourcefulness in adapting to the demands of the moment.