Department Managers and Assistant Managers (Hispanic Retailer)
Retail Solutions Group - San Jose, CA

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Retail Solutions Group is looking to fill several Department Manager including Bakery, Meat, Kitchen and Grocery Positions for a large, premier Hispanic Retailer. Excellent Pay and Benefits. Mutiple Locations in the Northern California Area including San Jose, Salinas, and Oakland regions.

Essential position functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Establish and maintain a positive work environment, which sustains an exceptionally high level of team member morale.
  • Select and develop team members as potential department assistant managers.
  • Provide timely, thorough and thoughtful performance evaluations.
  • Communicate and maintain employee safety and security standards.
  • Manage inventory and pricing to achieve targeted gross profit margin.
  • Project annual sales and expenses, and prepare annual operating budget.
  • Achieve budgeted expense levels. Achieve department profit, and store profit contribution targets.
  • Maintain awareness of new products, and regularly incorporate new products into overall product mix.
  • Manage the buying/ordering process to meet quality standards, maintain competitive pricing and achieve targeted sales.
  • Establish and maintain positive and productive vendor relationships.
  • Develop and maintain creative product merchandising.
  • Sustain exceptional level of knowledge/awareness of relevant competitors and industry trends.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative and productive working relationship with store management and all team members.
  • Model and cultivate effective inter-department and inter-store communication.
  • Provide accurate, complete information in all management reports.
  • Thorough and complete documentation in support of team member progressive discipline.
  • Maintain comprehensive knowledge of, and ensure compliance with, relevant regularity rules and standards, including OSHA, DOL, Health and Sanitation, FDA, Weights and Measures, ADA, and H.A.A.C.C.P. Guidelines and flow charts.
  • Maintains overall department appearance and replenishes department display.
  • Performs customer service, clean-up, packaging, and inventory of products.
  • Follow established Weights and Measures procedures (TARES) mandated by the state of California.
  • Suggests department’s products and services to customers.
  • Other duties common to the position may be assigned by the supervisor as needed.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2-5 years of retail management experience required. Ability to write schedules.
  • High school diploma or GED required, College coursework preferred.
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) highly preferred.
  • Work well with others in a team oriented environment where one willingly takes on additional tasks with a positive attitude to help out the team/department.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to coach and lead diverse work teams to achieve performance, quality, cost and service goals.
  • Follow (written and oral) instructions and established procedures.
  • Work in a fast paced, high volume, detail oriented work environment.
  • Lift up to 50 pounds unassisted.
  • Reach above and below shoulder height, constant walking, standing in one place for long periods of time, bending, stooping, lifting, etc.
  • Fluent in Spanish and English.

Work Schedule: Varies: early morning, morning, mid-shift, afternoon, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Type of Employment: Regular full time or part time.


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