Sales and Merchandising Specialist (Deli/Bake)
Stop & Shop 1,620 reviews - Massachusetts

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Provide overall leadership to store personnel in order to maximize sales, profitability and customer satisfaction. Ensure merchandising is a major focus and capability of our stores and implement merchandising plans and programs required to achieve the profitable operation of assigned Department.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical and merchandising direction to departments within the stores to ensure continued profitability

  • Teach, train, motivate, and develop existing associates. Properly manage the vendor supplied technical resources to maximize results.
  • Monitor of Merchandising programs and safety guidelines in department, ensuring that Associates understand and comply with merchandising programs and safe operational practices
  • Assist Operations and Support Service with new store openings, remodels & resets specifically with regard to identifying equipment needs, existing and new associate training and orientation.
  • Establish store standards, discipline and staffing levels and monitor compliance. Participate with District Managers in the identification and selection process of Department Managers.
  • Identify opportunity stores in assigned area; to analyze problems, issues, identify root cause of problems impacting opportunity stores related to sales and profit. Implement corrective plans.

Essential Skills
Skills and Knowledge
  • Highly motivated, results-oriented, and a self-starter
  • Ability to influence and communicate cross functionally
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional analytical and strategic planning skills with a strong attention to detail
  • High level of customer service skills
  • Effective organizational and time management skills

About this company
1,620 reviews
Ahold USA is the American arm of Netherlands-based Royal Ahold -- one of the world's leading grocery retailers. The subsidiary oversees some...