As a Bakery Team Leader (Department Manager) you will lead a team with your creativity, passion for the product, and quality-driven leadership style. The Bakery Team Leader reports to the Store Team Leader (Store Manager) and is guided by the Regional Bakery Program Coordinator.
Responsibilities & Qualifications :
In conjunction with the Store Leadership you will be responsible for Team Member hiring, development & training, disciplinary actions, separations, and holding your team accountable for their work.
Responsible for profitability, expense control (packaging and labor), inventory control, buying and merchandising, regulatory compliance, and special projects as assigned.
Lead your team by training and mentoring.
Complete accountability for all aspects of team operations and able to perform all duties and responsibilities of team positions.
You will be encouraged to run the Bakery as if it was your own business (within certain Whole Foods guidelines).
Ensure that all National, Regional, and Store policies & procedures (specific to the team) are being followed and executed properly.
To lead your team with the committment to leadership and with enthusiasm expected of someone interested in future store, regional, or national leadership position.
Demonstrated two or more years of experience directing a team of five or more people.
Instruct and train new and existing Bakery Team Members.
Strong knowledge of general Bakery procedures and baking practices.
Previous experience as a Team Leader, Assistant Team Leader or equivalent.
Stand and walk for extended periods of time up to 4 hours without a break.
Bend and stoop to grasp objects and climb ladders.
Bend and lift loads, not to exceed 50 pounds unassisted.
Push and pull carts weighing up to 100 pounds unassisted.
Effectively communicate with other Team Members and Leadership.
Thorough knowledge of all relevant Whole Foods Market policies and standards.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Computer experience including Word, Excel, and systems applications.
Must work a variety of shifts including weekends, evenings and holidays.
About Us :
At Whole Foods Market we empower our Team Members and Team Leaders to make their own decisions, thus creating an environment where people are treated with respect and are highly motivated to excel. We mentor Team Members through education and on-the-job training and experience. As a result, we are able to fill a majority of leadership roles from our existing team member base.
Our Team Members represent over 50 different nations. We are people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, yet all work together to meet the needs of our customers.
We offer great benefits beginning with a full complement of medical and other traditional group health plan coverages, a 401k plan, and a 20% discount at our stores.
To learn more, apply your passion today.
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