General Merchandise Team Leader Louisville KY Full time
Meijer - Louisville, KY

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Meijer is a leading Supercenter located in five states throughout the Midwest, with nearly 200 stores and almost 60,000 employees. As a multi-billion dollar retailer, Meijer is ranked as the 15th largest privately held company in the country. We have become a respected leader in the competitive retail market by sticking to our core values of customers, competition, family, freshness, and safety & health. Meijer's Midwest geography includes corporate offices in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and stores, distribution centers, and manufacturing facilities throughout Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Kentucky.
Currently, Meijer is looking for a General Merchandise Team Leader. The individual selected for this position will be responsible for supervising and coordinating activities of team members of the General Merchandise and HBC Departments, as well as ensuring the production of quality merchandise and service consistent with Meijer Standards.

Key responsibilities include:
  • In charge of achieving sales, labor, supply expenses and margin by period for the General Merchandise and HBC Department plan for department
  • Maintaining a friendly selling approach to customers that is in line with commitment to the Meijer Friendly program
  • Developing and implementing plans for achieving departmental objectives and business plans
  • Following through on sales plans in full support of division merchandising programs
  • Planning and carrying out in-store promotions and interdepartmental tie-ins to maximize sales and create a selling atmosphere
  • Establishing and maintaining effective inventory control methods in all departments
  • Controlling ordering; avoiding overstocks; supporting administration
  • Requiring, through proper supervision, effective pricing of merchandise
  • Ensuring freshness of product by closely adhering to rotation and dating policy
  • Scheduling and organizing work force consistent with store sales
  • Controlling departmental expenses such as wages, utilities, supplies, etc.
  • Assisting in the selection, indoctrination, training and development of departmental personnel, utilizing division training programs
  • Planning and conducting weekly meetings with departmental personnel
  • Supervising Sanitation Program in compliance with Company standards
  • Being familiar with and working within framework of the stores
  • Keeping Store Manager informed of all activities within own area of responsibility
  • Instructing employees in the proper use of store equipment to ensure safety standards are accomplished
  • Maintaining self-development program to improve own personal knowledge, skills, and abilities in order to continue to upgrade own contribution to the store
  • Handling customer complaints quickly and efficiently in order to achieve customer satisfaction
Qualifications
  • Oral and written communication/language and mathematical skills
  • Speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations
  • Listen and gets clarification; Responds well to questions
  • Write clearly and informatively
  • Present numerical data effectively
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Meijer polices and applicable laws
  • Must have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as department manual
  • Must have the ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Must have the ability to calculate figures and amounts as discounts, interest, commissions, proportion, and percentages
  • Make self-available to staff; assist with developing subordinates' skills and encouraging growth
  • Continually works to improve supervisory skills
  • Ability to prioritize work tasks, multi-task, and maintain focus
  • Contribute to building a positive team spirit
  • Show respect and sensitivity for cultural differences
  • Promote a harassment-free environment
  • Accept responsibility for own actions
  • Align work with strategic goals
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers
  • Work within approved budget
  • Contribute to profits and revenue

Job Store Operations
Primary Location KY-Louisville

Schedule Full-time

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Meijer is a leading Supercenter located in five states throughout the Midwest, with over 200 stores and more than 60,000 employees. Our...