Store Management
The Kroger Company - Jackson, MS

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Description

The Kroger Co. – Delta Division is actively recruiting for Store Management Trainees/Co-Managers for our West Tennessee and Jackson, Mississippi area stores. Candidates must be open to relocation and available to work all locations represented.

Position Details:

Your career begins in the Management Development Program. During 20 weeks of classroom and in-store training, you develop Managerial, Merchandising, Leadership, Inventory Control, and Customer Service skills that enhance your abilities to run a multi-million dollar operation. Upon graduation, you become part of a high performance team creating a positive and engaging work environment where hard work and results provide endless opportunities for future success.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Develop and implement plans for achieving departmental objectives and business plans.
  • Follows through on sales plans in full support of division merchandising programs.
  • Plan and carries out in-store promotions and interdepartmental tie-ins to maximize sales and create a selling atmosphere.
  • Establishes and maintains effective inventory control methods in all departments.
  • Controls ordering; avoids overstocks; support administration.
  • Require, through proper supervision, effective pricing of merchandise.
  • Ensures freshness of product by closely adhering to rotation and dating policy.
  • Schedules and organizes work force consistent with store sales and union contract.
  • Controls departmental expenses such as wages, utilities, wrapping supplies, etc.
  • Assist in the selection, indoctrination, training and development of departmental personnel, utilizing division training programs.
  • Plans and conducts weekly meetings with departmental personnel.
  • Supervises Sanitation Program in compliance with division standards.
  • Administers safety and fire prevention programs as directed by division of Loss Prevention Department.
  • Is familiar with and works within framework of labor contracts in stores.
  • Keeps Store Manager informed of all activities within own area of responsibility.
  • Instructs in the proper use of store equipment to ensure safety standards are accomplished.
  • Works closely with department heads, keeping them informed of matters, which affect them and their performance, both individually and departmentally.
  • Maintains self-development program to improve own personal knowledge, skills, and abilities in order to continue to upgrade own contribution to the store.
  • Handles customer complaints quickly and efficiently in order to achieve customer satisfaction.
  • Maintain security (cash handling, shop lifting, and theft).
  • Supports and works to achieve equal employment opportunities and promotions for minorities and females.
  • Assumes responsibility for the store in absence of the Store Manager.

Benefits:

In addition to competitive salaries and an attractive bonus program, Kroger offers
  • Very Competitive Health & Income Protection Plans
  • 401(K) Retirement Savings Account
  • Paid Vacation
  • Relocation Opportunities
  • Associate Discounts
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Stock Options
It is the policy of The Kroger Company to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment.

Requirements

Requirements
  • 4 Year College Degree or 2 Year Degree with Prior Retail Management Experience
  • Outstanding Communication Skills, both written and oral.
  • Excellent Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments concurrently with a proven track record of delivering results in a fast paced environment.
  • Exceptional Leadership skills

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