Assistant Store Director

At SpartanNash, we deliver "what our guests want, when they want it - fast and friendly." We take pride in service excellence and enjoy providing a great customer experience. There are many retail employers, but not all offer a place where you can learn, grow and thrive. That's why SpartanNash is a cut above the rest.
Position Summary
Leads the day to day activities of an individual retail store in conjunction with, or in the absence of, the Store Director, ensuring all departments are fully staffed, trained and operating to company standards. Cultivate a positive, high performing, and customer focused, store culture through effective leadership. Responsible to assist with monitoring all financial aspects of the store, maintaining the physical location, and communicating and executing the corporate plans.
Minimum Requirements
Bachelor's Degree (Required) Business Administration
or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Job Experience
Three (3) years experience in a retail grocery environment with increasing levels of responsibility.
Supervisory Experience
Responsibilities and Essential Duties
Assist the store director with overall retail store management including staffing, training, performance management and career development of associates, and developing and monitoring department goals. Develop and monitor department budget as required.
Provide focused and effective leadership to store associates that develops a positive, high performing, customer focused store culture.
Responsible to assist with the overall profit and loss financial performance of the store to including budgeted sales, gross profit and controllable expenses.
Maintains constant follow-up with sub department managers to ensure budgeted sales, gross profit and controllable expense goals are being achieved. Assist sub department managers with interpreting data and creating plans to achieve department goals.
Coordinates store activities to ensure successful operations and compliance as measured by various checks and audits (Safety/Food Safety, Human resources, Merchandising, Loss Prevention, Department of Labor, OSHA, etc.).
Oversee that the corporate Merchandising and Inventory programs are followed by the departments and partner with corporate business partners as needed to ensure that operations and merchandising standards are fully communication and followed.
Implements and maintains work schedules, labor control and store payroll expense control programs for the location.
Implements the OWN IT! (One customer to Wow Now by Interacting and providing Total satisfaction) service programs, and models high standards of service to achieve a customer oriented store.
Assist the store director with overall retail store management including staffing, training, performance management and career development of associates, and developing and monitoring department goals. Develop and monitor department budget as required.
Maintain current knowledge of industry or local trends and best practices; make recommendations to improve current programs and processes.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed as assigned for this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements; additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.
Knowledge, Skills Abilities
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organization, prioritization, decision-making, problem solving and conflict management skills. Strong leadership abilities with capability to work in a hands-on environment. Strong strategic planning and business acumen skills. Strong knowledge of retail store operations; knowledge of retail management systems. Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Depending on company location, ability to communicate in Spanish is highly desirable.
Physical Requirement
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The associate is frequently required to sit/stand/walk. May be required to travel. While performing the duties of this position, the associate is subject to a typical office environment and is rarely exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment varies; office setting may be low to moderate; distribution center setting may be moderate to high.
Meat Cutting Equipment (i.e., slicers, grinders, tenderizers, etc.)
General Retail Equipment (i.e., cash register, telephone, copy/facsimile machine, computer, etc.)
Other Retail Equipment (e.g., pallet jacks, cardboard baler, sanitation and cleaning supplies, etc.)

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