Company: Whole Foods Market
Posted on: September 18, 2022
Provides overall leadership to the Grocery team. Responsible for
all aspects of daily operations including profitability, expense
control, buying, merchandising, labor, regulatory compliance and
special projects as assigned. Accountable for Team Member hiring,
development, corrective actions and separations. All Whole Foods
Market Retail jobs require ensuring a positive company image by
providing courteous, friendly, and efficient service to customers
and Team Members at all times. All positions must be performed in
accordance with team and store Standard Operating Procedures.
Further, Team Members must be prepared and able to perform the
duties inherent in other Team Member job descriptions. All
positions must strive to support WFM core values and goals, promote
national, regional, and store programs and initiatives, and ensure
adherence to all applicable health and safety regulations including
Food Safety and regulatory duties required in the department. Job
Responsibilities Holds ATLs, supervisors and Team Members
accountable for delivering outstanding customer service.
Builds a positive work environment of outstanding teamwork, mutual
respect and exceptional morale.
Makes hiring and separation decisions.
Accountable for monitoring and achieving sales, purchasing, and
Maintains proper product assortment, merchandising, and inventory
Establishes and maintains collaborative and productive working
relationships with department leaders and with vendors.
Sustains exceptional level of knowledge / awareness of relevant
competitors and industry trends.
Sets and achieves the highest standards of retail execution.
Fosters and encourages a positive environment of outstanding
teamwork, mutual respect, and exceptional morale.
Maintains awareness of customer flows and needs and directs Team
Members as necessary to satisfy and delight customers; responds
promptly to customer needs and questions.
Selects, trains, develops, mentors, motivates, and counsels Team
Members in a manner that sustains a high-performance team and
Provides - timely, thorough, and thoughtful performance
Consistently communicates and models WFM vision and goals.
Job Skills Sustains - exceptional level of knowledge and awareness
of relevant competitors and industry trends.
Advanced knowledge of products, buying, pricing, merchandising, and
Food safety certification. - If not currently certified, will
commit to completing certification within 6 months.
Excellent interpersonal, motivational, team building , - and -
customer relationship - skills.
Capable of teaching others in a positive and constructive
Advanced knowledge of regulatory and safety policies and
Proficient mathematical skills for assessing financial performance,
monitor ing profitability, and managing - inventory.
Demonstrated decision-making ability, leadership skills , - and
ability to prioritize - and delegate .
Proficiency with email, Microsoft Office, and operation s- related
Experience 24+ months retail experience including 12+ months of
team leadership experience.
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions Must be able to lift 50
In an 8-hour work day: standing/walking 6-8 hours.
Hand use: single grasping, fine manipulation, pushing and
Work requires the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting
Exposure to FDA approved cleaning chemicals.
Exposure to temperatures: 90 degrees Fahrenheit.
Ability to work in a wet and cold environment.
Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and
holidays as needed.
Ability to use tools and equipment, including box cutters, electric
pallet jacks, and other heavy machinery.
Note : - The purpose of this document is to provide a general
summary of essential responsibilities for the position and is not
meant as an exhaustive list. This document does not reflect all job
duties or requirements for every position . - Requirements build as
one progresses through the job levels, so any job duties required
at a lower level may be required at the higher level in addition to
the duties listed for that higher level. Duties, assignments, and
other responsibilities may differ for similar positions based on
business conditions, departmental or geographic location, and/or
needs for the particular position. An individual must demonstrate
successful performance in their current position before being
considered for promotion. In addition, in order to promote into a
higher-level position, a business need for the promotion must exist
and the candidate must be considered the most qualified person for
the new position. Completion of certain milestones such as
obtaining an advanced degree or certification, time in current
position, or developing skills to perform at the higher-level role
do not guarantee a promotion.
At Whole Foods Market, we provide a fair and equal employment
opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race,
color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual
orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status,
disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Whole
Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on
qualifications for the position to be filled and business
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