Department Manager (Fresh Acres)

Job Description


•    Achieve all operations and sales objectives/goals for assigned area (e.g. contribution, budget, gross profit, productivity, inventory management, merchandising/signage, price checks/changes, promotions/contests, etc.).

•    Monitor, order, receive and maintain department product and/or supplies using appropriate tools.

•    Ensure proper department conditions (e.g., shelf, case, sales floor, backroom, freezer, and cooler, etc.).

•    Operate, clean, and maintain equipment/machinery, tools, and workstations.

•    Build relationships with and educate our customers in order to create sales.

•    Recruit, interview and select employees, while mirroring the community we serve.

•    Supervise, direct, set goals and delegate tasks using independent judgment.

•    Create weekly scheduled shifts while controlling payroll costs.

•    Arrange for ongoing training and communication with all employees working within assigned area.

•    Cultivate growth through the cross-development of high potential employees.

•    Evaluate, coach, reward, recognize employees and celebrate successes.

•    Handle conflict and counsel employees that require disciplinary actions up to and including termination.



• Ability to represent A Culture of Caring and The Pursuit of Excellence™ through Big Y’s Firm Foundations™ (Character, Collaboration, Personal Development, Actions & Results).

•    Ability to demonstrate a passion for food through interactive sales techniques.

•    Ability to demonstrate leadership through his or her own example.

•    Ability to demonstrate financial acumen.

•    Must project a clean and professional appearance.

•    Must be a team player with a positive attitude and businesslike conduct.

•    Ability to operate within Company policies, procedures, and standards.

•    Ability to work a flexible schedule in accordance with the needs of the store.

•    Attention to detail, accuracy, ability to prioritize and follow-through.

•    Possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.

•    Ability to learn and utilize computer applications.

•    Must be 18 years of age.

•    Must consent to and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background investigation.