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Assistant Team Leader - Meat Department

Company: Mustard Seed Health Food Market, Inc.
Location: Akron
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

We are Northeast Ohio's largest locally owned Natural Food Store, proudly serving our communities for 37 years. Our specialty is providing high quality natural and organic foods and products along with education on food issues and the environment. We adhere to strict ingredient standards and promote locally grown food. Job Summary
Provides leadership in the Meat Department by directing and managing associates, ensuring excellent customer service, ordering perishable products and supplies, and implementing merchandising initiatives to stimulate the growth of the business while meeting customer requirements and maximizing profits. Supervisory Responsibilities
Meat Cutter, Meat Associates Responsibilities

  • Promotes team work, coaches, develops and trains department associates; minimizes turnover, promotes efficiency, and controls labor costs.
  • Schedules associates according to labor budget and delegates work assignments effectively.
  • Ensures department has adequate staffing levels during all hours of operation.
  • Works in conjunction with Human Resources Department in the hiring, terminating and disciplining of associates.
  • Maintains accurate department records to ensure documentation of activities is available.
  • Responsible for all purchasing decisions and related activities for the Meat Department.
  • Manages inventories and orders products to meet customer requirements, maximize gross profit and minimize shrink.
  • Responsible for selection, variety and location of products on store shelves and displays within Meat Department.
  • Responsible for merchandising displays and all products effectively to maximize sales.
  • Ensures proper shelf tags and sign discipline occur.
  • Notifies Store Director and/or Maintenance Associate of any equipment needing repair.
  • Maintains good relations with vendor contacts.
  • Obtains and negotiates monthly advertising contracts.
  • Works in conjunction with Store Director and Senior Management in determining appropriate pricing of products.
  • Audits invoices to ensure all credits and rebates are received.
  • Ensures all invoice costs match negotiated contracts.
  • Codes and properly allocates invoices and submits to Accounting Department in a timely manner.
  • Maintains a safe and clean environment to ensure health code and OSHA requirements are met.
  • Analyzes customer and associate feedback to identify areas needing improvement and develops processes and/or procedures to address those issues.
  • Performs duties of staff as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. Education And Experience (E = Essential D = Desired)(E) High school education or equivalent
    (E) 5 years experience in meat operations
    (E) 2 years of experience in management Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
    • Knowledge of entire meat department operations
    • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, direct and control
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Ability to read a profit & loss statement
    • Basic computer skills using the windows operating system including internet, printing, and email
    • Basic usage of Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, and Excel PM19 PI174666467

Keywords: Mustard Seed Health Food Market, Inc., Akron , Assistant Team Leader - Meat Department, Hospitality & Tourism , Akron, Ohio

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