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DRUG-GEN MDSE/ASST DEPT LEADER - Military Veterans

at Kroger

Create an outstanding customer experience through exceptional service. Establish and maintain a safe and clean environment that encourages our customers to return. Achieve sales and profit goals established for the department, monitor and control all established quality assurance standards. Direct and supervise all functions, duties and activities for the Drug/GM department. Support the day-to-day functions of Drug/GM operations. Embrace the Customer 1st strategy and encourage associates to deliver excellent customer service. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

RESPONSIBILITIES

- Create an environment that enables customers to feel welcome, important and appreciated by answering questions regarding products sold throughout the store; promote trust and respect among associates
- Communicate company, department, and job specific information to associates; collaborate with associates and promote teamwork to help achieve company/store goals; promote Our Brands to customers
- Develop adequate scheduling to manage customer volume during hours of operation
- Develop associates on performance of their job and participate in the performance appraisal process; establish performance goals for department and empower associates to meet goals
- Adhere to all local, state and federal laws, and company guidelines
- Create an environment that enables customers to feel welcome and appreciated by answering customer questions
- Gain and maintain knowledge of products sold within the department and be able to respond to questions and make suggestions about products
- Offer product samples to help customers discover new items or products they inquire about; inform customers of Drug/GM specials
- Develop and implement a department business plan to achieve desired results; monitor and control expenses for the department
- Understand the store's layout and be able to locate products; create and execute sales promotions
- Inform and educate department associates about current, upcoming and special in-store promotions, especially promotions that affect Drug/GM
- Implement the period promotional plan for the department; stay current with present, future, seasonal and special ads
- Assist store management in preparing the store/department budget, profit and loss reviews, and take appropriate action on all financial reports
- Maintain an awareness of inventory/stocking conditions; note any discrepancies in inventory
- Schedule daily, weekly and monthly price changes by updating shelf tags and promotional signs
- Train department associates on inventory/stocking and Computer Assisted Ordering (CAO); plan, organize, and supervise the inventory process
- Practice preventive maintenance by properly inspecting equipment and notify appropriate department or store manager of any items in need of repair
- Notify management of customer or employee accidents; report all safety risks, or issues, and illegal activity, including robbery, theft or fraud to store management
- Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum
- Ability to handle stressful situations
- Knowledge of basic math (counting, addition, and subtraction)
- Effective communication skills

Desired
- High School Diploma or GED
- Any management/Drug-GM/retail experience
- Second language (speaking, reading and/or writing)

ABOUT US

From one tiny Cincinnati grocery store more than a century ago, we've grown into what today is the nation's largest grocer with nearly 2,800 stores in 35 states operating under 28 different names. As America's grocer, we take pride in bringing diverse teams with a passion for food and people together with one common purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit. With a history of innovation, we work tirelessly to create amazing experiences for our customers, communities AND each other, with food at the heart of it all.

Here, people matter. That's why we strive to provide the ingredients you need to create your own recipe for success at work and in life. We help feed your future by providing the value and care you need to grow. If you're caring, purpose-driven and hungry to learn, your potential is unlimited.

Whether you're seeking a part-time position or a new career path, we've got a fresh opportunity for you. Apply today to become part of our Kroger family!

Logan, WV

Kroger

From one tiny Cincinnati grocery store more than a century ago, we’ve grown into what today is the nation’s largest grocer with nearly 2,800 stores in 35 states operating under 28 different names. As America’s grocer, we take pride in bringing diverse teams with a passion for food and people together with one common purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit.

 

At the Kroger Family of Companies, we’re all about people. We provide satisfying, sustainable careers—with boundless opportunities—to nearly 450,000 associates across the nation.

 

We strive to provide the ingredients you need to create your own recipe for success at work and in life. We help to feed your future by focusing on providing the value and support you need to grow.

 

We believe in an associate-first culture, built on collaborative, diverse communities that thrive together. We genuinely care about each other, giving back and helping out. We also know that none of us can succeed on our own. Stress happens. Life happens. That’s why we provide the tools and support you need to live our values and find your way.

 

No matter where you start your journey, fresh opportunities abound with the Kroger Family of Companies. The scope and size of our organization means we cater to nearly any career aspiration or skill set.

 

Beyond comprehensive benefits and competitive wages, we provide meaningful opportunities for associates to expand their horizons and grow their careers. From internal and external training and education programs to on-the-job training and personalized development opportunities, we help our associates reach their full potential.

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