Grocery Manager

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Teams are a reflection of their leader and a Rouses Grocery Manager demonstrates energy, humility and a strong desire to win every day. They expect and encourage the same commitment from their team members and work with them to maintain a positive department environment. They influence all customer service, operations and team member job experiences in the department. This individual is self-motivated and requires limited direction to achieve their objectives. The position reports to the Grocery Director.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading the Grocery Department team to achieve sales and labor targets
  • Guaranteeing a remarkable shopping environment including: friendly and helpful center-store team members who deliver exceptional customer service experiences, fresh products, impeccable safety and cleanliness conditions, in-stock merchandise and accurate pricing/signing
  • Communicating effectively with customers, team members, store management and other Rouses business partners and vendors
  • Training and coaching Grocery team members
  • Performing team member performance conversations
  • Supervising completion of required department activities, such as ordering, price checks, product rotation, transfers, removing out-dated items and maintaining safety and cleanliness standards
  • Contacting vendors to request credits or other needs
  • Following merchandising direction and creating visually appealing displays
  • Maintaining advertised item in-stocks to maximize sales
  • Using web apps to access reports, email and other systems
  • Completing required paperwork, forms, etc. accurately and on time
  • Supporting new store openings, as directed
  • Other duties, as assigned


  • Strong knowledge of retail grocery products and operations
  • 1+ years of experience in a retail grocery department
  • 1+ years of experience in a team leadership role
  • Able to work a flexible schedule
  • Able to pass a criminal background check and drug screen

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to stand and walk for extended periods of time
  • Able to distinguish product quality and freshness standards
  • Able to stoop, squat, reach and maneuver to move product, boxes, bags, shelving, carts and equipment
  • Able to lift 50 lbs.