|Job Description :
||We’re ALDI, one of America’s favorite grocers. We’ve grown a lot in the past few years, expanding our reach and customer base all around the country. Whether it’s in customer service or our exceptional products, we owe our success to the efficiencies we create in every corner of our company and the people at each level who make that happen.
As a Store Manager Trainee, you’ll train on all aspects of successfully running a store in preparation for running for your own store. You’ll be involved in supervising day-to-day store activities, ensuring overall store performance, identifying staffing needs, managing schedules and developing operational action plans while mentoring and developing the team.
Position Type: Full-Time
Estimated Hours: 40 hours per week
Store Manager Trainee Starting Wage: $24.00 per hour
Estimated Store Manager Earning Potential Year 1: $66,000 – $91,000 (inclusive of salary and bonus when applicable)
Duties and Responsibilities:
Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.
Supervises the day-to-day operations and performance of the team to provide the highest level of customer service for the customerUnderstands the overarching company strategy, as well as communicates and models the core values of the organization, to create a sense of teamwork and membership among employeesHandles customer concerns and ensures an appropriate resolutionEnsures proper store signage is maintained at all times, as well as the quality and freshness of ALDI products
Assists in the hiring of store personnel by reviewing resumes and employment applications, as well as interviewing candidatesPrepares, manages, and revises weekly schedules to ensure appropriate store staffing levelsEstablishes and communicates job responsibilities and performance expectations to direct reports to ensure mutual understanding and desired results
Conducts store meetingsIdentifies training and development opportunities that will assist direct reports in achieving enhanced performanceConducts annual performance evaluations, recommending store personnel for advancement and termination as appropriateAchieves store payroll and total loss budgetsManages cash audits in conjunction with their direct leader according to company guidelinesMonitors the competitive environment within the community and makes recommendations to the direct leader regarding adjustments necessary to maintain a competitive positionProvides product feedback to their direct leader, including recommendations regarding new items to carry or those that should be discontinuedProvides a safe environment for employees, customers, and vendors by identifying and rectifying hazards, ensuring proper ergonomics, and maintaining store equipment in proper working orderOversees product merchandising and maintains proper stock levels through appropriate product orderingConducts store inventory counts and reconciliations according to company guidelinesComplies with all established company policies and procedures while upholding the security and confidentiality of documents and dataOther duties as assigned
Ability to stock merchandise from store receiving to shelving; ability to place product, weighing up to 45 pounds, on shelving at various heightsRegularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, push, pull, lift, carry and walk about the storeMust be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodations.
Ability to work both independently and within a team environmentAbility to provide and lead others to provide prompt and courteous customer serviceAbility to develop rapport, trust, and open communication that enhances the growth and job performance of direct reports
Ability to interpret and apply company policies and proceduresAbility to establish goals, guide employee performance to ensure the quality and completion of work assignments
Ability to evaluate and drive performance of self and others
Ability to understand and apply management principles concerning budgeting, personnel costs, and expensesAbility to operate a cash register efficiently and accuratelyAbility to safely and properly operate equipment, including electric/manual hand jack, floor scrubber, and cardboard baler and perform general cleaning duties to company standardsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsAbility to stay organized and multi-task in a professional and efficient manner, following instructions and giving attention to detailMeets any state and local requirements for handling and selling alcoholic beverages
Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or equivalent preferredA minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in a retail environmentA combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge
Prior management experience preferred
Full-Time Store Manager Trainees will often train at multiple locations and must have flexibility to travel within divisional requirements
ALDI offers competitive wages and benefits, including:
Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
PerkSpot National Employee Discount Program
In addition, eligible employees are offered:
Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance
Generous Vacation Time & 7 Paid Holidays
Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Life, Dependent Life and AD&D Insurance
Voluntary Term Life Insurance
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ALDI is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. As a proud Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), we do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other protected characteristic. Employment may be contingent upon ALDI’s receipt of an acceptable and job-related drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.