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Assistant Department Manager

Company: Dierbergs
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Make yourself at home with a career at Dierbergs
Are you all about food service? Seriously addicted to cleanliness? More into the dairy or frozen section (because that's where ice cream lives.)? Whatever your preference, Dierbergs has you covered. We're looking for friendly people with amazing customer service, leadership skills and the ability to focus on better execution of operations. Take the reins as Assistant Manager in one of our quality departments:

  • Floral
  • Janitorial
  • Salad Bar & Produce
  • Dairy & Frozen
  • Bakery
  • Deli & Seafood
  • Meat
  • Party Center
  • Non-Foods
    Working with your Department Manager in this full-time position, you will help create a better customer experience and support a successful, sustainable department. First impressions-and lasting loyalty-are what we're all about. A passionate leader, you excel at:
    • Inspiring the awesome Dierbergs team by providing clear direction and support
    • Keeping a close eye on the prize by monitoring gross margin, profitability, product usage, shared labor and the overall appearance of your department
    • Using your welcoming, pleasant personality to assist customers in person and over the phone with general questions, special orders...anything that affects and ensures the Dierbergs reputation for exceptional service
    • Maintaining an attractive, efficient selection of product and ensuring overall quality and price of items sold in your department
    • Showcasing your creative flair and great ideas for in-store specials, merchandising and display programs to increase sales and profits for your department and the store

      Why Dierbergs is different
      • Our culture sets us apart. We're known for being friendly and customer-focused, as well as for treating each other like family.
      • You'll enjoy the stability of working for an organization with a strong history of financial success and an excellent reputation in the community.
      • You'll have the opportunity to take ownership and make decisions that will have a genuine impact.
      • Growth opportunities include advancement to the Department Manager level or into a core management role.

        What you need to succeed
        • General knowledge of/experience in retail or customer service; grocery industry is a definite advantage
        • Strong attention to detail, business acumen, follow-through and dependability
        • The vision to organize daily work, strategically plan short- and long-term goals, focus on results and celebrate the success of all you and your team will achieve
        • You're not a 9-5 desk jockey; you welcome the flexibility to work a varied schedule, including weekends and holidays
        • The go-getter attitude needed to thrive in a fast-paced environment, as well as physical agility to move throughout the store and your department

          What's in it for you?
          • Medical, dental and vision...401(k) and pension plans...vacation, personal and sick days - we offer a strong benefits package
          • Weekly paychecks - yes, we are going to pay you every single week!
          • Work/life balance and flexible scheduling so you can have a life, too
          • Training and growth potential to help you reach your career goals with us
          • Discounts at the Starbucks kiosks inside some of our locations
          • Wellness initiatives, Associate appreciation and volunteer opportunities to keep you engaged and involved
          • Benefits may vary per position and department
            This description is representative only and is not exhaustive of all the tasks an Associate in this position may be required to perform.

Keywords: Dierbergs, St. Louis , Assistant Department Manager, Hospitality & Tourism , Saint Louis, Missouri

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