Looking to grow your management skills at a leading Chicagoland retailer? Apply to the Jewel-Osco Department Manager Trainee opportunity today! Trainees are set on a defined career path and receive ongoing professional development, leading them to a management or director position within 3 years. If you’re a natural leader who excels at customer service, apply today!
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Hiring Company: Jewel-Osco
Jewel began as a band of door-to-door salesmen, selling tea and coffee from the back of horse-drawn wagons. Today, Jewel-Osco is a vital part of Albertsons Inc., a privately held grocery company that is proud to continue serving the Chicagoland area and beyond. At present, Jewel-Osco operates 187 stores throughout the Chicagoland area, Indiana and Iowa, part of a 2,200+ store operation employing over 265,000 people nationwide.
The Department Manager is first and foremost responsible for customer relations and satisfaction. Responsible for creating a culture where employees are empowered and expected to create an environment of food exploration, innovation and dedication for customers and employees. They actively participate in the hiring, training and coaching of all department employees to provide world-class customer care. They use equipment safely and ensure that company and departmental policies and procedures are adhered to, as well as, meet any state/federal law and labor union compliance. They are responsible to the company for the efficient, safe, and effective operation of the Department. They are responsible for meeting the financial expectations of the Department in regards to projections and budgets to achieve sales and profit objectives. Responsible for executing merchandising plans as assigned and provide feedback with continued improvement. Additionally, they communicate with vendors and various community agencies/organizations to ensure an active and involved business relationship within the communities we serve.
- High school diploma
- Updated resume
- Previous customer service experience
- Previous leadership experience
- Valid state-issued photo identification
- Social Security card
- Previous teamwork experience highly preferred
- Strong work ethic
- Work smart under pressure
- 40 hours per week + overtime
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