Friday , January 27 2023

Stop and Shop Employment – Specialist II Deli/Bake

Website Stop & Shop

Job Description:

  • T he Field Merchandising Specialist is responsible for the consistent execution of all merchandising programs and is responsible for the success and operational effectiveness of their respective department within the stores in their district. The Field Merchandising Specialist is responsible for building sales, developing talent, providing local feedback to teams and creating a culture of selling! In this role, the Field Merchandising Specialist is responsible for all Department KPIs and demonstrates best practices on how their respective department should operate. This role works closely with District Director and Field Merchandising Lead for day to day execution and overall strategy and guidance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Deliver direction and support stores in delivering operational initiatives, customer service goals and labor productivity
  • Coach and develop a team of skilled Department Managers that have the competency to meet and exceed company expectations in the areas of sales, profitability, in-store customer experience, and the development of their own teams
  • Coaching around how to run the department standards of practice and SOPs
  • Conduct store visits spending majority of time coaching and developing department staff to achieve business results and personal growth goal
  • Understand competitive landscape and market
  • Opportunity Store Identification and support of turnaround plan
  • Execute merchandising plans and deliver goals for the District to include sales, profits, labor and shrink
  • Ensure adequate on-hand inventory levels, especially of items advertised in weekly circulars, providing feedback as necessary
  • Program/Project implementation affecting assigned store (Remodels, FIX, Thunder, etc.)
  • Communicate and reinforce the understanding of the fresh strategies throughout the Fresh department staff and store management teams
  • Ensure Associate Engagement within the District is maintained as a priority within all levels
  • Work with HRM on talent planning and development and discovering FT talent within store
  • Leverage in-depth knowledge and expertise of department to build sales, analyze problems/issues, and identify root cause of problems impacting stores related to sales while communicating these issues effectively to the appropriate levels of the organization
  • Act as the focal point to the District Director, Field Merchandising Lead regarding the communication of feedback on initiatives and in-store opportunities
  • Provide departmental expertise, direction, and training to Store Management and department staff
  • Deliver on results and KPIs for specific product area (Sales, Gross Margin, Unit movement, Inventory management, Shrink, Quality rating) and ensure Department Optimization (end-to-end)

Job Requirements:

  • Highly proficient oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Influence others
  • Demonstrate credibility
  • Knowledgeable about industry and respective dept(s)
  • Training and coaching
  • Planning and organization
  • Decisive/Problem Solver
  • Financial acumen
  • Passion and personality
  • Know the product and industry
  • Organizational skills with particular attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple projects on time sensitive schedules
  • Self motivated and able to work independently

Qualification & Experience:

  • HS/Diploma/GED

Job Details:

Company: Stop & Shop

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Springfield, MA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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