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Albertsons Dairy Manager in DES MOINES, Washington

Position Purpose: Performs a large number of dairy responsibilities while working with and reporting to the Grocery Manager.

Key Responsibilities Assists the Grocery Manager in directing the operation of the Dairy Department, including supervising and training personnel. Assists in ordering, receiving, storing, stocking, inventory control, and building displays. Encourages and maintains an atmosphere of enthusiastic customer awareness with an emphasis on safe, friendly, and courteous service. Engages in suggestive selling and other sales techniques. Assists the Grocery Manager in planning, organizing regular and seasonal merchandise requirements and special sales needs. Rotates and faces product. Cleans and dusts shelves. Processes and discards outdated and spoiled products. Prevents the sale of out of code product. Orders Dairy merchandise. Trains, teaches and coaches dairy stocking and conditioning standards. Assists with the "dry grocery" order writing.

Assists with grocery stocking and conditioning. Works on new items. Assists with the reclamation process. Manages backroom inventory, conditions and standards. Assists with grocery department merchandising and building displays. May act as back up cashier.

Skills and Physical Requirements: Requires strong written and oral communication skills, good leadership and interpersonal skills, and the ability to maintain composure in dealing with customers, vendors and co-workers. Must be friendly, courteous, take initiative and maintain composure in dealing with customers, co-workers and vendors. Requires the ability to judge and react to business activity. May utilize cleaning supplies, chemicals and safety cutters. Complies with all Company policies including attendance, grooming standards and dress codes. Frequently reaches, lifts, stacks and maneuvers objects of varying dimensions and weights up to approximately 80 lbs., within the range of floor level to overhead. Ability to push and pull fully loaded hand trucks and pallet jacks. Ability to stand, walk, and move rapidly for long periods of time, and bend, stoop, twist and turn frequently. May climb ladders. Mental alertness is required for safe, accurate completion of work activities and to do repetitious work accurately. Requires knowledge of basic mathematics, ability to learn inventory control, pricing, merchandising, and shipping and receiving procedures.

Work Environment:

Exposure to cleaning chemicals. Frequently exposed to temperature of 35˚ Fahrenheit while handling product in a cold case, 28˚ Fahrenheit in a cooler and -20˚ Fahrenheit in a freezer. Working conditions consist of a temperature controlled store environment. Exposure to varying temperatures while working in the loading and receiving area. Occasional exposure to outdoor environment with varying temperatures.

Safety -- Sensitive Position:

Job responsibilities include tasks or duties that could affect the safety or health of the employee performing the task or others.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled