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Deli Manager

Valid from 5/9/2020 to 6/8/2020
Location: US-IL-Chicagoland Area
Job Overview
Industry: Grocery, Hospitality - Hotel, Retail
Base Pay: N/A
Other Pay:
Employee Type: Full-Time
Job Requirements
Education: None
Experience: 1 to greater than 15 years
Manages Others: Yes
Travel Required: None
Relocation Covered: No

Job Description

Position Summary: 
Plan, direct and manage the store Deli operations to promote and maximize sales and profit margins and achieve labor goals. Meet or exceed budgeted targets through effective utilization of resources. Demonstrate a love for food and passion for people while creating an excellent customer experience by maintaining a friendly, safe and clean environment. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Demonstrate a love of food and passion for people, incredible customer service and performance excellence through example and team member education.
  • Encourage teamwork through cooperative interactions with co-workers.
  • Ensure proper product handling to control cost (e.g. shrink and waste).
  • Follows all company, store and department policies and procedures.
  • Manage the Deli program while adhering to local, state and federal regulations and requirements.
  • Institute ‘Best Practice’ leadership and management principles.
  • Drive sales and profits through innovative merchandising, industry knowledge and technical expertise.
  • Provide leadership, support and guidance to ensure that food quality standards, inventory levels, food safety and sanitation guidelines and customer service expectations are met and maintained.
  • Manage a cost-effective program; effectively forecast, plan, order and receive product/supplies and schedule associates to achieve labor goals while meeting or exceeding the customers’ expectations.
  • Direct/coordinate all Deli production and processing; assign associates tasks for efficient operations.
  • Ensure associates are properly trained; establish/maintain cross training practices to optimize production.
  • Manage and lead associates to promote professional growth, efficiency, high morale and teamwork.
  • Maintain required records including food production and inventory records.
  • Review work procedures and operational concerns; determine methods to improve customer service, production, performance, safety and sanitation.
  • Communicate daily with the store director regarding the department status (e.g., success, issues and planning).
  • Interview and select best fit team members in partnership with the People Services Manager.
  • Physical demands include, but are not limited to, regularly sit, stand and use hands to handle, finger or feel objects, tools or controls; frequently walk, talk, hear, climb stairs, reach with hands or arms and adjust visual focus. Occasional kneeling, crouching, lifting objects up to 50 lbs., and climb ladders
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Job Requirements


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit stand,

and use the hands to handle, finger or feel objects, tools or controls. This position

requires frequent walking, talking, hearing, stair-climbing, and reaching with the hands or

arms. Occasional kneeling or crouching, lifting of up to 50 pounds, and ladder climbing

are required. The ability to adjust visual focus and the physical mobility to respond to fire

or other emergencies are also required.


Work is performed in a retail store environment where there is occasional exposure to

wet surfaces, refrigerated storage areas, damp or humid conditions, and heated surfaces.

The noise level is moderate, consistent with a retail store environment, and does include

occasional noise of power tools and equipment.


The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational

factors, and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are

representative only and not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to

perform. The Employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to

require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business,

competitive considerations or the work environment change.