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WinCo Foods Bulk Foods Department Manager in Phoenix, Arizona

Join our Winning Team today and start your ownership journey!

WinCo Foods is a family of 20,000+ employee-owners, with 126 grocery stores and our own distribution and transportation network operating across 10 states in the American West, Pacific Northwest and Southwest. As the Low Price Grocery Leader we believe that we make the lives of our customers and employee-owners better and we do it by focusing on the people and communities where we operate.

WinCo Foods began in 1967, in Boise, ID, under the name Waremart, operating stores under the name until 1999, when the name was changed to WinCo Foods, short for Winning Company.

In 1985, after a group of senior employees purchased a majority interest in the company, they made the momentous decision to give WinCo Foods employees a real ownership stake. The WinCo Foods Employee Stock Ownership Trust (ESOP) was born, creating what has now become the third largest Employee-Owned company in the United States.

Today, WinCo Foods is well known and beloved for its everyday low-prices and engaged employee-owners across our service areas, encompassing 126 stores throughout Washington, Idaho, Nevada, California, Oregon, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Oklahoma and Montana.

Here’s the best part: The day you start at WinCo Foods is the day you start building your ownership stake! (available at most locations, check the locations Summary Plan Description)

Providing for your future self – While you may not think so today, the WinCo Foods ESOP is a path to financial security. Think about this: to date, we have more than 500 millionaire employee-owners, with hundreds more close behind!

The formula is simple: work hard and the better you do, the better your location does. The better your location does, the better the company does. The better the company does, the better our ESOP does. You get an annual gift of stock equaling 20% of what you make each year. After six years, it’s all yours, no matter what. (ESOP available at most locations, check the locations Summary Plan Description)

You can own a grocery store! How cool is that? Work hard, stay focused and it may just support you for the rest of your life!

In addition, WinCo Foods also offers great Healthcare at very low cost, career advancement opportunities, paid vacation and sick leave, and competitive wages.

So what are you waiting for? Apply now!

Job Summary

This position is responsible for the operation of the Bulk Foods Department, supervision and training of department personnel, inventory and ordering of merchandise and ensuring customer service and product quality, freshness and selection as well as other duties.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervises employees by motivating, training, participating in the hiring of personnel, monitoring employee performance, recommending personnel action (i.e. hiring, firing, layoff, disciplinary action, scheduling personnel according to coverage needs) maintaining a safe and secure work environment etc

  • Maintains and encourages an atmosphere of fast, friendly courteous customer service.

  • Performs customer relation duties and engages in suggestive selling techniques.

  • Meets departmental projected sales and gross margin objectives.

  • Ensures adequate product quantity, quality and freshness by checking, receiving and controlling inventory, preventing the sale of out-dated products, computing gross profit, processing administrative paperwork by computer and maintaining accurate department records.

  • Changes ends and promotion walls.

  • Arranges seasonal displays for promotionals.

  • Performs all job duties and responsibilities with honesty and integrity.

  • Supervises, motivates, trains and participates in the hiring of personnel.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or needed.

Requirements

Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Experience:

  • As a bulk foods clerk, Lead Clerk, MIT or equivalent to understand the Bulk Foods department procedures.

  • Applying strong analytical and problem-solving skills with close attention to detail in order to effectively monitor progress and complete assignments, performing all duties with efficiency and accuracy.

  • Demonstrating initiative and self-direction to perform a variety of simultaneous skills (multi-tasking).

  • Performing basic math (add, subtract, multiply and divide) and compute weights and measures.

  • Utilizing excellent verbal, written and inter-personal communication skills, establishing and maintaining a good rapport with co-workers, supervisors, buyers, etc.

  • Applying basic knowledge of Microsoft computer operating systems in a work setting.

Ability to:

  • Conduct visual inspections and read reports, manuals etc.

  • Learn taste, content and perishability of products, safety and sanitation procedures and department policies.

  • Work around machinery emitting heat and cold conditions.

  • Forecast accurately according to demand, past sales, expectations etc.

  • Frequently bend, repetitively use hands, stand, walk and lift up to approximately 50 lbs.

  • Perform duties with mental alertness involving potential hazards with respect to related procedures, equipment (e.g. knives) and work aides.

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old

  • Food Handlers Certification (per state laws).

Machines and Equipment Operated:

  • Office machines (computer terminal, copier/scanner, 10-key, fax machine, telephone, etc)

  • Operates all bulk foods equipment.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by the employees assigned to this job. All employees must comply with Company policies and applicable laws. The responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of personnel may vary.

As WinCo Foods continues to grow, our diversity—from our variety of perspectives and wide range of experiences—is essential to our strategy and success. We are committed to continue to cultivate and celebrate an inclusive environment in which all employees are valued and respected regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

Requisition ID: 2021-67931

Street: 330 W. Bell Road

Salary Type: Hourly

Vacation Eligible: Yes

External Company URL: https://www.wincofoods.com/

Post End Date: 4/13/2021

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