C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Piggly Wiggly Midwest District Manager, Retail in Darlington, Wisconsin
The District Manager, Retail is responsible for directing, educating, and supporting store managers and team members within their assigned district and will consult with independent retailers and directly oversee assigned corporate retail stores to assist with the sales, merchandising, service environment, cleanliness and overall profitability while working to increase the volume of goods and services that the store offers.
Consult, supervise, direct and manage all phases of the assigned stores in a manner designed to obtain the highest possible sales and margins; control labor and other operating expenses and maximize the overall store performance
Oversee supervisors and corporate store managers in assigned district and responsible for developing, promoting, interviewing, hiring, and training new store managers/owners, and department managers in assigned stores; planning, assigning, and directing work and responsibilities; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems;
Review and adhere to all local, state and federal health and civil code regulations including full compliance with all applicable laws pertaining to safety, health, sanitation and regulations in all assigned stores;
Assist retailers with budgeting, goals, pricing and product selection and ongoing measurements and comparisons of results.
Visit independent stores on a regular basis to provide suggestions, ideas, best practices and operational evaluations for the retailers and visits corporately-owned stores on a frequent basis to directly supervise the store operations and personnel.
Develop and maintain a positive working relationship with retailers and retail support staff. Serve as a liaison for the two entities and provides beneficial information and service for them.
Review financial reports comparing results to the averages, highlighting weak areas, developing and implementing action plans.
Develop team actions plans for the supervisory team to implement at the store, reviews progress and results with supervisors, retailers and corporate store managers.
- Store : Grocery Warehouse (50F to 90F)
Specialized Knowledge : Knowledge of arithmetical calculations necessary to consult store managers and owners on a variety of topics such as, gross margins, sales distributions, labor percent, inventory shrink calculation, budgets, financial results, forecasts and projections.
Special Skills : Ability to perform arithmetical calculations in order to complete, interpret and submit required records and reports; Basic accounting skills to explain how different aspects of the operation relate to the bottom line results.
Physical abilities: : Must occasionally exert or lift up to 75 pounds carrying boxes of products and frequently exert or lift moderate amounts of weight; Successful performance requires specific vision abilities that include close vision and the ability to adjust focus and sufficient visual acuity to check and verify invoices and other written documents; Require sufficient physical mobility or agility to be able to respond quickly to fire or other emergencies and sufficient dexterity to disassemble and clean power equipment.
Other: : Food Safety Sanitation Certification required; Frequent travel to Stores required.
Years Of Experience
- 5-7 : A minimum of five years of experience in retail operations with successful participation in a management training program; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Associate Degree - General Studies, Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) - American Payroll Association
Piggly Wiggly Midwest LLC
About Our Company
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.
Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
Company: Piggly Wiggly Midwest LLC
Job Area: Retail Operations
Job Family: Retail
Job Type: Regular
Job Code: JC1864