Full-Time Manager Trainee

Posted by Aldi
DuBois, PA
November 6, 2019

Job Details

Education and Experience:
• High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
• A combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.
• Prior work experience in a retail environment and prior management experience.
• Provides prompt and courteous customer service.
• Ability to operate a cash register efficiently and accurately.
• Ability to safely and properly operate equipment, including: electric/ and manual hand jacks, floor scrubber and cardboard baler
• Ability to perform general cleaning duties to company standards.
• Ability to recommend, interpret and/or apply ALDI operating policies and procedures.
• Excellent written and verbal communication.
• Performs basic administrative duties such as filing and filling out forms.
• Gives attention to detail and follows instruction.
• Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.
• Ability to supervise store personnel in the store manager’s absence to ensure the timely and effective completion of work assignments.
• Understands and applies management principles concerning budgeting, personnel costs, and overtime expenses.
• Ability to develop rapport, trust and open communication that enhances the growth and job performance of direct reports.
• Ability to prioritize and work under strict deadlines.
• Meets any state and local requirements for handling and selling alcoholic beverages.

Job Description:
• Assists management with developing and implementing action plans to improve operating results.
• Assures the training, development, and performance of their team’s staff to retain a motivated, professional workforce that achieves their career objectives.
• Recruits and recommends qualified employees for their team’s staff positions.
• Approves all time-off requests for direct reports.
• Establishes and communicates job responsibilities and performance expectations to their team to ensure mutual understanding of desired results; resolves internal or external barriers that prohibit successful goal achievement.
• Understands the overarching company strategy, as well as communicates and models the core values, of the organization to create a sense of teamwork and membership among employees.
• Monitors the competitive environment within the community and informs management regarding adjustments necessary to maintain the company’s competitive position.
• Provides product feedback to the management, including making recommendations regarding new items to carry or those that should discontinued.
• Consults with leadership on the development of their team’s strategy.
• Advises leadership to source external vendors for applicable services when appropriate.
• Liaises with regions to ensure timely and efficient communication flow.
• Consults with the business to effectively design and streamline applicable processes within the organization.
• Keeps up-to-date on external best practices and relevant changes to their field/area; communicates updates to leadership.
• Ensures an appropriate resolution of operational customer concerns in management’s absence.
• Ensures a safe environment for employees, customers and vendors by identifying and rectifying hazards, ensuring proper ergonomics and maintaining store equipment in proper working order.
• Takes inventory counts according to guidelines and assists management with maintaining proper stock levels through appropriate product ordering and CGO-S parameter maintenance.
• Ensures proper store signage is maintained at all times.
• Ensures the quality and freshness of products and merchandises product neatly to maximize sales.
• Ensures store personnel comply with all established company policies and procedures.
• Assists management with achieving the store payroll and total loss budget.
• Manages their team by driving projects and tasks to completion through effective prioritization, work planning, resource allocation, and cross-functional collaboration.
• Identifies cost-saving opportunities and potential process improvements.
• Serves as the primary link between their team’s staff and leadership to assure understanding of company goals, objectives, and opportunities for improvement.
• Other duties as assigned.

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