Meijer General Merchandise Team Leader - Pike Plaza Road, Indianapolis IN in Indianapolis, Indiana

Currently, Meijer is looking for a General Merchandise Team Leader. The individual selected for this position will be responsible for supervising and coordinating activities of team members of the General Merchandise and HBC Departments, as well as ensuring the production of quality merchandise and service consistent with Meijer Standards.Key responsibilities include:In charge of achieving sales, labor, supply expenses and margin by period for the General Merchandise and HBC Department plan for departmentMaintaining a friendly selling approach to customers that is in line with commitment to the Meijer Friendly programDeveloping and implementing plans for achieving departmental objectives and business plansFollowing through on sales plans in full support of division merchandising programsPlanning and carrying out in-store promotions and interdepartmental tie-ins to maximize sales and create a selling atmosphereEstablishing and maintaining effective inventory control methods in all departmentsControlling ordering; avoiding overstocks; supporting administrationRequiring, through proper supervision, effective pricing of merchandiseEnsuring freshness of product by closely adhering to rotation and dating policyScheduling and organizing work force consistent with store salesControlling departmental expenses such as wages, utilities, supplies, etc.Assisting in the selection, indoctrination, training and development of departmental personnel, utilizing division training programsPlanning and conducting weekly meetings with departmental personnelSupervising Sanitation Program in compliance with Company standardsBeing familiar with and working within framework of the storesKeeping Store Manager informed of all activities within own area of responsibilityInstructing employees in the proper use of store equipment to ensure safety standards are accomplishedMaintaining self-development program to improve own personal knowledge, skills, and abilities in order to continue to upgrade own contribution to the storeHandling customer complaints quickly and efficiently in order to achieve customer satisfaction

Qualifications:Oral and written communication/language and mathematical skillsSpeak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situationsListen and gets clarification; Responds well to questionsWrite clearly and informativelyPresent numerical data effectivelyCarry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Meijer polices and applicable lawsMust have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.Must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as department manualMust have the ability to write routine reports and correspondenceMust have the ability to calculate figures and amounts as discounts, interest, commissions, proportion, and percentagesMake self-available to staff; assist with developing subordinates' skills and encouraging growthContinually works to improve supervisory skillsAbility to prioritize work tasks, multi-task, and maintain focusContribute to building a positive team spiritShow respect and sensitivity for cultural differencesPromote a harassment-free environmentAccept responsibility for own actionsAlign work with strategic goalsAbility to communicate effectively with customersWork within approved budgetContribute to profits and revenue