Assistant Store Manager (Houston Market)

US-TX-Houston
Department
Hidden (17389)
Position Type
Full-Time
Req ID
27781

Job Introduction

If you thrive on leading a store team to achieve success and are motivated to coach them on delivering excellent customer service in a fast-paced and friendly environment, consider an Assistant Store Manager position at Sprouts Farmer Market. As one of the fastest growing natural foods retailers, we’re seeking proven leaders who appreciate that healthy living is a journey and are ready to provide an inviting experience where shoppers and team members alike are inspired to make healthier choices.

Overview of Responsibilities

Sprouts Assistant Store Managers are responsible for supporting the Store Manager in the management and leadership of the entire business operations of an assigned Sprouts’ store, including all departments. The Assistant Store Manager has a special responsibility to ensure the success of all perishable departments, including Bakery, Deli, Meat, and Produce in addition to supporting overall store operations.

 

This position is key in assisting with the efficient and profitable operations of the store. In the absence of the Store Manager, the Assistant Store Manager assumes complete responsibility for all phases of store operations. The Assistant Store Manager must be familiar with all the departments and department-related activities throughout the store, and assists the Store Manager in ensuring cleanliness, safety and a well-stocked inventory. The Assistant Store Manager also assists with forecasts, schedules, and monitors labor to be consistent with store sales and productivity guidelines and wage budgets; and creates action plans to address cost control issues. This position directs, oversees, and evaluates the training of all perishable department Team Members in order to reduce and control turnover, promote more efficient operations and to provide better control over labor costs. Developing and maintaining communication with the other departments and Store Manager in the store in order is key in this role to execute merchandising plans which will help to meet the financial objectives of the store.

Qualifications

To be an Assistant Store Manager at Sprouts Farmers Market you must:

  • Must have 1-3 years retail management experience.
  • Be dependable and reliable, having the ability to work a flexible schedule that changes as the business changes; including nights, weekends and holidays as well as having flexibility with store assignments.
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to give direction, while participating in a team environment.
  • Have and show an outgoing and friendly behavior along with a positive attitude and the ability to interact with our customers in an engaging manner.
  • Be able to manage department staff to include: interviewing, hiring, training and development, delivering on-time performance appraisals, providing feedback, scheduling, counseling and terminating.
  • Possess a proven leadership ability to build, motivate and maintain staff, while possessing a working knowledge of personnel reports, margin reports, weekly sales numbers and financial goals.
  • Have a strong focus on detail, analytical and problem solving skills. Be able to coordinate sales promotion activities and prepare/supervise preparation of merchandise displays and advertising copy.
  • Be responsible for compliance ensuring dates on merchandise, such as dairy products, meats, and baked goods, are checked and expired food pulled off the shelves on a regular basis pursuant to Sprouts procedures.
  • Have the ability to deal with emergencies, crises, and any problems which crop up during the day in the store, writing reports for accidents or other incidents such as when employees or customers are hurt within the store or in the parking lot and processes according to company procedures.
  • Have and maintain Food Safety certification. Must also ensure that all federal, state, and company regulations and standards for all labor, health, safety and sanitation issues in order to maintain a safe and clean work environment for employees and customers to ensure compliance with all OSHA requirements, other governmental regulations and company standards.
  • Have strong organization and planning skills; able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks.
  • Have the ability to lift moderately heavy loads up to 75 lbs., the ability to bend, reach, kneel, squat and stand for long periods of time.

Benefits

In addition to a rewarding career, Sprouts offers a comprehensive program to help support you and your family. These programs include:
- Competitive pay
- Opportunities for career growth
- 15% discount for you and one other family member in your household on all purchases made at Sprouts
- Flexible schedules
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Eligibility requirements may apply for the following benefits:
- 401(K) Retirement savings plan with a generous company match
- Affordable benefit coverage, including medical, dental vision
- Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare and dependent care
- Company paid life insurance and short-term disability coverage

Why Sprouts

Grow with us!
 
If you have a passion for inspiring people and a flair for fresh food, consider applying for a job at Sprouts! With a focus on customer service, our neighborhood grocery stores offer high-quality, farm fresh produce, natural meats, plenty of scoop-your-own bulk goods and much more in a fun, friendly, old-fashioned farmer’s market setting.  Come grow your career in healthy living with a fast-paced, rapidly growing company and teams that pride themselves on empowering others along their journey.
 
 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Sprouts’ management reserves the right to amend and change duties, responsibilities, and requirements to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.
 
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