• Regional Trainer Produce

    Job Location US-OK-Edmond
    Department
    Hidden (22722)
    Position Type
    Full-Time
    Req ID
    47217
  • Job Introduction

    The Regional Produce Trainer is responsible for conducting all training development, techniques and programs for the Bulk, Floral and Produce Departments. This position analyzes current training techniques and programs through conducted surveys to ensure effectiveness. This position also conducts orientation and training sessions for new hires. The Regional Produce Trainer reports directly to the Regional Director.

    Overview of Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the success and profitability of all Bulk, Floral and Produce departments within assigned Region by analyzing P&L, margins and other financial tools and implementing plans to ensure financial goals are met
    • Ensures the departments consistently and efficiently achieve company and department requirements for merchandising, inventory balances, store conditions, and customer service
    • Inspects sales reports, wage reports, P&L reports, and other financial reports in order to identify deficiencies
    • Partner with the store manager and department managers to initiate appropriate, timely action that will bring the deficiencies back within standard
    • Acts as a liaison between stores and the operations, buying and marketing teams
    • Ensures all Marketing and Operational directives are being communicated and implemented at store level as well as the Regional Trainer level
    • Conduct meetings, conference calls and training sessions on a regular basis with stores
    • Provide information and support to stores on new items, holidays, merchandising and quality standards
    • Oversee Educate and Enrich training with all department team members
    • Train department in keeping shrink within acceptable budgeted guidelines
    • Train and oversee compliance of sanitation and food safety policies and procedures
    • Train and develop merchandising techniques to optimize financial performance
    • Plan, develop, and provide training and staff development programs, using knowledge of the effectiveness of methods such as classroom training, demonstrations, on-the-job training, meetings, conferences, and workshops
    • Assists in ensuring department managers embrace the requirements of their job, do their job correctly with high skill, and achieve their objectives efficiently and effectively on their own initiative
    • Assists in developing managers and staff that will be qualified candidates for promotion
    • Influences the selection, promotion, demotion or termination of Department Managers in their region
    • Embraces the company values and creates an excellent example for team members
    • Communicates effectively with the Home Office and the Regional Director of Operations to facilitate the achievement of objectives for the store departments in their region
    • Conducts monthly competition price surveys as directed by the support office
    • Set up new stores and remodels, implement programs and objectives and train new store team members

    Qualifications

    • High School diploma or equivalent; preferred Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Management or a related field with a minimum of three (3) years combined experience with POS, scanning and receiving systems in grocery retail
    • Minimum three (3) years of management experience
    • Skilled in adult learning concepts with ability to deliver effective and relevant training
    • Experience in training materials and program development
    • Willing/able to travel up to 75 % of year
    • Knowledge and experience with pricing, receiving/inventory management, and POS systems such as: DMA, Access Via, Web Design Shop, and ISS45; or other related programs
    • Must be able to adapt to new software
    • Strong background in staff training and development
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook)

    The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this position or that a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    • Mobile, able to stand up to 12 hours per day
    • Fit and able to travel out of state on a consistent basis
    • Able to lift boxes/equipment up to 50 lbs
    • Must have valid driver’s license with good driving record
    • Must be willing to work flexible hours depending on company needs

    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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