Di Bruno Bros.

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2017-2115

2017-2115

Title 
Specialist, Specialty
# of Openings 
1
Category 
Retail Management
Type 
Full-Time [35-40 hrs]
Company : Name Linked 
Di Bruno Bros. Rittenhouse
Min 
Max 
% of Base (%) 
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Commission 
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Bonus 
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Location : Location 
US-PA-Philadelphia

More information about this job

Overview

The primary purpose of the Specialty Specialist is to assist with the operations and financial results of the Specialtyd department. This individual will assist in training and managing department personnel and supervise/coordinate related retail activities. As a primary contact for Di Bruno Bros.’ customers, this position is responsible for ensuring that we exceed customer expectations, develop our Associates and meet Company objectives.

Responsibilities

  1. Provide superior customer service as defined by Di Bruno Bros. within the scope of Company policy
  2. Assist with the overall direction, coordination, evaluation and financial results of the department
  3. Assist to manage staff in a manner consistent with Di Bruno Bros.’ Servant Leadership Philosophy
    1. Assist to establish performance goals, allocate resources and assess policies for department Associates
    2. Assist to conduct employment interviews, performance appraisals and administer rewards and discipline as necessary
    3. Assist to coach and motivate Associates to foster ongoing development and help them reach their potential
    4. Ensure compliance of Associates with established policies, procedures and practices
  4. Assist to monitor department budget and payroll including COG, labor and expenses, taking action when necessary to meet all sales and profitability goals
  5. Oversee quality standards; assist in conducting continuous inspections and testing of all products to ensure that Company standards are met
  6. Assist to ensure that all federal, state, local and Company regulations and standards for product freshness, safety, refrigeration, sanitation and weights and measures are met
  7. Maintain an awareness of all product information, merchandise promotions, test merchandise and advertisements
  8. Maintain the highest level of standards in product display and preparation
  9. Sell specialty (non-perishables and produce) products
  10. Initiate suggestive selling and sampling of products
  11. Assist in processing and replenishing merchandise
  12. Participate in receiving and monitoring floor stock
  13. Adhere to all Company policies, procedures and practices
  14. Communicate any customer special requests to management
  15. Communicates with coworkers and management to solve problems and improve quality and service
  16. Additional duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • One to three years of equivalent experience and training
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think critically
  • Ability to communicate clearly with customers and fellow Associates
  • Ability to read, write and count to accurately complete all documentation
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure
  • Ability to move or handle merchandise throughout the store
  • Ability to work varied hours/days as dictated by business

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an Associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this position, the Associate is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The Associate is required to stand for the majority of their shift and will frequently be required to walk or stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The Associate will occasionally be required to sit and climb or balance. The Associate must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move over 50 pounds.

 

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an Associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The performance of this position requires that the Associate come into contact with both co-workers and the public. Special machinery, including sharp items, must be used in order to prepare various products for sale. For the most part, ambient room temperatures and lighting are found as in a typical retail store.

 

Due to the nature of our industry, the performance of this position will require the individual to spend time in a facility in which he/she will be exposed, either directly or indirectly, to potential food allergens including (but not limited to): peanuts, gluten, corn, egg, fish, milk, shellfish, soy, tree nut and wheat.