Prepared Foods Associate Team Leader (Culinary & Deli Assistant Department Manager)
Company: Whole Foods Market
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Assists the Team Leader in all aspects of daily operations
including profitability, expense control, buying, merchandising,
labor, regulatory compliance and special projects as assigned.
Leads and develops Team Members. All Whole Foods Market Retail jobs
require ensuring a positive company image by providing courteous,
friendly, and efficient service to customers and Team Members at
all times. All positions must be performed in accordance with team
and store Standard Operating Procedures. Further, Team Members must
be prepared and able to perform the duties inherent in other Team
Member job descriptions. All positions must strive to support WFM
core values and goals, promote national, regional, and store
programs and initiatives, and ensure adherence to all applicable
health and safety regulations including Food Safety and regulatory
duties required in the department. Job Responsibilities
Develops and maintains creative store layout and product
Works with Team Leader to achieve sales, purchasing, and labor
Assists Team Leader in analysis of sales, reports and labor.
Demonstrates advanced product knowledge and develops / maintains
awareness of new products.
Maintains good vendor relationships, develops new vendor relations,
and ensures all paperwork is properly submitted for vendor
Works with Team Leader to resolve team concerns or issues.
Functions as point person and departmental person in charge in
absence of Team Leader.
Sets and achieves the highest standards of retail execution.
Fosters and encourages a positive environment of outstanding
teamwork, mutual respect, and exceptional morale.
Consistently communicates and models WFM vision and goals.
Maintains awareness of customer flows and needs and directs Team
Members as necessary to satisfy and delight customers; responds
promptly to customer needs and questions.
Selects, trains, develops, mentors, motivates, and counsels Team
Members in a manner that sustains a high-performance team and
Provides timely, thorough, and thoughtful performance
Job Skills High energy, enthusiastic, and displays an affinity for
our products, core values, and company philosophy.
Growth mindset towards greater responsibility and ownership.
Desire to coach and mentor others for growth.
Excellent interpersonal, motivational, team building, and customer
Capable of teaching others in a positive and constructive
Advanced knowledge of regulatory and safety policies and
Proficient mathematical skills for assessing financial performance,
monitoring profitability, and managing inventory.
Demonstrated decision-making ability, leadership skills, and
ability to prioritize and delegate.
Proficiency with email, Microsoft Office, and operations-related
Experience 18+ months retail Team Member experience and 6+ months
of supervisory experience.
Physical Requirements / Working Conditions Must be able to lift 50
In an 8-hour work day: standing/walking 6-8 hours.
Hand use: single grasping, fine manipulation, pushing and
Work requires the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting
Exposure to FDA approved cleaning chemicals.
Exposure to temperatures: 90 degrees Fahrenheit.
Ability to work in wet and dry conditions.
Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and
holidays as needed.
Ability to use tools and equipment, including knives, box cutters,
electric pallet jacks, and other heavy machinery.
May require use of ladders.
Note: The purpose of this document is to provide a general summary
of essential responsibilities for the position and is not meant as
an exhaustive list. This document does not reflect all job duties
or requirements for every position. Requirements build as one
progresses through the job levels, so any job duties required at a
lower level may be required at the higher level in addition to the
duties listed for that higher level. Duties, assignments, and other
responsibilities may differ for similar positions based on business
conditions, departmental or geographic location, and/or needs for
the particular position. An individual must demonstrate successful
performance in their current position before being considered for
promotion. In addition, in order to promote into a higher-level
position, a business need for the promotion must exist and the
candidate must be considered the most qualified person for the new
position. Completion of certain milestones such as obtaining an
advanced degree or certification, time in current position, or
developing skills to perform at the higher-level role do not
guarantee a promotion.
At Whole Foods Market, we provide a fair and equal employment
opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race,
color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual
orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status,
disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Whole
Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on
qualifications for the position to be filled and business
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