Niemann Foods Bakery Manager in Champaign, Illinois
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June 30, 2020
2029 S. Neil Street, Niemann Foods - Harvest Market #572
Champaign, IL, 61820, US
The Harvest Market Bakery Manager will lead department operations including but not limited to maximizing gross margins, ensuring sales production, controlling inventory and expenses. The Bakery Manager implements the weekly merchandising plan creating a positive experience for customers and providing the store with a profitable outcome. The Bakery Manager develops and maintains our Vendors, Makers and Producers relationships and works with other departments with cross merchandising. The Bakery Manager will assist the Store Director in creating a positive store atmosphere for customers and a positive working environment for Associates while fostering the Harvest Market culture.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Delivers superior guest service and ensure absolute customer satisfaction
Learns and uses the three E’s: Engagement, Educate, Empowerment
Analyze and measure business trends; develop and implement plans to maximize sales and meet or exceed goals and objectives
Ensures appropriate merchandise stock levels, merchandise adjacencies and presentations; signing and assortment in the department; ensure selling floor is adequately stocked
Reviews department/store trends and recommend and initiate changes for maximizing goals and objectives
Creates new formulas and recipes
Quality assurance checks in all areas of the department
Sources and manages new items and is responsible for resets and planograms.
Responsible for company assets including receiving, invoicing, pricing, shrink control, and inventory of Bakery Department
Ensures compliance with all laws, policies and procedures through regular department management and staff meetings, department walk through and audits, etc. Act as NFI's representative both within the store and within the community.
Evaluates and reacts to performance issues.
Maintains records of item information; Vendor, product details, retails and gross margins
Operates and uses all equipment necessary to run the department.
Works varied hours/days to oversee department operations.
Develops effective daily/weekly work plan based on weekly sales projections and budgeted labor goals
Merchandise planning and execution that leads to a well merchandised store
Stock levels and best practices throughout the Bakery Department
Personnel responsibilities for all Bakery Department Associates
Follows all Health Code guideline
Follows all store and department policies and procedures
Follows all safety policies and procedures; is a safety role model
Other duties as assigned
Thirst for knowledge/curious/inquisitive
Good communicator/desire to share
High Energy Level
Ability to multi-task
Directly supervises a varied number of Associates in the Bakery Department
Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Training Associates; planning, assigning, and directing work.
Appraising performance; rewarding and coaching Associates.
Addressing complaints and resolving problems
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED);
Degree/certificate from a Technical or Culinary School is beneficial;
5 years culinary/pastry management experience;
Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Basic math concepts (addition, subtraction, division, multiplication), percentages, distribution, penetration, gross profit and Sales per Associate Hour.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Manager Handler’s Certification as required by State Law provided at store level
Slip resistant shoes with closed toe and heel
Uniform per store policy
Associates may be required to use standard bakery equipment including, but not limited to
Regularly (Over 2/3 of the time)
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel
Reach with hands and arms
Communicate with associates and customers
Lift and/or move up to 15 pounds
Frequently (Between 1/3 to 2/3 of the time)
Lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
Occasionally (Less than 1/3 of the time)
Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
Ability to adjust focus
Ability to distinguish colors
- Exposure to moving mechanical parts
Risk of electrical shock
Wet and/or humid conditions
Chemicals while cleaning
**Niemann Foods Management retains the discretion to add to or change the position requirements at any time.
**Position requirements may vary by store location