You’ll do more than manage, you’ll excel.Are you ready to take your supervisory experience to the max with the Hometown Store? Do you crave the variety of supervising people, running a business and making customers happy – all while developing the skills to take on the next level of management when you are ready? The Manager Trainee program at Dierbergs is one of the best places to start in the St. Louis metro area. In this fast-paced role, you will rotate through various departments to learn our culture and develop your leadership skills. You’ll work in the grocery and learn the front of the store, taking on a variety of hands-on responsibilities that include: • Serving as the manager in an assigned area • Supervising and coaching Associates • Ensuring exceptional customer service and resolving issues • Maintaining Dierbergs’ standards and store conditions • Assisting with payroll management, Associate scheduling and inventory
Why Dierbergs is different• Grocery is a complex business: you will learn about food, customer service, sanitation, safety, team building, operations, profitability and more – enjoying the endless variety that makes us different from other retail opportunities. • This is an open-ended role, with frequent progress reviews and moves that are designed to capitalize on your strengths and place you in the areas that you find the most exciting. • Once you’ve completed the program, you can advance to Assistant Store Manager or Front-End Manager, depending on opportunities available at our 25 stores. • Dierbergs’ managers are always willing to support you, bounce ideas around and help you build your skills. • We offer excellent work/life balance for a management role.
What you need to succeed• 2+ years of experience in a supervisory position in a retail, grocery, food service or hospitality environment • High school diploma required; college degree preferred • Strong problem-solving, decision-making and conflict-management skills • Excellent leadership skills, including the ability to motivate others and foster a positive team environment • Ability to be on your feet and mobile for eight hours, as well as operate equipment and lift up to 60 pounds • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts/hours, including weekends
What’s in it for you?• Medical, dental and vision…401(k) and pension plans…vacation, personal and sick days – we offer a strong benefits package • Weekly paychecks – yes, we are going to pay you every single week! • Work/life balance and flexible scheduling so you can have a life, too • Training and growth potential to help you reach your career goals with us • Discounts on cooking school classes and at the Starbucks kiosks inside some of our locations • Wellness initiatives, Associate appreciation and volunteer opportunities to keep you engaged and involved This description is representative only and is not exhaustive of the tasks that an Associate in the position may be required to perform.
Note: The Store Management Trainee role is for any of our Dierbergs stores located in the St. Louis metro area.