Retail Assistant

Job Overview

Retail Assistant for a Supermarket in Co. Cork

The main purpose of the role:
Ensure the departments operate efficiently and effectively at all times and provide our customers with excellent quality products and services.

The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • 1 years` experience in a role with in-depth experience with fresh food is desirable
  • Experience in successfully achieving sales targets and KPIs
  • Experience in gross profit and margins is essential
  • Fully trained in HACCP and food safety and has experience in meeting the HACCP and food safety requirements
  • Experience in ordering for deli departments and managing waste within a fresh food department
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word)
  • Numerical skills
  • Ability to roster and adhere to budgets
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Have a true passion for the food industry and as such be creative and innovative with the fresh offering
  • Customer-focused manager who can build a quality and loyal customer base
  • The ability to inspire, lead and motivate employees through support and development.

Main duties:

  • Prepare the presentation and layout of the shop
  • Drive sales and margin across all key areas of the department
  • Responsible for KPIs such as sales, margin, waste management, pricing and promotional displays
  • Implement planograms correctly
  • Minimise waste and shrink in the department
  • Bring new ideas to the department on fresh food innovation through regular research and benchmarking against competitors
  • Demonstrate your passion for quality food by sharing knowledge, recipes and personal recommendations with shoppers
  • Train all new employees to the department
  • Deal with all customer queries and efficiently, professionally and consistent with store policy
  • Engage with new initiatives and embrace new ways of working.

Retail Assistant, Fruit & Veg Chargehand, Chargehand, Assistant Manager, Supervisor

For more information, please apply today in the strictest confidence or call Brian Mahon on 086 7773856

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