Wellness Lead at Metropolitan Market

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    Metropolitan Market
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    At Metropolitan Market, we know food! We are a progressive, upscale grocery-retailer and one of the best places to work in the Pacific Northwest. Metropolitan Market is a company recognized within the food industry for freshness and quality – from our locally made chocolates to our mouth watering local pears.

    We provide outstanding employment opportunities, including a generous benefits program and attractive wages. These fast-paced positions in all of our departments provide ample opportunity for growth and development within the Company. We are looking for outgoing, friendly individuals who want to work in a healthy and rewarding environment!

    Job Summary: As leader of our Wellness Department, this position is responsible for product management, merchandising, customer service, full profit, and loss control. Possesses extensive knowledge of nutrition-related products. Readily shares information and product selection advice with customers.

    Specific Job Duties:
    Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Maintains high-quality standards in product management and presentation.
    • Orders all products for the Wellness Department which consists of conventional, natural, and organic health, beauty, and wellness products.
    • Establishes sales, gross profit, labor and supply budgets for the Wellness Department.
    • Maintains pricing to achieve budgeted gross profit goals.
    • Plans and executes Wellness Department merchandising and displays.
    • Generates, leads and readily participates in product promotions and focuses working directly with vendors and our Culinary team members.
    • Provides outstanding customer service and readily communicates product information to increase sales and meet revenue goals; uses product information to increase sales and best service customers.
    • Regularly assists customers in locating products throughout the whole store; walks customer to where items are merchandised.
    • Conducts quarterly physical inventories and practices inventory control.
    • Prevents internal and external loss.
    • Demonstrates dependability and flexibility; meets attendance requirements.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Grocery Manager and/or Store Director team.

    Skills Required / Qualifications:
    Candidates will be selected from applicants having the best combination of the following qualifications:

    • Minimum three years nutrition product and industry related experience preferred.
    • Minimum two years supervisory experience preferred.
    • Strong leadership skills.
    • Proven success as a team leader and member.
    • Demonstrates a high-level of self-motivation; takes initiative; problem solves.
    • Possesses creative merchandising and display skills.
    • Possesses strong knowledge of gross profit and labor percentages; proven experience working with both.
    • Possesses comprehensive nutrition products and industry related information with a proven history of using knowledge to train employees and best service customers.
    • Proven history of personnel development.
    • Ability to effectively delegate and follow-through.
    • Exceptional customer service skills.
    • Superior communication skills.
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
    • Proven ability to positively affect sales generation and manage profit and loss.

    How to apply:
    Applications are accepted online. Please visit our website to view complete job descriptions.

    1. Go to https://www.metropolitan-market.com
    2. Select the Careers section
    3. Complete a general application and create a profile
    4. Search open positions and apply anytime, using your general application and profile

    BENEFITS & COMPENSATION:
    * Attractive Hourly Wage, Negotiable DOE
    * Rich Paid Time Off Benefits including Vacation, Personal, Holiday, and Sick
    * Generous Medical and Dental Plans at Very Low Cost to Team Members
    * Company Funded Life & Disability Insurance and Pension Plan
    * Generous Team Member Discount
    * Team Member Sponsored ORCA Card Program
    * Tuition Reimbursement Program
    * Team Member Appreciation Celebrations

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