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Overnight Operations Manager
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Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. | Bethlehem, PA
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Job Description

Overnight Operations Manager

Job Posting: 09/12/2017 Job ID: 1707473 Location: Bethlehem, PA Address: Bethlehem, 5000 Wegmans Drive Age Requirement: Must be 18 years or older. Days Hours Req: Candidate needs to be available Sunday through Saturday between the hours 8pm to 8am. Weekend and holiday availability is required. Candidate must have overnight availability. Schedule: Full-time

A glimpse at the job:

At Wegmans, our Grocery department is the largest area of the store, housing all the products customers need to complete their meals and stock their homes with essentials. In the role of Grocery Manager, you’ll use strong managerial and leadership skills to ensure the overall success of the department. With a keen eye for merchandising and a passion for putting out the best products, you’ll control everything from department financials to product levels to ensuring each employee is working to meet customer and store needs.

I will add value by:

  • Overseeing the entire operations of the Grocery department, being responsible for sales, contribution (profit), retention, diversity and development as well as interviewing, selecting and arranging training of new team members
  • Delegating tasks to team leaders, supervising their actions to ensure the department is operating in the most efficient manner possible, being sure to provide timely performance feedback
  • Setting individual goals with team members and completing annual performance reviews to help employees grow and develop professionally
  • Using knowledge of product and customer trends to plan displays and merchandise products, working with department managers across the store to cross-merchandise products, highlight Menu magazine features, promote WOW and Big 5 items and drive sales throughout the store
  • Spending time on the sales floor assisting customers and working hands-on with employees, ensuring they have the resources and knowledge to provide incredible customer service and succeed in their roles 
  • Working with outside vendors, overseeing product levels and displays as well as approving requests to introduce new products in the department, using past experience and knowledge to make educated decisions
  • Working with the Store Manager, Merchandising Area Manager and Overnight Grocery Manager as well as team leaders and team members to ensure that company goals are being met, visions are implemented and the entire department is operating efficiently
  • Implementing new programs and products, creating excitement in the department amongst both customers and employees by breaking down knowledge barriers and educating team members
  • Benchmarking to ensure Wegmans is staying ahead of the competition and providing customers with innovative displays that drive sales in the department
  • Analyzing financial reports and grocery product trends and reacting with the aim of increasing profitability in the department
  • Handling any problems that arise throughout the department, including any personnel issues or concerns with product, vendors, etc.
  • Ensuring employees are complying with all Wegmans standards and policies


What abilities I must bring to the table to be considered:
  • Managerial/ supervisory experience including but not limited to, interviewing, selection, disciplinary action, employee development and managing financials
  • Understand, recognize and implement the company values; striving to make a difference by empowering employees and promoting high standards and excellence in all areas (Who We Are)
  • Use available resources to pursue goals and challenges with the intent of achieving results, striving for continued excellence and taking appropriate risks (Managing the 5 Measures)
  • Have a feel for business and collaborate with others to coordinate merchandising programs and other strategies focused on meeting customer needs, inspiring others to act on the merchant vision. Analyze market area and benchmark with competition to identify unique products and services
  • Demonstrate teambuilding by communicating a common purpose, empowering team members to contribute their best and selecting candidates with a variety of skills and styles for inclusion on the team. 
  • Drive knowledge based service by encouraging employees to learn about products and providing hands-on training that can be used to educate both customers and employees
  • Practice process management, organizing and coordinating activities and/ or people to get things done through execution and monitoring of recurring processes to achieve a high level of performance
  • Separate and combine tasks into an effective workflow by maximizing resources and providing assistance when needed and supervise output ensuring standards are adhered to
  • Possess strong listening skills and hear many points of view without bias, asking clarifying questions to check for understanding.
What will set me apart from other candidates:
  • Grocery management experience
  • Food service, grocery or retail experience
  • Experience ordering products and controlling inventory
  • Experience merchandising products
  • Experience managing or overseeing multiple departments
Work environment:
  • Work involves continuous interactions with customers and co-workers in a fast-paced environment
  • Typical motions include repetitive hand and arm movements, bending and reaching
  • Required to move or lift an average of 8 – 32 pounds with a maximum weight lifted of greater than 50 pounds occasionally
  • May be exposed to various allergens
  • Will be required to spend the majority of time on his or her feet and stand or walk without a break for up to 4 hours
  • Employment at Wegmans may be contingent upon your completion and our evaluation of a drug screen and/or criminal background check.

About Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 62-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. The family-owned company was founded in 1916. Wegmans is recognized as an industry leader, an innovator, and is known for its strong commitment to the communities where it operates stores. It has been listed among Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies To Work For in America" for five consecutive years.