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Wine Team Leader
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Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. | Warrington, PA
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Job Description

Wine Team Leader

Job Posting: 01/08/2018 Job ID: R0000827 Location: Warrington, PA Address: Warrington, 1405 Main St Age Requirement: Must be 18 years or older. Days Hours Req: Ideal candidates have the availability to work 5 days per week, between the hours of 6am and 10pm, daily. Shifts are 8 1/2 hours long and are varied. Schedule: Full-time

This role assists in running the Wine store; creating an environment where customers come to shop for the most unique and best-valued wines in the area. They oversee Wine Consultants and Event Coordinators ensuring that employees are providing incredible, knowledge based customer service by assisting customers in choosing the right product which compliments their meal.

People (Who We Are)

  • Manage performance and develop employees; provide resources, training, feedback, and development opportunities
  • Interview, select and hire the best caring, diverse, knowledgeable people
  • Lead by example and create a fair, empowering, and safe work environment; maintain & encourage two-way communication
  • Preserve our culture, lead with our values, and ensure Wegmans remains a great place to work

Customer (What We Believe)

  • Proactively approach customers, make recommendations for food and wine pairings, help them locate items and answer any questions about products or services offered
  • Educate both customers and employees by setting up and facilitating tastings throughout the store
  • Utilize passion for Wine and Spirits while educating others on wine and foster a culture of continuous learning
  • Exhibit expertise and knowledge of the wine industry, wine production, and varietals from around the world
  • Seek to educate self and further wine knowledge and the wine industry, sharing acquired knowledge with employees to ensure they are educated on the products available and have a solid understanding of wine to better assist customers

Results (What We Measure)

  • Ensure appropriate inventory levels and an efficient replenishment process are in place and followed
  • Understand consumer trends and product movement, use this knowledge to accurately forecast needs and order
  • Ensure products are well-merchandised in innovative and eye-appealing displays that reflect featured items, aiming to promote products and drive sales
  • Make procurement decisions; work with vendors to achieve the best possible price, and to procure product for special events and tastings
  • Work with resources such as Menu magazine to plan for seasonal displays, products, and focus areas
  • Ensure team members are upholding state regulations and store policies during the sale of alcohol with no exceptions or violations
  • Manage store operations and team members during early morning, late evening, nighttime, and weekend hours; and in the absence of Store Manager

Work Environment

  • Work includes walking, standing for up to 4 hours without a break, frequent lifting, shelving of product, climbing, repetitive hand and arm movements, bending and reaching along with interaction with customers and co-workers. The average weight range of items lifted is 5-40 pounds frequently with a maximum weight lifted of 50 pounds occasionally. Work may involve exposure to various environments, include cold temperatures (walk-in coolers) and seasonal outdoor temperatures and weather (loading dock). May receive assistance with heavy items, if available. May be exposed to various allergens (things that may cause an allergic reaction)
  • Work may include use of hand pallet jack, power pallet jack, power walkie-reach, scissors lift or WAV unit. Wegmans certification required for use of power equipment

Employment at Wegmans may be contingent upon your completion and our evaluation of a drug screen physical and/or criminal background check. All Applicants will be screened; only those closely matching the job posting will be interviewed.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Certified Sommelier
  • Customer service experience preferably in a food service, restaurant, grocery or retail setting
  • Experience ordering products and handling inventory
  • Managerial/supervisory experience
  • Passion for food and beverage; knowledge of food and beverage pairings

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.