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Floral Assistant Manager
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Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. | Chestnut Hill, MA
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Job Description

Floral Assistant Manager

Job Posting: 01/22/2018 Job ID: R0001478 Location: Chestnut Hill, MA Address: Chestnut Hill, 200 Boylston Street Age Requirement: Must be 18 years or older. Days Hours Req: Full time applicants will be required to work a minimum of 40 hours per week and must be available Monday through Saturday throughout the year, including some holidays. Sundays are not required but will be paid at time and one half. Shifts vary based on business needs and typically include a variety of early mornings, afternoons and evenings. Schedule: Full-time

If you have a passion for flowers, an eye for design and can create beautiful bouquets and amazing arrangements for any occasion, then a Floral Team Leader could be the position for you. In this role, you’ll use your design experience and skills to work closely with team members to develop their passions and increase their knowledge of flowers and floral design techniques. You’ll assist our customers in planning and executing all their floral needs from a quick bouquet to elaborate arrangements for any special occasion.

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)

  • Assist customers and work hands-on with employees; ensure they have the resources and knowledge to provide incredible service and the highest quality products to our customers; provide knowledge to properly care for purchases at home
  • Lead demonstrations; teach customers elements of design and techniques to create hand tied bouquets and arrangements
  • Provide consultations for weddings and other special events; create themes and arrangements to meet customer style and budgetary needs; oversee and ensure success of events (where applicable)

Product (What We Do)

  • Use trends, techniques, and product knowledge to offer suggestions, recommendations, and drive sales
  • Provide a variety of size, style, and price offerings; showcase quality, Menu magazine, featured themes, and Signature design elements

Results (What We Measure)

  • Maintain department appearance, fresh, high quality flowers; ensure proper handling of products and equipment; understand perishability of product, react with urgency to minimize shrink, promote sales, and create ways to move product
  • Perform essential tasks for efficient Floral operations; complete orders, schedules, and manage payroll
  • Oversee design area; manage execution of custom design work, storyboard projections and inventory

Work Environment

  • Work includes walking, standing for up to 4 hours without a break, repetitive hand and arm movements, frequent lifting, bending, and reaching, along with continuous interaction with customers and co-workers. Work involves exposure to cold temperatures. The average weight range of items lifted is 1–10 pounds with a maximum weight lifted of 50 pounds occasionally. 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 and/or criminal background check

All Applicants will be screened; only those closely matching the job posting will be interviewed


Preferred Qualifications

  • Customer Service experience, preferably in a food service industry, grocery or retail setting
  • Experience as a retail florist
  • Floral arrangement/design experience
  • Managerial/supervisory experience
  • Passion for and experience working with various flowers
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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.