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Operational Excellence Manager

Posting Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: Arcadia, LA

Company: Brookshire Grocery Company

Brookshire Grocery Company (BGC) is a family business based in Tyler, Texas, and currently operates more than 180 stores in three states – Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas – with three distribution centers and a corporate office. BGC prides itself on offering its partners one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry which includes medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, paid time off, stock ownership, a 401k retirement plan, incentive plans, employee discounts, educational scholarships, and access to BGC’s 205-acre outdoor recreation area.

Job Summary

Responsible for managing staff and operations of various store departments to ensure quality of product, food and physical safety, and inventory stock levels. Oversees execution of merchandising plans, ensures adherence to Company standards and procedures, manages achievement of store sales and profits using acceptable business practices, and promotes customer service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carries out management responsibilities including interviewing, hiring, training and developing partners; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining partners; and scheduling, addressing complaints, and resolving problems.
  • Reviews historical data to predict future sales from ads and promotions. Manages inventory using item management processes to ensure satisfactory in-stock levels. Reviews profit and loss, sales, shrink, and labor data; provides verbal or written summary to upper management regarding any related issues.
  • Responsible for maintaining and improving sales performance, cash flow, public relations, product quality, and work standards.
  • Frequently required to open/close the store. Ensures the store is presentable for the customer shopping experience; makes certain adequate staff is available; ensures safety, responsiveness, and fiscal management of cash and monetary assets.
  • Enforces quality control and food safety standards throughout multiple departments and ensures dated products are stocked and rotated properly.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Intermediate knowledge of retail grocery store operations.
  • Intermediate knowledge of WFM (Workforce Management).
  • Basic understanding of Company checkout policies and procedures.
  • Basic knowledge and compliance of state laws regarding the sale of alcohol, tobacco, and lottery, as applicable.
  • Basic knowledge of anti-money laundering and other government regulations relating to monetary transactions.
  • Basic knowledge of cash register.
  • Basic knowledge of on-site fuel station procedures, if applicable.
  • Basic knowledge of SAP for reporting purposes.
  • Basic mathematical skills.
  • Ability to lead and motivate others.
  • Ability to effectively communicate (in written and verbal form) with customers and partners.
  • Ability to remain professional and courteous with customers at all times.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage time.
  • Ability to prepare reports and business correspondence.

Education, Experience, and Qualifications

  • Minimum 18 years of age required.
  • Associates Degree in related field and two or more years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of experience and/or higher education required.
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) certification required.
  • Manager Food Safety certification required.
  • AML certification required.
  • TABC/LACT certification required where applicable.
  • Fuel Operator C Training required where applicable.

Physical Demands

  • Continuously required to use close vision, distance vision, depth perception or the ability to focus.
  • Continuously required to stand or walk.
  • Continuously required to talk and hear.
  • Frequently required to use hands for reaching, touching or handling.
  • Frequently required to use fine finger movements (ex. sorting and typing).
  • Frequently required to bend, kneel or squat.
  • Frequently required to push, pull, maneuver or lift objects up to 40 lbs.
  • Occasionally required to push, pull, maneuver or lift objects up to 75 lbs.
  • Attendance at work is required.

Work Context and Environment

  • Work is generally performed in a retail store.
  • Occasionally exposed to outside temperatures and weather.
  • Occasionally exposed to extreme cold conditions (non-weather).
  • Occasionally exposed to extreme heat conditions (non-weather).
  • Occasionally exposed to wet, slippery or damp conditions.
  • Occasionally exposed to cleaning agents.
  • Quiet to moderate noise level.

Brookshire Grocery Company strives to provide a safe, drug free and alcohol-free environment for its partners and guests. The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information or military status and any other trait protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Shreveport