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Food Store Manager (Moose Jaw, Retail)

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The Co-operative Retailing System (CRS) is a unique, multi-billion dollar organization based on the fundamental principles of co-operation. It is comprised of a network of approximately 200 autonomous retail co-operatives across Western Canada along with their branch operations, and Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL). FCL is the wholesaling/manufacturing arm of the CRS, which provides the retail co-ops with a range of products and services. Moose Jaw Co-op invites applications for the position of Food Store Manager.

Moose Jaw Co-op Association Ltd. is a successful and growing multi-million dollar organization based on the fundamentals of co-operation. We are located in the south central region of Saskatchewan in the warm and friendly city of Moose Jaw. Moose Jaw Co-op is seeking a dynamic individual who demonstrates strong leadership and customer service skills with a proven track record in the retail food industry. The successful candidate for this position will embrace the positive values, possibilities, and evolution of this challenging and rewarding career.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Food Store Manager demonstrates and leads the food store with day-to-day behaviors and actions that align with and strengthen the Moose Jaw Co-op’s values, mission, and vision.  This multi-task position requires strong technical knowledge and experience in food store operations and marketing, high standards in merchandising and customer service, and the ability to organize and lead a team toward common goals. 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop business strategies that support our retail goals and guiding statements.
  • Organize, direct, and co-ordinate the operations of the food store while achieving budgeted goals.
  • Direct the preparation of sales and promotional events.
  • Requires knowledge of commodity sales, gross margin and inventory management.
  • Provide superior leadership through coaching, development, management of performance, and feedback to team members to ensure that they provide exceptional customer service and technical advice to our guests.
  • Lead a culture of safety through adherence to company standards for Health & Safety, Loss Prevention, and Environmental Due Diligence.

The successful candidate must demonstrate effective team leadership skills and have the ability to work well within a multi-generational, highly motivated team. We are looking for an individual with strong communication, and interpersonal skills, as well as, excellent organizational skills. This position requires an individual with a strong retail food management background. A degree or certificate applicable to the position is an asset; however, not a requirement. Related experience in the Co-operative Retailing System would also be considered an asset.   

As one of the top 100 companies in Saskatchewan, the Moose Jaw Co-op Association Ltd. provides competitive wages, comprehensive benefits package including a company-matched pension program.

To start your career with one of the fastest growing Co-operatives in Saskatchewan please send resume to:

Calli Heinbigner
Human Resources/Credit Manager
Moose Jaw Co-op
E-mail: callimj.coop@sasktel.net

Electronic applications must be sent in either Microsoft Word format (.doc) or Adobe Reader format (.pdf).

Please Apply Online or submit a detailed résumé in confidence on or before December 08, 2017 to:

Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL)
Box 2002, Regina, SK S4P 3E7
2107 E Turvey Road, Regina, SK, S4N 3W1
Email: reg.hr@fcl.crs
Fax: (306) 721-0462

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