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Food Store Manager (Roblin, MB, 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 250 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. Parkway Consumers Co-op Ltd. invites applications for the position



Parkway Consumers Co-op invites applications for the position of Food Store Manager at our Roblin location.  Parkway Consumers Co-op is a dynamic Co-operative with budgeted sales in excess of $40 million dollars with Food, Crop Supplies, and Petroleum as primary products.  Parkway Consumers Co-op is based in Roblin with locations in the communities of Grandview and Rossburn providing employment for approximately 110 employees in the communities we serve.

Roblin is a town of approximately 2000, situated in the heart of Manitoba’s most spectacularly scenic region known as the Parkland. We are nestled on the edge of Riding Mountain National Park, Duck Mountain and Asessippi Provincial Parks. We are situated between the larger centers of Yorkton and Dauphin, with a lower cost of living than urban centres, affordable housing, and an abundance of events and recreational activities, it's no wonder Roblin is called the "Jewel of the Parkland."

We couldn’t be more excited about our new Roblin store! Sales in our current location are $9 million and in the new location we expect to grow to $10-$12 million in the first few years. We are looking for a great Food Store Manager to oversee the transition from our current store to our new Food Centre Location, oversee all operations, as well as building and working with strong management team with the following responsibilities:

• Exceptional Customer Service
• Leadership through the management team to approximately 45 employees
• Sales, margins, expenses, and inventory
• Provide mentorship and support to our food store managers in Rossburn and Grandview
• Ensuring that all standards, marketing efforts, employee relations, and asset protection standards are maintained
• Development of annual budgets and ensuring that claims, invoices and all other administrative paperwork is completed in a timely manner

Reporting to the General Manager, this position requires a strong background in retail food management and food store experience.   We are also looking for candidates that demonstrate the following competencies:

• Leadership style that is able to bring out exceptional performance from their team
• Strong work ethic
• A drive to deliver exceptional customer service through living our brand
• Organizational and interpersonal skills
• Quality communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to grow sales and maintain budgeted margins

Parkway Consumers Co-op offers the following:

• Full Benefits Plan including Extended Health Care, Dental, Life Insurance & Long Term Disability Insurance
• Employer Matched Pension Plan (6% Matched)
• Employee Family Assistance Program
• Competitive wages paid bi-weekly & Bonus Incentive Plan
• Retail Purchase Rebate
• Employee Service Recognition Programs

To be a part of our exciting story, apply today!

Please Apply Online or submit a detailed résumé in confidence on or before March 31, 2017 to:

Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL)
Box 1004, Winnipeg, MB R3C 2W6
1615 King Edward Street, Winnipeg, MB R3H 0R7
Email: wpg.hr@fcl.ca
Fax: (204) 631-4647

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