Giant Eagle Inc., ranked 36 on Forbes magazine’s largest private corporations list, is one of the nation’s largest food retailers and distributors with approximately \\$9.5 billion in annual sales. Founded in 1931, Giant Eagle, Inc. has grown to be the number one supermarket retailer in the region with more than 420 stores throughout western Pennsylvania, north central Ohio, northern West Virginia, Maryland and Indiana.
Giant Eagle was previously named America’s Second Harvest Regional Retailer of the Year for its support of local food banks, and also actively supports numerous community events, the United Way, Children’s Hospital, Race For The Cure and other non-profit organizations. The company also has created education initiatives such as Apples For The Students, which has provided millions of dollars in computer equipment, software and other classroom learning tools for local schools and the Be A Smart Shopper school nutrition program. Further information can be found at GiantEagle.com.
Execute Business Plans, educate and provide assistance to Store Leaders/Sr. Store Leaders, Independent Owners/Operators, Department Team Leaders, and Regional Business Leaders to increase profitability and promote growth of the Line of Business (LOB). Adhere to Food Safety/Safety Standards, Company’s Core Values, Quality and Freshness Policy, Respect for Team Members/Customers, and all Company policies and procedures.
Provide feedback and use of current technology to coach Safety/Food Safety policies during Store visits adhering to OSHA/Company policies, and guiding compliance of Federal, State, and county or local regulations by training Leaders on new and existing laws to ensure adherence to regulations.
Promote continuous development by identifying future Team Leader candidates, engaging in the selection process, and the placement, coaching, and evaluation of all future and current Team Leaders .
Verify LOB business merchandising plans by implementing the Company’s strategic business plans, providing feedback regarding the LOB Business to improve sales, processes, shrink, effectiveness of plans, and by communicating/working with the Regional Business Leaders, Store Leaders, and Store Team Leaders to maximize sales and profitability.
Review and analyze store financial and LOB reports, VOC, Inventory Reduction Plan, and historical reports to improve sales, profits, shrink, optimization, and supplies. Conduct monthly P & L meetings to include the aforementioned.
Maintain awareness and communication of competitive activity and new trends in the business.
Participate in Store Openings and/or Store Remodels.
Responsible for budget development, expense control and/or revenue generation for multiple departments or divisions. Amount of Budgetary Responsibility: \\$5mm +
Supervision of team members within an area or section of a department.
Education and Training Required
High school diploma or equivalent plus up to 18 months of additional training External training or internal at Giant Eagle