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.
The District Leader in Training is a key player in keeping the store team running like clockwork, because our customers’ clocks are ticking. After successfully completing 18-24 months in the Get Go Store Leader role, this unique program asks that the Training District Leader complete the Two phases below, and pass with flying colors! From the morning rush to the afternoon lunch crowds, you will collaborate with your store leadership team and other Team Members to make sure that each customer waiting for a fresh sandwich, picking up dinner or a late-night snack for their family, or simply waiting at the pump, is met with a smile and the great service they deserve.
Coach the team so everyone can help drive incredible store success. Hold the team accountable to exceptional product quality, service, store conditions and cleanliness.
Hold yourself accountable to the highest operational standards.
Phase One lasts 6 – 9 months, and includes Multiunit leadership. The District Leader in Training is responsible for 4-6 locations (Micro Districts) which includes but is not limited to: Hold store teams accountable to a zero-incident personal, food and fuel safety culture and ensure short and long-term safety goals are achieved
Provide coaching to store leadership teams to ensure sales, expense and profit goals are achieved
Oversee store financial results and ensure store leaders effectively manage sales, margin, labor efficiency, shrink and other controllables
Support a compelling employment value proposition enabling personal and team success and increasing retention of high-performance Team Members
Plan for all current and future store leadership needs and proactively develop teams to provide constant flow of new, highly effective leaders. Share talent with other Get Go District Leaders to help ensure all regions are staffed effectively
Implement strategic initiatives that enable store teams to consistently deliver fast and friendly service to every customer
Promote a culture of customer service in every GetGo store
Ensure all store Team Members are trained to consistently deliver on restaurant quality and service expectations and maintain proper food-handling certifications
Prepare for and respond to all inventory and other essential store audits
Phase 2 of the program is 1 – 3 months in duration. During this phase, the District Leader in Training will spend time in the Corporate offices, learning various support roles: Marketing, Merchandising, Fresh and Fuel
Position will be located in PA or OH and relocation may be required
Responsible for controlling some expense within a department. Amount of Budgetary Responsibility: \\$1 – \\$100k
Responsible for direct and indirect supervision of team members in one or more departments.
Reports To: Leader, Regional Business-GGO
Education and Training Required
High school diploma or equivalent plus 18 months to 3 years of additional training
1 to 3 years
Must be a GetGo Store Leader for consideration into this program.
Normal office environment
Normal store environment with no continuous exposure to extreme temps, dust, etc