Giant Eagle Supermarkets

About Giant Eagle Supermarkets


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Food Service


United States

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Full Time

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Beer/Wine Lead (Full Time Bid) New Kensington Giant Eagle

Giant Eagle Supermarkets - New Kensington, Pennsylvania

Posted: 08/9/2018

About Us

Giant Eagle Inc., ranked 35th on Forbes Magazine's largest private corporations list, is one of the nation's largest food retailers and distributors with approximately \\$9.6 billion in annual sales. Founded in 1931, Giant Eagle, Inc. has grown to be the number one supermarket retailer in the region with 417 retail locations throughout western Pennsylvania, north central Ohio, northern West Virginia and Maryland.

Team Members who work for our flagship banner, Giant Eagle, are continually redefining and improving the supermarket shopping experience. We're creating a destination where customers find high-quality foods and convenience-oriented services, along with some pleasant and unexpected surprises as we try new things and roll out new ideas. You will be part of a growing team that emphasizes building lifelong relationships with our customers by focusing on understanding and exceeding their needs.

Position Summary

Beer Leads create point of difference from our competition by enhancing the customer shopping experience, offering helpful recommendations and supporting the company's Passion for Food. Beer Leads direct Team Members, order inventory & supplies, maintain displays, and implement merchandising initiatives in the Beer Departments to ensure customer requirements are met and drive customer loyalty by providing exemplary customer service.

Job Responsibilities

  • Review/place orders with vendors. Pull movement with GE Central and Motorola gun for reference. Take an active role in maintaining/building assortment by reviewing movement reports, eliminating slow movers and selecting new products. Check Beer Lead email at least once a day for merchandising information.
  • Monitor receiving and oversee stocking of Beer products based on store delivery schedule. Stock shelves by taking product from backroom, opening boxes, and stocking product in proper location on shelf by code-dating.
  • Build displays by taking merchandise by flats from backroom to sales floor and lifting products from flats to displays.
  • Block department every shift in am and before leaving, total 1 hour every day.
  • Follow appropriate procedures to ensure Beer meets out-of-stock percentage goals, as well as shrink and inventory level goals.
  • Inspect department daily to ensure proper signage, make signs/tags as needed. Test scans to ensure proper pricing.
  • Maintain cleanliness of equipment, floor and general sales area, and follow standards to meet sanitation requirements; ensuring floors are clean and free of spills at all times.
  • Maintain system for customer ¿Special Orders¿.
  • Assist customers with beer purchases by providing knowledgeable recommendations and food pairing suggestions.
  • Assist in the development of unique customer tasting programs. Execute an in-store sampling of beer 2x per week, one week night and one weekend afternoon.
  • Prepare with Store Leader seasonal and major promotional operations; keep records of results.
  • Provide feedback on the effectiveness of promotional operations, item movement, and ideas for improvement.
  • Work with Store Leader to schedule RAMP certification and ensure all Prepared Foods staff is RAMP-certified. Review Team Member certifications to schedule retraining every two years.
  • Monitor and ensure store compliance with company and Pennsylvania state laws, policies, and procedures.
  • Ensure proper Café cash register procedures.
  • Identify potential under-age or intoxicated individuals and deny the sale of alcohol to these individuals.
  • Attend ¿in-store¿ team meetings and/or regional meetings, as required.
  • Participate in on-going product and customer service training programs, as required.
  • Communicate regularly with Team Leaders and Leaders.
  • Responsible for controlling some expense within a department. Amount of Budgetary Responsibility: \\$0
  • Supervision of team members within an area or section of a department.

Education and Training Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Experience Required

  • 1 to 3 years

Experience Desired

  • Experience in retail sales, preferably in the alcohol industry.

Age Requirement

  • At least 18 years of age


Any Hours

Competencies Required

  • Adaptability
  • Customer Focused
  • Gets Things Done
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Respect for Self and Others
  • Analytical
  • Composure
  • Computer Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Continuous Learner
  • Mechanical
  • Mentoring
  • Numeric Computation/Reporting
  • Open to Feedback
  • Presentation & Verbal Communic
  • Project Management

Work Environment

  • Normal store environment with no continuous exposure to extreme temps, dust, etc

Physical requirements

  • Carrying Up to 50 pounds

Equipment Used

  • Adding Machine
  • Vacuum

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