Giant Eagle Supermarkets

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Food Service


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Lead, Seafood - H (Full Time) - Carmel Market District

Giant Eagle Supermarkets - Carmel, Indiana

Posted: 09/8/2018

About Us

Who We Are:
Finding a career in a new world of food is closer than you think. Market District is a food destination that is a big part of the Giant Eagle family of stores. At Market District, we celebrate a passion for amazing food and food expertise by combining the best of everyday grocery shopping with foods, ingredients and services rarely found in traditional supermarkets. In 13 locations in southwestern Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana, the Market District stores feature teams of chefs and other culinary professionals preparing fresh foods from scratch every day. All of our Team Members, Chefs and other culinary professionals are expertly trained to provide unsurpassed quality and service. And we love FOOD!

Our Market District family has a special heart for Team Members who understand the difference between making a meal and making an adventure. That's a quality we want to help grow, so we take care to match the best candidates to their perfect roles. That simply makes good sense, and we think our Team Members appreciate knowing that we're setting them up for success the moment they walk through our doors. We know you'll deliver exceptional experiences for our guests when we deliver unparalleled experiences for you.

Position Summary

A Seafood Lead's first responsibility is to provide leadership, motivation, and enthusiasm in the Seafood Department by directing and managing Team Members, ordering all fresh and frozen products and supplies, and stimulating the growth of the Seafood Department by being accountable for the operating performance of the department. The Seafood Lead's additional responsibilities include developing the department as a store of choice for seafood products, knowledge, expertise, and meal suggestions while working toward goals to satisfy the customer. Provide superior customer service through prompt, professional and friendly service.

Job Responsibilities

  • Actively support a culture of safety which includes, but is not limited to, food safety, Team Member safety and customer safety.
  • Display a commitment to learn about food and share food knowledge with fellow team members and customers.
    Demonstrate a willingness to learn, understand, and communicate the Market District Passion for Food philosophy, which includes the willingness to taste and experience new product offerings.
  • Actively demonstrate appropriate suggestive selling techniques.
    Provide active sampling opportunities, when appropriate.
  • Conduct business, at all times, with a clear understanding that customer service is a significant point of difference for the Market District banner. Every interaction, whether with an internal or external customer, is to be conducted with the highest degree of integrity and with an understanding that the end result is to deliver service in an unparalleled manner.
  • Actively participate in, and promote, an environment which embraces diversity, inclusion, and respect for Team Members, Customers, Vendors, and the Community.
  • Provide leadership that promotes and exemplifies a Passion for Food.
  • Identify and understand customer requirements while maintaining Product Mix, Case Merchandising, Signage, Convenience Items, Cross Merchandising, Demos, Seafood Events.
  • Must be able to initiate customer interaction by establishing common ground with intended customer.
    Customer interaction by making customer comfortable regarding preparation, cooking, and safe handling of seafood items. Answer questions and make suggestions to customer regarding various seafood items, cooking methods, and customer's experience.
  • Conduct in-store sampling and instructional cooking events to teach customers the preparation of fresh seafood.
    Order seafood products and supplies to meet customer requirements.
  • Schedule Team Members and delegate work assignments effective to maximize customer service and drive sales.
    Exercise authority to adjust retails when applicable to drive sales/profits and assist in sound business decisions.
  • Prepare/maintain/track records of inventories and work processes to calculate gross profit.
    Control department costs by monitoring/improving work processes to increase profitability.
  • Maintain safe/clean environment and ensure all local/state government laws are met.
    Be responsible for monitoring and delivering Giant Eagle's high standards for quality.
    Develop/implement monthly and seasonal merchandising plans and techniques to create excitement and drive sales/profits.
    Direct, recruit, interview and train department Team Members so as to retain, and promote efficiencies. Control labor costs.
  • Control department costs by monitoring and improving work processes in the operations to increase profitability.
  • Include information on CSI/ESI.
    Ensure that proper procedures are being followed so that store meets out-of-stock percentage goal.
    Promote the continuous development of Team Members and identify candidates for Management Development Process.
    Ability to understand and adhere to the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Maintain the principles of HACCP.
  • Responsible for budget development, expense control and/or revenue generation for a department.
  • Supervision of team members within an area or section of a department.

Education and Training Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Experience Required

  • 3 to 5 years

Experience Desired

  • Prior Experience in the seafood field
  • Culinary Experience
  • Customer Service Experience
  • Knowledge of Market District operational procedures
  • Ability to read and interpret Profit and Loss statement
  • Culinary degree helpful

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
  • Communicate w/Courage & Impact

Work Environment

  • Cold Prep Rooms
  • Cooler
  • Freezer
  • Fryers/Grease
  • Hot Ovens
  • Dust

Physical requirements

  • Carrying Up to 50 pounds
  • Lifting Up to 50 pounds

Equipment Used

  • Adding Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Dolly
  • Knives
  • Microwave
  • Motorola Hand Held Gun (Receiving)
  • Power Washer
  • Shrink Wrap Machine
  • Texlon Ordering Machine
  • Watchguard Detergent Dispenser
  • Chopper
  • Calculator
  • Computer
  • Copier
  • Fax Machine
  • Printer
  • Telephone
  • Auto Wrapper
  • Cardboard Baler
  • Compactor
  • Electric/Manual Jacks
  • Grater
  • Heat Seal Gun
  • Intercom
  • Label Gun
  • Manual Wrapper
  • Ordering Machine
  • Periscope
  • Plastic Baler
  • Power jacks
  • Pressure Washer
  • Price Gun
  • Receiving Gun
  • Scale Labeler
  • Scale
  • Seafood Tumbler
  • Slicer
  • Stanley Doors
  • Steam Machine
  • Telxon
  • Trash compactor
  • U-Boats
  • WalkieTalkie
  • Wrapper

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