Cheese Manager

Embrace your passion for the art of cheese as you lead our team in providing an unparalleled cheese experience to our customers. We are seeking a self-directed individual with a keen appreciation for cheese, coupled with exceptional organizational skills and a commitment to customer satisfaction. Join us as the Cheese Manager at Dierbergs and immerse yourself in the world of cheese! Your responsibilities will include :

  • Developing and executing creative merchandising strategies to enhance our cheese offerings, aligning with our cheese strategy objectives .
  • Providing comprehensive training to our A ssociates on cheese products, presentation techniques, and effective selling strategies to drive results.
  • Maintaining meticulous oversight of all aspects of departmental operations, including production, sales, inventory management, and food safety protocols.
  • Ensuring seamless execution of cheese shop operations and offer support to other areas of the Deli/Seafood department as needed.
  • Demonstrating flexibility in working a varied schedule that includes evenings and weekends.

Qualifications for Success:
  • 1 + years of experience in retail or customer service environment, preferably in a managerial role, showcasing your ability to inspire and guide others effectively
  • Hold a high school diploma or equivalent qualification
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of cheese products and the ability to represent them with confidence, delivering genuine and friendly service to our discerning customers.
  • Proven ability to drive sales through suggestive selling, sampling, cross-merchandising, and innovative display presentations.
  • Display creativity and innovation in approach, with a strong aesthetic sensibility and an eye for detail.
  • Basic computer skills and ability to use iPad for customer orders, order pick up, and training
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and varying shifts - enjoy a balanced schedule with no late nights, most deli and seafood departments close by 8 pm, allowing for a healthy work-life balance

Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to lift up to 15 lbs. frequently and 40 lbs. occasionally
  • Ability to push and pull up product-loaded carts up to 250 lbs. of force occasionally
  • Occasional: Sitting and climbing; frequent standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, squatting, and handling
  • Frequent: Head turn, trunk bend, side reach, grasp, power grip, pinch, finger manipulation, & feel
  • Constant - Stand, handling, & forward reach

Why Dierbergs is Different:
  • Our culture makes us unique. We're known for being friendly and customer-focused, as well as for treating each other like family.
  • You'll enjoy the stability of working for an organization with a strong history of financial success and an excellent reputation in the community.
  • As an integral part of our team, you'll directly impact our bottom line and contribute to our ongoing success.
  • With a clear path for advancement, you will have the opportunity to progress to a Department Manager or store management role

What's in it for you?
  • Health and retirement benefits , including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and pension plans Paid time off provided, including vacation and personal days
  • Weekly pay
  • Work-life balance with flexible scheduling
  • Growth opportunities to support career advancement
  • Associate-only savings, free products, bonus points, sweepstakes, and more - being a part of our team has its perks with Dierbergs Rewards
  • Associate Perks Program in partnership with Working Advantage
  • Discounts at Starbucks kiosks within select locations

At Dierbergs, we value individuals who embody our core BEhaviors: Be Connected, Be Curious, Be Courageous, Be Caring, Be People Centric, Be a Contributor, Be a Cultivator, and in all you do, Be YOU. If you're ready to make an impact and be part of a vibrant team, apply now!

This description is representative only and is not all inclusive of the tasks that an Associate in the position may be required to perform.