Essential Job Functions:Provide and promote exceptional customer service at all times in support of the company mission to "Run the Best Store in Town!" Lead by example and set the standard for customer service, associate relations, cleanliness, sanitation, professional appearance, and overall profitabilityMaintain a positive attitude; create an atmosphere of friendliness and fun through flexibility and teamwork.Generate a positive, friendly and fun working environment with a customer first initiative by encouraging associates to greet and speak to customers, provide prompt, courteous, and efficient customer service.Interact professionally with management team, associates, supervision, and customersManage inventory and labor costs in the department through proper sales projection planningResponsible for overall staffing of Food Service Department by following Best Practice Guidelines for Recruiting, Selecting, Hiring, Orienting, Training, and Developing value added Food City Associates, and maintaining adequate staffing levels Provide Food Service Department associates with training and development in required skills and areas of job responsibilitiesImplement and enforce all marketing programs and merchandising plans including plan-o-gramsPrepare work schedule that adheres to engineered labor standard guidelinesComplete all department paperwork adhering to Model Store standards including annual performance reviews including periodic department inventoryCommunicate on a regular basis with the store manager, department managers, and all Food Service associates providing them with information or instructionFollow and implement all policies and procedures including all local, state, and federal regulations as it pertains to the Food Service departmentInspect and rotate product on a regular basis while maintaining close dated items on Electronic Short Date ListMaintain a clean and safe department according to company standards utilizing Sanitation schedules and daily to-do lists Job Qualifications:Associate degree or equivalent work experience3 years' experience in Food Service Department operationsMust be able to resolve differences through diplomatic meansMust be knowledgeable in various training methodsAbility to understand and follow verbal and/or written instructions, perform routine and repetitive tasks, and have constant contact/interaction with various levels of individuals on a daily basisFlexibility in work hours including nights, weekends, and holidaysMust have excellent problem-solving skillsMust be able to lead by example to give Food City Customers their best shopping experienceKnowledge of Food City policies and proceduresExpertise of all job duties associates must perform in each area of responsibilityAbility to attend on-site work during scheduled shifts to adhere to company time and attendance policiesAbout Food City:Food City is a privately held, family-owned company with a driving mission to 'run the best store in town.' Dedicated to giving back to the communities we serve, we encourage our associates to get involved with their local civic organizations.We consider our associates to be our greatest asset. Over 13% of the company is currently owned by our associates through our employee stock ownership plan, promoting tremendous pride in the services and products we provide.Whether your passion is baking, accounting, or trucking, Food City has a promising career opportunity for you. We offer flexible schedules to ensure our associates have ample time to spend with family and friends. If you're looking for a great career or the opportunity to try something different, consider becoming part of the Food City family.