Prepared Food Lead

  • Sam's Club
  • Franklin, WI 53132, USA
  • Oct 02, 2019
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Position Summary...

As a Prepared Foods and Café Department Lead you will drive sales in your area and supervise your team of hourly associates who create and serve meals to our members - giving them more of what they love, for less. You will model expertise in Prepared Foods and Café and work collaboratively with other team leaders to ensure the total club meets the member's expectations.

What you'll do...

* Be a Team Leader: Supervises the team within all prepared foods departments (for example, café, rotisserie, and prepared foods) by facilitating rotations through different fresh areas and managing members' needs to deliver on the business plan and contribute to the overall success of your
* club; communicating the goals of the department; executing company programs; adhering to policies and being an advocate for the member, the associate, and the company.
* Be an Expert: Maintains an in-depth knowledge of business on the floor and backroom operations by ensuring the prepared foods area meets company and regulatory standards for quality, inventory, production, sanitation, equipment usage, safety, and compliance. Manages seasonality in
* terms of production; understanding new products, recipes, processes, and production specifications; prioritizing time between areas. Collaborates with associates and third parties; ensuring the team has resources to do their job effectively; sharing knowledge and training the team.
* Be a Techie: Leverages digital tools to plan for and drive sales, improve the shopping experience, and elevate associate engagement. Utilizes hand held technology to make immediate business decisions related to production, training, and product quality; and adopting new tools and encouraging others to use them.
* Be an Owner: Drives the business results, ensuring commitment to operational excellence, planning for profitability, maintaining a neat, clean, and safe work area in the prepared foods area; ensuring appropriate staffing levels and accurate audit and compliance standards; producing and
* displaying merchandise according to the merchandise layout plan; engaging with other departments and third-party business partners (for example, maintenance personnel, suppliers, equipment vendors) to ensure operational continuity.
* Be a Talent Ambassador: Teaches and trains the team by identifying training needs; providing and developing necessary skills to deliver high quality products to the members; encouraging career growth for team members; and sourcing new talent internally and externally to work on the team.
* Develops, communicates, and implements processes and practices to meet business needs by collaborating with managers, co-workers, customers, and other business partners; analyzing and applying information from multiple sources; monitoring progress and results; and identifying and addressing improvement opportunities.
* Demonstrates, promotes, and supports compliance with company policies, procedures, and standards of ethics and integrity by explaining, guiding, and demonstrating how to apply these in executing business processes and practices; implementing related action plans; using the Open Door Policy; and assisting management with correcting ethical and compliance issues and problems.
* Leads and participates in teams by using and sharing resources, information, and tools; determining customer needs and business priorities; coordinating and executing work assignments; providing advice, feedback, and support to ensure timelines and work quality are achieved; and modeling and helping others with how to adapt to change or new challenges.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications6 months experience in a fresh production department or 6 months experience supervising a team.

I acknowledge that the position for which I am applying requires me to successfully complete all job required trainings and assessments within a prescribed time period if I receive the position.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Supervising a team

Food Handler Certification (Food Safety) - Certification