Wine Manager - (Great Benefits & Employee Owned!)

  • Oliver's Market
  • Santa Rosa, CA, USA
  • Oct 04, 2019
Full time General Managers and Management Executives

Job Description

SUMMARY: As the Wine Department Manager you will be in control of all activities that support the Wine Department's growth and profitability. Specifically, you are directly responsible for scheduling, personnel management, merchandise procurement, gross margin management, merchandising and quality standards, customer, and safety and sanitation in the Wine Department. You are expected to conduct the business of the department in coordination with the Wine & Spirits Buyer who will consult with you in the areas of merchandise procurement, merchandising strategies, inventory control, sanitation, salesmanship and quality control. You'll be responsible for all communication and administration necessary for the successful completion of your duties. Your job duties will also include any additional duties deemed appropriate by the Store Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Minimum age 21+
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Minimum three years beer, wine and spirits retail experience
  • Extensive knowledge of wine, beer, spirits and food pairings
  • The ability to recognize and understand your customer base
  • The ability to work independently and manage a team
  • The ability to be self-motivated and multitask
  • Strong organizational and management skills
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and POS System
  • Knowledge and proficiency with retails, grosses and pricing strategies
  • Strong math skills related to financial formulas
  • Ability to work successfully and efficiently with others
  • Ability to communicate with and educate customers on products
  • Forklift certified
  • Proper and safe use of box cutters. baler, hand trucks, six wheel carts, electric and manual pallet jacks, ladders and all other equipment related to the position
  • Comply with all applicable State of California Health and Safety codes
  • Ability to fulfill all physical requirements of position

At Oliver's Markets, our mission is to provide Sonoma County with the finest grocery stores in the marketplace. We are committed to delivering excellent customer service and we allow people to make their own choices by offering the broadest possible selection of local, organic, and conventional products. We work closely with our vendors to offer quality, variety and value to our customers.

As a Social Purpose Corporation, we are committed to managing our business for the benefit of our employees, our communities, and the environment; aligning our purpose with our values. We strive to create a shopping and working environment that is fun, diverse, and welcoming to all.

We honor the lives and interests of our employees and support their desire to maintain a work-life balance. We recognize that each employee's unique talents and creativity contribute to the overall success of Oliver's Markets. We value integrity and encourage our employees to be themselves. Our commitment to our employees includes an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, providing them with a personal stake in our growth and success.