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SpartanNash Bakery Manager in Rapid City, South Dakota

At SpartanNash, we deliver the ingredients for a better life through customer-focused innovation. We do this for our supply chain customers and U.S. military commissaries, retail store guests and, most importantly, our Associates. In fact, we see a day when each will say, “I can’t live without them.”

Our SpartanNash family of Associates is 17,000 strong, ranging from bakery managers to order selectors; from IT developers to vice presidents of finance; from HR Business Partners to export specialists. Each of them plays an integral role in SpartanNash’s People First culture, Operational Excellence and Insights that Drive Solutions. Ready to contribute to the success of our food solutions company? Apply now!


1516 E. St. Patrick St. - Rapid City, South Dakota 57702

Job Description:

This role is responsible to lead the day to day activities of the center store operations in a retail store, ensuring the center store, stocking, clean team, etc. areas are fully staffed, trained and operating to company standards. Responsible for the financial aspects of the center store operations of the store.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Responsibleto orderandmaintaininventory in the center store departments (i.e.,grocery, dairy, frozen, GM/HBC) whileutilizinginventory control procedures to ensure product freshness and quality.

  • Review andvalidatereceived orders for amount, quality, count or weight, condition and ensure all product is stored inappropriate areas.

  • Manage a team that completes all center store stocking, to ensure product quality protection, accuracy, and date sensitive rotation, ensure all spoiled/damaged products are handled per established guidelines.

  • Maintain familiarity with all products carried in the department.

  • Know the ad items, special prices, coupon deals or other features that apply to the store's sales program.

  • Implementsandmaintainwork schedules, labor control and payroll expense control programs for the department.

  • Implements the OWN IT! (One customer to Wow Now by Interacting andprovidingTotal satisfaction) service programs, and modelshigh standardsof service to achieve acustomer-orientedstore.

  • Responsible for department management including staffing, training, performance management and career development of associates, and developing and monitoring department goals. Develop andmonitordepartment budget asrequired.

  • Make recommendations to improve current programs and processes.

  • Maintain a clean, attractive and well stocked department.

  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • High School Graduate (Required) or Equivalent (GED).

  • Two years of retail experience preferred.

  • One-yearsupervisory experience.

  • Strong written and verbal communication, and bookkeeping skills.

  • Good organization, prioritization, decision-making, problem solving and conflict management skills.

  • Strong leadership abilities with capability to work in a hands-on environment.

  • Good strategic planning and business acumen skills.

  • Good knowledge of retail store operations; knowledge of retail management systems.

  • Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Depending on company location, ability to communicate in Spanish is highly desirable.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

May be required to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds frequently, and up to 50 pounds occasionally. The associate is required to stand and walk for extended periods of time and may bend, stoop, twist and turn frequently. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is subject to a typical retail store environment (varied temperatures) and is exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. Travel requirements vary by assignment.

As part of our People First culture, SpartanNash is proud to offer a robust and competitive Total Rewards benefits package ( .

SpartanNash is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veteran, that celebrates diversity and believes employing a diverse workforce is key to our success. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals.

We are not able to sponsor work visas for this position.

SpartanNash (Nasdaq: SPTN) is a food solutions company that delivers the ingredients for a better life. Committed to fostering a People First culture, the SpartanNash family of Associates is approximately 17,000 strong. SpartanNash operates two complementary business segments – food wholesale and grocery retail. Its global supply chain network serves wholesale customers that include independent and chain grocers, national retail brands, e-commerce platforms, and U.S. military commissaries and exchanges. The Company distributes products for every aisle in the grocery store, from fresh produce to household goods to its OwnBrands, which include the Our Family® portfolio of products. On the retail side, SpartanNash operates 144 brick-and-mortar grocery stores, primarily under the banners of Family Fare, Martin’s Super Markets and D&W Fresh Market, in addition to dozens of pharmacies and fuel centers. Leveraging insights and solutions across its segments, SpartanNash offers a full suite of support services for independent grocers. For more information, visit .