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Kitchen Sales Manager

Company: Market of Choice - Corporate
Location: Eugene
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

We don't have Deli's, we have Kitchens! Market of Choice is seeking qualified foodies to join our corporate culinary team. In this role you will assist our Sales Managers and Artisan Chefs to create and execute on our amazing kitchen offerings. As a Kitchen Sales Manager, you will promote excellence in the Kitchen departments of all eleven Market of Choice locations throughout the state of Oregon and be responsible for all aspects of culinary products including vendor selection, procurement and process strategy, product innovation, regular and promotional pricing, merchandising techniques, packaging, and labeling.This is a fantastic opportunity to be on the cutting edge of new food trends and traditional favorites. We are Food for the Way You Live!DUTIESCreating and executing strategies for product, price, promotion, and placementAssisting Corporate and Store Operations in achieving target inventory turns, margin % and shrink %.Developing and executing merchandising programs and promotional plans that support the achievement of gross profitability and lead to continued sales growthWorking with Corporate Operations to establish consistent best practices for Kitchen products, placement, merchandising, and quality standardsCreating documented SOPs and developing staff training for the Kitchen department that can be supported by OperationsDriving excellence in our programs at store level by facilitating effective communication and working closely with each kitchen department on consistent merchandising standards, appropriate product mix, signage, training and financial performancePartnering with Corporate and Store Management to help develop staffing and work flow models that lead to excellence in department readiness, customer service, and labor targetsMaintaining knowledge and awareness of competitors and industry trendsUtilizing internal and external data sources and research that supports a structured category and product review processQUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE5-6 years of experience in the retail food and drug industryBuying and merchandising skills with focus on retail kitchen ingredients and foodStrong computer skills with the ability to quickly learn/navigate new programs & systemsProven ability to impact financial performance through buying and pricing decisionsStrong organizational skills and keen attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple projectsAbility to recognize trends, target areas for improvement, and generate strategies for short and long term goal setting and planningExcellent written and oral communication skills along with the ability to successfully work in a collaborative team environmentExperience working in multi-unit environment is preferredRegular travel between all store locations, which include Eugene, Portland, Corvallis, Bend, Medford, and Ashland, as well as to industry vendors or shows is required BENEFITSWe offer a benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, competitive wages, access to financial wellness services, and a matching 401(k) retirement plan.The Kitchen Sales Manager position comes with a company car Market of Choice is a growing, local company with excellent benefits and opportunity for professional development. Our stores feature professional, state of the art, modern facilities in a friendly and professional work environment that is creative, fast-paced and fueled by our passion for quality and our commitment to an exceptional customer experience.COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITYA diverse community and workplace benefits us all. Market of Choice is committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified applicants as well as giving people of all backgrounds an opportunity to work and contribute to our company and community. We uphold our tradition of valuing our employees by providing equal opportunities to all applicants.

Keywords: Market of Choice - Corporate, Eugene , Kitchen Sales Manager, Hospitality & Tourism , Eugene, Oregon

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