Coborn's, Inc. proudly owns and operates Marketplace Foods locations in Northwestern Wisconsin and Tadych's Marketplace Foods locations in Eastern Wisconsin and Michigan in addition to a variety of other entities in Minnesota, Illinois, South Dakota, and North Dakota. We are hiring for a Bakery Merchandising Specialist (internally called an Operations Specialist) to support our stores in Michigan and Wisconsin.
This role requires frequent travel with overnight stays to our communities throughout Wisconsin and Michigan and occasional visits to the Coborn's Support Center in St. Cloud, Minnesota. A company vehicle is provided. We are looking for the best candidate for the position and the individual may reside in Wisconsin, Michigan, or Minnesota.
The primary focus of this position is to coach, train and mentor store operation teams in executing and complying with the prescribed operational and merchandising programs for the assigned areas. This position is responsible for providing retail merchandise expertise, championing fresh department initiatives, and training all levels of store employees. This position works closely with the Director of Operations and Store Director and will provide indirect supervision to Store Leadership. Frequent travel is required of this position, including overnight stays.
All duties to be performed according to the established standard and in compliance with all company policies and procedures while maintaining regular, prompt attendance and availability to work outside standard business hours as needed:
Coach, train and mentor store leadership teams at assigned stores.
Serve as a subject matter expert for the company's merchandising and operations programs, plans and procedures.
Monitor adherence to and executional excellence of prescribed fresh merchandising and operational programs
Train and develop all levels of department employees - with special focus on Department Managers and Assistant Department Managers - to support their achievement of budget targets and mastery of their assigned duties.
Assist the Store Director to document, plan, write and deliver performance evaluations. Provide coaching and feedback as necessary.
Oversee, manage and assist with new store/department set-ups, remodels and resets. Order product, coordinate staffing and training/retraining of department personnel.
Bachelor's degree in related field and a minimum of three to five years related experience.
Supervision experience required, with multiple store supervision experience preferred.
Must posses a current state driver's license and valid insurance with the ability to travel to business locations as needed.
Ability to obtain a Food Safety Certificate if required.
*Please upload a resume when applying for this opportunity! This is a full-time, exempt/salaried position, that requires regular travel to all locations throughout the district.
We're proud to offer a variety of benefits to both our full-time and part-time employees including:
A 10% Employee Discount (for the employee and their immediate household) and if you work at a location with a coffee shop, you'll receive a discount there too!
Get Paid Daily with DailyPay - for employees who would like access to their pay before payday, we offer this great benefit!
Paid Time Off (PTO/Vacation) - 20 days (160 hours annually)
Paid Floating Holidays
Paid Military Leave
Employee Health & Wellness Programs, Challenges and Resources - to assist our team members live a life of wellbeing!
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - unlimited phone access to legal, financial, and work-life services and up to five free in-person counseling sessions, per situation/issue, per year.
Tools, resources and opportunities for Career Growth & Development
401(k) plan options - we also match up to 20% of the first 5% contributed
Participation in our Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP) - yes, we're employee-owned. Our team members benefit from the success of the company through this company-sponsored benefit!
Additional Voluntary Benefits - such as Vision, Accident and Critical Illness Insurances
In addition, because this is a full-time position, you will also be eligible for:
Medical & Dental Insurance
Health Savings Account (HSA)
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Paid Family Caregiver Leave,
as well as company-sponsored Term Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, and Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance!
As a member of our team, you can also expect:
Flexible scheduling - We understand that many of our employees are trying to juggle school, practice, family time, errands and personal hobbies, all with only about 16 hours of awake time in a day.
Recognition - We celebrate a culture of recognition, encouraging employees to recognize and thank one another for remarkable behavior. We even have an app for that!
Growth Opportunities - We're always looking for motivated, high-potential employees who want to be part of our next generation of leaders! There are opportunities to grow within our company to positions you may not yet even know exist. Coborn's, Inc. offers a variety of development programs for employees who want to grow their careers with us.
Our culture celebrates employee ideas and encourages creative innovations. We're growing, learning, and overflowing with energy. In a dynamic atmosphere that welcomes diversity, we are investing in our employees, along with the growth of our company. We invite you to join us in carrying out our vision to "Be Remarkable!" Apply today!
EEO/AA Employer - All qualified individuals, including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.