Set Team Member in Bloomington, Illinois

P.L. Marketing Bloomington, IL

To make a positive contribution and measurably impact the sales of Corporate Brand products as a member of a team to complete grocery store section resets. Support division's merchandising efforts in a manner consistent with Kroger's Corporate Brand Mission and P.L. Marketing.


* 3rd shift: Monday through Thursday 9 pm to 7 am

* Provide customer assistance and have a working knowledge of Kroger's Customer 1st Strategy

* Direct temporary workers when needed

* Work independently to execute category/aisle set plan

* Demonstrate a high level of teamwork when interacting with Kroger, National Food Brokers and other P.L. Marketing employees

* Help identify opportunities to increase sales of Kroger Corporate Brands with recommendations for new items, improved product placement, pricing/promotional opportunities and resolution for any supply/stocking issues

* Apply strong merchandising skills and ability to read, understand and implement plan-o-grams

* Complete assigned plan-o-gram work in a timely manner; ensure sections are properly tagged

* Work in all departments of a store per plan

* Operate a CAO gun and printer

* Operate Kroger equipment in a "safety first" manner

* Consistently communicate retail opportunities to supervisor (P.L. Marketing Set Team Leader)

* Must remain qualified as an insurable driver

* Occasional overnight travel

* Must be able to perform essential job function of this position with or without reasonable accommodations


* High School Diploma or GED equivalent

* Communicate (read, write and speak) fluent English

* Read, understand and implement plan-o-grams

* Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word

* Computer/internet access with knowledge of email and web based applications

* Adapt to advancing technology and computer solutions

* Excellent communication skills and ability to work well with a team

* Qualify as an insurable driver with excellent driving record

* Highly motivated self-starter who can work with minimal supervision


Must be able to:

* operate motor vehicle unassisted

* remain standing and/or walking unassisted for several hours at a time

* lift, push or pull 50 lbs. or more on a regular basis and occasionally up to 70 lbs.

* continuously reach up and bend down, reach in all directions and have unlimited

* upper body mobility

* lift and extend 30 lbs. above the head, sometimes repeatedly

* have unlimited manual dexterity

* tolerate exposure to extreme temperatures (0-90 degrees)


* Retail store experience, especially merchandising experience

* Broker experience


Some of the Competencies/Skills required to successfully perform this position are:

* Adaptability – maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements or cultures

* Building Strategic Working Relationships – developing and using collaborative relationships with fellow set team members to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals

* Building Trust – interacting with Kroger Set Team Leaders in a way that gives Kroger employees confidence in one's intentions and those of the organization

* Communication – clearly conveying information and ideas to the Set Team Leaders in the English language

* Customer Focus – making Kroger customers and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; developing and sustaining productive relationships with Kroger employees

* Decision Making – identifying and understanding issues, problems and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints and probable consequences

* Inclusion – appreciating and leveraging the capabilities, insights and ideas of all individuals; working effectively with individuals of diverse style, ability and motivation for a direct effect on business results

* Initiating Action – taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive; generating innovative solutions in work situations

* Negotiation – effectively exploring alternatives and positions to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance from all involved parties

* Safety Awareness – identifying and correcting conditions that affect employee and customer safety; upholding safety standards

* Work Standards – setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed