Jewelry Assistant Manager

Company Name: Fred Meyer and Littman Jewelers

Position Type: Employee

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

Meet personal sales goals,and assist the Jewelry Manager to coordinate operational functions of the store,motivate associates,create an optimum Customer 1st shopping experience for customers to initiate sales,demonstrate leadership/teamwork,and assume management responsibilities in the absence of the manager. Role model and demonstrate the Company's core values of respect,honesty,integrity,diversity,inclusion and safety of self and others.

Fred Meyer also requires that all associates perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws.

Essential Job Functions:

* Model "Customer 1st" behavior; deliver and encourage other associates to deliver excellent customer service

* Support Store Manager in talent development strategy

* Display merchandise and promotional materials in accordance with corporate merchandising plans

* Maintain profitability of location through sales and proper shrink and expense control

* Perform cashier functions

* Advise customers on quality,cuts,and/or value of jewelry and gems and assist in selecting mountings and/or settings for gems

* Provide product knowledge,features and benefits to customers when presenting merchandise

* Estimate repairs and inspect/clean customer jewelry

* Perform watch battery replacements and band adjustments

* Suggest designs for custom jewelry

* Deliver warranty and protection plan documentation to customers

* Gift wrap merchandise for customers

* Process/file mail,when required

* Maintain overstock/understock conditions to retain ordering system integrity

* Maintain daily/weekly sales and take appropriate action

* Respond to customer comments/complaints

* Complete customer incident and associate incident/accident report forms

* Participate in inventory process

* Complete case counts

* Assist with payroll and personal time and attendance

* Develop staff scheduling and enter weekly work schedule for associates

* Assist with special maintenance arrangements for location,i.e.,carpet cleaning & lighting

* All store management work with associates to manage all common associate areas (i.e. break rooms and training areas) to make sure they are inviting in appearance and reflect "Our People Are Great"

* Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:

* High school diploma or general education degree (GED)plus a minimum of 6 months Fred Meyer experience and 1-2years jewelry sales experience; or combination of relevant education & experience.

* Minimum 18 years of age

* Ability to pass drug test

* Ability to work weekends and holidays on a regular basis

* Ability to work overtime on an occasional basis

* Ability to travel independently on a rare basis

* Maintain confidentiality

* Accuracy/attention to detail

* Ability to organize/prioritize tasks/projects

* Experience with mainframe Human Resource Information System(HRIS)

* Familiarity with industry/technical terms and processes

* Ability to continue education,as necessary

* Valid drivers license

* Diamond Council of America (DCA)courses completed within a year from being promoted to this position

Desired Previous Job Experience:

* Knowledge of Fred Meyer Jewelers policies,procedures,and organizational structure

* Management experience

* Proficiency with Report Management and Distribution System(RMDS),Microsoft Outlook,First Place,Act ,Intranet

* Experience directing/participating on project teams

Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required

Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Position Type: Full-Time

Shift(s): [[mfield4]]

Regions: Mid-Atlantic

States: Tennessee

Keywords: retail, full time, sales, jewelry, jewelers, assistant manaagers,

Jobs at Fred Meyer Jewelers: Based in Portland, Oregon with over 325 stores across the United States, Fred Meyer Jewelers offers employment opportunities in Sales, Store Management, Regionals Supervision as well as opportunities in our division office in merchandise, store operations, marketing, eCommerce, real estate development and administrative support. We are always searching for individuals who share our vision of: turning life's occasions into celebrations with a timeless gift of fine jewelry. If you want to help make fine jewelry as relevant, exciting and accessible to as many people possible every day, you have found a home and the right opportunity with Fred Meyer Jewelers.

Company Overview

Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly 443,000 associates who serve customers in 2,796 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Kroger and its subsidiaries operate an expanding ClickList offering – a personalized, order online, pick up at the store service – in addition to 2,253 pharmacies, 787 convenience stores, 324 fine jewelry stores, 1,439 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States. Kroger is recognized as one of America's most generous companies for its support of more than 100 Feeding America food bank partners, breast cancer research and awareness, the military and their families, and more than 145,000 community organizations including schools. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

Posting Notes: TN || Gallatin || 2011 Nashville Pike || 37066 || Fred Meyer and Littman Jewelers || None || Customer Service; Jewelry; Store Management || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || None