Hardware Team Leader (Full Time) Shaler Giant Eagle

About Us
Giant Eagle Inc., ranked 35th on Forbes Magazine's largest private corporations list, is one of the nation's largest food retailers and distributors with approximately \\\\$9.6 billion in annual sales. Founded in 1931, Giant Eagle, Inc. has grown to be the number one supermarket retailer in the region with 417 retail locations throughout western Pennsylvania, north central Ohio, northern West Virginia and Maryland.
Team Members who work for our flagship banner, Giant Eagle, are continually redefining and improving the supermarket shopping experience. We're creating a destination where customers find high-quality foods and convenience-oriented services, along with some pleasant and unexpected surprises as we try new things and roll out new ideas. You will be part of a growing team that emphasizes building lifelong relationships with our customers by focusing on understanding and exceeding their needs.
Position Summary
Hardware Team Leaders are responsible for the complete day-to-day operation of the hardware department. They are responsible for maximizing sales and profitability, along with managing expenses while ensuring that the department is optimally stocked and merchandised and that all customers are provided with excellent customer service.
Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain a safe and clean environment to ensure health and OSHA requirements are met.

  • Oversee inventory control by maintaining appropriate stock levels to reduce shrink and ensure reporting accuracy.

  • Manage and implement all product tags including weekly tags, new items, discontinued items, special promotions, etc.

  • Oversee and collaborate with ACE regarding pricing, pricing accuracy, new items and discontinued items.

  • Control department costs by monitoring and improving operations to increase profitability.

  • Hire, train and develop Hardware staff with the goals for growth and success in their positions.

  • Forecast scheduling needs to meet customer demand and create work schedules.

  • Delegate daily workload among associates to meet merchandising and visual presentation standards.

  • Delegate daily workload among associates to meet merchandising and visual presentation standards.

  • Work closely store leadership to develop Team Member and customer educational programs.

  • Develop merchandising programs and in-store promotional programs that maximize product awareness and sales.

  • Maintain accurate department records to ensure documentation of activities is available.

  • Ability to understand and adhere to the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

  • Perform duties of staff as required.

  • Supervision of team members within an area or section of a department.

Education and Training Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Experience Required

  • 3 to 5 years

Experience Desired

  • Possess a vast product knowledge of hardware related products along with a willingness to learn

Age Requirement

  • At least 18 years of age

Retail Shifts
Competencies Required

  • Adaptability

  • Customer Focused

  • Gets Things Done

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Problem Solving

  • Respect for Self and Others

  • Computer Skills

  • Innovation Management

  • Numeric Computation/Reporting

  • Presentation & Verbal Communic

  • Sales/Salesmanship

Work Environment

  • Normal store environment with no continuous exposure to extreme temps, dust, etc

Physical requirements

  • Carrying Up to 50 pounds

  • Lifting Up to 50 pounds

Equipment Used

  • Computer

  • Telephone

  • Compactor

  • Ordering Machine

  • Power jacks

  • Power Lift

  • Safety Cutter

  • Trash compactor

Company Description:

Founded in 1931, Giant Eagle is one of the 40 largest family-operated companies in the US and operates Giant Eagle, GetGo and Market District stores.  Giant Eagle has grown to be the number one supermarket retailer in the region with retail locations throughout western Pennsylvania, north central Ohio, northern West Virginia, Maryland, and Indiana.  As we continue to grow and expand, our commitment to our core values and the well-being of our Team Members, customers, and our communities is as strong as ever. We listen to what you have to say and do everything we can to provide a safe, caring, family-oriented environment.  

Giant Eagle strives to be a best place to work in the eyes of the nearly 36,000 individuals who work in our stores, pharmacies, warehouses and in our corporate offices. At Giant Eagle, you'll have the opportunity to develop a real career with countless opportunities for you to grow with us. The way we conduct business and treat one another €“ our Team Members, customers, community members and valued partners €“ defines what the Giant Eagle culture is all about.

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