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Niemann Foods Meat Manager in Springfield, Illinois

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Niemann Foods

Meat Manager


Niemann Foods


Meat Manager


Department Manager


Full Time


First / Day

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Date posted:

September 16, 2020


210 East Carpenter Street, Niemann Foods - County Market #225

Springfield, IL, 62702, US

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  • Product minded

  • Customer minded

  • Personnel minded

  • Detail minded

  • Stable minded

  • Open minded

  • Good organizational skills

  • Ability to prioritize

  • A passion to lead a team

  • Good planning skills

  • Creative merchandising ability

  • Customer service skills

  • Meat experience


As a result of doing this job description you will help to create the positive and friendly atmosphere at NFI. Your work here will develop your product knowledge so that you have a high level of expertise as a course of your work activities. The expertise you exhibit will create a value for our customers and our Associates as they shop and work at NFI and lead to a genuine customer care experience.

The Meat Manager manages department operations including but not limited to maximizing gross margins, ensuring sales production, controlling inventory and expenses. The Meat Manager is responsible for training, delegating, and assisting Associates on their completion of assigned tasks

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for company assets including receiving, invoicing, pricing, shrink control, and inventory

  • Assist customers and promote customer satisfaction 100% of the time.

  • Responsible for developing, implementing and coordinating aggressive and creative merchandising plans which maximize sales and variety.

  • Understand and use the 5 basics to increase sales.

  • Assist with production, stocking and display building.

  • Supervise the meat department associates to ensure efficient labor utilization and effectiveness in meeting department objectives

  • Responsible for receiving, invoicing, pricing, shrink control and inventory to ensure proper product control and that gross profit goals are met.

  • Supervises department safety and sanitation programs.

  • Develops effective daily/weekly work plan based on weekly sales projections and budgeted labor goals

  • Performs Meat Department personnel functions; interviews, hires, training, performance reviews. Recommends and administers corrective actions as appropriate.

  • Pulls the meat cases by color, quality and dates.

  • Communicates effectively with the Store Director and Associates.

  • Performs all positions that report to the Assistant Meat Manager.


Slip resistant shoes, Hairnets/Hats, Safety Cutter


Safety Training, Hazardous Communication Training, Country of Origin Labeling Training (COOL), Food Sanitation Certificate, Blood Borne Pathogen Training, Lockout/Tagout Training


Directly manages Associates in the Meat Department. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training associates; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining associates; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The associate is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The associate must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

**Niemann Foods Management retains the discretion to add to or change the position requirements at any time.

**Position requirements may vary by store location