Full Time Manager Trainee

Job Description

favorite grocers. We've grown a lot in the past few years, expanding our reach
and customer base all around the country. Whether it's in customer service or
our exceptional products, we owe our success to the efficiencies we create in
every corner of our company and the people at each level who make that happen.

Our store employees are the face of the ALDI shopping experience. Their hard
work makes it possible to uphold our company philosophy, providing quality
products at the best possible price. Their smiles and pleasant demeanors keep
customers coming back time and time again. Our store employees work many roles
- from store associate to cashier to stocker - while providing excellent
customer service. As a store employee, you're also responsible for
merchandising product, monitoring inventory and keeping the store looking its
best. It's an opportunity to get more out of your career and grow in an
exciting environment.

Position Type: Full-Time
Average Hours: 40 hours/week
Starting Wage: $26.50/hour with an opportunity to earn $61,765-$77,205/year as
a Store Manager


Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.

Assists management with developing and implementing action plans to improve
operating results.
Assures the training, development, and performance of their team s staff to
retain a motivated, professional workforce that achieves their career
Recruits and recommends qualified employees for their team s staff position
Approves all time-off requests for direct reports.
Establishes and communicates job responsibilities and performance expectations
to their team to assure mutual understanding of desired results; resolves
internal or external barriers that prohibit successful goal achievement.
Understands the overarching company strategy, as well as communicates and
models the core values, of the organization to create a sense of teamwork and
membership among employees.
Monitors the competitive environment within the community and informs
management regarding adjustments necessary to maintain the company s
competitive position.
Provides product feedback to the management, including making recommendations
regarding new items to carry or those that should discontinued.
Consults with leadership on the development of their team's strategy.
Advises leadership to source external vendors for applicable services when
Liaises with regions to ensure timely and efficient communication flow.
Consults with the business to effectively design and streamline applicable
processes within the organization.
Keeps up-to-date on external best practices and relevant changes to their
field/area; communicates updates to leadership.
Ensures an appropriate resolution of operational customer concerns in
management s absence.
Ensures a safe environment for employees, customers and vendors by identifying
and rectifying hazards, ensuring proper ergonomics and maintaining store
equipment in proper working order.
Takes inventory counts according to guidelines and assists management with
maintaining proper stock levels through appropriate product ordering and CGO-
S parameter maintenance.
Ensures proper store signage is maintained at all times.
Ensures the quality and freshness of products and merchandises product neatly
to maximize sales.
Ensures store personnel comply with all established company policies and
Assists management with achieving the store payroll and total loss budget.
Manages their team by driving projects and tasks to completion through
effective prioritization, work planning, resource allocation, and cross-
functional collaboration.
Identifies cost-saving opportunities and potential process improvements.
Serves as the primary link between their team s staff and leadership to
assure understanding of company goals, objectives, and opportunities for
Other duties as assigned.
Performs within ALDI ACTS competencies as outlined below.


Acts as a Business Owner: Understands and executes the principles of business
operations to run an efficient and successful store that serves customers and
contributes to the growth of the district, division and overall ALDI
Demonstrates a Positive Attitude and Resilience: Adapts positively to pressure,
setbacks, challenges and change in order to achieve and sustain peak
Develops Others: Takes action to ensure that individuals and the team have the
necessary skills and behaviors to perform optimally and meet store needs now
and in the future.
Drives for Success: Delivers excellent performance by proactively taking
concrete actions that adhere to ALDI policies and procedures, and persistently
overcomes obstacles to improve results.
Focuses on the Customer: Seeks to understand customer needs to create value,
drives the team to maintain focus on customers.
Leads & Aligns: Creates an energizing environment that supports the success of
the store by providing direction, motivation, clarity, resources and support to
excel in the current environment and in times of change.
Sustains High Performance: Sets clear performance expectations and monitors
progress against standards with a focus on achieving excellent results.


High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
A combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.
Prior work experience in a retail environment and prior management experience.



Provides prompt and courteous customer service.
Ability to operate a cash register efficiently and accurately.
Ability to safely and properly operate equipment, including: electric/ and
manual hand jacks, floor scrubber and cardboard baler.
Ability to perform general cleaning duties to company standards.
Ability to recommend, interpret and/or apply ALDI operating policies and
Excellent written and verbal communication.
Performs basic administrative duties such as filing and filling out forms.
Gives attention to detail and follows instruction.
Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.
Ability to supervise store personnel in the store manager s absence to ensu
the timely and effective completion of work assignments.
Understands and applies management principles concerning budgeting, personnel
costs, and overtime expenses.
Ability to develop rapport, trust and open communication that enhances the
growth and job performance of direct reports.
Ability to prioritize and work under strict deadlines.
Meets any state and local requirements for handling and selling alcoholic


Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, push, pull, lift, carry and walk
about the store.
Ability to stock merchandise from store receiving to shelving; ability to place
product, weighing up to 45 pounds, on shelving at various heights.


Full-Time Manager Trainees will often train at multiple locations and must have
flexibility to travel within divisional requirements.

* 401(k) Plan
* Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
* Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
* PerkSpot National Employee Discount Program

* Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance
* Generous Vacation Time & 7 Paid Holidays
* Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
* Life, Dependent Life and AD&D Insurance
* Voluntary Term Life Insurance
ALDI is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. As a
proud Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), we do not discriminate based on race,
color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual
stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression,
age, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic
information, military or veteran status, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy,
childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or
breastfeeding), or any other protected characteristic. Employment may be
contingent upon ALDI's receipt of an acceptable and job-related drug test,
motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by

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