Assistant Bakery, Deli, Food Court Department Manager in Anchorage, AK at Alaska Commercial Company

Date Posted: 10/9/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Is customer service your first priority and you have experience in retail deli/bakery? Alaska Commercial Company (ACC) is hiring a Bakery, Deli, Food Court Department Assistant Manager for the day-to-day operations of the Deli/Bakery department, including daily output and display of products. You focus on reducing costs, monitoring product quality, tracking inventory, and more! You use your experience and skills to maximize sales and gross profit.

ACC is a growing company with a long history of serving rural Alaskans. For more than 150 years, we have been providing groceries and general merchandise to the people of Alaska. As was true more than 150 years ago, our stores continue to be a vital center of local community life. In 1992, the company was purchased by The North West Company (NWC) from then owner The Commercial Enterprise Development Corporation of Alaska. This acquisition by NWC made the combined companies the largest North American rural retailers and one of the largest employers in the State of Alaska. Learn more about ACC:

Your Role:

•Ensure merchandise is presented to achieve maximum sales/profits and follow correct stock rotation;
•Resolve customer concerns, inquiries, and requests, with customer service as your priority;
•Maintain extreme cleanliness, including product prep areas, merchandise cases, tables, and shelves.
•Ensure production, finishing, packaging, and displaying bakery products in merchandise cases, on Euro tables, bakery racks, and bulk bins is completed by staff in a timely fashion;
•Assist in correct cost landing of all invoices and adjust retail prices to maintain gross profit margins;
•Assist in the supervision and training of staff, and schedule staff as required;
•Use Daily Production Breakout Sheets and follow up on over and under production issues;
•Ensure bakery displays are as per marketing planograms;
•Prepare ready-to-bake bakery products according to company guidelines; and
•Ensure company standards for safety, proper food handling practices, sanitation, and productivity
are maintained.

Compensation: DOE $19-$20 per hour
Location: Bethel, AK
Relocation: Yes, Company paid housing & utilities (Taxable Benefit)
**Please note this position requires relocation to Alaska**

Positions will be advertised externally; however internal candidates will receive first consideration based on qualifications. Employees are encouraged to bring forward applications of external candidates that meet the qualifications of this position.

NOTE: If an existing employee is selected for a posted position they will be required to remain in that position a minimum of one year prior to applying for other posted positions unless authorized by their current supervisor. New employees to the
company must also remain in their position a minimum of one year prior to applying for posted positions unless authorized by their supervisor.


Job Requirements

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • High school diploma and 2-3 years’ retail experience or an equivalent experience, such as the hospitality industry;
  • Comprehensive bakery and deli product knowledge;
  • Demonstrated decision-making ability and leadership skills to effectively support, train, and develop staff;
  • Ability to price merchandise in accordance with marketing guidelines;
  • Experience training and scheduling staff;
  • Ability to inspect, correctly store, and rotate product;
  • Ability to achieve budget sales and gross margin;
  • Highly motivated with a passion to bring our communities products and services to live better;
  • Ability to prepare products according to company guidelines;
  • Strong and effective communication skills, both verbally and written; and
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and prioritize tasks.

Joining ACC gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, a competitive salary and benefits package, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture.

A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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