Surge Set Team Member in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas

Surge Set Team Member in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas

P.L. Marketing | North Richland Hills, TX, 76180, US

Posted 13 days ago

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To make a positive contribution and measurably impact grocery store sales by ensuring successful execution of KOMPASS schedules, special projects and Surge-team work in designated Kroger stores. Work with teams responsible for timely and accurate completion of grocery store section reset work. Support division's merchandising efforts in a manner consistent with The Kroger Co. Mission and P.L. Marketing.


* Read and understand plan-o-grams
* Collect plan-o-grams, new item tags and new item product and prepare work area in order to complete section reset
* Break down sections in an orderly manner to allow customers to shop other sections in that aisle
* Re-position shelving and place product according to updated schematic
* Clean up work area
* Complete forms and report section completion to Kroger and immediate supervisors
* Participate as a member of the team to facilitate the completion of all reset work and special projects as scheduled
* Help identify opportunities to increase sales of Kroger Corporate Brands with recommendations for new items, improved product placement, pricing/promotional opportunities and resolution for any supply/stocking issues
* Frequently communicate with Kroger store, zone and division management with status updates regarding ongoing special projects and/or grocery store resets
* Have working knowledge and be able to address any issues or questions related to surge-work and special projects
* May provide direction and supervision of a part-time team responsible for the resetting of grocery/HBC/GM sections according to a detailed plan
* Provide customer assistance and have a working knowledge of Kroger's Customer 1st Strategy
* Provide support and be a resource to both P.L. Marketing and Kroger division personnel as needed
* Continue to gain expertise in all facets of the grocery industry, especially in product placement, KOMPASS, surge/temporary, facilities management and supply-chain/stocking
* Professionally and effectively represent P.L. Marketing to members of Kroger Management
* Comply with the guidelines established for KOMPASS employees, especially those regarding timeliness, productivity, teamwork, communication and clocking in/out guidelines
* Must remain qualified as an insurable driver
* Frequent overnight travel required

Must be able to perform essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodations


* High School degree or GED required
* 3 + years of retail grocery merchandising experience preferred
* Highly motivated self-starter who can work with minimal supervision
* Communicate (read, write and speak) fluent English
* Understand how to read and execute shelf plans
* Proficient Microsoft office applications and able to learn various computer systems
* Capability to collaborate with others and contribute effectively to a team
* Excellent communication, organization and problem solving skills
* Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, prioritize and multi-task
* Qualify as an insurable driver and maintain an excellent driving record
* A smartphone with internet/data access is required. This position may require installation and utilization of an app on your smartphone to complete the requirements of the position.


* Must be able to:
* legally operate a motor vehicle unassisted
* remain standing and/or walking unassisted for several hours at a time
* lift, push or pull 50 lbs. or more on a regular basis and occasionally up to 70 lbs.
* continuously reach up and bend down, reach in all directions and have unlimited upper body mobility
* lift and extend 30 lbs. above the head, sometimes repeatedly
* have unlimited manual dexterity
* tolerate exposure to extreme temperatures (0-90 degrees)


* Retail grocery store operations and/or grocery merchandising experience
* Expertise in resetting of grocery/HBC/GM sections according to a detailed plan-o-gram


Some of the Competencies/Skills required to successfully perform this position are:

* Adaptability - maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements or cultures
* Building Strategic Working Relationships - developing and using collaborative relationships with Kroger store, zone and division employees and peers from other broker partners to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals
* Building Trust - interacting with Kroger store, zone and division personnel in a way that gives Kroger employees confidence in one's intentions and those of the organization
* Coaching - providing timely guidance and feedback to surge/temporary team members to help strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem
* Communication - clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in the English language
* Customer Focus - making Kroger customers and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; developing and sustaining productive relationships with Kroger employees
* Decision Making - identifying and understanding issues, problems and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints and probable consequences
* Inclusion - appreciating and leveraging the capabilities, insights and ideas of all individuals; working effectively with individuals of diverse style, ability and motivation for a direct effect on business results
* Initiating Action - taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive; generating innovative solutions in work situations
* Negotiation - effectively exploring alternatives and positions to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance from all parties involved
* Safety Awareness - identifying and correcting conditions that affect employee and customer safety; upholding safety standards
* Work Standards - setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed