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Hannaford Center Store Manager Trainee (SNE) in Townsend, Massachusetts

Address: USA-MA-Townsend-18 Main Street, Harbor Village Store Code: Store 08009 Management (2756424)

Hannaford Supermarkets started out as a fresh produce vendor in Portland, Maine way back in 1883, and is still connected to those early roots as a local market. Hannaford actively seeks out farmers and producers to join our Local program which celebrates not only local foods, but the preservation of farmland, local traditions and local jobs. The connection we have to the source of our fresh foods is core to the way we do business, becoming the first major supermarket in the United States to document that all its seafood products were sustainably harvested.


Manage retail operations during the evening hours making decisions impacting store associates, merchandise quality and presentation and the level of service offered to our customers. Build associate and customer relations and promote a strong culture in support of Hannaford Strategy through store huddles, role modeling our cultural behaviors and consistent use of all available tools to help manage for performance. Ensure that store conditions involving store appearance, security, safety and food safety are consistently maintained at the highest level. Accountable for proper control of company assets.• Strong understanding of store operations and total store merchandising techniques. • Excellent interpersonal, customer service and communication skills. • Excellent organizational skills and a demonstrated ability and willingness to learn multiple tasks and technical requirements of the job. • Demonstrated good judgement solving problems, making decisions, handling complaints, arbitrating disputes and resolving grievances. • Desire and ability to lead and manage associates throughout multiple departments. • Department Manager or equivalent experience required. • College degree or equivalent preferred. • Must be accredited by the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals or similar accrediting organization as a “Certified Food Safety Manager or will be required to attend company provided training and have the ability to achieve accreditation within the first 90 days of employment. Accreditation must be maintained while employed in a position requiring accreditation.

Physical Requirements

• Ability to use computers and other communication systems required to perform job functions.• Lift up to 20 lbs. regularly, including overhead lifting and up to 60 lbs. occasionally. Push/pull up to 40 lbs. regularly.• Meet established volume and fixed activity standards.


• Assist in attaining financial objectives: sales, payroll percent, gross margin, shrink, MPP net percent effectiveness and control of other expenses.• Ensure all company policies and procedures are followed as outlined.• Foster a sales-driven, consumer focused culture through relationship building and promoting an atmosphere of enthusiastic customer awareness.• Treat all associates with fairness, dignity and respect. Provide recognition of accomplishments and offer constructive counseling, when necessary.• Responsible for the overall operation of the entire store during the evening hours.• Ensure the maintenance of the store’s appearance and presentation and ensure quality conditions of all products.• Manage performance of duties and responsibilities of all evening associates.• Make hiring, training and performance management recommendations for evening shift associates.• Support the development needs of evening store as associates.• Use good judgment in the delegation, assignment and follow-up required for the efficient performance of the store.• Observe and ensure compliance with company security, safety and food safety standards.• Maintain techniques and layouts of merchandise consistent with the corporate merchandising philosophy.• Complete understanding of the causes and means for resolving inventory shrink issues in the assigned departments.• Understand the use of company tools such as: MPP, financial reports, scheduling, ordering and business information systems.• Have a solid understanding of standard practices for all departments.• Maintain solid communications with the management team, all associates in the store and throughout the organization.• Treat all store information as strictly confidential.• Perform all other duties and projects as assigned.• Must be able to meet physical requirements of the position, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Salary range is between $21.75 - $31.60 Hrly

Hannaford provides equal opportunity in employment to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions), age, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Requisition: 338877externalUSA-MA-Townsend_8312023