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Department Manager - Bakery (Halifax Market)

Halifax, NS
Full Time
5 days ago
Referred applicants should not apply directly to this role.

All referred applicants must first be submitted through Workday by a current Loblaw Colleague.

6141 Young St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3K 2A5

Inspired by food? Committed to excellent service? So are we.
At Loblaw, we are Food Lovers! We are committed to our Colleagues and Customers and work hard to create a culture that allows us to be our authentic selves while working as a Team. We know that clear communication, collaboration and teamwork is the key to having a successful workplace.

We're looking for talented colleagues who are excited about providing an exceptional shopping experience for customers and delighting them every step of the way!

Whether you are just starting your career, re-entering the workforce, or looking for a new job, this is where you belong.

Why is this role important?

Department Manager - Bakery (Halifax Market) - Currently supporting Halifax Young Street Superstore #354 - Responsible for the bakery instore (fresh/frozen baked products) and commercial bakery department within the store. As part of our Management Team, you will be a mentor and leader, developing your team through succession planning initiatives, supporting our Care, Ownership, Respect, and Excellence (CORE) Values. Part of your responsibility as a Department Manager will include weekly rotational responsibilities/ participation as part of our Manager on Duty rotation.

No Previous Bakery, Retail or Management Experience?

At Loblaw, we offer a comprehensive training program to the successful applicant. While the successful applicant may benefit from having Retail Store Experience or previous experience leading/managing a team, we are on the lookout for a candidate willing to learn and take on a new career in Retail.

What You'll Do:
  • To direct and supervise all bakery staff to secure efficient in stock position and courteous customer service
  • Ensure productivity within all areas is efficient, achieving expectations within the department.
  • To respond immediately to any customer inquiries, requests and complaints, ensuring courteous customer relations at all times
  • To maximize sales and gross profit, ensuring sales' goals and budgets are met
  • To hire all part-time staff and train new employees
  • To support and schedule all colleagues ensuring compliance with our scheduling practices and the strict control of wage costs
  • To interpret and administer Company policy and ensure compliance with the Employee Guidelines
  • Responsible for maintaining the condition of all service counters, production areas and office areas (5's standards)
  • To ensure the safety and sanitation and overall conditions of the sales floor, back shop, coolers, freezers for the department

What You'll Need:
  • Flexibility to work a variety of hours which include days, evenings, (a periodic night shift), and weekends
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Accept responsibility for department metrics, leadership and colleague engagement.
  • Three to five years' experience in bakery, the retail service industry considered beneficial
  • Prior management experience considered beneficial
  • Grade 12 Diploma (GED or equivalent)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

At Loblaw, we respect the environment, source products with integrity and make a positive difference in the community. Our CORE Values - Care, Ownership, Respect and Excellence - guide all our decision-making and come to life through our Blue Culture. We offer our colleagues progressive careers, comprehensive training, flexibility, and other competitive benefits - these are some of the many reasons why we are one of Canada's Top Employers.

Employment Type:
Full time

Type of Role:
Loblaw recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation's evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.

Please Note:
Candidates who are 18 years or older are required to complete a criminal background check. Details will be provided through the application process.