Meijer General Merchandise Team Leader in South Bend, Indiana

Currently, Meijer is looking for a General Merchandise Team Leader. As a Team Leader you will plan, direct and supervise the General Merchandise Team Members in the day to day operations of the General Merchandise area. In this role you will implement strategies to improve customer service, drives store sales and increases profitability. The Team Leader ensures that all products and displays are merchandised effectively to maximize sales and profitability and are responsible for the training and development and performance management of General Merchandise team members.

Key Deliverables:

  • Responsible for staffing selection and hiring to achieve staffing needs

  • Supervises and coaches the General Merchandise Team Members to ensure customer service and sales goals are met

  • Promotes succession planning by providing career paths, identifying development needs for the General Merchandise team members, and being involved with and accountable for promotion decisions

  • Documents and applies disciplinary actions and makes recommendations concerning discharge

  • Supervises the execution of the Merchandising plan

  • Responsible for P&L, achieving sales, labor, and shrink plans for department

  • Models exceptional, fast and friendly customer service

  • Reviews Customer Service Surveys and customer feedback from previous week or day

  • Spends 80% of time on sales floor communicating with customers and team members to ensure exceptional service is being delivered by organizing and maintaining the Remarkable Service Board

  • Reviews sales goals

  • Communicates and implements the Meijer Friendly Initiative in all team meetings and conversations

  • Promotes a safe work environment

  • Consistent and reliable attendance required

  • Other jobs as assigned or required


  • High school diploma or its equivalent required

  • At least 3 years of related retail experience

  • 1 year of leadership experience desired

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate to team members in the organization in a way that provides clear and precise direction

  • Demonstrated ability to resolve conflict and by addressing root cause issues

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze financial and statistical information and use that information to make informed decisions

  • Demonstrated ability to teach suggestive selling

  • Demonstrated ability to lead an organization that practices working safely at all times

  • Demonstrated ability to mentor team members

  • Successful completion of all required certifications