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Retail Management Training Program

Brea, CA 92821



Acosta partners with prominent consumer packaged goods companies and leading retailers to innovate and provide superior in-store sales results.


We invest in our people with opportunities such as the Retail Manager in Training (RMT) program.

This program provides eight-months of on-the-job training that allows innovative internal merchandising associates and individuals interested in retail who may not have prior Acosta or managerial experience to gain mentorship from senior leaders, in-field leadership training, and the opportunity to advance within the organization post-program.


Essential Functions:1. Develop a strong understanding of Acostas business model, Client and Customer details and expectations, and the specific details of the reset, remodel and project work processes.2. Perform duties such as maintaining store shelf standards and inventory, installing new racks and shelves, rotation of products, displaying merchandise properly, placing shelf strips and attaching tags properly, checking date codes and plan-o-gram integrity, and processing packouts, restocks and reorders as necessary.3. Partner with store personnel, co-workers and supervisor to achieve and maintain merchandising excellence, discuss changes and build an effective working relationship.4. Assist leadership and management team in assigned geographic market with interviewing and hiring candidates, onboarding and training new associates, managing performance and career development and managing conflict and personnel issues.5. Assist management team by managing assigned project work to completion, on time, and with high quality results. Review project details to verify schedule is accurate and achievable, and supporting documentation is current and correct. Assign project work to IMPACT Retail Service Merchandisers/Lead Merchandisers and ensure that all jobs have the appropriate level of support. Monitor progress and audit project work. Answer questions, solve problems, resolve personnel issues, and adjust resources as needed. Ensure the delivery of all materials, supplies and equipment necessary for assigned project work.6. Partner with supervisor to direct and manage reset and remodel work in market to completion, on time, and with high quality results, and ensure Client and Customer expectations are being met. Partner with Retail Services Business Center to initiate new project requests. Manage retail billing for Customer mandates.7. Effectively and accurately work with web based applications to develop and initiate reset and remodel work, develop and distribute set work documentation and information, maintain Mandate Senior Area Manager/Area Manager profiles and assign reset and remodel work, monitor progress and status of reset and remodel work, record and manage work mileage, work expenses, and work time and attendance, and complete and manage training activities. Utilize and fully understand Acostas retail reports and reporting systems.8. Effectively and accurately work with web-based applications to receive notification of work projects, assign work, monitor progress and status of work, record and manage work mileage, work expenses, and work time and attendance, and complete and manage training activities. Utilize and fully understand the companys retail reports and reporting systems.9. Effectively and accurately prepare, process, submit, and manage documentation related to assigned work.10. Perform job safely by demonstrating full awareness of surroundings. Utilize proper safety techniques and equipment use when necessary. Be proactive in alerting management to any unsafe act or condition to prevent injuries.11. Meeting the physical requirements listed below12. Other duties as assigned


Education Requirements:\u2022 Bachelors degree preferred Work Experience Requirements:\u2022 Minimum High School Degree plus a minimum of 2 years work experience at Acosta\u2022 Must be in good standing with current position in the organization  Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:\u2022 Must possess strong interpersonal, organizational, decision making and leadership skills.\u2022 Ability to provide example(s) of leadership in projects or through work experiences and speak to their specific part as a leader.\u2022 Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.\u2022 Must be assertive, decisive, creative, and have a sense of urgency.\u2022 Must have demonstrated analytical and team leadership abilities.\u2022 Must be able to work effectively in web-based applications and email, word processing, and spreadsheet applications. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications required.\u2022 Must have a valid drivers license and be able to drive in a car for extended periods of time.\u2022 Must be willing travel up to 50% and ability to relocate for future opportunities.


Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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