Grocery Associate Team Leader

Grocery Associate Team Leader Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Grocery Associate Team Leader to join our team.


  • Works with Team Leader to resolve team concerns or issues;
  • Develops and maintains creative store layout and product merchandising;
  • Sets and achieves the highest standards of retail execution;
  • Consistently communicates and models WFM vision and goals;
  • Fosters and encourages a positive environment of outstanding teamwork, mutual respect, and exceptional morale;
  • Works with Team Leader to achieve sales, purchasing, and labor targets;
  • Maintains good vendor r elationships, develops new vendor relations, and ensures all paperwork is properly submitted for vendor processing;
  • Assists Team Leader in analysis of sales, reports, and labor;
  • Functions as point person and departmental person in charge in absence of Team Leader;
  • Provides timely, thorough, and thoughtful performance evaluations;
  • Demonstrates advanced product knowledge and develops / maintains awareness of new products.


  • Advanced knowledge of regulatory and safety policies and procedures;
  • Ability to use tools and equipment, including box cutters, electric pallet jacks, and other heavy machinery ;
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds;
  • Demonstrated decision-making ability, leadership skills , and ability to prioritize and delegate ;
  • Proficiency with email, Microsoft Office, and operation s- related applications;
  • Capable of teaching others in a positive and constructive manner;
  • Proficient mathematical skills for assessing financial performance, monitor ing profitability, and managing inventory;
  • Work requires the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting and reaching;
  • Hand use: single grasping, fine manipulation, pushing and pulling;
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed;
  • Ability to work in a wet and cold environment ;
  • Desire to coach and mentor others for growth;
  • Growth mindset towards greater responsibility and ownership;
  • High energy, enthusiastic, and displays an affinity for our products, core values, and company philosophy.