District Manager, Store

Gordon Food Service - Canton, MI (30+ days ago)3.7

Welcome to Gordon Food Service Store, the retail division of Gordon Food Service, offers the fast pace of retail in an environment that lets you balance your life and foster development for future growth. Our 174 stores are the primary supplier for many small food service operators, families, non-profit organizations, caterers and so much more! Come help us champion a “Customer is King” environment and see why we set the bar for customer satisfaction in the retail industry!

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The Store District Manager serves as the driving force for managing change and challenging the resources available to improve operations and financial results. The District Manager of our Michigan Detroit South District has overall P&L responsibility for ten stores. The Michigan Detroit South District consists of store locations in South Metro Detroit market.

As for any position, there are some requirements:
At least 5 years of retail management experience with at least 2 years multi-unit leadership experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Bachelor degree in business or related field (preferred)
Valid driver’s license

As part of leadership, our District Managers:
Interview, staff and retain store leadership.
Ensure succession planning within the district in order to have adequate leadership bench strength.
Are responsible for meeting or exceeding the plan for all key financial and business performance metrics in the district including sales, margin, labor, general expenses, inventory and profit and loss.
Ensure compliance with all policies and procedures in maximizing operational performance.
Assist in developing capital and operational budgets for the stores in the district. Routinely monitor, manage, control budget, analyze variances, takes appropriate action, and develop plans for productivity improvements.
Visit stores on a regular and consistent basis, completes a business review and provides written feedback to the store manager at the time of the visit in achieving a minimum of three visits per quarter, focusing on operations, merchandising and sales/service.
Manage the incentive and payroll programs by supporting the understanding and promotion of all store programs in effectively managing payroll costs.
Provide the leadership, support, and direction to effectively open new stores, resets and relocations.
Ensure execution of all safety programs and emergency procedures within the stores in the district.
Responsible for the execution of technology and technology training related to operations, merchandising, sales and service.

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Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us!

Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.


We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service. Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not!
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Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words “Accommodation Request” in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.

All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.

Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.