Started working on a farm where I learned how and where our local food comes from. Spent my time on the farm working as a farm hand and helped sell produce at the local farmers market. Worked for 4 years as a part time associate at Weis. Trained under some of the best produce managers in my area. Selected for bench strength management program during those 4 years. Moved to Allentown district to finish training and was promoted to full time assistant produce manager. Developed a strong understanding of managing other associates. Motivated Shift Manager practiced in customer relations, sales and inventory control. Demonstrated skill in improving store operations, increasing top line sales and reducing costs.
Delivered excellent customer service by greeting and assisting each customer.Addressed customer inquiries and resolved complaints. Dealt with scheduling conflicts. Stocked and restocked inventory when shipments were received. Built displays that were complimented by upper management. Supervised and directed employees. Started as a part time associate and worked my way up the company to my current position. Trained new associates and helped with the training of other new assistant produce managers. Wrote order supply requests to replenish merchandise. Analyzed marketing information and translated it into strategic plans. Addressed and corrected sales staff communication issues in a tactful and effective manner. Contributed to merchandising ideas at team sale meetings. Spent a total of six years working for the company.
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Order of the Arrow - Brotherhood
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