Fresh Item Management (FIM) Training Manager (95%+ travel)

US-AZ-Phoenix
Department
Store Support Staff (Corporate/Field Support)
Position Type
Full-Time
Requisition ID
33183

Overview

The FIM Training Manager is responsible for leading and coordinating the efforts of the FIM training team in support of the launch, implementation and maintenance of the FIM Program. The FIM Training Manager will remain current on the performance of all departments involved in the FIM project in regard to perpetual inventory (PI), computer generated ordering (CGO) and/or production planning.  The FIM Training Manager will perform frequent store visits to assist trainers and store-level team members during the pilot, national rollout, and follow-up training phases, ensuring proper execution throughout all departments. The FIM Training Manager will maintain high visibility in each store to successfully launch and train on the FIM Product. The FIM Training Manager partners closely with various internal and external stakeholders, including IT, Merchandising, Buying, and Supply Chain, to drive program success.

Essential Functions

  • Leads change management efforts to drive adoption of the new FIM processes and solutions.
  • Leads and coordinates efforts of the FIM Trainers to successfully execute training, national rollout, and follow-up training for each store and department selected for the FIM application.
  • Refines business process requirements and SOP’s for each FIM department during pilot phase.
  • Maintains a high level of store-level execution of the FIM product through routine store visits and effective communication.
  • Monitors and evaluates the training program’s effectiveness and makes adjustments where necessary.
  • Keeps informed on new and relevant information that could enhance the knowledge of product users.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert for the FIM application.
  • Provides technical product support as required to troubleshoot issues and problems surfaced or identified by users.
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Physical Requirements

  • Bachelor degree preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Two (2) years of experience related to perishable retail purchasing, marketing and/or merchandising.
  • Supermarket grocery experience required.
  • Previous retail leadership experience strongly preferred.
  • Requires outstanding communication skills and a highly-collaborative approach to project management that demonstrates the ability to organize, multi-task and prioritize.
  • Requires experience with Microsoft Office Suite, with a high level proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • High degree of creativity and ability to work independently.

Benefits

Careers Center - Fresh Item Management (FIM) Trainer (95%+ travel)

In addition to a rewarding career, Sprouts offers a comprehensive program to help support you and your family. These programs include:

  • Competitive pay
  • Opportunities for career growth
  • 15% discount for you and one other family member in your household on all purchases made at Sprouts
  • Flexible schedules
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Eligibility requirements may apply for the following benefits:
  • 401(K) Retirement savings plan with a generous company match
  • Affordable benefit coverage, including medical, dental vision
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare and dependent care
  • Company paid life insurance and short-term disability coverage

 

Why Sprouts

Careers Center - Fresh Item Management (FIM) Trainer (95%+ travel)

Grow with us!

If you have a passion for inspiring people and a flair for fresh food, consider applying for a job at Sprouts! With a focus on customer service, our neighborhood grocery stores offer high-quality, farm fresh produce, natural meats, plenty of scoop-your-own bulk goods and much more in a fun, friendly, old-fashioned farmer’s market setting.  Come grow your career in healthy living with a fast-paced, rapidly growing company and teams that pride themselves on empowering others along their journey.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Sprouts’ management reserves the right to amend and change duties, responsibilities, and requirements to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

 

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