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Assistant General Manager

Honolulu, HI

Order: 1274532


Job Title: Assistant General Manager

Industry: Distribution

Duration: Direct Hire

Hours: Monday – Friday; Normal Business Hours. Frequent evening and weekend hours required.

Location: Honolulu

Parking: Available in the area

Pay Rate: Based on Experience


Note: Applications will only be reviewed for applicants currently living in the state of Hawaii and who are available for an interview with Staffing Solutions of Hawaii. #SSOH



The Assistant General Manager (AGM) is responsible for ensuring an organized and smoothly run store. All categories included in the store are grocery, frozen, dairy and chill/refrigerated products. The AGM will work closely with all department managers to ensure the store is maintained in a clean and orderly fashion at all times. The AGM will assist the GM in training, supervising and providing constructive discipline for all store personnel. This position works closely with all management and staff to ensure store efficiency, availability of quality products, excellent customer service and high staff morale.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; counseling employees, appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

  • Direct reports include: Perishable/Frozen, General Grocery and E&S department managers


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure procedures are current for activities such as receiving, stocking, merchandising, replenishment, order selection, and sanitation.

  • Plan, schedule and adjust labor requirements as necessary to meet the daily demands of the various functions.

  • Ensures that inbound inventory is received timely, and that inventory is replenished in order to prepare the store for opening.

Purchasing Department

  • Ensure purchase orders for products for all departments are generated based on inventory needs.

  • Maintain positive work relationships with suppliers.

  • Evaluate suppliers and research sources of supply as necessary.

  • Ensure invoices are reviewed for pricing and discount accuracy, ensuring accurate separation of inventory categories and subcategories.

  • Ensure compliance with all purchasing contracts.

  • Communicate ordering times, deadlines and changes in usual delivery time to departments when vendors are shared.

Merchandising and Product Management

  • Work with General Manager to develop promotional and implement programs for the departments.

  • Work with management team to establish department merchandising, product selection criteria, category management, shelf set display, signage and promotional activity.

Personnel Practices

  • Oversee all store department staff, including hiring, training, scheduling, and performance evaluations.

  • Work with General Manager to assess staffing needs and create staff schedules.

  • Follow health and safety rules appropriate to the department

Financial Practices

  • Participate in the development and long-term strategic planning for labor, sales and margin goals and capital budgeting.

  • Assist the GM in meeting labor, sales and margin goals.

  • Maintain pricing structure that meets budget goals.



  • Five years of retail grocery experience, including three years in a management capacity. Foodservice experience highly preferred.

  • Must be proficient in the English language and communicate clearly and effectively in written and oral form.
    Must be able to communicate with internal and external associates in an effective, professional and persuasive manner.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to temperatures ranging from -15 °F to 88 °F. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, such as those found on a forklift, pallet jack, or other warehouse equipment.

  • Employee must be able to stand, walk, bend, crouch, climb and sit intermittently up to 10 hours per day.

  • Must be able to perform basic to moderately difficult mathematical functions involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, averaging and percentages.

  • Must have ability to calmly and effectively handle employee disputes, operational concerns, and order/delivery discrepancies.



ID# 1274532


All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks. In addition, the following health screens are required:


Interested Applicants: Please visit us online at www.staffingsolutionsofhawaii.com to view additional positions. Applications will only be reviewed for applicants currently living in the state of Hawaii and who are available for an interview with Staffing Solutions.


Staffing Solutions of Hawaii:

Staffing Solutions of Hawaii is a local, award winning, and growing privately owned agency in Oahu. For more than 20 years, our personal approach to building our relationships with renowned companies ensures our employees enjoy competitive pay, stimulating careers and assignments, and excellent growth opportunities, with the chance for it to turn into full-time employment!


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, including females, minorities, protected Veterans and those with disability