Whole Body Associate Team Leader

Whole Foods
Oct 18, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Whole Body Associate Team Leader

Req ID 241640 - Posted Oct. 13, 2016, 2:41 p.m.

CT, Greenwich - Greenwich (10057) - Full-Time


Your role will be to oversee the body care and supplements areas of our store. The Whole Body Associate Team Leader will lead the entire Whole Body team while being accountable for all department operations.


* Help recruit, hire, develop, mentor and motivate Whole Body Team Members.

* Assist in providing the Whole Body Team with vision and direction.

* Set and achieve the highest standards in retail execution.

* Work with Team Members, to ensure the highest quality and most enjoyable products are available.

* Help provide our guests with legendary guest service.

* Maximize productivity and efficiency through proper scheduling.

* Help in achieving required sales, margin, expense and labor targets.

* Maintain proper product assortment, merchandising and inventory control.

* Work a minimum of one closing shift per week and one weekend day per week.

* Participate in fiscal period ending inventories.

* Maintain safe, clean and well-organized working and shopping environment.

* Follow and comply with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and adhere to safe work practices.

* Operate and sanitize all equipment in a safe and proper manner.

* This job posting is intended to describe the general requirements for the performance of this job. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned by leadership.


* The position requires at least 2 or more years of supervisory, managerial or leadership experience overseeing 5 or more employees in a nutrition, health or beauty retail environment.

* Strong Whole Body background is required including expert product knowledge of natural/holistic body care and supplements required.

* Knowledge of DSHEA Act preferred (US and Canada locations), knowledge of regulations regarding complementary medicine (UK locations).

* Experience successfully managing inventory, profit margins and labor budgets.

* Excellent communication skills.

* Strong guest service skills.

* Strong demonstrated merchandising skills and product knowledge.

* The ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.

* Certified purchaser experience preferred, and in the NE region is required.

Essential Job Functions:

* Stand and walk for extended periods of time.

* Bend and stoop to grasp objects and climb ladders. Bend and twist neck and waist, reach above and

below shoulders and squat.

* Bend and lift loads, not to exceed 50 pounds. Push and pull carts weighing up to 100 pounds.

* Repetitive use of hands for grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation.

* Environmental exposure to extreme temperatures (coolers, ovens, freezer, outdoors, etc.)

About Us:

At Whole Foods Market, we empower our Team Members to make their own decisions, thus creating an environment where people are treated with respect and are highly motivated to excel. We mentor Team Members through education and on-the-job experience. As a result, we are able to fill a majority of leadership roles from our existing Team Member base. We also recognize that there are individuals with talent outside of Whole Foods Market, and have training programs to bring those new leaders into the company.

Our Team Members represent over 50 different nations. We are people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, yet all work together to meet the needs of our customers.

We offer great benefits beginning with a full complement of medical and other traditional group health plan coverage, 401k plan, and a 20% discount at our stores. To learn more, apply your passion today.

At Whole Foods Market we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

Close Date: 10/23/2016

Team/Department: Whole Body (Body Care, Vitamins)

Close Date: None