Retail – District Manager 

Bethpage, NY, US, 11714

District Manager - Bethpage, NY Area



Role Information

Job Title: Manager - Sales Operations (District Manager)

Department: Sales Operations

Business Unit: Operations

Reports To: Director - Sales Operations

Supervisory Role: Yes

FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Summary

Lidl US is looking for motivated, enthusiastic and hard-working individuals to join our business. Are you a leader who wants to grow with one of the world’s largest retailers as we expand across the United States? Be a leader within Lidl - the type of leader who is ready to roll up your sleeves and work alongside your team.


The District Manager identifies customer and operational needs in his/her respective stores by recruiting store staff, supporting the development and well-being of store teams, and ensuring the implementation of projects. This includes the implementation and fulfillment of the Lidl store standards and concepts.


*Please note this position will require training outside of the home market for up to 50 weeks. PTO will be available for trips home during training. Corporate housing and a company car will be provided during training.

Essential Functions

  • Oversee management and associate teams for 3-5 stores
  • Ensure freshness, availability and customer service standards are always met
  • Motivate employees and create a results-focused working environment
  • Ensure a high level of productivity by implementing efficient and effective work practices
  • Coordinate, implement and monitor new standards and projects within the district
  • Drive business results and hold teams accountable for KPIs and meeting targets
  • Manage performance through coaching and development
  • Manage staffing, onboarding, training, and appraisals for store management
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure efficient store operations
  • Ensure continuous store compliance on company policies and procedures 
  • Perform other duties as assigned (project work, concept implementation, training, etc.)


Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to lead and manage large teams effectively
  • Knowledge of store processes and procedures
  • Ability to recruit, train, develop, and motivate talented team members
  • Ability to hold teams accountable and performance manage when required
  • Ability to understand and influence KPI’s
  • Ability to communicate effectively with Regional and HQ leadership
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to business needs


Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to speak and write in Spanish


Required Education, Certifications/ Licenses, Related Experience

  • BA/BS degree
  • Experience in a leadership program/position preferred


Physical Job Requirements

  • This position requires the ability to remain in a stationary position (standing and/or seated) more than half of the time
  • The person in this position must be able to maneuver (lift, move, carry, slide, etc.) 15-40 lbs.


Travel Requirements

  • This position commutes between regional offices/stores/distribution centers 50 – 75% of the time within a day
  • Anticipated travel will be by car, air, and/or train
  • Must be flexible to travel overnight and stay in hotels for longer periods of time
  • Flexibility to relocate along with Lidl US expansion
  • Domestic relocation will be provided, if qualified


Lidl US, LLC & Affiliates provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to, including but not limited to, race, sex, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity or expression, national origin or ethnicity, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, disability, or veteran status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

At a Glance


Bethpage, NY, US, 11714

Job Type:  Full Time
Reference Number:  15308

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