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Retail – Assistant Store Manager 

Manassas, Virginia (VA), US, 20109

Management Trainee - Manassas, VA



Role Information

Lidl US Job Description

Job Title: Assistant Store Manager
Department: Sales Operations
Business Unit: Operations
Reports To: Store Manager
Supervisory Role: Yes
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Salary: $26.93 per hour plus benefits

Job Summary

Lidl US is looking for motivated, enthusiastic, and hard-working individuals to join our store management team. Are you an experienced 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.


If you are up for the challenge, we will invest heavily in you. During your training program, you will learn our business from the ground up, train in different store locations, and become a world class leader. Upon successful completion of the training program, you will deliver to our customers a high-quality, low-price, and hassle-free shopping experience that Lidl is famed for in 30 countries.  


Lidl is a values-focused company here hard work and determination are rewarded. We know that for you to give your best, you need to be at your best; that’s why we are serious about work life balance. As Store Management, you will work on average 40 hours per week, with compensation for all overtime worked. Lidl Store Management also enjoy best in market benefits and 401k.

Essential Functions
  • Lead by example while demonstrating our company values of recognition, respect, responsibility, and trust
  • Promote the Lidl culture of incredible customer service with a high-quality shopping experience
  • Ensure product availability, freshness, and quality standards are met
  • Ensure high performance of the store through efficient processes, coaching, and training
  • Provide hands-on support for operational tasks such as cash management, stock management, and other essential store functions
  • Support the recruitment, onboarding, and training of all store employees
  • Supervise and direct a team of employees including scheduling, assisting with staffing
  • Monitor and improve Key Performance Indicators to achieve weekly, monthly, and yearly targets
  • Maintain a clean and safe store experience for employees and customers
  • Oversee merchandising of product principles within the store, including weekly promotions and execution of plans from corporate supporting departments
  • Oversee loss prevention efforts within the store
  • Ensure store opening and closing tasks are performed according to Lidl US standards
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities 

  • Must be able to effectively communicate in the English language, including the ability to speak, read, and understand English
  • Ability to manage personnel including Supervisors and Associates
  • Fundamental understanding of KPIs and the actions which impact those figures
  • Ability to satisfy customer needs in a friendly and efficient way
  • Excellent conflict management and communication skills
  • Results-oriented attitude
  • Ability to learn quickly, adapt, and apply key learnings in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to delegate, lead, coach, develop, and motivate team members 


Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Flexibility to relocate along with Lidl US expansion


Required Education, Certifications/ Licenses, Related Experience 

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 2+ years of management experience in related field and/or Bachelor’s Degree
  • Ability obtain and maintain store alcohol licensing (Georgia & South Carolina specific)
  • US Driver’s License
  • Authorization to work in the United States


Physical Job Requirements 

  • Ability to work a variety of shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced working environment with the capability to switch job functions/roles quickly
  • Ability to work in situations that involve prolonged standing, walking, squatting and/or bending and twisting all of the time
  • Ability to work in various conditions in temperatures around or below freezing, such as outdoor weather conditions or freezers
  • Ability to maneuver cases of product (lift, move, carry, slide, etc.) in excess of 50 lbs. and reach above head to heights greater than 10 inches frequently in accordance with safety regulations 
  • Must be able to handle all Lidl products, to include but not limited to, meat, poultry, alcohol products, and food products with known allergens, such as nuts
  • Ability to operate machinery and/or equipment that requires the constant use of hands/fingers/wrists
  • Ability to spend more than half the time viewing computer monitors
  • Ability to handle any hazardous materials in an appropriate manner
  • Ability to identify and distinguish between colors more than half the time


Travel Requirements

  • This position commutes between stores and regional distribution centers up to 50% of the time within a day
  • This position requires overnight domestic travel up to 50% of the time
  • Anticipated travel will be by car and/or train

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.

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Manassas, Virginia (VA), US, 20109

Job Type:  Full Time
Reference Number:  22621

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