Hy-Vee Food Stores Assistant Vice President, Hy-Vee, Inc, President, D&D Foods - Full Time in West Des Moines, Iowa

Job Title:

Assistant Vice President, Hy-Vee, Inc, President, D&D Foods

Revision Date: 11/2018

Position Description

Responsible for the oversight of all processes, employees and facility equipment at D&D Foods. Responsible for accurately fulfilling purchase orders for PDI and Hy-Vee Distribution. He/she will provide leadership and day-to-day direction to create and maintain an environment of exceptional service, sales growth, and maximum gross margin levels, while creating efficiencies.

Leads team by modeling, coaching, and maintaining high standards. Leads team effectively while using various tools such as performance appraisals to constantly improve service and performance.

Reporting Relations

Accountable and Reports to:

EVP, Co-Chief Operating Officer, President Hy-Vee Subsidiaries/Commissaries

Positions that Report to this role:

D&D Foods Employees

Primary Responsibilities

  • Collaborates effectively to lead development, performance management, staffing, and retention.

  • Provides frequent updates and progress reports to leadership team and involves leadership team in decision-making for implementation of strategies, effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Directs and prioritizes multiple projects and tasks, staffing allocation and effort forecasting relating to current and future projects.

  • Provides recommendations on compensation for team.

  • Ensures all performance reviews and team HR functions are completed.

  • Ensures all relevant communication is addressed and disseminated to staff.

  • Oversees site according to state, federal and company regulations to ensure compliance.

  • Oversees facility to comply with both USDA and FDA regulations.

  • Participates in planning and coordination with the Operations staff.

  • Performs inventory on a monthly and quarterly basis.

  • Reports quarterly to D&D Foods Board of Directors.

  • Keeps current on industry trends in food items, equipment, and methods.

  • Reports to work when scheduled and works expected number of hours.

  • Performs other job related duties and special projects as required.

Supervisor Responsibilities

Instructing, assigning work, reviewing work, planning the work of others, maintaining standards, allocating personnel, and coordinating the activities of others. Selects new employees and acts on employee problems. Has the authority to recommend employee transfer, promotion, discipline, discharge, and salary increases.

Educational Requirements

Over five years of similar or related work experience. Previous management experience, demonstrating success in program development and execution.

Professional Competencies

  • Commitment to the Hy-Vee Mission and a willingness to promote the values of the company

  • Ability to evaluate industry trends, develop long-term implications, and recommend strategies for new business opportunities

  • Excellent communications skills, including facilitation and presentation within a corporate setting

  • Ability to develop rapport and credibility across the company, promote ideas and proposals persuasively

  • Experience with large scaled project implementation and project management is desired.

  • Must possess strong leadership skills; must have proven ability to achieve goals and deliver bottom line results.

  • Skilled in exercising sound judgment and initiative.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to physically perform light work: exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

  • Must be able to occasionally spend long periods of time in a cold, wet production environment.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • The following physical activity is necessary to perform this job: Sit, stand, talk, hear, walk, use hands to write, grasp, and reach.

  • Superior problem resolution and team building skills.