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Retail Department Lead Lfs

Ocean State Job Lot

This is a Full-time position in Anchorage, AK posted July 11, 2021.

Location: Anchorage, AK (Anchorage Wholesale)

Job Description

LFS, Inc.

is a wholly owned subsidiary of Trident Seafoods.

LFS has locations in Bellingham, Seattle and Poulsbo, WA and Anchorage, Cordova, Dutch Harbor, Homer, Kenai, Sitka, Naknek and Dillingham, AK.

Job Summary: Be the lead employee for a department on the sales floor.

Assist the Sales Management Team in creating and leading a team to sell merchandise to customers by performing the following duties.

Essential Functions:
Work with Store Manager to manage day-to-day operations to meet all operational staffing and merchandising objectives.

Proven ability to lead, coach, and build team relationships in an environment of fast change; must be able to manage, direct, and motivate a diverse team Strong project management and leadership skills needed to organize promo sales, delegate tasks, interview new staff members, set and maintain standards and create schedules for your department.

Work with Store Manager on maintaining employee performance levels, training employees and scheduling employees to fit the needs of the store and any other sales events.

Demonstrated ability to multi-task; ability to respond flexibly in a quickly changing environment Must demonstrate an exemplary commitment to provide and teach exceptional customer service skills; must be able to learn, retain product information and pass along product knowledge to employees.

Have the ability to organize and run staff meetings and training sessions Demonstrated ability to analyze and solve problems of varied scope; must be able to act decisively in implementing solutions Provide sales guidance to customers; assist them in making the best choice Uphold the store’s clean, organized and welcoming appearance, merchandise product, work to maintain stock levels, highlight new products and source new products.

Very strong verbal communication and listening skills; self motivated Available to work early mornings, days, weekends, and Holidays to meet the needs of the store Available to travel and work industry trade shows in the Pacific Northwest
Additional Responsibilities:
Performs other similar or related duties as requested or assigned.


Organizational Core Competencies:

Customer Focus: Builds customer confidence by ensuring expectations and commitments are met.

Establishes and maintains effective and positive relationship with internal and external customers.

Acts with customers in mind and values the importance of providing high-quality customer service.

Integrity & Trust: Sets an example by consistently modeling high standards of honesty and integrity.

Is widely trusted and is seen as a direct, truthful individual who presents information in an appropriate and helpful manner.

Maintains a reputation for honesty, confidentiality, reliability and fairness.

Is willing to admit mistakes and does not misrepresent him/herself for personal gain.

Getting Results (“Can Do” Spirit): Performs work with energy and drive; values planning, but will take quick, decisive action when an opportunity presents itself.

Creativity & Innovation: Injects originality into daily work and generates many new and unique ideas.

Thinks “outside the box” and is seen as original and value-added in brainstorming ideas.

Creates competitive and breakthrough solutions.

Collaboration: Collaborates positively to achieve team and company objectives.

Works effectively within a diverse environment and builds strong relationships that helps and supports fellow employees in contributing to the overall success of the company.

Core Competencies:

Leadership: Motivates, inspires and encourages others to perform well.

Leads through change and adversity with ease.

Makes the tough call when needed and effectively influences the actions and opinions of others.

Strategic Thinking: Balances both short
– and long-term goals while developing and inspiring commitment to a vision of success.

Supports, promotes and ensures that work is aligned with the company’s overall mission, vision and values.

Managing & Measuring Work: Clearly assigns responsibility for tasks and decisions to minimize confusion or error.

Sets clear objectives and measures and monitors the process, progress, and results to ensure success.

Designs feedback loops into work to ensure constant and effective lines of communication.

Managing Relationships: Builds and actively maintains working relationships both internally with other departments and externally with customers and vendors to further the company’s goals.

Responds and relates well to people in all positions at all levels.

Is seen as a team player, looks for common ground, and solves problems for the good of all.

Minimum Qualifications:


Four year degree; or up to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:



Special Training/Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written; oral, or diagram form.

Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables.

Work Environment: Retail Sales, Warehouse, Offices The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear, to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must routinely lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 30-40 pounds.

Mental Activities: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to read, speak, write and understand English, and must regularly use customer service skills.

The employee will frequently use interpersonal and teamwork skills.

The employee must occasionally use decision making skills, creativity, discretion, training and supervision skills; perform problem analysis, and exercise independent judgment.

LFS Inc.

is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Affirmative Action-Minority, Female, Disability, and Veteran.

Background check and drug screen required upon job offer.

Trident Seafoods
Anchorage Wholesale
Anchorage , AK 99507



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