• Store Manager

    Work Location US-TN-CLARKSVILLE
    Job ID
    Job Category
    Retail - Full Time
    Nearest Metro Area

    Work/Life balance - We offer the best schedule in retail! 

    Store HoursMonday to Saturday 7AM - 8PM and Sunday 12PM - 5PM**

    Location: 2809 Wilma Rudolph Blvd, Clarksville TN 37040



    Welcome to Gordon Food Service Store, the retail division of Gordon Food Service, offers the fast pace of retail in an environment that lets you balance your life and foster development for future growth. Our 174 storesare the primary supplier for many small food service operators, families, non-profit organizations, caterers and so much more! Come help us champion a “Customer is King” environment and see why we set the bar for customer satisfaction in the retail industry! 


    Here's a quick glance of who we are and the impact you could have on the food service industry:  Gordon Food Service At a Glance.  There's a seat at our table for you...



    Holidays Off

    • We are CLOSED on Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day, and Easter


    • We have several leaders that began as Sales Associates!

    Benefits after 30 days!

    • You take care of our customers, so we take care of you!

    Employee Discounts

    • 10% off your purchases!


    STORE MANAGER covers all aspects of store operations, including financial planning and performance, key performance metrics, marketing/promotional activity, merchandising and inventory management, and community stewardship.  Our Store Managers are so important because they help create an atmosphere where the GORDON FOOD SERVICE values and philosophies flourish. Under their guidance, we deliver an outstanding shopping environment with exceptional service product merchandising, and product quality. 


    Overall, we are looking for someone who takes pride in being a...

    • Great Merchant - Support and execute in-store promotional activities with a high level of engagement and oversight on promotions and merchandising direction
    • Passionate Leader - Build a team! Interviewing, hiring, orientation, and training. Serve as a role model, mentor and resource. Initiating corrective action as needed
    • Customer Advocate - Assess voice of customer data to identify customer experience, product selection needs, and opportunities for improvement 

    If this sounds like you, make sure you also meet these requirements:


    • 3 or more years of previous restaurant, food service, grocery, or retail management experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
    • Experience in safe food handling and storage practices is required
    • Business acumen to understand and leverage financial reporting in driving decisions that positively influence business outcomes.
    • High School Diploma / Equivalent (required); Bachelor's in Business or in a related field (preferred)
    • Retail is demanding, and a 50+ hour per week schedule can be expected at Store Manager level, including 10 hour workdays, shifts that span pre-opening/closing hours, and occasional six-day workweeks throughout the year
    • Successfully pass our hair drug screen and criminal background check 
    • You must maintain a valid driver’s license and safe driving record per GFS policy
    • You must be 18 years of age or older (required)


    Note: Please make sure you use a valid email so we can follow up with you and let you know what’s happening next in the process.


    Click Here to get a quick glance of who we are and the impact you could have on the food service industry.  
    There's a seat at our table for you!


    Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us!


    Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce.  To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.  



    We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service.  Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not! 
    Click here for more details.


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    Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.   The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

    If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words “Accommodation Request” in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.

    All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.

    Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.  


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