Trainee Management-FTU

Requisition ID:  177865 

Career Group:  Store Careers 

Job Category:  Retail - Grocery 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Alberta  

City: Hinton

Location: 8887 Hinton Safeway 

Postal Code: T7V1Y6 


Our family of 134,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawtons Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.

Ready to Make an impact?

This position helps to implement Division Grocery Merchandising programs. Assists in managing displays, ordering and minimizing out-of-stocks within the department; the overall presentation of the department, while providing excellence in world-class customer service.

Here’s where you’ll be focusing:

  • Provide world-class customer service
  • Write Grocery order
  • Load and unload merchandise for sales floor distribution
  • Price changes as required
  • Stock merchandise on shelves
  • Set up displays
  • Frozen Food, Dairy and Bakery Section – load, unload, store, rotate and order
  • Schedule flow of merchandise – arrange stock room, damaged merchandise, spoils, salvage.
  • Retrieve carts
  • Perform all other duties assigned by the Store Manager

What you have to offer:

Skills Required:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • High degree of initiative
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Available to work night shifts
  • Available to work flexible hours (am/pm shift)
  • Ability to supervise is an asset


Educational and experience:

  • For high school graduates (or equivalent) with no post-secondary education, a minimum of 3 years retail experience*.
  • For candidates with some post-secondary education, a combination of post-secondary education and retail experience* must be at least 3 years. A minimum of 6 months retail experience*.
  • For college graduates, Bachelor’s degree plus at least 6 months of retail experience*.


  • Grocery Retail experience is preferred


We offer teammates competitive total compensation packages that will vary by role and location. Some websites share our job opportunities and may provide salary estimates without our knowledge. These estimates are based on similar jobs and postings for general comparison, but these numbers are not provided by or monitored for accuracy by our organization. We look forward to discussing the specific compensation details relevant to this role with candidates who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process.

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.


While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.

We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.