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Trainee Management -FTU

Requisition ID:  161590 

Career Group:  Store Careers 

Job Category:  Retail - Grocery 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Manitoba  

City: Winnipeg

Location: 4859 Lindenridge Safeway 

Postal Code: R3P2M4 


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, Lawton’s 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.



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.

Job Description

  • 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

Job Requirements

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


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.