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Category Manager in Raleigh, NC at Circle K

Date Posted: 3/28/2019

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    Raleigh, NC
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Job Description

Circle K is a great place to work! Here is why:
We know that you can work anywhere. However, working at Circle K is the start of something great! While you make it easy for our customers, we focus on you and your development! Our people make us who we are. We want to see you grow, so we put growing together at the forefront of everything we do. It is our duty to provide you with the tools and resources that you need to succeed. Joining Circle K means joining a team that is devoted to you!

JOB TITLE: Manager, Food Service

DEPARTMENT: Coastal Carolinas Business Unit - Marketing


REPORTS TO: Director of Marketing


Responsible for implementation and in-store management of our Food Service programs. Implementation scope includes accountability for all products and operational elements of the development projects at all locations.


  • Leads efforts around developing, maintaining, training and ensuring adherence to all formal operational processes and procedures related to Food Service Categories.
  • Ensures operational adherence to and continual improvement of food safety and HACCP standards.
  • Ensures operational compliance with requirements by enforcing adherence to policies and procedures, and governmental regulations; advises management of needed actions.
  • Maintains a safe and secure working environment through the enforcement of safety practices, providing information and training.
  • Maintains schedule of monitoring progress, coordinating activities and resolving problems.
  • Investigates and recommends changes in products, service, and policy by evaluating results and competitive developments.
  • Maximizes store sales by directing and assisting Store Manager with merchandising programs, providing information and recapping results on a periodic basis.
  • Assists team toward achieving financial objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing annual budgets, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective action.
  • Ensures vendors meet expectations by developing partnerships, evaluating performance, and providing feedback.
  • Performs multiple tasks in fast paced and detail-oriented environment.
  • Provides effective communication to Operations, development team and others involved with the implementation of programs and projects.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reading professional publications; establishing personal networks.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


  • Must demonstrate strong leadership ability, good communication skills, be self-directed and self-motivated.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Food Safety and HACCP operational skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Requires a minimum of 3-5 years of retail management experience.
  • Experience with the implementation and quality assurance of food service operations.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • A current, valid driver’s license is required to operate a company vehicle.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, marketing or related field preferred, or equivalent experience.

    This Job Description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed in this position and it is not intended to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all the duties, responsibilities, functions, and qualifications required of the position.

Circle K is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (the ADA) and all state and local disability laws.  Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the terms of the ADA and certain state or local laws as long as it does not impose an undue hardship on the Company. Please inform the Company’s Human Resources Representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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