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Food & Beverage Team Leader

Fridley, Minnesota
Start date
May 14, 2024
Closing date
May 23, 2024

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Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details

Description: The pay range per hour is $23.75 - $40.40

Pay is based on several factors which vary based on position. These include labor markets and in some instances may include education, work experience and certifications. In addition to your pay, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Target offers eligible team members and their dependents comprehensive health benefits and programs, which may include medical, vision, dental, life insurance and more, to help you and your family take care of your whole selves. Other benefits for eligible team members include 401(k), employee discount, short term disability, long term disability, paid sick leave, paid national holidays, and paid vacation. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond at


As a Fortune 50 company with more than 400,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It's how we care, grow, and win together.


The Closing Food & Beverage team continues the momentum from the team's day of hard work in Food & Beverage to finish strong; they take care of the guest until the doors close each night. They have a deep understanding of each leader's vision for their business, they prioritize through the eyes of the guest and have fun with the team while nailing Food & Beverage closing routines.

At Target, we believe in our leaders having meaningful experiences that help them build and develop skills for a career. The role of a Food & Beverage Closing Team Leader can provide you with the skills and experience of:
  • Guest service fundamentals and experience building a guest first culture across in food
  • Food & Beverage business fundamentals: department sales trends, freshness and quality, inventory management, guest shopping patterns and pricing and promotions strategies
  • Executing closing routines and overseeing Food & Beverage operations with guidance from area and store leaders on procedure, process and team member concerns
  • Supporting daily/weekly stores workload to support Food & Beverage priorities and deliver sales goals
  • Process improvement and workload efficiency across the store

As a Food & Beverage Closing Team Leader, no two days are ever the same, but a typical day most likely will include the following responsibilities:
  • Understand sales goals, plan and execute daily/weekly workload to deliver on department and store sales goals and guest engagement
  • Be a partner to the store leadership team through communication and collaboration to influence current sales performance and workload deliverables, leverage check-in and check-outs as daily connection points
  • Execute a fresh, full and food safe area during all operating hours leveraging strong inventory management area routines and Food Safety policies and procedures
  • With ETL guidance, help ensure proper execution on all food safety standards and cleaning routines
  • Assess Food & Beverage backroom and sales floor areas; walk the Food & Beverage Standards to identify closing priorities
  • With ETL guidance, lead team huddles to communicate evening focuses and trends, leveraging store reporting and HQ communications
  • Participate in team onboarding and learning and close knowledge gaps through training and experiences
  • Validate and follow-up on experts' progress against Daily Assignment Sheets production area routines, and application of best practices
  • With ETL guidance, partner with vendors to ensure brand standards such as delivery and merchandising are met and areas are full and maintained
  • Enable team members to stay up-to-date on relevant trends and products
  • Evaluate candidates for open positions and develop a guest-centric team
  • At direction of ETL, establish clear goals and expectations and hold team members accountable to expectations
  • Work a schedule that aligns to guest and business needs (this includes early morning, evening, overnight shifts and weekends)
  • Demonstrate a service culture that prioritizes the guest service experience. Model, train and coach expectations to deliver the service standard
  • Demonstrate a culture of ethical conduct, safety and compliance; Lead team to work in the same way and hold others accountable to this commitment
  • Support your Executive Team Leader to and create a safety advocacy culture by understanding how safety impacts your role and that of your team, identifying and correcting hazards, and holding team accountable to working in a safe manner to benefit themselves and others
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing bias
  • Complete all Starbucks and/or Pizza Hut training requirements or certifications related to quality control of products (if applicable)
  • Lead and demonstrate a culture of executing all best practices as outlined with team onboarding and learning; help close skill gaps through development, coaching and team interactions
  • As a key carrier, follow all safe and secure training and processes
  • Access all areas of the building to respond to guest or team member issues
  • Address store needs (emergency, regulatory visits, etc.)
  • Support guest services such as back-up cashier, order pick up (OPU) and Drive-up (DU) and maintain a compliance culture while executing those duties, such as compliance with federal, state, and local adult beverage laws
  • All other duties based on business need


We might be a great match if:
  • Working in a fun and energetic environment makes you excited, we work efficiently and as a team to deliver for our guests
  • Providing service to our guests that makes them say I LOVE TARGET! excites you, that's why we love working at Target
  • Leading teams who are stocking, setting and selling Target products sounds like your thing, that's the core of what we do
  • You aren't looking for Monday thru Friday job where you are at a computer all day, we are busy all day (especially on the weekends), making it easy for the guest to feel welcomed, inspired and rewarded

The good news is that we have some amazing training that will help teach you everything you need to know to be a Food & Beverage Closing Team Leader. But, there are a few things y need from the get-go:
  • Age 18 or older
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous retail and/or food experience preferred, but not required
  • Ability to:
    • Lead and hold others accountable
    • Communicate on multiple frequency devices and operate handheld scanners, and other technology equipment as directed
    • Work independently and as part of a team
    • Manage workload and prioritize tasks independently
  • Capability to remain focused and composed in a fast-paced environment and accomplish multiple tasks within established timeframes
  • Welcoming and helpful attitude
  • Effective communication skills

We are an awesome place to work and care about our teams, so we want to make sure we are clear on a few more basics that we expect:
  • Access all areas of the building to respond to guest or team member issues
  • Interpret instructions, reports and information
  • Accurately handle cash register operations as needed
  • Climb up and down ladders as needed
  • Scan, handle and move merchandise efficiently and safely, including frequently lifting or moving merchandise up to 44 pounds
  • Flexible work schedule (e.g., nights, weekends
  • Ability to work in an environment that could range from 34°F to -10°F as needed
  • Ability to work in spaces where common allergens may be handled or present
  • Capable of working in and exposure to varying temperatures, humidity, and other elements while performing certain job duties including but not limited to Drive-Up, carryout, etc.
  • Ability to remain mobile for the duration of a scheduled shift (shift length may vary).

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Supply Chain Facility or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.



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