Assistant Manager- DFD - 270-Hilliard- OH (Hilliard, OH)
Hilliard, OH 
Posted 24 days ago
Job Description

The Assistant Manager DFD will be the principal shop-level leader of DFD or Delivered Fresh Daily operations. The position will report to the General Manager and oversee the end to end DFD process - order management, driver management, driver scheduling, shop-level fleet / equipment operations, and customer service. In short, they will be responsible for managing all functions of DFD operations while managing local level customer service issues. The AM DFD works with the Shop General Manager and the Market Sales Manager to execute sales plans and promotional activity to meet budget revenue and cost objectives. A successful AM DFD will perform all duties in accordance with company policy, standards or established procedures. A commitment to teamwork, a clean, professional appearance, enthusiasm, customer-focused behaviors and a high energy level are necessary.


Sales & Customer Service

  • Identify off-premise customers for service.
  • Establish and enhance customer relations through direct contact with customer base.
  • Coordinate and executes multiple DFD or off-premise programs.
  • Enhance Customer Service Excellence by conducting market visits/audits gaining customer input
  • Manage order planning to meet daily demand
  • Coordinate and execute point of sale (POS) relating to promotional and or special activity by account or market.
  • Support Brand Integrity.
  • Provide off-premise data to Market Sales Manager as required.
  • Schedules adequate staffing of Route Service Representatives for daily operations and/or safely and properly performs functions of any open department position as required.
  • Works with sales team in compiling explanations of data for the reconciliation process.
  • Forecast and project product needs; communicate vertically and ensure implementation.

Fleet Management

  • Works directly with Fleet Manager to plan and communicate truck needs and availability.
  • Works with service provider in negotiations, quotes, invoicing, warrantee work, etc.
  • Provides data collection and entry into the AS-400 * Logistics for truck(s) referenced for repair or CER process.
  • Review fuel statements weekly for discrepancies. Validates and sends to Genral Manger for approval.


  • Train new and current DFD team members and assist General Manager with data to complete related documentation as required
  • Support all training initiatives
  • Identify needs and qualifications of DFD team members for succession planning


  • Determine and communicate needs for product displays.
  • Assemble and deliver product displays as needed.
  • Assign use of handheld computer where applicable.
  • Perform routine cleaning, maintenance and training proper use of handheld computer where applicable.

Safety and Sanitation

  • Communicate and execute all safety related directives, conduct safety meetings and training and participates in monthly corporate safety conference call.
  • Monitors compliance of safety related behavior and guidelines, takes immediate course of action against noncompliance.
  • Communicate and execute Krispy Kreme standards relating to food service transportation and handling.
  • Investigate vehicle or personal safety incidents and complete proper procedures and documentation, report to Shop General Manager, Field Operations Manager and Corporate Safety.
  • Comply with all safety and sanitation standards
  • Maintain good personal hygiene
  • Maintain a clean and neat uniform at all times
  • Drive safely and abide by all appropriate traffic rules and regulations
  • Maintain a clean vehicle at all times
  • Maintain clean sales displays
  • Report all moving violations and accidents involving injury or property damage immediately

Vehicle Maintenance

  • Utilize the Vehicle Inspection and Damage Report Form to perform routine maintenance checks as required
  • Keep company vehicle clean
  • Perform basic maintenance such as checking the oil
  • Report any vehicle maintenance concerns to a supervisor
  • Assist in the shuttling of trucks from the shop to the service provider


  • Uphold an ethic of teamwork with fellow employees
  • Oversee Route Service Representative staff
  • Maintain a sincere, courteous and respectful demeanor with coworkers, team members, supervisors and customers
  • Work with management and team members to improve performance and implement new initiatives
  • Use good judgment and avoid risk taking while operating a company vehicle
  • Assist with the checking of product returns and the settling of route accounting to ensure accuracy for DFD sales reporting.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school or GED required
  • 2-5 years management experience in a retail or QSR environment
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Experience with sales, management, production, and customer service
  • Strong communication, organizational, and leadership skills
  • Pleasant disposition, sociable, accommodating nature, and enthusiasm
  • Self-motivation, creativity, and adaptability
  • Basic computer, telephone, and fax knowledge
  • Extensive knowledge of all territories in a shop region or market
  • Previous Territory/Route Sales experience preferred
  • Organizational skills
  • Successfully complete any territory training program
  • Ability to drive and operate delivery vehicle safely for considerable amounts of time in various environmental conditions
  • Must perform all related competencies outlined in the Krispy Kreme Shift Management Training Workbook
  • Must meet Krispy Kreme driving standards (three-year clean driving)
  • Post secondary education strongly preferred

NY ONLY: **Subject to any legally required accommodations and applicable state or local law, Krispy Kreme requires all employees in NYC to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of hire.**


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2 to 5 years
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