As a primary contact for Safeway customers, the GM/HBC Manager provides friendly, courteous, and helpful service. Works in the variety department of a grocery store handling mostly non-grocery items. The GM/HBC Manager is held accountable for the department's results in providing superior service, increasing sales, improving gain, and containing cost. Trains, supervises, schedules and assigns duties to GM/HBC Clerks. Follows division guidelines for the implementation of the merchandising program. Changes signs and prices as directed by merchandising. Inventories floor stock daily. Writes variety order. Checks order for completeness upon arrival. Responsible for maintaining appropriate stock of inventory. Views display areas daily to determine stock needed. Opens containers or boxes, removes merchandise, and stocks on store shelves. Shelves are periodically faced and organized. Stock area and variety display areas are kept clean and neat. Rotates product and removes expired product daily.