Assistant Produce Manager

Website Good Earth Natural Foods

GOOD EARTH IS AN INDEPENDENT NATURAL AND ORGANIC GROCER.

At Good Earth, we are known for our 100% Certified Organic Produce Department. We are introducing a new role, and hiring Assistant Produce Managers to help lead our high-volume Produce departments in both stores.

This position requires someone who has a strong knowledge of organic produce, passion around food system issues, and a leadership style that is based on team building, teaching, supporting, and role-modeling. Also required is the ability to understand pricing and margins, participate in buying, oversee buyers, and maintain accurate inventories.

Responsibilities:

  • Help lead a team in performance, customer service and product knowledge
  • Train and maintain department procedures, skills, and operations
  • Ensure all Produce displays are well stocked, properly signed, and attractively built
  • Oversight of ordering and product quality
  • Fulfillment of Safety Program and cultivating a strong Safety Culture
  • Maintain sanitation and presentation standards for the department
  • Support personnel development and administration for the department

Qualifications:

Ideal candidate would possess:

  • Basic computer skills to place orders, utilize database, and create forms
  • Bilingual in both English and Spanish
  • Minimum 2 years experience as a buyer in the natural foods industry, with at least 1 year of supervisory or management experience
  • Ability to to be on feet all day, lifts to 50 lbs, and to operate all department equipment
  • Ability to motive others, and to contribute to creating a positive work environment in your conduct and interaction with coworkers and managers

What We Offer:

  • Starting Wage Range: $25-$27/hr, Wage Range: $25-$32/hr
  • Profit Share Bonuses
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Paid Time Off
  • 30% storewide discount, and 50% discount on Kitchen and Cafe Takeout orders
  • 401k benefit with employer match

To apply for this job please visit www.genatural.com.