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Produce Assistant Manager

Company: Larry's Markets Inc
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary: As part of our Produce Department management team, this position is responsible for assisting with product management, merchandising, profit and loss control, and personnel development.

Specific Job Duties:

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Maintains high-quality standards in product management and presentation.

  • Assists with ordering of all products for the Produce Department.

  • Participates in establishing sales, gross profit, labor and supply budgets for the Produce Department.

  • Assists with maintaining pricing to achieve budgeted gross profit goals.

  • Plans and executes Produce Department merchandising and displays.

  • Leads and readily participates in product promotions and focuses.

  • Provides outstanding customer service and readily communicates product information to increase sales and meet revenue goals; uses product information to increase sales and best service customers.

  • Leads by example, and provides employees with clear expectations and timely feedback.

  • Trains employees and provides clear expectations, performance feedback, coaching and counseling.

  • Participates in quarterly physical inventories and practices inventory control.

  • Prevents internal and external loss.

  • Successfully performs all duties of a Journeyman Produce Clerk.

  • Demonstrates dependability and flexibility; meets attendance requirements.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Produce Manager.

Skills Required / Qualifications:

Candidates will be selected from applicants having the best combination of the following qualifications:

  • Minimum three years produce experience required.

  • Minimum two years supervisory experience preferred.

  • Strong leadership skills.

  • Proven success as a team leader and member.

  • Demonstrates a high-level of self-motivation; takes initiative; problem solves.

  • Possesses creative merchandising and display skills.

  • Working knowledge of gross profit and labor percentages preferred; proven experience working with both a plus.

  • Possesses comprehensive product information with a proven history of using knowledge best service customers and inform employees.

  • Proven history of personnel development a plus.

  • Ability to effectively delegate and follow-through.

  • Exceptional customer service skills.

  • Superior communication skills.

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

  • Proven ability to positively affect sales generation.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO): It is the policy of Metropolitan Market, LLC that all employees and applicants be afforded equal opportunities in employment without regard to race, color, sex (including gender identity and gender stereotypes), national origin, religion, disability, or retaliation for engaging in an EEO protected activity. The Company prohibits discrimination or harassment based on any of these categories, as well as on age, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a parent, military service, or any other bases protected under applicable local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Larry's Markets Inc, Tacoma , Produce Assistant Manager, Other , Tacoma, Washington

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