General Manager

Grounds for Coffee - Vancouver, BC (27 days ago)

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Grounds for Coffee is looking for a new General Manager to grow with us, at our flagship location on Alma street.

This role will encompass all aspects of the shop, as this location boasts a high-volume manufacturing facility as well as cafe. Day-to-day duties would include scheduling, ordering, setting production goals, overseeing manufacturing, as well as getting your hands dirty and helping out where needed.

The ideal candidate is someone excited about working in a fast-paced setting. They must be interested in reducing waste and striving for a greener business, all while facilitating a supportive and comfortable work environment for all of our team members.

You must look forward to being hands-on with your team, and always leading by example. We need someone with strong communication skills, who doesn't hesitate to follow-up and follow-through.

The perfect candidate will have three or more years of relevant management, customer service, and manufacturing experience.

We offer:

A supportive team with oodles of experience.

Extended Benefits.

RSP contributions.


Duties in the role:

  • Plan and oversee production, ensure deadlines are met.
  • Schedule, assign and manage shifts.
  • Take an active role in reducing waste and cost (be familiar with lean manufacturing processes).
  • Lead by example.
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies, working closely with our social media team.
  • Resolve customer complaints.
  • Determine staffing requirements with a focus on training and retention.
  • Positive attitude and candor.
  • Comfortable with adjusting plans when necessary on-the-go.
  • Strong communication skills. Capable and familiar with following-up when necessary.
  • Communicating with and managing large wholesale clients.
  • Able to lift 20kg.
  • Open availability.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Comfortable standing for long periods of time.

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Thank you for your interest, only those selected for possible interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $18.50 to $20.00 /hour


  • Baking: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Management: 2 years (Required)
  • Customer Service: 3 years (Required)
  • Manufacturing: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Vancouver, BC (Required)


  • English (Required)