Produce Manager

Central Alberta Co-op Ltd. - Innisfail, AB (30+ days ago)

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Central Alberta Co-op is here to serve our members and customers with products and services that help build, feed and fuel individuals and communities. We are a different kind of business, being member-owned means that any profits are returned to our members and stay in the local economy. We live where you live, work where you work and help grow the economy right here.

We invite applications for a Produce Manager to join our team at our Innisfail Food Store.

The Produce Manager is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the Produce department at the Innisfail Food Store

Full-time: 40 hours/week

Availability requirements: early mornings (5:00 AM), days, evenings (up to 9:00 PM), and weekends.

Key Responsibilities in this role include:
Responsible for the overall operation of the produce department.
Supervise, hire, schedule and train staff on proper operation of the produce department: operating all equipment, safe food handling and preparation, kitchen safety techniques, handling stock, pricing and stocking merchandise, housekeeping standards, merchandise presentation, customer service, and follow-up on complaints.
Follow proper recruitment and orientation practices and ensure the administration of human resources policies to develop positive relationships with all Team Members.
Administer Team Member performance reviews.
Prepare annual budget and ensure claims, invoices and other paperwork is done according to Co-op policies and procedures.
Prepare, administer and be responsible for sales, margin, expenses, inventory and SPEH of the department.
Ensure all facilities and equipment meet the image checklist, management of assets and maintenance schedule.
Ensuring the quality and visual appearance of Produce Department merchandise.
Actively make marketing efforts, adhere to advertising standards and contribute input to Division marketing plans.
Stay knowledgeable of Canadian Food Inspection Agency recalls and Co-op’s required response.

Excellent communication and customer service skills,
Experience working in a produce department,
Food Safe Level I,
Supervisory experience,
Attention to detail and organization skills,
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment,
Ability to work independently and in a team,
Some heavy lifting is required (up to 50 lbs).

Central Alberta Co-op is proud to offer a supportive working environment based on our Brand Values of Excellence, Integrity and Responsibility. We are pleased to offer a competitive salary, the opportunity for advancement and personal growth and benefits, depending on employment status. We are COR certified and committed to providing our team members and customers a safe working and shopping environment.

Central Alberta Co-op is proud to offer a supportive working environment based on our Brand Values of Excellence, Integrity and Responsibility. We are pleased to offer the following:

Full Benefits Plan including Extended Health Care, Dental, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability Insurance,
Employer Matched Pension Plan (6% Matched),
Bonus program: Short Term Incentive Plan (STIP),
Employee Family Assistance Program,
An environment that allows for learning, collaboration, growth and professional development,
Competitive wages paid biweekly,
Retail Purchase Rebate.

This position will remain open until June 30, 2020, or until a suitable candidate is found. Please upload a cover letter, resume, and three (3) work-related references. If for any reason you have difficulty uploading documents please fill out the Work Experience and Education sections.

Successful candidates must provide government-issued proof of SIN prior to hiring (e.g. SIN card, Confirmation of SIN, Notice of Assessment, Child Tax Benefit, Official National Student Loans Service Centre Receipt for Income Tax Purpose).

We appreciate your interest. However, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.