Produce: Manager

El Rancho Inc Supermarket - Mississauga, ON (18 days ago)

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General Summary :
Manages the center of the produce department to promote sales, achieves profit margins, labor goals and exceeds customer expectations.

Essential Job Functions :
Follow through training, reports and supervision tasks, properly working, clean, full and organized department
Develops department's schedules, promotions, sales forecast
Successfully oversees department personnel shifts while maintaining retail standards as required.
Oversee suppliers invoices and returns
Maximize sales potential through effective and proper procedures for stocking merchandise
Requests and ensure proper signage
Trains new employees, utilizing all training checklists and materials
Responsible for achieving and exceeding margin and sales targets
Controls spoilage / shrink; achieves turn goals and inventory control
Orders merchandize for the department per standard practice
Ensures strategy is reconciled among company direction and category strategy
Requests promotional activities related to Seasonal Promotions, Demo Supports, Events, etc
Determines cause and actions to address and resolve challenges
Creates, administers and measures quarterly budgets
Controls conflict in a calm and neutral manner.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The incumbent must possess the knowledge, skills and abilities required for satisfactory performance.

Knowledge and Abilities :
Able to conduct proper training
Ability to supervise the department personnel
Ability to understand, read and record department's invoices and paperwork
Ability to "learn" build.
Ability to succession plan.
Ability to learn and teach city/state food handling guidelines.

Managerial skills
Communication skills; verbal and written
Leadership skills
Excellent customer service skills
Some computer skills
Negotiating skills

Personal Attributes :
Good work ethics
Honest, respectful and trustworthy

Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED equivalent required