- High School Diploma or GED
- Financial Acumen
- Culinary Experience
- Customer Service
Position Summary :
An Assistant Produce Manager's first responsibility is to assist the Produce Manager in providing leadership in the Produce Department by directing and managing Team Members, ordering raw materials and supplies, and implementing merchandising initiatives to stimulate the growth of the business while meeting customer requirements and maximizing profits. Market District Managers are honest, engaging, respectful and authentic and display a curiosity about food. Managers are an integral part of Market District's distinct point of difference. This role is designed to inspire our Team Members and customers to discover the pleasure of food. Market District Managers have a proven record of leadership and are willing and able to follow the competency model of climbing the hill, seeing the hill and leading others up the hill. Additional responsibilities include delivering profitable growth targets.
About Us :Who We Are:
Finding a career in a new world of food is closer than you think. Market District is a food destination that is a big part of the Giant Eagle family of stores. At Market District, we celebrate a passion for amazing food and food expertise by combining the best of everyday grocery shopping with foods, ingredients and services rarely found in traditional supermarkets. In 13 locations in southwestern Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana, the Market District stores feature teams of chefs and other culinary professionals preparing fresh foods from scratch every day. All of our Team Members, Chefs and other culinary professionals are expertly trained to provide unsurpassed quality and service. And we love FOOD!
Our Market District family has a special heart for Team Members who understand the difference between making a meal and making an adventure. That's a quality we want to help grow, so we take care to match the best candidates to their perfect roles. That simply makes good sense, and we think our Team Members appreciate knowing that we're setting them up for success the moment they walk through our doors. We know you'll deliver exceptional experiences for our guests when we deliver unparalleled experiences for you.
Job Responsibilities :
Actively support a culture of safety which includes, but is not limited to, food safety, Team Member safety and customer safety.
Display a commitment to learn about food and share food knowledge with fellow team members and customers.
Demonstrate a willingness to learn, understand, and communicate the Market District Passion for Food philosophy, which includes the willingness to taste and experience new product offerings.
Actively demonstrate appropriate suggestive selling techniques.
Provide active selling opportunities, when appropriate.
Conduct business, at all times, with a clear understanding that customer service is a significant point of difference for the Market District banner. Every interaction, whether with an internal or external customer, is to be conducted with the highest degree of integrity and with an understanding that the end result is to deliver service in an unparalleled manner.
Actively participate in, and promote, an environment which embraces diversity, inclusion, and respect for Team Members, Customers, Vendors, and the Community.
Provide leadership that promotes and exemplifies a Passion for Food.
Manage inventories by tracking weekly reports and ordering raw materials and supplies in order to meet customer requirements and maximize profits.
Schedule Team Members and delegate work assignments in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement when applicable, effectively utilizing Team Members and supplies to maximize the store's profits.
Prepare, maintain, and track records concerning inventories and work processes to calculate gross monthly profit according to Company policy.
Develop and implement merchandising plans using guidelines and suggestions in order to meet the financial objectives of the department.
Control department costs by monitoring and improving operations to increase profitability.
Direct, oversee, and evaluate training provided by a trainer to department Team Members in order to reduce turnover, promote efficiency, and control labor costs.
Maintain a safe and clean environment to ensure health and OSHA requirements are met.
Develop and maintain communication processes with other departments in order to develop marketing plans, which help to meet the financial objectives of the store.
Analyze the Customer Satisfaction Index and Team Member Point of View Survey to identify areas needing improvement and develop processes and/or procedures to address those issues.
Maintain accurate department records to ensure documentation of activities is available.
Utilization of Supply Chain Excellence.
Ensure that proper procedures are being followed so that store meets out-of-stock percentage goal.
Promote the continuous development of Team Members and identify candidates for Management Development Process.
Ability to understand and adhere to the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Perform duties of staff as required.
Responsible for controlling some expense within a department.
Supervision of team members within an area or section of a department.
Reports To :
Team Leader, Produce/Floral
Education and Training Required :
High school diploma or equivalent
Experience Required :
1 to 3 years
Experience Desired :
Prior management experience in grocery operations/produce or related field
Customer Service Experience
Knowledge of Market District operational procedures
Ability to read and interpret Profit and Loss statement
Work Environment :
Cold Prep Rooms
Extreme Outdoor temperatures
Physical requirements :
Carrying Up to 100 pounds
Lifting Up to 100 pounds
Competencies Required :
Gets Things Done
Respect for Self and Others
Business and Financial Acumen
Builds High Performance Teams
Communicate w/Courage & Impact
Manages Team Execution
Strategic Thinking & Planning
Equipment Used :
Heat Seal Gun
Age Requirement :
At least 18 years of age