Buy-Low Foods has an opening for a Produce Manager at our new store in Nanaimo!
We are looking for a leader who has a strong passion for fresh food and who can efficiently oversee the daily operations of the Produce Department in terms of sales, customer service, merchandising and product quality. The ideal candidate will be someone who leads enthusiastically by example, has excellent interpersonal skills and takes a genuine interest in people.
Provide supervision to Produce Dept staff to ensure quality customer service
Maximize sales and gross profit through effective and creative merchandising
Maintain department inventory while adhering to departmental budgets
Recruit, hire, train and mentor staff members
Create the weekly work schedule for the Produce dept
Efficiently stock, rotate and display product in a neat and appealing manner - including watering, trimming and merchandising to ensure quality and freshness
Handle customer inquiries, requests and complaints in a prompt, polite and effective manner
Comply with the store's established Health and Safety and Food Safety policies
Liaise with the store manager, department heads and staff to address any concerns, discuss upcoming ads or promotions, cross merchandising, etc
Skills & Qualifications:
Previous retail management experience, preferably in a Produce Dept
Superb customer service skills
Exceptional leadership and organizational skills
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Experience ordering and maintaining department stock
Flexibility to work a variety of hours which include days, evenings, weekends and holidays
Our Commitment to You:
Competitive wages with starting rates based on experience
Quarterly bonus incentives
Company matched RRSP Program
Comprehensive benefits package: Dental, Extended Health, Life, Disability & BC MSP
If you feel that you possess the knowledge, skills and abilities mentioned above then we would love to hear from you!
We would like to thank everyone for applying, however due to the volume of applications received only those moving forward to the interview process will be contacted.
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