Assistant Produce Manager

The Fresh Market, Inc
Published
September 15, 2020
Location
Jacksonville, FL
Category
Job Type

Description

The Fresh Market & You:

Our mission is to make everyday eating extraordinary for our guests. We create a warm, welcoming, memorable experience with exceptional, personal service. We’re looking for a new team member who strives for excellence and brings positive energy, commitment and a \u201ccan-do\u201d attitude to work every day. We value teamwork and celebrate our successes as a team and will value your contribution!

About the Position:

Do you have experience with merchandising? Are you committed to delivering a first-class experience for guests? If so, this may be the perfect job for you. As our Assistant Produce Manager, you will assist the Produce-Floral Manager with department directing team members, inventory management, pricing integrity and other operational processes to provide the best products and the excellent convenient meal solutions for our guests to deliver results.

What You'll Do:

  • With the Produce-Floral Manager, you are an ambassador of the department and will set an example for excellence as you assist in the management of all relevant functions and activities 
    • Ensuring all guests are greeted and proactively assisted in an engaging manner with accurate and timely information  
    • Having the knowledge to make product and service recommendations to guests and accommodating their special requests and to create our Convenient Meal Solutions per our standards 
    • Coordinating the ordering of produce items with the Produce-Floral Manager 
    • Properly receiving/stocking of goods that follow rotation standards when replenishing product levels to reduce shrink and damage, enforcing product management standards 
    • As needed assist the Assistant Floral Manager within the floral department 
  • Unload deliveries of product to ensure freshness and quality; including cases, coolers, and sales floor 
  • Assist with engaging, motivating, and training team members \u201con-the-job\u201d as well as through The Fresh Market Academy to provide excellent guest service in a safe and secure manner  
  • Ensure that department team members are adhering to The Fresh market standards and policies 
  • Ensure department adherence to all safety requirements and protocols, including food safety, per TFM policies, and per law 

Availability:

To meet the needs of our stores, guests and teams, this position requires the willingness to work a flexible schedule, including weekends, days, evenings and occasional overnight and holiday work.

Qualifications:

At a minimum, what you’ll need: 

  • 3 plus years of experience in either the retail, restaurant, or hospitality field  
  • 1 to 2 years of experience in leading teams 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • Gift, Floral and/or Hospitality experience 
  • Ability to read, understand and follow planograms, layouts, and schematics of the department for merchandising 

Physical and Work Conditions 

  • Repetitive hand/arm movements, grasping, bending, reaching, ability to lift, push or pull up to 50 pounds by oneself, exposure to extreme temperatures  
  • Ability to use tools equipment: knives, ladders, stepstools, box cutters, pallet jacks, and other equipment 
  • Required to spend long periods of time on feet and stand or walk without a break (for up to 4 hours or as required by law) 
  • Required to wear approved hat, hair net, and/or beard guard, and personal protective equipment  

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS: Consistent with applicable laws, TFM will make reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and team members, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to TFM. This guiding principle applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring and job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training. 

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and related medical conditions, national origin, genetic information, uniformed service, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law. 

The statements in this job description are provided to describe the general nature and level of work expected in this role. While these statements include the essential functions of the job, they are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. As we work as a team, there may be times team members are needed to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities based on business needs.  

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