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Careers At Longo's
Job Title:  Assistant Produce Manager
Store Location:  Brookfield
  181 Bay St., Toronto, ON M5J 2T3
Last Updated:  1/29/2014 8:58:59 AM
 

Job Overview

Reporting to the Store Manager, this position assists in the management of the Produce department using budgeted measurements.  This role is accountable for ensuring that the department is prepared for daily operations. 

 

Accountabilities:

Leadership and People

·         Upholds and models the company’s values of Honesty, Trustworthiness and Mutual Respect in all actions and behaviours.

·         Assist Manager in hiring, motivating and developing team members and by providing input and feedback for completion  of performance appraisals

·         Ensures that team members understand and comply with company standards, policies and procedures including health and safety, loss prevention, food safety and human resource policies i.e. Uniform/dress code

·         Coaches and trains team members to maintain the highest level of personal and team productivity by ensuring strong technical skills and on-going product knowledge

·         Conducts team member 5 minute huddles to ensure strong communication on company initiatives, goals and objectives

 

Reporting & Administration

·         Ensures proper documentation to facilitate - Operations benchmarking, team member coaching and performance assessments, HR & Payroll related matters and legislative compliance for Health & Food Safety

 

Department Cleanliness and Presentation

·         Ensures that all team members adhere to food safety, health and workplace safety standards

·         Ensures that all team members adhere to proper sanitization and cleaning procedures

 

Implementing Department Initiatives

·         Supports the Store Manager in implementing of all department initiatives

 

Financial Objectives

·         Working with Manager on Merchandising Techniques

·         Responsible for inventory management

·         Responsible for scheduling

 

Competitor Monitoring

·         Work with the Store Manager to monitor local competitors and react to local markets conditions. 

 

Customer Service

·         Consistently demonstrates Genuine Merchant Customer Service and holds himself/herself and team members accountable to maintain set standards

·         Ensures positive customer service relations with a variety of internal customers including Support Centre, other stores and suppliers

 

Implementing Policies and Standard Operating Procedures

Responsible to implement and train team members on all policies and procedures including:

·         Standard Operating Procedures

·         Health and Safety including equipment training

·         WHMIS

·         Food Safety

·         Loss Prevention

·         Human Resource Policies

 

Knowledge, Skills & Competencies

·         Post-secondary education and a minimum of 1 years of food retail experience

·         Proven leadership skills and/or leadership training

·         Good understanding of Produce department and product knowledge

·         Ability to verbally communicate with customers and staff to understand what is wanted and expected from them.  Enhancing relationships with customers through verbal interaction

·         Strong Creativity skills and ability to create eye catching displays

·         Strong organization and tactical planning skills

·         Strong initiative ability, excellent work ethic and a sense of urgency

·         Ability to work in a high paced time constraint environment

·         Strong sense of ownership, drive and enthusiasm

·         Strong leadership, motivation and mentoring skills

·         Ability to adapt quickly to new situations, as well as new and changing processes, programs and services

·         Strong customer service skills

 
Interested candidates are requested to forward a resume with a cover letter, stating salary expectations to:
Human Resources - Brookfield – Assistant Produce Manager
Fax: (416) 306-9873
Email: HR_Brookfield@longos.com

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
           
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