Job Title: Produce Sales Manager - Food Lion
Achieve customer satisfaction and desired sales, profits, and
expenses of the Produce Department in accordance with the
objectives of Food Lion. Responsible for maintaining standards
according to the Produce Standard Practice Manual, maximizing sales
through excellent customer service and minimizing shrink through
proper utilization of Standard Practices. Serve as a role model for
customer service and other vital behaviors, and instill this value
in all associates. Manage store Produce Department. Directly
responsible for supervision of Produce Associates. Accountable for
the profitability of store Produce Department. Effectively maintain
department operating figures, gross profit, shrink, wage percent
and supply cost to Food Lion standards. Train and supervise all
associates in the Produce Department. Maintain ordering and
inventory control for Produce Department. Conduct Physical
Inventory of all product on hand each period. Receive and store
perishable product. Follow quality control practices. Understand
and follow Food Safety guidelines and policies. Prepare daily
Produce Department records, including the Replenishment Guide,
Order Guides, Standard Practice Evaluation and Average Cost
Inventory System (ACIS) Checklist Reports. Provide total customer
satisfaction. Perform labor scheduling and development. Ensure
products are properly rotated when stocked. Ensure housekeeping and
sanitation within the Produce Department. Maintain posting prices
and price changes. Provide ongoing performance management training
and conducts timely formal performance appraisals for direct
reports. Maintain department records. Ensure proper unloading of
trucks for the Produce Department. Find more efficient ways to do
the job and seek to reduce costs and improve labor productivity.
Look for ways to increase sales. Take ownership of his or her
department to support all initiatives sent out by Category
Management. Continually review current Standard Practices to ensure
proper Standard Practice execution. Engage and interact with
customers to create a positive shopping experience. Adhere to
company guidelines, policies and standard practices. This
description is intended to outline the primary responsibilities,
general nature and level of work being performed by associate
assigned to this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive
list of all responsibilities, duties and competencies. Requirements
Ability to read, write and perform basic math functions.
Ability to reach, bend, stoop and lift up to 60 pounds as needed
to pull and stock product.
Ability to withstand, for brief periods, a working environment
of 45F or less.
Ability to analyze situations, identify problems and implement
Ability to organize, manage and lead a team of people.
Ability to communicate with associates and customers.
Ability to meet productivity standards established by Food
Ability to use the In-Store Computer and scan system.
Ability to rotate and organize products, perform job duties as
needed and complete necessary paperwork.
Must have successfully completed Computer Based Training (CBT)
and Training Aid courses.
Must be accredited by the National Registry of Food Safety
Professionals or similar accrediting organization as a "Certified
Food Safety Manager" or will be required to attend company provided
training and have the ability to achieve accreditation within the
first 90 days of employment. Accreditation must be maintained while
employed in a position in which it is required. Apply On-line