Assistant Produce Manager

Location:
Mill Valley

Working hours
This position is 40 hours a week, Mixed Shifts, One weekend day required.

Starting Wage
$25-$27/hr

Position Wage Range
$25-$32/hr

Employment Type:
Full-time

Description

Good Earth Mill Valley is seeking a Full Time Assistant Produce Manager!

At Good Earth, we are known for our 100% Certified Organic Produce Department. We are introducing a new role, and hiring Assistant Produce Managers to help lead our high-volume Produce departments in both stores.

This position requires someone who has a strong knowledge of organic produce, passion around food system issues, and a leadership style that is based on team building, teaching, supporting, and role-modeling. Also required is the ability to understand pricing and margins, participate in buying, oversee buyers, and maintain accurate inventories.

Responsibilities

  • Help lead a team in performance, customer service and product knowledge
  • Train and maintain department procedures, skills, and operations
  • Ensure all Produce displays are well stocked, properly signed, and attractively built
  • Oversight of ordering and product quality
  • Fulfillment of Safety Program and cultivating a strong Safety Culture
  • Maintain sanitation and presentation standards for the department
  • Support personnel development and administration for the department

Qualifications

  • Basic computer skills to place orders, utilize database, and create forms
  • Bilingual in both English and Spanish
  • Minimum 2 years experience as a buyer in the natural foods industry, with at least 1 year of supervisory or management experience
  • Ability to to be on feet all day, lifts to 50 lbs, and to operate all department equipment
  • Ability to motive others, and to contribute to creating a positive work environment in your conduct and interaction with coworkers and managers
  • Deep product knowledge around produce varietals, seasonality and growing practices

 

Benefits

For our Full-Time Employees, we offer:
* Profit Share Bonuses
* Medical, dental and vision plans
* Paid Time Off
* 30% storewide discount, 50% discount on made to order Takeout food and drink
* 401k benefit

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