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Assistant Produce Manager
4250 Chambers Hill Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17111
Responsible for receiving product and ensures that aisles/freezers and refrigerators are stocked, labeled, clean and delivered product is packed out, and proper customer service is provided. Essential Functions: •Ensure proper customer service and works to develop relationships with large customers. •Supervises all activities in the produce department including product placement, rotation, signage, and displays. •Responsible for overall department appearance, cleanliness, and adherence to both government and corporate ordinances. Must maintain records as required. •Supervises and works together with Produce Supervisors (if applicable) and Stockers to assure that the Produce Department is operating in a manner that adheres to company standards. • With the Produce Manager, develops schedules, monitors performance and recommends the proper discipline as appropriate. • Trains employees in job responsibilities and safe operating procedures • Assists with candidate interviews and recommends for hires. • Disciplines employees when necessary and recommends terminations. • Ensures that employees are performing the proper inspections to meet HACCP regulations as well as conducting periodic HACCP audits. • Reviews inventory for product rotation on a daily basis to prevent shrinkage and damages. • Ensures that shelf pricing is correct and reflects the most recent pricing and market conditions. • Supervises the receiving of all produce and ensures that the proper paperwork is completed. • Maintains accurate computer inventory levels by having physical inventories performed on a regular basis and adjustments made. • Maintains refrigerated equipment and makes sure maintenance contracts and schedules are followed. • Supervises the ordering of produce from vendors on a regular basis to assure we have competitive pricing and minimal shrink due to spoilage and not have too much inventory on hand. • Makes sure all the employees in the department can work the equipment such as Toledo scale and Dennison label machine. • Coordinates that the pallets stored in the racks have the proper block and date tags. • Follows program to maintain the cleanliness of the area by a regular maintenance schedule of scrubbing, and pulling out pallets and cleaning underneath. • Ensures that excess inventory not slotted on floor is stacked in overhead racks in close proximity to where it is sold or stored in freezers/refrigerators. • Assures that trash is removed from floor and properly handled. • Makes sure that low stock/out of stock information is communicated to the Inventory Controller after carefully checking the system and rack for product. • Maintains that all signage is correct and that the flyers prices are reflected on the product. • Coordinates proper merchandising of aisles (logical adjacencies, proper holding power, space allocation) and creatively merchandises and sets up impulse areas for merchandising. • Performs additional duties, responsibilities and projects as assigned. • Performs weekly self audits of the produce department.
- Shift start: 10:30AM
- Shift length: 7 - 9 hours
- Days: Shift should end approximately 6:30pm (when task is complete). Start time may change occasionally.
- Health, dental, vision insurance available after 90 days
- Paid time off
- Knowledge of produce and some perishable products
- Knowledge of HACCP systems is desirable
- Prior experience in produce department including ordering and receiving products
- Excellent communication skills
- Creative merchandising skills
- Ability to work in a refrigerated environment (30 degrees) for extended periods of time
- At least 4 years experience in customer service
- Computer Literacy
- Must be at least 18+ years old
- Can lift 50 lbs
About Restaurant Depot
Restaurant Depot is a Members-Only Wholesale Cash & Carry Foodservice Supplier. Their mission is to be your one-stop shop for savings, selection, and service, seven days a week. They have been supplying independent food businesses with quality products from large cash and carry warehouse stores since 1990. They became the leading low-cost alternative to other foodservice suppliers by eliminating the overhead of a traditional distributor, focusing on the needs of independent foodservice operators and offering free membership.