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Produce Manager Back-Up

Company Name: Dillons
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Position Summary:

Assist Department Manager in implementing all company and division policies to achieve maximum sales and profits in the Produce department. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop maximum customer relations by produce department.
  • Keep department temperature logs accurately updated and maintained. Train and follow up with Produce associates on temperature logs to guarantee accurately recorded temperatures.
  • Coach and train all associates to read scales and prices correctly, on customer courtesy and productivity.
  • Supervise all aspects of salad bar operations.
  • Maintain good communication with all store personnel.
  • Plan, organize, direct, and control the activities of the produce department in the absence of the Produce Manager.
  • Direct the receiving, storing, pricing, and merchandising of all produce products.
  • Order adequate stock and supplies and guard against waste and pilferage.
  • Maintain and submit required records and reports and use them effectively.
  • Maintain effective and good house cleaning in all areas.
  • Keep adequate supplies on hand: bags, pricing and making equipment.
  • Analyze continuously all aspects of produce department and periodically make changes, or make recommendations to store manager.
  • Demonstrate the ability and desire to promote, communicate and implement company initiatives and process improvements to direct reports in a positive manager.
  • Demonstrated aptitude to manage people and organize workloads.
  • Be prompt, tactful, calm, courteous, and professional in all interactions.
  • Supervise and coach direct reports on the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Willing work weekends, and holidays.
  • Understanding of all key components of department operations.
  • Knowledge of produce and store operations.
  • Adept at communication with employees, customers, and supervision.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to make intelligent decisions quickly.
  • Able to tactfully and calmly handle stressful situations and make a positive impression on associates and customers.
  • Possess abilities and skills for effective production, merchandising and customer services related to sale of merchandise.

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Produce work experience or similar experience in food preparation.
  • Past work record reflects dependability and integrity.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to employment practices, safety, and food handling.


Education Level: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Part-Time 
Shift(s): Day; Evening

Regions: Midwest


Jobs at Dillons, Baker's, and Gerbes: At Dillons, Baker's, and Gerbes, we are always looking for friendly and reliable people for a variety of positions, including management opportunities for those with retail management experience. We offer competitive wages and benefits, a flexible schedule, and room for career advancement. If you're interested in a new opportunity with our company, complete an online application today.


Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.


 Posting Notes:  KS || McPherson || 1320 N Main St || 67460 || Dillons || [[mfield2]] || Customer Service; Store Operations || Employee || Non-Exempt || Part-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

Job Segment: Merchandising, Manager, Retail, Part Time, Management

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