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Produce Assistant Manager

Company Name: Jay C Stores
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Position Summary:

Establish and maintain a safe and clean environment that encourages our customers to return. Achieve all goals, and monitor and control all established quality assurance standards. Direct and supervise all functions, duties and day to day activities of the Produce department in support of or absence of the Produce Manager. Embrace the Customer 1st strategy and encourage team members to deliver excellent customer service. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Promote trust and respect among team members with a positive attitude and create teamwork.
  • Communicate company, department, and job specific information to team members.
  • Work with Produce Manager to establish performance goals for department and empower associates to meet or exceed targets.
  • Develop adequate scheduling.
  • Train and develop team members on performance of their job.
  • Adhere to all local, state and federal laws, and company guidelines.
  • Create an environment that enables customers to feel welcome, important and appreciated.
  • Gain and maintain knowledge of products, prepare fruit and vegetable platters and trays, and be able to answer questions and make suggestions.
  • Inform customers of produce specials, offer samples, and recommend produce items to customers to ensure they get the products they want and need.
  • Review and inspect products for quality and freshness and take appropriate action with those items.
  • Inform and educate department team members about current, upcoming and special in-store promotions.
  • Create, implement, and execute all sales plans and stay current on all ads.
  • Monitor and control expenses.
  • Assist in preparing the department budget, profit and loss reviews, and take appropriate action on all reports.
  • Maintain an awareness and train others on inventory and stocking conditions.
  • Schedule price changes and update shelf tags and signs.
  • Assist in planning, organizing, and supervising the inventory process.
  • Ensure proper temperatures in cases and coolers are maintained and temperature logs are maintained.
  • Reinforce safety programs, safety procedures, and identify unsafe conditions.
  • Practice preventive maintenance and report repairs needed.
  • Notify management of customer or employee accidents, safety risks, issues or illegal activity.
  • Standing and Walking- 90 percent of the time
  • Lifting- average of 50 pounds
  • Bending, twisting, turning, pushing, pulling
  • Climbing- ladder and step stool
  • Tolerate temperatures down to 45 degrees
  • Tolerate hands being wet and cold
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Effective communication and reading skills
  • Knowledge of basic math
  • Ability to handle stressful situations
  • Current food handlers permit once employed
  • Must be 18 years old

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • High school education or equivalent preferred
  • Management experience preferred
  • Produce experience
  • Second language


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

Regions: Midwest


Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.

Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states.  Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and 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:  IN || Scottsburg || 400 N Gardner St || 47170 || Jay C Stores || [[mfield2]] || Customer Service || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Louisville

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