Asst Produce Manager
JOB DESCRIPTION Revised June 2003 Position Title: Assistant Produce Manager Job Code: 2301 Department: Produce Location: Retail Stores Status: Non-Exempt/Supervisory PURPOSE OF POSITION: · The Assistant Produce Manager is responsible to assist the Produce Manager by providing direct supervision of the Produce department operations including providing customer service and assuring that associates are following company policies and procedures. He/she is also responsible for achieving production and budget objectives. This position includes performing stocking duties as needed. He/she must have excellent customer service skills, as he/she is the role model for other associates. ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS: · This position reports to: Produce Manager · Positions that report directly to this position: Produce clerks, Salad Bar clerks, Floral clerks, and any other clerk working in the Produce Department. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: · Assist Department Manager in all aspects of the operation and supervision of the Department including, but not limited to: supervision of Department personnel; providing customer service; achieving sales, gross profit, labor, shrink and inventory goals set for the Department; product ordering, quality, presentation, merchandising, organization, pricing, stocking, shelf allocation, staffing, training, turnover and morale. · Assure that all Company and Department specific policies and procedures are adhered to on a regular basis. · Perform job functions of other Department personnel in their absence and/or in addition to them. · In the absence of the Department Manager, the Assistant Department Manager is in charge of the Department and performs the management functions of the Department. · Effectively supervise 2 to 20 associates in a fast paced and multi functional environment and take appropriate disciplinary action when necessary. · Operate various store computer systems. ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS: · Assist the Department Manager in conducting periodic reviews of work practices and providing information to Store Management. · Assist the Department Manager in achieving other objectives including, but not limited to food safety, workplace safety, and company audits. · Other duties as assigned by Store Management.
RESPONSIBILITY AND DECISION MAKING AUTHORITY: · Make recommendations on staffing the Department; interview and recommend hiring of Department personnel; · Assign work to, direct the work of and train Department personnel; · Assist the Department Manager in completing performance appraisals on all Department personnel; · Recommend discipline up to and including termination; to impose immediate suspension of Department personnel, subject to approval of the Department or Store Manager; · Schedule work hours and time off for Department personnel; · Authorize and assign overtime; · Accept valid excuses for absences, tardiness or leaving early. · Responsible for the supervision of the entire department in the absence of or in addition to the Department Manager. · Responsible for achieving goals established by the Store Manager and Department Manager. · Responsible to know, understand, and support department specific policies and procedures. · Ensure that associates perform their work in a safe and ergonomically correct manner. · Assistant Department Managers must take action on unsafe working conditions when