Produce Manager
Goodness Me! natural food market - Guelph, ON

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Goodness Me! is pleased to announce our continued growth in order to better serve our ever-expanding customer base in southern Ontario. This Fall, we will be opening a Guelph location.

We are now hiring a Produce (Fresh Foods) Department Manager for this location. The successful candidate will have energy and enthusiasm, an eagerness to learn, and a zest for healthy living. Applicants must be highly organized with good leadership abilities, including the ability to effectively delegate and prioritize pressing tasks and responsibilities. Relevant experience, particularly in retail management and produce, is required. Candidates must have flexible availability, as although this position will entail mainly weekday shifts, evening and weekend shifts will also be required.

Job Summary: Leading the Fresh Foods team to ensure a well-run and visually appealing Fresh Foods Department, the Fresh Foods Department Manager (FFDM) is keen to expand his/her knowledge base to better serve customers. Motivated to consistently grow sales, the FFDM strives to hit revenue targets through growth in sales volume and encouraging repeat customers. The FFDM works to accomplish this by ensuring a knowledgeable and helpful staff, analyzing sales trends and opportunities by product category, and by ensuring a consistently well merchandized department. The FFDM is responsible for the effective and efficient staffing of the department and ensures his/her team provides a highly positive Goodness Me! experience by enthusiastically greeting each customer and offering assistance, recommending products and providing relevant information. Specific tasks include: stocking product (including produce, meat and bread) and ensuring it is attractively displayed, ensuring only fresh produce is on display, receiving orders, and maintaining a clean department.

At Goodness Me! we are committed to engaging each customer, understanding his/her needs, and offering quality products and education aligned to help customers live healthy lives. We offer competitive wages, ongoing training and education, employee discounts, opportunities for advancement, and a culture promoting health, well-being, and integrity. Do you think you would make a great addition to our dedicated team? If so, please submit your resume, along with cover letter here, or visit our website at to apply directly. Resumes must be received no later than Friday, August 29, 2014 to be considered.

About this company
Goodness Me! natural food market first opened in 1981 and is now 5 stores strong - and growing! A Guelph store is slated to open in April...