Produce Manager Relay Foods
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Relay Foods seeks a Produce Manager for its Richmond fulfillment center. This is a key role for the company, as this person will oversee the entire produce operation from purchasing, through receiving and storage, to order fulfillment. Maintaining an inventory that is local, seasonal, tasty, healthy, and visually attractive is the primary focus of this position.
Key areas of responsibility include quality control, purchasing, pricing & merchandising, inventory management and maintaining the cleanliness and organization of the produce area.
Define and implement operational processes to make produce operation seamless and successful.
Ensure correct ordering, receiving, unloading, storage, and rotation of merchandise.
Oversee sorting, fulfillment and visual presentation for daily produce orders across all of Relay?s markets.
Manage Relay?s value-add produce offerings (e.g. Bounty Basket, juicing kits), including sourcing, merchandising and presentation.
Supervise and direct the activities of produce staff and ensure produce associates receive proper training and supervision.
Determine ideal supplier mix, while understanding Relay?s focus on local vendor relationships, and manage those relationships. Negotiate competitive prices with suppliers.
Maintain accuracy in purchasing to prevent losses that result from produce shrinkage.
Keep abreast of special produce needs that arise for holidays, as well as trends in cooking and recipes that affect consumer demand.
Required to be knowledgeable about the origins, seasons and storage of all types of produce that Relay sells.
Requires standing, walking, bending, climbing throughout the entire work day and the ability to lift, stack and maneuver heavy objects weighing up to 50lbs.
Must have at least 3 years experience in produce department operations.
Knowledge of perishables is required.
Competitive starting pay and the full benefits package that includes vacation time on an accrual basis along with health care and disability insurance.
The position also includes significant opportunities for advancement as the company continues to grow.
Dynamic, fast-growing, employee-focused company striving towards "best place to work" recognition at the national and regional level.
||Richmond, VA |
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED