Management | Retail
Join our local QFC team and create an outstanding customer experience through exceptional service.
Produce Assistant Manager
Assist in directing and supervising all functions, duties and activities for the department. Support the day-to-day functions of the Produce operations. Embrace the Customer 1st strategy and encourage associates 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 associates. Communicate company, department, and job specific information to associates.
Collaborate with associates and promote teamwork to help achieve company/store goals. Adhere to all local, state and federal laws, and company guidelines. Create an environment that enables customers to feel welcome, important and appreciated by answering questions regarding products sold within the department and throughout the store.
Order, label, stock and inventory department merchandise. Prepare fruit and vegetable platters/trays. Offer product samples to help customers discover new items or products they inquire about.
Review/inspect products for quality and freshness and take appropriate action with those items. Recommend produce items to customers to ensure they get the products they want and need. Display a positive attitude.
Inform and educate department associates about current, upcoming and special in-store promotions, especially promotions that affect the department. Maintain an awareness of inventory/stocking conditions; note any discrepancies in inventory. Train department associates on inventory/stocking and Computer Assisted Ordering.
Ensure proper temperatures in cases and coolers are maintained and temperature logs are maintained. Use all equipment in produce department such as the refrigerators, freezers, knives, baler, u-boats, compactor, forklift, and pallet jacks according to company guidelines. Reinforce safety programs by complying with safety procedures and identify unsafe conditions and notify store management.
Practice preventive maintenance by properly inspecting equipment and notify appropriate department or store manager of any items in need of repair. Notify management of customer or employee accidents. Report all safety risk, or issues, and illegal activity, including: robbery, theft or fraud.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation. Minimum Position Qualifications: Effective communication skills Knowledge of basic math (counting, addition, and subtraction) Ability to handle stressful situations Current food handlers permit once employed Must be at least 18 years of age Desired Previous Job Experience High school education or equivalent preferred Management experience preferred Produce experience Retail experience The final rate of pay is determined at store level based on prior equivalent work experience. To support and reward our hardworking and friendly associates, we offer much more than just a paycheck.
401k and/or Union Pension Retirement Plan
Job Updated 7/12/2023*