Assistant Produce Manager in Santa Clara UT

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Assistant Produce Manager
Job ID: 
Santa Clara UT
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Job Types:
Assistant Department Manager, Assistant Store Manager, Department Manager

$18.50 - $20.00 PER HOUR


The purpose of this position is to assist the Produce Manager with keeping the produce department running properly and profitably.This person will be responsible for knowing all aspects of the produce department and being able to fill in for any position when necessary, training new produce department associates, all while providing exceptional customer service.This person will also assist in determining production and inventory levels for the produce department.


Follows established departmental and store policies and procedures

Ensures the quality and freshness of all products and services the producedepartmentprovides

Responsible for maintaining the appropriate product assortment and inventory levels for the producedepartment

Confirms pricing accuracy and signage for all products, paying particular attention to ad items

Ensures the producedepartmentis cleaned and sanitized daily and meets the company standards for appearance

Delivers excellent customer service to all customers

Active Member of the Safety Committee which helps insure the safety of both Customers and Associates

Is knowledgeable about all produce department products including fruits, veggies, fresh salsa and guacamole and fresh pack items

Performs the following duties alongside the Produce Manager or in the Produce Manager s absence:

Ordering product and creating production sheets to meet the needs of theproduce departmentbased on past and projected sales

Completes assigned tasks efficiently and in a timely manner

Sets a professional and positive example to others

Communicates openly and frequently with Produce Manager, Store Director and Fresh Produce Sales Director

Ensures company standards for safety, sanitation and productivity are maintained.

Writing the produce department schedule to ensure coverage and meet labor goals

Teaches, mentors and educates produce associates and produce sous chefs to help them be successful members of the team

Provides honest, direct and constant feedback to produce associates regarding their performance and areas of improvement

Quarterly inventory of all producedepartmentproducts


Performs other job-related duties as assigned


Consistent and daily interaction with store associates

Consistent and daily interaction with customers


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

A high school diploma or GED and some college education are preferred; 1 year of producedepartmentexperience preferred; or any combination of education, experience, and training which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

Current Food Handler s Permit

Familiarity with all produce products and how to prepare them

Ability to interpret policies and procedures

Excellent organization and planning skills

Must possess solid communication skills, including verbal and listening skills in order to effectively and efficiently communicate with and manage diverse groups of people

Ability to professionally and appropriately handle conflict

Must possess the ability to accept constructive review and be accountable for one s own success as well as the success of your team

Required to make logical, significant decisions using general, recognized skills and techniques

Must possess integrity, a positive attitude, be mission-driven, and be self-directed with a demonstrated passion for Harmons mission and commitment to working collaboratively

Continually strives to be product minded, customer minded, personnel minded, detailed, forward focused and consistent

Ability to work weekends, evenings and holidays


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is generally performed in a safe and comfortable store environment with the possibility of frequent exposure to cold, slippery and wet conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to grasp, push, pull, carry, stoop, twist, crouch, and reach; perform tasks requiring repetitive motion and eye, hand and foot coordination; hear and respond to customer inquiries.Also requires standing, walking and bending throughout the entire work day and the ability to maneuver heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds from location to location.
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