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Assistant Produce Manager
1000 S. Rohlwing Road, Lombard, IL 60148

Responsible for receiving product and ensures that aisles/freezers and refrigerators are stocked, labeled, clean and delivered product is packed out, and proper customer service is provided. Essential functions: • Ensure proper customer service and works to develop relationships with large customers. • Supervises all activities in the produce department including product placement, rotation, signage, and displays. • Responsible for overall department appearance, cleanliness, and adherence to both government and corporate ordinances. • Must maintain records as required. • Supervises and works together with Produce Supervisors (if applicable) and Stockers to assure that the produce department is operating in a manner that adheres to company standards. • With the Produce Manager, develops schedules, monitors performance and recommends the proper discipline as appropriate. • Trains employees in job responsibilities and safe operating procedures • Assists with candidate interviews and recommends for hires. • Disciplines employees when necessary and recommends terminations. • Ensures that employees are performing the proper inspections to meet HACCP regulations as well as conducting periodic HACCP audits. • Reviews inventory for product rotation on a daily basis to prevent shrinkage and damages. • Ensures that shelf pricing is correct and reflects the most recent pricing and market conditions. • Supervises the receiving of all produce and ensures that the proper paperwork is completed. • Maintains accurate computer inventory levels by having physical inventories performed on a regular basis and adjustments made. • Maintains refrigerated equipment and makes sure maintenance contracts and schedules are followed. • Supervises the ordering of produce from vendors on a regular basis to assure we have competitive pricing and minimal shrink due to spoilage and not have too much inventory on hand. • Makes sure all the employees in the department can work the equipment such as Toledo scale and Dennison label machine. • Coordinates that the pallets stored in the racks have the proper block and date tags. • Follows program to maintain the cleanliness of the area by a regular maintenance schedule of scrubbing, and pulling out pallets and cleaning underneath. • Ensures that excess inventory not slotted on floor is stacked in overhead racks in close proximity to where it is sold or stored in freezers/refrigerators. • Assures that trash is removed from floor and properly handled. • Makes sure that low stock/out of stock information is communicated to the Inventory Controller after carefully checking the system and rack for product. • Maintains that all signage is correct and that the flyers prices are reflected on the product. • Coordinates proper merchandising of aisles (logical adjacencies, proper holding power, space allocation) and creatively merchandises and sets up impulse areas for merchandising. • Performs weekly self-audits of the produce department.

– Shift start: 9:00 AM
– Shift length: 8 hours
– Days: 5 days/week, must be available any day

– Health, dental, vision insurance available after 90 days
– Paid time off
– 401k

– Knowledge of HACCP systems is desirable
– Prior experience in produce department including ordering and receiving products
– Creative merchandising skills
– Ability to work in a refrigerated environment (30 degrees) for extended periods of time
– At least 4 years experience in customer service
– Must be at least 18+ years old
– Can lift 50 lbs

About Restaurant Depot
Restaurant Depot is a Members-Only Wholesale Cash & Carry Foodservice Supplier. Their mission is to be your one-stop shop for savings, selection, and service, seven days a week. They have been supplying independent food businesses with quality products from large cash and carry warehouse stores since 1990. They became the leading low-cost alternative to other foodservice suppliers by eliminating the overhead of a traditional distributor, focusing on the needs of independent foodservice operators and offering free membership.


employment type: full-time

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