As a primary contact for Safeway customers, the Produce Manager provides friendly, courteous and helpful service. The Produce Manager is held accountable for the department's results in providing superior service, increasing sales, improving gain, and containing cost. Follows division guidelines for the implementation of the merchandising program. Trains, supervises, schedules, and assigns duties to produce clerks. Changes signs and prices as directed by merchandising. Inventories floor stock and cooler stock daily. Writes produce order. Checks order for completeness upon arrival. Responsible for maintaining appropriate stock and inventory in the produce area. Builds and maintains produce displays and rotates stock as needed. Prepares product for placement on sales floor by trimming, washing, banding, or wrapping produce. Replenishes bag rolls in the display aisles as needed. Obtains produce from receiving area and moves to produce department using hand truck or pallet jack. Surplus items may be placed in crisping trays for storage in the cooler. Cleans scales, mirrors, department floor area, and wet and dry racks. Cleaning of floors is especially critical in this area as pieces of produce and wet spots may produce a slippery condition. Must empty wet racks and dry racks on a regular basis and clean with disinfectant.
Safeway Produce Manager employees are generally responsible for completing the following job duties:
JOB RELATED QUALIFICATIONS:
Varies depending on store location and state/county requirements.
%Inside: 100% %Outside: Rare
Temperature Extremes: N/A
Chemicals: Seldom (mild detergents or glass cleaner).
MACHINES, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT:
hand truck, six-wheeled cart, grocery cart, box cutter, forklift, pens and pencils, spray bottle, rags, mops, broom, telephone/intercom, knives, telxon, computer
Constant (over 70% of the time)
Constantly lifts 1-10 lbs. Frequently lifts 11-50 lbs. Seldom lifts 51-75 lbs.
Seldom carries 1-20 lbs.
Pushing / Pulling:
Constantly pushes/pulls 1-10 lbs. Frequently pushes/pulls 11-20 lbs. Seldom pushes/pulls 21-35 lbs.
Constant knee to shoulder reaching. Occasional at or above shoulder level reaching. Seldom overhead reaching.
Constant standing while on job. Sitting allowed on breaks.
Constant walking while on job.
Seldom. May use step stool or ladder to obtain items from upper shelves.
Frequent neck rotation, bending of head, and bending/stooping. Occasional twisting, squatting, and kneeling. Seldom crouching.
Constant handling/grasping. Frequent fine finger manipulation.
Use of peripheral vision and depth perception to move around crowded store area while pushing heavily loaded carts and moving around crowded work area. Near vision used to read displays, price sheets, codes, and instructions. Use of color vision to assess condition of produce.
To understand customer's questions, receive instructions or information from other employees. Answer pages and telephone calls.
To converse with customers, answer questions and provide product location. Provide information or instructions to other employees, page employees over intercom or use telephone.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.