Assistant Produce Manager

Retail Store - Market · Irvine, California


Hiring Range: $15.00 - $22.00/hr DOE


Under the Produce Manager supervision, theAssistant Produce Managerperforms the following duties:


  • Ensure quality customer service
  • Involved in the selection and management of all personnel and all processes involved in the operation of the department
  • Assist in interviews, hiring and maintaining qualified personnel in all positions reporting directly and indirectly & recommends compensation
  • Identify training needs, recommends input on performance reviews, promotions, and terminations
  • Keep employees informed to company/department plans and progress
  • Develop additional sources of product, both direct and through distributors
  • Demonstrate an increase in the number of customers purchasing product
  • Meets labor, sales and margin goals determined in accordance with the Store Manager
  • Daily scheduling and working within labor % allowance
  • Maintain ongoing training in Produce department merchandising, rotating, cleanliness, maintenance of equipment and customer service
  • Make sure expired and damaged product is removed from the shelves and entered in the log
  • Establish and maintain professional and productive working relationships with all persons (wholesalers, employees), with whom you interact in managing the department
  • Responsible for proper handling and distribution of all paper work in regards to the operation of the produce department (invoices, packing slips, inter-company deliveries)
  • Assist in inventory preparation and Participates in inventory counts
  • Follow up on customer complaints, suggestions and requests
  • Maintain store standards of cleanliness, order an appearance
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Experience in retail produce and great customer service techniques is a must
  • Supervisory experience is a plus
  • Stand for long periods of time, climb ladders, squat, bend & lift/carry boxes up to 70 pounds

This job description is intended to describe the general requirements for the performance of this job. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned by leadership.