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Lead, Produce

At SpartanNash, we deliver the ingredients for a better life through customer-focused innovation. We do this for our supply chain customers and U.S. military commissaries, retail store guests and, most importantly, our Associates. In fact, we see a day when each will say, “I can’t live without them.”

Our SpartanNash family of Associates is 17,000 strong, ranging from bakery managers to order selectors; from IT developers to vice presidents of finance; from HR Business Partners to export specialists. Each of them plays an integral role in SpartanNash’s People First culture, Operational Excellence and Insights that Drive Solutions. Ready to contribute to the success of our food solutions company? Apply now!

Location:

306 N. Bittersweet - Mishawaka, Indiana 46544

Job Description:

Position Summary:

This role is responsible to effectively direct and supervise all activities of the produce department and associates in the absence of the Produce Manager to achieve the sales and profit goals established for the department; to ensure that the work shifts of all department associates contribute to the financial best interest of the store. Complete all other duties as assigned in a timely manner.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Assist with ordering and maintaining inventory control to ensure freshness, product quality and turnover.

  • Check and verify receivables for amount, quality, count or weight, condition and store in appropriate areas.

  • Stock to ensure quality protection, accuracy and product rotation.

  • Handle spoiled/damaged products per established guidelines.

  • Train others to perform all department activities and functions.

  • Manage the selection, scheduling, and supervision of others to meet or exceed departmental productivity levels as delegated by department manager.

  • Have familiarity with all products carried in the department; know differences in price, taste, preparation, use etc.

  • Maintain a clean, attractive and well stocked department.

  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Proficient Computer (email, spreadsheets, etc).

  • Ability to read, write, comprehend, and interpret document.

  • Accounting/Bookkeeping skills

  • Interpret/Analyze Financials

  • Develop/ Manage Budgets

  • Delegate/Direct/Implement

  • Suggestive Selling/Knowledge of Products

  • Detail Oriented

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

May be required to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds frequently, and up to 50 pounds occasionally. The associate is required to stand and walk for extended periods of time and may bend, stoop, twist and turn frequently. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is subject to a typical retail store environment (varied temperatures) and is exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. Travel requirements vary by assignment.

As part of our People First culture, SpartanNash is proud to offer a robust and competitive Total Rewards benefits package.

SpartanNash is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veteran, that celebrates diversity and believes employing a diverse workforce is key to our success. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals.

We are not able to sponsor work visas for this position.

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