Produce Team Leader - Alpena, MI

Meijer Inc. | Alpena, MI

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Posted Date 5/15/2019

Currently, Meijer is looking for a Produce Team Leader. Plans, directs and supervises team members in the day to day operations of the Produce area. Delivers exceptional customer service by managing the day to day ordering, receiving, stocking and displaying of produce and related products to maximize profits. Maintains department cleanliness and adheres to all food safety processes.

Key Deliverables:

  • Responsible for scheduling, staffing selection, and hiring to achieve staffing needs

  • Promotes succession planning by providing career paths, identifying development needs for the Produce team, and being involved with and accountable for promotion decisions

  • Documents and applies disciplinary actions and makes recommendations concerning discharge

  • Attain P&L budgeted goals, achieving sales, labor and margin plans for the department

  • Reviews sales goals, supply costs, stock loss/shrink results and goals

  • Models exceptional, fast and friendly customer service

  • Reviews Customer Survey and customer feedback from previous day or week

  • Communicates the Meijer Friendly Initiative in all team meetings and conversations

  • Prepares, packages, stocks store and display merchandise appropriately

  • Price change compliance

  • Food safety compliance in Produce

  • Ordering of manual ordered items

  • Maintains balance on hand integrity for items on Manugistics

  • Supervises, trains and manages the Produce Team to:

    • Stock (including washing, bundling and trimming) rotating, and merchandise facing products according to department procedure

    • Dispose culls according to department procedures

    • Ensure all inferior out of code products are not sold and removes from display

    • Ensure all products are accurately priced and sales prices are maintained and up to date

    • Ensure team members sweep the produce department floor as needed but at least every 30 minutes completing the scheduling and produce sweep log

    • Provides consultation to customers about all aspects of produce

    • execute ad set compliance including signage

    • Ensure the backroom is neat and organized

    • Meet or exceed sales floor conditions expectations in Produce

  • Ensures the Produce team is thoroughly trained in all aspect of their jobs and have completed all required training

  • Promotes a safe work environment

  • Reliable and consistent attendance required

  • Proper usage of production planner and fresh dashboard

  • Other daily tasks as required


  • High school diploma or its equivalent required
  • 2-3 years of related retail experience
  • One year of management experience
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate to team members in the organization in a way that provides clear and precise direction
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve conflict and by addressing root cause issues

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze financial and statistical information and use that information to make informed decisions

  • Demonstrated ability to consult with customers on all areas pertaining to produce

  • Demonstrated ability to lead an organization that practices working safely at all times

  • Demonstrated ability to mentor team members in all areas of the organization including SDITs, team members in hourly positions and team leaders.Successful completion of all required certifications

  • ServSafe Certification

Job Type
Full time

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