Focusing on leading a successful produce team, the lead produce clerk is a produce manager in training who strives to meet department goals and objectives white providing customers with product expertise and the freshest and best quality produce.
Some Job Responsibilities include:
In the produce manager’s absence, directing produce department personnel, meeting department’s goals and objectives, communicating directly with the store director and produce department supervisors, ordering the produce and produce department products necessary to maintain adequate stock levels and merchandising fruits, vegetables and produce products in accordance with produce merchandising standards.
Maintaining a positive and friendly attitude towards customers and fellow team members.
Engaging with customers through smiles and greetings, offering product information, providing selling suggestions and active sampling and always giving a genuine thank you.
Unloading trailers, receiving merchandise verifying orders, breaking down produce loads, positioning cases of product in the produce warehouse or walk-in cooler.
Understanding proper product trimming, rotation, culling, crisping and watering techniques and procedures, ensuring product attractiveness and shelf life.
Building attractive displays of produce, while maintaining proper product inventory levels.
Understanding the importance of monitoring product pricing, signage, and placement and the proper use of product shelf tags and signage.
Keeping clean neat and orderly work areas, including a well swept produce department.
Performs other duties as needed or assigned by management. Must be at least 18 years old.
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