FT Deli Manager

Position Type: Management Team
Apply By: December 24, 2018
Posted: November 28, 2018 - 1:02 pm EST
Organization Type: Co-op Retail
Organization: Mississippi Market Natural Foods Co-op
Organization Location: Mississippi Market Natural Foods Co-op
Contact Name: Amelia Walicke
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 651-379-1434

Work for the friendliest store in town and help support a sustainable, local food system. 

Mississippi Market, St. Paul's premier natural and organic food cooperative, celebrates the joy of eating locally, healthfully and responsibly.

We're consumer owned and controlled and have been since we opened in 1979. We offer high quality, fair-priced goods and services, while working toward a sustainable local economy and global environment and promoting the cooperative principles.

Our West 7th store is hiring for a FT Deli Manager.

Full Time employees are eligible for a great benefits package, including health, dental, vision, ESST, PTO, gain sharing, 401(k), 20% discount and more.

Qualified applicants will have excellent customer service skills, good ability to prioritize and handle multiple demands. Retail grocery experience preferred. Must be able to work on feet entire shift, lift 50 pounds, and have predictable and reliable attendance. Work in a safe environment at all times. Follow all appropriate standards with regards to sanitation, safe food handling practices, handling and labeling of organic ingredients, allergen labeling, and special diets.

Mississippi Market
1500 West 7th Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102

Schedule: Current shifts available vary, but may include day, evening, weekend and holiday hours.

Job Duties:

  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Provide a wide variety of prepared natural foods
  • Communicate regularly with Deli, Meat, and Cheese staff regarding deliveries and products
  • Work with scanning department to ensure accurate up–to-date prices, shelf tags and signs
  • Schedule hours for department within budgeted goals 
  • Keep all department areas stocked, clean and neat
  • Assist customers with product questions in a prompt, courteous manner
  • Hold regular department meetings
  • Ensure accurate, up-to-date price labeling of deli items
  • Meet sales, labor, inventory turns and margin goals for department

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Supervisory experience in a food service environment
  • Experience cooking professionally
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to handle multiple demands
  • Cultural competency and the commitment to work with diverse populations of employees and other stakeholders
  • Multilingual a plus

Interested candidates, please submit a cover letter and resume with your application.

The majority of our jobs require some weekend and/or evening hours. Additional shifts may be necessary to meet the needs of the department. Evening and weekend flexibility required.