Produce Manager

Position Type: Management Team
Apply By: September 30, 2019
Posted: August 27, 2019 - 8:12 am EDT
Organization Type: Co-op Retail
Organization: Roanoke Co+op
Organization Location: Roanoke, Virginia
Organization Website:
Contact Name: Elizabeth Wilson
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 540-904-5882



PAY SCALE: $17 - $24 per hour

Roanoke Co+op’s Produce Department is looking for a dynamic and energetic individual to join and lead our customer-centered, fast-paced team.  The ideal candidate will support the Produce team by providing on and off the sales floor leadership and guidance to carry out the Produce Department’s goals and objectives.

Roanoke Co+op is located in Roanoke Virginia. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains at the southwestern edge of the Shenandoah Valley.

Required Qualifications:

  • Exceed our customers’ expectations for service and provide a welcoming environment for all.
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) and excellent customer service skills (for internal and external customers) are a must for this position.  
  • Lead and mentor the Produce Department.
  • Must be able to prioritize job duties and multi-task, as well as be organized and efficient.
  • Must embrace opportunities to learn and grow, develop efficiencies that better support and enhance the department, and increase sales – all in a team environment.
  • Supervisory experience: train and develop a team of qualified members who will achieve established goals and vision for the store.
  • Consistently reports to work and arrives on time. Must be able to work a flexible schedule in order to meet the needs of the business.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years produce knowledge and experience.
  • Management and supervision of a team.
  • Experienced in natural foods grocery and the cooperative business model.

Physically demanding position requires continuous activity on your feet; often 8+ hours at a time.  Must be able to lift 50+ pounds without injury.

Required frequently: standing, walking, bending, reaching, kneeling, and lifting.

Must be able and willing to work in both a wet and cold walk-in cooler environments.

If interested, please send your cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Wilson - [email protected]oop or call 540-904-5882 with your questions.

Roanoke Co+op is an equal opportunity employer and a great place to work!