Produce Manager

Position Type: Management Team
Apply By: January 31, 2020
Posted: January 17, 2020 - 4:17 pm EST
Organization Type: Co-op Retail
Organization: Portland Food Co-op
Organization Location: Portland, Maine
Organization Website: Portland Food Co-op
Contact Name: Matt Thompson
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 207-805-1599

We are searching for a Produce Department Manager. This position supervises all operations of the Produce Department, including the selection, ordering, pricing, merchandising and promotion of items and is responsible for the department’s financial performance. This person supervises one buyer along with several department team members. They are responsible for scheduling, training, managing operations, and upholding performance and efficiency standards.

This is a fast-paced retail environment, requiring the ability to work well with others in a shared office, backroom and walk-in refrigeration spaces. Computer proficiency, strong leadership skills, and an understanding of retail math and financial statements is required, along with a dedication to exceptional customer service. This position requires the ability to stand, move, lift, and bend for extended periods of time. While we sell produce year-round and from all-over, local is our passion. You should share this passion for local agriculture as this position is vital to bringing more local food into Portland.

This is a full-time (40 hours per week) position. Evening and weekend availability is required. We offer competitive pay, Paid Time Off (three weeks per year for the first two years, and four weeks per year after), health insurance covered at 70% by the Co-op, an option for dental and vision insurance, and the chance to work with a great group of people who are dedicated to supporting our local foods economy.

More information can be found on our listing at

To apply, complete a resume and cover-letter, both as, PDFs and email to [email protected]