Value Added (Cut Fruit) Manager
Position Objective: To assist customers in their shopping experience by leading all aspects of the Value Added (Cut Fruit) team in a way that not only promotes growth for the company, but also results in a team that delivers the product and service Cosentino customers have come to expect.
Reporting Structure: This position formally reports to the Produce Manager.
Status: This is a non-exempt position.
The following is a list of any certifications, formal education, or training requirements for this position.
A food handling permit must be obtained within the first 14 days of employment.
Completion of ongoing training and development as listed on the Cosentino Learning Plan.
A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred.
The following is a list of the basic skill requirements for this position.
Essential Job Functions
Effectively set and implement a strategy for achieving operational excellence within the department (i.e. labor management, profit and sales analysis, etc.), as well as implement operational goals set at the corporate level.
Clearly communicate to team members the goals that have been set for the department, then implement plans to reach those set goals.
Promote a positive overall team atmosphere that includes cooperation and teamwork, high morale, positive interpersonal interactions and communications, and recognition for a job well done.
Provide direct supervision of the activities of all other members of the team in a manner that is operationally effective, but is also motivating and respectful.
Resolve customer complaints in a professional manner and recognize when it is appropriate to involve a member of the store management team.
Know and implement the Cosentino Customer Service Standards.
Promote sales through effective merchandising, creative displays and suggesting products to customers.
Know your department's items, procedures and policies so that you can accurately and courteously answer customer questions.
Prepare, display, and package value added contents in a safe, visually appealing manner.
Actively monitor quality and freshness of value added section, including temperature and other health, sanitation and safety aspects.
Utilize proper rotation techniques.
Accurately price and label items and display them appropriately on the shelf.
Able to operate, clean and maintain all equipment safely and competently.
Meet or exceed productivity standards to achieve produce desired team and individual results.
Actively work to keep your work area and your department as a whole clean and safe for customers and coworkers.
Know, comply with, and ensure the team complies with all health regulations, sanitation guidelines and safety procedures for your department and your store.
Demonstrates the strong verbal and interpersonal skills necessary for positive customer and peer interactions.
Demonstrates the basic math and reading skills required for the position.
Non-Essential Job Functions
Conduct effective interviews to hire the highest quality candidates for the team.
Assist upper management in providing effective coaching, corrective actions, and performance evaluations to improve individual and team performance.
Assist upper management in addressing employee relations issues and, if needed, effectively work with the Human Resource team to resolve issues.
Ensure all new employees receive orientation and training as needed.
Practice open communication with store management team regarding any issues in the department.
Quickly unload incoming shipments and neatly stock items in their designated areas without damaging merchandise.
Support your company by completing additional tasks identified by management, assisting other stores or departments as needed and gaining new skills when necessary.
The following physical movements could potentially be part of any scheduled shift and employees will be expected to perform these actions while on duty.
Reaching overhead with both arms up to a maximum of 84 inches, twisting at the waist and lifting objects with both hands weighing up to 30 lbs.
Pushing and pulling grocery items to the proper locations as needed, up to a peak force of 40 lbs.
Standing and walking for long periods of time on tile, asphalt, concrete or other hard surfaces.
Occasionally lifting and carrying up to 60 lbs.
Bending and squatting, at times all the way to floor level.
Able to work in colder conditions of the grocery coolers and freezers.
Climbing a ladder, possibly up to 15ft.
The following is a list of overall competencies identified for this role. This profile is based on the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities for the position.
Meets or exceeds the service expectations of internal and external customers.
Accepts customer feedback and uses it to make improvements in products and services.
Decisions, actions and behaviors reflect a priority on the customer's needs.
Interactions with customers are courteous, respectful, and follow the Cosentino Customer Service Standards.
Integrity and Trust
Behaviors demonstrate a direct, truthful manner that portrays trustworthiness in all professional interactions.
Presents the unvarnished truth while still maintaining a courteous, polite demeanor.
Respects the privacy of others and avoids gossiping behaviors that break down working relationships and deteriorate trust.
Admits mistakes, avoids blame-shifting, and is accountable for actions in the workplace.
Relates well to all kinds of people.
Builds rapport with customers and coworkers while still demonstrating appropriate professional boundaries.
Maintains constructive and effective relationships with peers and customers.
Uses diplomacy and tact to diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Effectively resolves conflicts or other difficult interpersonal circumstances in the workplace by using appropriate means and resources.
Adaptable Learning Style
Learns quickly when faced with new procedures, problems or other changes.
Open and adaptable to changes in the workplace.
Learns from both successes and failures in the learning process in order to keep developing in the workplace.
Quickly considers all angles of a situation to identify solutions and problem-solve challenges.
Eager and willing to tackle tasks and projects that require learning new skill sets or gaining advanced knowledge.
Looks for new opportunities to develop professionally and keep skills and knowledge fresh.
Known as the type of person to "step up to the plate" to get things done.
Responds to tasks, projects or requests with a sense of urgency.
Shows the follow through and drive to complete projects or tasks even when challenges or unforeseen obstacles are presented.
Demonstrates an eager and willing attitude when asked to participate in new projects or tasks.
Able to anticipate problem areas and possible solutions for improvement.
Functions well as part of a team, but can also act independently when necessary to "get the job done".
Demonstrates required skills in a manner that produces desired results.
Follows company policy and procedures in order to achieve maximum results.
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