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Assistant Produce Manager

Company: Food City
Location: Morristown
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Essential Job Functions:

  • Always provide and promote exceptional customer service in support of the company mission to "Run the Best Store in Town!"
  • Lead by example and set the standard for customer service, associate relations, cleanliness, sanitation, professional appearance, and overall profitability
  • Maintain a positive attitude; create an atmosphere of friendliness and fun through flexibility and teamwork.
  • Generate a positive, friendly, and fun working environment with a customer first initiative by encouraging associates to greet and speak to customers, provide prompt, courteous, and efficient customer service.
  • Interact professionally with management team, associates, supervision, and customers
  • Assist in supervising, training, and developing qualified produce associates
  • Assist in managing produce department associates to maximize sales and profitability
  • Assist in ordering and maintaining inventory level according to the department's daily needs
  • Maintain product quality and freshness at all times
  • Unload trucks and make sure all product is properly received
  • Maintain proper pricing of product
  • Merchandise produce department
  • Assist in maintaining of all departmental paperwork and keeping accurate records
  • Assist in preparing work schedules for all associates
  • Assist in controlling labor of produce department
  • Assist in having ample advertised merchandise during the entire ad period
  • Enforce and maintain all safety policies and procedures
  • Assist in maintaining all policies and procedures including all local, state, and federal regulations as it pertains to the Produce Department
  • Maintain a clean and safe department according to company standards utilizing Sanitation schedules and daily to-do lists
  • Assist the produce manager in enforcing and maintaining the company food safety program
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed


  • Must be knowledgeable in various training methods
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and/or written instructions, perform routine and repetitive tasks, and have constant contact/interaction with various levels of individuals on a daily basis
  • Flexibility in work hours including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must have excellent problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to lead by example to give Food City Customers their best shopping experience
  • Knowledge of Food City policies and procedures
  • Ability to attend on-site work during scheduled shifts to adhere to company time and attendance policies

Benefits of working for Food City:

401(k) with company match, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Weekly Pay Checks with Direct Deposit, Company paid Life and Disability Insurance, Medical Plan with wellness benefits, Dental Plan, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacations, Associate Offers, and so much more!

About Food City:

Food City is a privately held, family-owned company with a driving mission to "run the best store in town." Dedicated to giving back to the communities we serve, we encourage our associates to get involved with their local civic organizations. We consider our associates to be our greatest asset. Over 13% of the company is currently owned by our associates through our employee stock ownership plan, promoting tremendous pride in the services and products we provide. Whether your passion is baking, accounting, or trucking, Food City has a promising career opportunity for you. We offer flexible schedules to ensure our associates have ample time to spend with family and friends. If you're looking for a great career or the opportunity to try something different, consider becoming part of the Food City family.

Keywords: Food City, Knoxville , Assistant Produce Manager, Other , Morristown, Tennessee

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