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Over Thirty-seven years ago, Sevananda Community-Owned Natural Foods Market began as a small group of dedicated enthusiasts searching for a way to buy whole and organic foods. Today, Sevananda is one of the largest natural foods cooperatives in the southeastern United States.
One of the goals of Sevananda is to provide an enriching work experience to each member of our team. This goal allows us to focus on building a dynamic team structure, and provides us the resources we need to empower the community to improve its health and well-being. The community has high expectations of Sevananda, and we have high expectations of every person who chooses to work here. Sevananda staff members receive competitive wages and benefits including a staff discount.
Now Hiring! (Full Time) Produce Manager Flexible Hours/Nights & Weekends
Sevananda Mission and Vision
Sevananda is a consumer cooperative created to empower the community to improve its health and well-being. In all activities, Sevananda will not discriminate on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, age, race, color, national origin, creed, political persuasion, disability or veteran status.
We are looking for a positive, productive team player to provide excellent leadership in the Produce Department as Produce Manager. Must have produce experience. This position is responsible for negotiating with suppliers for favorable prices, terms, quality, and delivery. This position also is responsible for purchasing produce and researching new or alternative sources of suppliers; while maintaining fresh produce and displays. Manager will oversee receiving of produce deliveries and also is responsible for pricing produce to achieve margin and sales goals. Will also be responsible for merchandising and planning for attractive produce displays, using color and texture to enhance and ensure displays are replenished, rotated, culled several times daily. Manager will set quality standards as a leader by example.
The ideal candidate would have experience in retail produce including but not limited to the following:
Ø Knowledge of organic and commercial growing practices, and organic certification regulations.
Ø Ability to read financial statements or at least have a firm grasp of margin and pricing.
Ø Communications skills–good listener, clear instructions.
Ø Demonstrated ability to handle multiple demands.
Ø Supervisory experience.
Ø Demonstrated ability to follow through on commitments.
Employment with Sevananda Natural Foods is voluntarily entered into, Georgia law provides that employment for an indefinite duration is at-will, and may be terminated by either party without cause.