Grocery Manager - Natures Fare

Grocery Manager

Grocery Manager

Are you a leader that sees opportunity?

Your entrepreneurial heart and quality-driven leadership style thrives in a growing company forged by strong values and a desire to do the right thing: by its products, its people and for our planet. We would love to hear from management applicants who walk the walk with a healthy, active lifestyle and a deep sense of purpose to contribute to our employees’ and customers’ health and well being. In other words, people who want more than a job. If you have a passion for organic and natural products, and the ability to engage and inspire the hearts and minds of your team, let’s talk!

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • A passion for local, organic and sustainable food and natural supplements
  • A desire to deliver great service in the retail and food service industry
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and desire to contribute to people’s health and well being
  • Ability and desire to confidently lead by example and contribute to a positive, supportive working environment
  • An affinity for our company’s core values and philosophy
  • Ability to work in an energetic, fast-paced environment

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • As part of the leadership team, you will be an ambassador of exemplary customer service, strong work ethic, and dedication to industry for other department staff members
  • You will uphold and maintain department cleanliness at all times, ensuring that shelves are clean, well stocked, and faced
  • Ensure optimal levels of inventory by making smart purchasing decisions, analyzing reports, and collaborating with other grocery managers and Nature’s Fare corporate purchasing
  • Undertake sales analysis and use to merchandise, feature items, or delist poor sellers.
  • Become familiar with products featured in Nature’s Fare’s bi-weekly flyer, the Good Life Magazine, or any supplier driven advertising methods. Ensure adequate stock and appropriate display of said product
  • Collaborate with suppliers, Nature’s Fare Head Office and other stores in the planning and organizing of events
  • Monitor department sales, create engaging and effective displays to increase sales
  • Work in collaboration with the store’s manager and assistant manager to monitor department staffing requirements, including the creation of department schedules, Requests for Time Off, etc.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3 years minimum managing people
  • Industry relevant experience is required
  • College education in related field an asset
  • Experience and success in mentoring, leadership, and teamwork

BENEFITS:

  • Great work/life balance including a balanced schedule with 2 consecutive days off in a row
  • Comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, extended health and health spending account
  • Competitive wage and bonus program
  • Sweet store discount

Put your passion into work that matters with a growing, BC-based company, committed to be a better company for our customers, our employees, and the planet. We’ll surround you with a great team and a supportive learning environment where you can grow and thrive. Apply online today!