Department Manager Fresh Produce

Department Manager Fresh Produce

  • Location PEARL, MS
  • Career Area Customer Service and Call Center
  • Job Function Customer Service and Call Center
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Hourly
  • Requisition WD47941

What you'll do at

Be a Team Leader: Supervises the team in Produce and Floral area, to deliver on the business plan and contribute to the overall success of the club. Communicates the goals of the department, executing company programs, adhering to policies and being an advocate for the member, the associate, and the company. Works collaboratively with other team leaders to ensure the total club is meeting the member's expectations. Be an Expert: Maintains an in-depth knowledge of business on the floor, backroom operations, ensuring the produce area meets company standards for quality, inventory, production, sanitation, equipment usage, safety, and compliance. Manages seasonality in terms of item volume, product knowledge, processes, and prioritizing time between areas. Collaborates with associates ensuring the team has resources to do their job effectively, sharing knowledge and training the team. Be a Techie: Leverages digital tools to plan for and drive sales, improve the shopping experience, and elevate associate engagement. Utilizes hand held technology to make immediate business decisions related to production, training, and product quality; and adopting new tools and encouraging others to use them. Be an Owner: Drives the business results, ensuring commitment to operational excellence, planning for profitability, maintaining a neat, clean, and safe work area for the team and the members. Maintains adequate staffing levels, accurate audit and compliance standards, producing and displaying merchandise according to the merchandise layout plan, and modeling a commitment to member service. Be a Talent Ambassador: Teaches and trains the team to be highly effective. Identifies the potential and desire in others, provides and develops necessary skills to deliver high quality products to the members. Encourages career growth for all associates, and sources new talent internally and externally to work on the team. Develops, communicates, and implements processes and practices to meet business needs by collaborating with managers, co-workers, customers, and other business partners; analyzing and applying information from multiple sources; monitoring progress and results; and identifying and addressing improvement opportunities. Demonstrates, promotes, and supports compliance with company policies, procedures, and standards of ethics and integrity by explaining, guiding, and demonstrating how to apply these in executing business processes and practices; implementing related action plans; using the Open Door Policy; and assisting management with correcting ethical and compliance issues and problems. Leads and participates in teams by using and sharing resources, information, and tools; determining customer needs and business priorities; coordinating and executing work assignments; providing advice, feedback, and support to ensure timelines and work quality are achieved; and modeling and helping others with how to adapt to change or new challenges. Minimum Qualifications...Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications. Minimum Qualifications6 months experience working in a fresh production department or 6 months experience supervising a team. I acknowledge that the position for which I am applying requires me to successfully complete all job required trainings and assessments within a prescribed time period if I receive the position. Preferred Qualifications...Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications. Supervising a team Food Handler Certification (Food Safety) - Certification

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications6 months experience working in a fresh production department or 6 months experience supervising a team. I acknowledge that the position for which I am applying requires me to successfully complete all job required trainings and assessments within a prescribed time period if I receive the position.

About Sam's Club

Sam Walton opened the first Sam's Club in 1983 to meet a growing need among customers who wanted to buy merchandise in bulk. Since then, Sam's Club has grown rapidly, opening more than 600 clubs in the U.S. and 100 clubs internationally. By offering affordable, wholesale merchandise to members, Sam's Club helps make saving simple for families and small business owners.

Sam's Club employs about 110,000 associates in the U.S. The average club is 134,000 square feet and offers bulk groceries and general merchandise. Most clubs also have specialty services, such as a pharmacy, an optical department, a photo center, or a tire and battery center.

All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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