Produce Specialist

Date: Dec 1, 2022

Location: Schenectady, NY, US

Company: The Golub Corporation

SUMMARY

Responsible to ensure that stores in their area of responsibility achieve budgeted financial targets (i.e. shrink, sales, margin, labor, wrap).  Ensures the successful implementation of all produce sales and merchandising programs, display procedures, signing programs, variety standards, and seasonal schematics.  Assists in the development of the store manager's knowledge and skill for their department

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Meet and grow sales in targeted opportunity stores as assigned by VP, Produce Merchandise.
  • Measure progress in each of the assigned stores by period.
  • Develop an active plan with the store manager for all non-performing stores to meet or exceed budgeted margin rates and targeted shrink objectives.  Measure progress by period.
  • Responsible for merchandising and display standards to include freshness and quality, variety standards (ABC), display space/allocation, and signing/shelf tag disciplines.
  • Execute weekly/seasonal sales programs and display schematics.
  • Assist in the development of ethnic merchandising programs.
  • Assist in the development of and execution of Model Store Program in conjunction with Store Managers.
  • Ensure that pricing is competitive and there is a proper "mix" in assigned stores.
  • Assist in planning in-store specials to correct sales and mix shortfalls.
  • Input into the design and layout of new stores and remodels.
  • Monitor and assist Operations in filling staffing needs and training programs.  Assist stores in achieving labor targets/budgets.
  • Monitor and assist Operations in basic disciplines - crisping, safety, sanitation, ordering, inventory, labor scheduling, work standards, wrap, packaging, and shrink.
  • Assist in quarterly or period inventory process with accountability for accuracy and positive results.
  • Monitor and assist Operations in customer service programs - dress code, suggestive selling sampling, and service.
  • Monitor and assist Operations group in energy conservation objectives.
  • Ensure that energy management initiatives are being applied and results measures per budget/profit plan.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Satisfactory performance reviews. Strong communication skills.Three to five years of produce operations experience 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Valid drivers license. High School Diploma or equivalent

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

OTHER PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

EQUIPMENT USED

Price Chopper/ Market 32 and the Golub Corporation does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, affection or sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, liability for military service, status as a veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.


Nearest Major Market: Albany