Produce Manager

Calabasas, CA

Erewhon Organic Market and Cafes strive to sell only the purest, ethically and sustainably produced foods, wellness and beauty items, and household goods.

We support local organic farmers and growers; we partner with suppliers who share our concerns, values, and help build our communities by listening and learning together. We recycle, reuse and minimize waste as much as possible, and act in ways that protect the resources of our planet.

We are building a team of passionate, committed individuals who each play a vital role in making Erewhon a special place. If you are looking for a CAREER and want to be part of something bigger, we'd love to hear from you.

What You Will Do:

  • Provide excellent customer service by greeting and assisting customers, and responding to customer inquiries and complaints; lead by example.
  • Manage department inventories by tracking weekly sales reports and orders product and supplies so as to meet customer requirements and the company's gross profit goals.
  • Work with Store Manager on hiring, evaluation and overall supervision of department personnel.
  • Develop and implement localized merchandising plan for the department, set up and create displays for new and seasonal items.
  • Ensure accurate and timely ordering to prevent losses that result from produce that spoils before it can be sold.
  • Schedule Produce Department employees, oversee and assist with their training, reward and recognize their performance and delegate their work assignments so as to most effectively.
  • Control department expenses by improving operations and efficiencies, by controlling labor costs and by reducing losses due to shrinkage and pilferage.
  • Keep updated on special produce needs that arise for holidays, as well as trends in cooking and recipes that affect consumer demand.
  • Follow established departmental procedures for receiving merchandise including inspecting the product when delivered, pricing the product and restocking cases to insure freshness and quality, accuracy and product rotation.
  • Maintain effective housekeeping program.
  • Other related duties as assigned by Director.

What You Will Bring:

  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in Produce / Grocery or Inventory management.
  • Bilingual English / Spanish preferable, but not necessary.

What We Offer:

  • Based on experience ($18 - 25 per hour)
  • We offer great benefits beginning with a full complement of medical and other traditional group health plan coverage, 401K plan with 3% match for full time employees, to include 50% off one meal per day and a 20% discount to all of our store locations for all employees.

Erewhon Markets is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, veteran status, disability, history of disability or perceived disability, and per the Fair Chance Ordinance will consider qualified applications with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the ordinance.

To all recruitment agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.