Grocery Team Lead
Do you love healthy, organic food?
Want to work in a fun environment that helps you grow and thrive?
Come to work at Nature's Fare Markets.
Our BC rooted stores, grounded in an unshakeable commitment to sustainability, offer the healthiest, natural and organic foods and supplements in seven communities in southern BC. In fact, our consistently high standards have earned us many awards and recognitions
None of this is possible without the family of people who work here, full time and part time. You’ll find that we’re a different kind of company: we put our employees’ needs first, encourage innovation and creativity, and have fun on the job. We offer highly competitive wages and great benefits including sweet staff discounts, educational opportunities and a health spending account.
Come and help us build a better world together. Let’s be better together.
We would love to hear from applicants who understand how to deliver great service and have fun doing work that matters. If you enjoy a healthy, active lifestyle, love organic and natural products and appreciate the opportunity to support other people’s health and wellbeing, we want to know more about you.
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 wellbeing. 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 wellbeing
· 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.
As a dynamic leader, 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 top seller reports, using movement reports and collaborating with other grocery managers and Nature’s Fare corporate purchasing. Maintain familiarity with vendor contact information, purchasing requirements, brands and products. Preserve a balance between established products and the need to stock products that are new, innovative, and trendy. Request new items from Corporate Purchasing based on customer requests, trends, or personal experience. Undertake sales analysis using movement reports, Top 30 reports, anecdotal knowledge and insights from other grocery managers. Use this analysis 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 and employ tactics like encouraging selling, creating engaging displays, using in store sales, etc to increase sales. Merchandize the department in a way that promotes sales and creates a visibly appealing layout. Re-merchandize section within the department as the need arises. 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, staff to customer ratio, etc.
Other duties may be assigned as needed.
· 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
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!
For other exciting opportunities, please visit our career page at https://www.naturesfare.com/join-our-team/
Nature's Fare Markets is an equal opportunity employer and as such we strive to foster a workplace where individual differences are recognized, appreciated and respected.
All applications will be reviewed and considered, but only successful candidates will be contacted.