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Assistant Manager Produce TF

Requisition ID:  66183 

Career Group:  Store Careers 

Job Category:  Retail - Store 

Travel Requirements: 


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: British Columbia (CA-BC) 

City: Mill Bay

Location: 9452 Mill Bay Thrifty 

Postal Code: V0R 2P0 


A proudly Canadian retail company, Sobeys began in 1907 as a small meat delivery business in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. Today, Sobeys Inc. serves the food shopping needs of Canadians with approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Lawton’s Drug Stores as well as in-store pharmacies, liquor and more than 350 retail fuel locations.


Together with our 123,000 employees and franchise affiliates and a collective passion for delivering exceptional food and shopping experiences, Sobeys’ purpose is to improve the lives of Canadians by helping them Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better.



All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.



The Assistant Produce Manager supports and assists the Produce Manager in the efficient and fiscally responsible operation of the department. The Assistant Manager will lead, manage, coach, motivate and train staff to achieve the highest level of customer service, adherence to all Food Safety Protocols, Standard Operating Procedures, corporate policies and Health and Safety, and other programs and initiatives. The Assistant Manager assists in scheduling, management of labour costs, budgets, inventory control, presentation and merchandising, and in the hiring and training of staff. The Assistant Manager will foster customer loyalty, fulfill customer needs and actively contribute to an environment of employee and customer engagement.

Job Description

• Support a coaching and development culture for all employees, which embraces a passion for food
• Demonstrate outstanding leadership, while serving as a role model
• Assist in managing employees including: selection, orientation, training and development, performance management, succession planning and compensation
• Communicate operational requirements/changes to department employees
• Create a shopping experience that engages customers in a way that enhances loyalty, sales, and profit
• Provide superior customer service to meet customer needs
• Demonstrate growth in product knowledge, including awareness of product changes, promotions, and seasonal trends
• Order, receive, organize, rotate, merchandise and present products and stock in accordance with company standards
• Monitor the implementation of all corporate policies, initiatives, and Standard Operating Procedures, including timely and accurate submission of all relevant documentation as required
• Ensure OH&S, food safety, and other regulatory requirements and procedures are implemented and maintained
• Assist the Department Manager in achieving financial targets and maximizing sales and margins, including forecasting, variance analysis and correction, and labour cost control
• Support with managing the department budget
• Thorough understanding of all relevant company programs; attend training as required
• Supports an environment of employee engagement
• Provide feedback for continuous improvement
• Maintain a clean and safe working environment as per Company requirements
• Other duties as required

Job Requirements

• Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
• Above average skills (both oral and written)

• Good work ethic and ability to multi task
• High School Diploma
• Minimum of 12 months of retail store experience, in applicable department
• Exposure to reading and analyzing financial reports, and budgets
• Available to work a variety of shifts including weekends and evenings

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.



While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.


We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.