Weavers Way is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic individual to join our team as Deli Manager in our Ambler Store. If you have a passion for people management, great customer service, process improvement, and experience running a deli, then we want you to join our team!
As manager of the department, you’re integral to the entire operation. Staff can depend on you to manage, engage, and listen. Customers know your name because you have gone above and beyond to offer excellent customer service by sharing your expertise. You know all about cheese and charcuterie, and what makes a good pairing. You have good relationships with vendors, and have an eye for what the next big seller will be. You have an eye always geared towards sustainability and ethically sourcing our products. You like chatting with all kinds of folks. Last, but not least, you’re in this role because you were looking for a challenge with a company full of dedicated staff who do awesome things.
If the above sounds like it’s up your alley, read on to the standard stuff below.
The Deli Manager is responsible for successful day-to-day operations of the Deli department. The management of inventory/product, and attention to maintaining a local competitive position is key. Development and training of staff is essential, as is a keen ability to manage, communicate, and motivate others.
This is a full-time, salaried position, based on a five day work week which includes varied shifts and weekends. We have an excellent benefits package including medical and dental insurance, paid vacation and sick time, a retirement plan match, and a 15% employee discount.
Founded in 1973, Weavers Way is a community-owned natural grocer with stores in Mt. Airy, Chestnut Hill, and Ambler. In addition to our stores, we run a market farm in the Awbury Arboretum, a CSA farm partnership with Saul High School, our own community newspaper, and a non-profit which emphasizes food and nutrition education. We operate based on a triple bottom line philosophy that considers our community and environment in all of our decisions.
This position requires focus on customer service and staff management as a the top priorities. Customer requests/complaints are to be addressed quickly and effectively. Making it right is what counts. Previous experience with sales and strategic thinking is a must. The Deli Manager must always be seeking ways to increase sales, bring in ethical, quality products, and new ways to market goods. Attaining margin and sales goals for the department is key. They must be able to think day-to-day and organically into the future, and serve as an advocate of our co-op principles. Previous deli experience is required. In addition, the Deli Manager will be an integral part of the leadership team of the store, and will be required to act as the Manager on Duty if the store manager is not present.