Weavers Way is looking for a customer-focused and dedicated Meat Department Manager for our Mt. Airy store. The Meat Manager manages all activities of the department including purchasing, processing (cutting, packaging, etc.), pricing, selling (merchandising, customer service), and overall department business to help WW achieve their Ends.
Communicate with customers through a variety of means about our products and our product philosophy. Shuttle, e-news, web site, social media.
Support staff in providing customer feedback regarding products and respond in a prompt and courteous manner.
Work to serve customers through direct communication in stores and at special events. Seek opportunities to engage customers directly. Answer questions as appropriate.
Manage product handling and presentation, ordering, receiving, and inventory control. Cut, package, weigh, label, and otherwise prepare products for display.
Supervise and manage department staff, establish work schedules, performance standards, training programs, etc. to ensure correct ordering, receiving, unloading, storage, freshness, shrink level, displays, customer service, and related processes.
Ensure department staff are trained and accountable for meat department policies and procedures and achieving department standards; acts as a role model for staff through professional conduct.
Create and maintain a safe environment for team members and customers.
Ensure that department facilities including shelves, displays, equipment, work, and storage areas are clean, function well, are orderly, efficient, and meet health department standards.
Ensure products stocked adhere to the co-op’s product philosophies and standards.
Ensure the department is merchandised in accordance with the needs of the community; maintain shelf allocations to ensure the availability of products at all times.
Oversee purchasing, packaging, and pricing and display of product as appropriate.
Supervise, train, review, and develop team members in accordance with company policies and procedures; administer and document corrective actions.
Ensure standards for safety, proper food handling practices, sanitation, productivity, and waste management. Ensure current food handler and other related certificates are maintained for department employees as required.
Ensure compliance with all county, state, and federal laws, standards, and practices related to operating meat departments.
Some Marketing related responsibilities, including writing occasional Shuttle columns, arranging for product demos and samples, and creating effective department signage.
Other related duties as assigned.