Meat Market Manager

San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

Posted: 06/26/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Grocery, Other Job Number: 18956 Pay Rate: 67,500

Job Description

Meat Market Manager
Our client in San Lios Obispo County, CA has an immediate opening for a Meat Market Manager on a direct hire basis.

Company Profile:
Established Grocery Retailer
Team atmosphere and environment
Passion for serving customers

Meat Market Manager:
The Meat Market Manager ensures that fresh and prepackaged market cases are maintained full and fresh while playing a pivotal role in shaping the daily operations of the store. Works closely with market and seafood personnel on daily operations, promotes customer service and is responsible for the innovation and implementation of new ideas.
Work alongside staff to set a positive example, promote a supportive environment, and maintain close interaction with employees and customers.
Regularly tour the sales floor, engage with colleagues and customers, and address urgent issues promptly.
Supervise the buying, transportation, receiving, unloading, storage, and rotation of meat products to ensure optimal freshness and quality.
Evaluate products to ensure they consistently meet high company standards.
Drive sales and profitability through strategic buying, effective merchandising, inventory management, exceptional customer service, and strong salesmanship.
Monitor and manage department expenses, shrink, and waste.
Strong meat cutting skills and product knowledge. 
Use hand tools efficiently with above-average knife skills.
Utilizing daily sales data to reduce shrink by proper production output.
Use detailed reports on sales, profits, and trends to make purchasing decisions.
Train and develop department employees.
Adhere to all state, local and company policies and regulations on health and safety.
Work with leadership to execute and promote company directives and promotions/campaigns.

Meat Market Manager Background Profile:
High school Diploma or GED and five or more years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of experience and/or higher education required.
Food Safety Management certification required.
Excellent verbal communication skills.
Prior retail and sales experience.
Basic computer, math, and data entry skills.
Ability to work flexible schedules including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Features and Benefits:
Health, Life, Vision, and Dental Insurance Plans
Paid Vacation Time
401k Plan
Incentive Plan

Frontline Source Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. The client cannot sponsor any visas.

Disclaimer: Sensitive and personal data will not be requested by Frontline Source Group or its affiliates until a job offer is made and accepted. If you ever doubt the validity of our job postings, we encourage you to call one of our branch locations to verify the status on any job.

Job Requirements

Meat Market Manager, Market Manager, Meat Manager, Seafood Manager

Meet Your Recruiter

Mike Cook

Mike Cook or as he is known in the industry "Grocery Store Mike", is a specialized grocery retail recruiter for Frontline Source Group. With more than 35+ years in the grocery retail industry, Mike started as a part-time courtesy clerk. He worked his way up to serve in-store leadership positions with both traditional and specialty food formats.  His expertise lies in hiring, training, and developing company leaders for small supermarkets to large grocery store operations with hundreds of locations. This experience is what differentiates his ability to recruit top Grocery talent from other recruiters in the market place.

Throughout his career, Mike has placed an emphasis on professional development and continuing education. He was in the charter class of Brookshire University, graduating as salutatorian. He also has earned certificates of proficiency in management specialized leadership and retail management from Tyler Junior College. The later certification was in collaboration with the Western Association of Food Chains. And, he has received numerous awards and accolades for customer service and leadership.

Mike has a passion for community service, having served as a board member for the Bear Creek Specialty Utility District (formerly Lavon Water Supply Corporation) from 2007-2013; Community Independent School District board trustee from 2013-2017; and currently serves as Lavon City Councilman, Place 2 since 2017.

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