Produce/Floral Manager(Full Time)

Greater Detroit Area | Full Time | Produce/Floral

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Job Description

Starting at $14.50/hr

Busch’s is a family owned premier grocery retailer in Southeast Michigan. Busch’s currently has 15 stores and is consistently recognized by our guests as an industry leader when it comes to service, product selection, store design and overall atmosphere. Busch’s offers unique services that are not generally found at other grocery chains, including online grocery shopping, wine tastings, Beverage Consultants, made from scratch deli salads, and our MyWay loyalty card program.

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Accountable for all produce/floral orders.
  • Write weekly schedules for produce/floral associates.
  • Ensure completion of all price changes and sign maintenance.
  • Ensure products are prepared to specifications.
  • Merchandise, price and stock all produce/floral products.
  • Rotate product to minimize out of dates.
  • Complete and administer reviews for produce/floral associates.
  • Interview and hire produce/floral associates.
  • Train and develop produce/floral associates.
  • Prepare and plan for period end inventory 13 times a year.
  • Accountable for an in stock position following Busch’s guidelines.
  • Manage guest service in the produce/floral departments, daily case maintenance and cleaning, maintenance of coolers and maintenance of backroom conditions. 
  • Maintain a department plan to use seasons and seasonal food items to increase sales.
  • Assist guests with product recommendations and locations, product requests and special orders.
  • Achieve department sales and financial objectives.

Managerial Accountabilities:

  • Exemplify key concepts of hospitality when interacting with guests.
  • Provide solid leadership and guidance to direct reports.
  • Contribute to organizational effectiveness by offering information, suggestions and recommendations.
  • Communicate and work with other functional areas of Busch’s operations.
  • Adhere to all Busch’s policies, practices and procedures.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by completing educational opportunities, reviewing professional publications, benchmarking state of the art practices and networking.
  • Build strong working relationships with guests, vendors and associates.

Skills & Requirements

  • High school diploma. Bachelor degree preferred.
  • 3 years experience in produce/floral operations.
  • Previous management experience desired.
  • Food safety certification.
  • Proficient merchandising skills to plan and execute produce/floral displays designed to drive profit, create interest, perceived value and suggest meal solutions.
  • Proficient management and leadership skills.
  • Proficient organization and planning skills, especially to manage multiple deadlines and projects.
  • Proficient communication and interpersonal skills, including written, verbal and listening skills.
  • Proficient computer skills in excel, word and email. Able to learn and use a variety of proprietary applications and technology.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Proficient product knowledge of produce/floral items.

Busch’s offers a cafeteria plan design for our health (including three medical plans), dental, vision and Colonial supplemental insurance. We also offer life insurance and short/long term disability insurance.  You have choices and options for all of these plans.  Busch’s is proud to offer additional benefits including paid vacation (with an option to purchase additional vacation time), 401k with company match, bonus opportunities, educational assistance and more. 

You can take pride in being a member of the Busch’s family and working in an environment where we truly care about our guests and the products we serve. We also take great care of the associates that take care of our guests. At Busch’s, we realize that without caring, motivated and personable associates, there would be no guests to serve.