Assistant Produce Manager

Job Description

Assistant Produce Manager

Requisition ID:  180839

Career Group:  Store Careers 

Job Category:  Retail – Produce 

Travel Requirements:  0 – 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: British Columbia 

City: Trail

Location: 4924 Trail Safeway 

Postal Code: V1R1M3 


Safeway grocery stores provide an exceptional food shopping experience to consumers from Vancouver, British Columbia to Thunder Bay, Ontario. We are the newest member of Sobeys Inc.’s retail food offering which serves the needs of Canadians with more than 1,600 stores in over 930 communities from coast-to-coast. Whether it’s your first job or you’re ready for a new challenge, we have a career to fit your life. Our commitment to delivering top quality products and superior service to our customers, and for giving back to the communities we serve has earned us a reputation as an employer of choice for those looking for an exciting career in food retail.

Ready to Make an impact?

The Assistant Produce Department Manager supports and assists the Produce Department Manager in the efficient and fiscally responsible operation of the department. In absence of the Department Manager, the Assistant Manager will supervise, 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 Department Manager will foster customer loyalty, fulfill customer needs and actively contribute to an environment of employee and customer engagement.

Here’s where you’ll be focusing:


• Provide customer service to exceed customer needs
• Supervise Produce department personnel in the absence of Produce Manager
• Promote an employee culture of coaching and development
• Complete customer produce orders
• Receive produce orders
• Perform daily produce preparation
• Merchandise the Produce Department
• Maintain sanitation standards
• Adhere to and implement all applicable company standards
• Perform administrative duties as required
• Other duties as required

What you have to offer:


• Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
• Passionate about food and eager to learn more about it
• Team Player who builds strong genuine relationships with co-workers and customers
• Proactive problem-solver with the ability to identify inefficiencies, suggest improvements and has the confidence to action them
• Maintains a positive can-do attitude in the face of change and multiple priorities
• Committed to delivering their best every day
• Above average oral and written communication skills
• Good work ethic and ability to multi task
• Able to coach and mentor others
• Available for a variety of shifts including evenings and weekends



We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package, varied by role, designed to help our teammates to live better – physically, financially and emotionally.

The salary rate for this position in British Columbia is $16.75/hr. We will consider factors such as your working location, work experience and skills as well as internal equity, and market conditions to ensure that you are paid fairly and competitively
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.