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Produce Managers supervise and coordinate grocery store staff. Their main responsibilities are maximizing sales, providing customer service, and making sure the store is clean and organized. Some typical duties listed on a Produce Manager resume sample are attaining sales targets, recruiting and training employees, answering to customer questions and solving complaints, and implementing safety guidelines. Those interested in a Produce Manager position should highlight in their resumes leadership, sales orientation, customer service skills, and problem-solving abilities. Produce Managers come from various educational backgrounds, and candidates holding just a high school diploma are accepted too.

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Produce Manager

Met and exceeded all department goals. Responsible for training and developing new associates and creating a pleasant environment to shop and work. Established a high level of Customer Service and maintained a fresh and attractive department.

  • Ordered merchandise, performed monthly inventory and trained new associates.
  • Through streamlined inventory control processes losses and shrinkage was reduced by 50% to a total of 4%
  • Developed innovative merchandising display process to position high interest items for maximum customer exposure
  • Responsible for monthly/quarterly year over year sales increases ranging from 25% to 50%
Candidate Info
48
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
2

Produce Manager

Prepared program operating budgets, budget reports and other financial performance reports.

  • Exceeded sales goals by at least 20% for 4 months in a row.
  • Maintained up-to-date account distribution information.
  • Supervised, trained and developed team members in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Unloaded trailers, received merchandise, verified orders and broke down produce loads.
  • Followed proper standards for product freshness, food safety, weights and measures, refrigeration and sanitation.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
HS
Business, Management And Communications
3

Assistant Produce Manager

Maintain weekly sales to purchase projections. Manage the development of employees. Assist with the on-hand and ordering of merchandise. Ensure excellent customer service.

  • Processed a $10,000 produce order within one hour in response to the Department Manager being unavailable enabling $5,000 in potentially lost sales.
  • Exceeded weekly sales projections by 15% while substituting for the Department Manager during his absence.
  • Department was recognized as best in the district for exceeding annual sales by 14%.
  • Recognized and rewarded for engaging clients in friendly conversation while meeting their needs.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Organizational Communication, Minor: Business Management Gpa: 363
4

Produce Manager

I ran a produce department with a high focus on local and organic. The summer months consisted of high levels of communication with local farmers and maintaining good personal and professional relationships with them. There was lots of physical labor along with office duties (see skill sets below) during an average day. I also took a great part in planning the primary stages of an expansion. I focus much on emotional intelligence when working with others and managing.

  • Supervised a department of 8+.
  • Communicated produce needs with 25+ vendors and organized logistical foundation. Placed orders.
  • Facilitated a fundraiser with Big Brother Big Sister.
  • Created systems and manuals for the department and company.
  • Began an online organizational system for files and applications.
  • Maintained sales, budgets, scheduling and inventory.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
English
5

Produce Manager

Manage Produce Department, overseeing a department that generates over $80,000 in weekly sales, and a 12 member team. Direct ordering, merchandising, advertising, and consumer communications of the Produce Department.

  • Executed and launched weekly sales promotions and promotional displays that propelled sales from $40,000 to $80,000 on a weekly basis.
  • Led market launch of over 20 different new products and items, Identified opportunities, researched new product possibilities, collaborated with teams, assist in marketing and selling new products to generate $1.2M in annual sales for multi-locations of retail stores.
  • Performed ongoing customer/market research and demographic profiling to identify and capitalize on market needs.
  • Trained, coached, and taught ample new associates on department and company-wide procedures. Trained associates to point of promotion to the management level.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
6

Produce Manager

Contributed to profitability by using proper sales mix for maximum gross margins

  • Demonstrated effective leadership and encouraged team concepts.
  • Fostered development of personnel in a managerial capacity.
  • Organized and manage by applying my experience in display techniques to achieve record sales.
  • Foretasted sales budgets with successful analysis of past trends.
  • Accountable for achieving targeted sales and profit goals.
  • Demonstrated effective presentation skills.
  • Supervised associates, scheduled work hours, resolved conflicts, determined salaries.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
Computer Information Systems
Business
7

Produce Manager

Directly responsible for six associates for a 1.3 million dollar a year department

  • Grew produce sales through effective merchandising, and quality control
  • Met and exceeded inventory goals
  • Ordering, scheduling, housekeeping, and adherence to all safety and company policies and standards
  • Trained and developed associates providing needed feedback
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
8

Produce Manager

Maximize profit and reduce shrink, providing quality of product, presentation, selection, pricing, and above all, customer service

  • Oversaw Operations for the produce department in the new flagship store
  • Managed a team of 10+ employees and trained 20+ employees in the months prior to and following Grand Opening
  • Controlled ordering, inventory, and merchandising and negotiated wholesale costs, specials, and terms with vendors
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Philosophy
9

Assistant Produce Manager

Oversee day to day functions of department, including troubleshooting and vendor/supplier relations

  • Performed visually appealing merchandising, health code enforcement, customer relations as well as training and coaching of team members
  • Responsible for accounting, record keeping of all vendors and evaluated sales from previous day
  • Monitored cleanliness of department and consistently inspected produce quality
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
10

Produce Manager/deli Associate

Managed a $4.5 million a year produce department, operating seven days a week twenty-four hours a day.

  • Maintained a perpetual inventory. Responsible for product quality, ordering, inventory control, pricing, and merchandising. Increased produce sales by 17 percent with a profit of 30.5 percent.
  • Serviced customers at the deli and hot food counter, cooked rotisserie chickens and hot foods.
  • Cleaned equipment and deli department to meet sanitation requirements.
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Financial Management And Budgeting

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