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Prepared Foods Assistant Manager (Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op)

Organization Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op
Location 9 Washington St
Middlebury, VT 05753

Job summary: We are looking for a leader who embodies the values of the co-op to join our Kitchen team as an Assistant Manager. This is a full-time position, responsible for fostering growth in the Prepared Foods dept by supporting our staff and assuring our customers receive the highest level of service. In exchange for the excellent interpersonal communication skills and kitchen expertise that you will bring to this dynamic role, we will provide you with a great team, fabulous hours, and generous benefits package. 

Our ideal candidate has experience in the following basic functions:

  1. Leadership: Supervising and motivating staff by actively and effectively responding to our production needs and fulfilling administrative duties in the absence of a manager 
  2. Departmental Growth: Meeting regularly with department manager to strategize ways to reach our goals
  3. Personnel: Supporting policies established to maintain a professional and fun work environment, assisting manager to ensure clear communication and coverage amongst staff
  4. Customer Service: Actively model outstanding customer service in all areas for both customers and employees, seeking assistance and additional resources when necessary 
  5. Department Operations: Performing duties consistent with needs for the shift, such as: preparing foods, managing recipes, and upholding high standards of cleanliness and sanitation

Company description: Tucked between the Green Mountains and Lake Champlain in a progressive college town, the MNFC is a democratic, member-owned cooperative committed to providing healthy, competitively priced foods; encouraging ecologically sound and healthful patterns of production and consumption; and responding to members’ needs accordingly. Since our beginnings more than 40 years ago, we have expanded to over 5,000 member-owners who are guided by shared values in sustainable business practices, growing the local foods movement, and supporting our community. 

Date Posted August 14th, 2019
Deadline November 1st, 2019
# of Positions Available 1
Categories Co-op, Deli
Type Full Time
Compensation $17.00 /hr or higher DOE
How to Apply We look forward to receiving your online application submitted via our website Please click "Careers" to access applications to our open positions.

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