Price Rite - Produce Manager (PRRC) Salary Range $22.90 - $34.38/hr

Job Title:               Produce Manager

Department:          Operations            

Reports To:           Store Manager/ Assistant Store Manager   


We are living our Mission; “The Price Rite Way, Our Messaging to Customers” which states:

“At Price Rite, we have created a different type of shopping experience, designed to give the customer the best combination of value, selection and service, and all with the customer in mind. We call it the Rite Way and it is the mission we live by:

*The Price Rite Values- Provide you with inconceivably, incredibly low prices every day, along with an array of “special buys”- better than clubs, full-service and small box competitors.

*The Price Rite Selection- Offer the freshest range of produce, meats, dairy, and baked goods along with leading brands in every category. We supplement this with our amazing private brand program, which proudly carries the Price Rite name.

*The Price Rite Service- Enthusiastic, friendly and local customer service in every department and at check-out, all accessible to you and happy to help.

We want to change the way you shop, we want you to love our experience, and always want to hear how we can get better. Thanks for choosing the Rite Way.


The RITE Way guides everything we do and is why we are in business. At price Rite, we know that a cohesive team is the foundation for everything we try to do as a company. Team Members are our “front line” to the customer, and our key partner in delivering the RITE Values, providing the RITE Service, and the RITE Selection every day.

Job Summary

The Produce Manager is accountable to the Store Manager/ Assistant Store Manager and is responsible in the Produce department for maximizing sales, protection of company assets, store conditions, presentation, control of losses, and contributes to the company's operating objectives.


Minimum Required Qualifications:

The minimum required qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Associate's degree (A. A.) from two-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or associates of organization.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. 
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to regularly stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear; sit and taste or smell; frequently lift and/or move certain objects.
  • Specific vision requirements for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions as well as cold to hot temperatures.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Essential Job Functions:

Performance of the essential functions of this position require the Team Member to possess the minimum qualifications listed above. These functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manages, supervises and provides leadership to 10-15team members in the store.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training associates; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining associates; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Maintains store conditions per company standard to improve profitability.
  • Maximizes department sales and profits.
  • Develops and maintains a team concept to improve associate morale, communications, non-union status, working conditions.
  • Maximizes store profits and gross profit through effective merchandising.
  • Achieves or surpasses productivity and payroll goals in each department.
  • Maintains customer service levels according to company standards.
  • Complies with company and governmental sanitation standards.
  • Ensures weekly on-hand inventory goals through proper ordering practices.
  • Manages the recruitment, development, training and counseling of all associates.
  • Manages others and adhere to company human resource and personnel policies as well as state and federal laws.
  • Establish a working relationship with all support staff and supervisors.
  • Develop a daily/weekly workload plan, coordinate responsibilities and follow through to maximize results.
  • Executes merchandising directives.
  • Ensures proper maintenance and safe use of equipment.
  • Ensure proper usage compliance and handling of all supplies.
  • Responsible for opening or closing store, where applicable.
  • Establish community involvement.
  • Has a Company recognized Food Safety Certification and/ or can successfully complete training to receive and maintain a Company recognized Food Safety Certification


Important Disclaimer Notice: The above statements are only intended to represent the essential job functions and general nature of the work being performed and are not exhaustive of the tasks that an Associate may be required to perform.  The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to require Associates to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations, or the work environment change. This job description is not a guarantee of employment.

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