Department Manager Jobs at Kroger Arvada, CO

Full Time

Website Kroger



The Produce Department Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing the daily operations of the produce department within a Kroger store. This includes managing inventory, pricing, and product selection, as well as overseeing a team of employees and ensuring that the department is well-maintained and running smoothly. The Produce Department Manager should have a strong understanding of the produce industry, as well as excellent leadership and customer service skills.


  • Oversee and manage the daily operations of the produce department, including inventory management, pricing, and product selection
  • Supervise and motivate a team of employees, ensuring that they are properly trained and performing their duties to the best of their ability
  • Maintain high standards of cleanliness and organization within the department
  • Ensure that the produce department is well-stocked and visually appealing to customers
  • Work closely with store management to develop and implement strategies to increase sales and profitability of the produce department
  • Handle customer inquiries and complaints in a professional and courteous manner
  • Participate in inventory management, including ordering and receiving products, and monitoring shrinkage


  • 2+ years of experience in a produce department management role
  • Strong understanding of the produce industry and a passion for fresh, high-quality products
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and handle a fast-paced work environment
  • Customer service experience a plus
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and track sales data to identify trends and make adjustments to product selection and pricing as necessary
  • Collaborate with store management to create and execute promotional plans for the produce department
  • Develop and maintain relationships with local farmers and produce vendors to secure the best quality and pricing for products
  • Ensure compliance with all food safety regulations and protocols within the department
  • Participate in the hiring and training process for new employees within the produce department
  • Lead by example and maintain a positive and professional attitude at all times
  • Assist with special projects and other duties as assigned by store management.


  • Proven success in a produce department management role, with a track record of increasing sales and profitability
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other relevant software programs
  • Flexibility to work weekends, holidays, and varying schedules as needed
  • Physical ability to stand for long periods of time and lift up to 50 pounds as needed.

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