Prepared Foods Team Leader – New Pioneer Food Co-op – Cedar Rapids, IA

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New Pioneer Food Co-op

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$42,000 a year

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Full Job Description

We have a great group of employees and customers at New Pioneer, and we’re hoping to find a team leader who can communicate well, bring positivity to the team, and deliver outstanding service to our shoppers. The pace is quick, the food is delicious, and the staff discount is generous!

What You’ll Do:
  • Train, schedule, supervise, and evaluate prepared foods team members
  • Oversee & direct activities of the deli counter, hot food bar, and prepared food displays.
  • Ensure consistent presentation of displays and stocking of product.
  • Model exceptional customer service and assist customers, while projecting a friendly, open, and service-oriented demeanor
  • Serve as point person for all prepared foods related activities and communications
  • Work with outside vendors including suppliers and our bakehouse team.
  • Promote brand and product lines.

What We’re Looking For:
  • Demonstrated retail customer service experience and skills
  • Experience building teams, executing goals, effectively creating change, and increasing efficiency
  • Experience in a production or finish bakery/kitchen
  • Enthusiasm for working in fast-paced creative environment
  • Attention to detail and ability to work in both a retail and kitchen environment
  • Ability to read, interpret, and understand financial information
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with organic and natural foods
  • Preferred but not required:
    • An Associate degree or above in business or hospitality management
    • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a leadership position in a food service environment

Additional Information:

The Prepared Foods Team Lead works in a retail, kitchen, and office environment.

Direct and interactive communication with customers and team members on the retail service floor, counter areas, as well as office hours will be a daily occurrence. Regular interaction and positive communication with New Pioneer’s production commissary Bakery and Kitchen teams will be an ongoing expectation.

This leadership position requires a committed schedule that may include opening, midday, closing, weekend, and holiday shifts.

This is a full time, salaried position with a benefits package.

Starting Salary: $42,000 – negotiable based on experience

Please submit your resume by Thursday June 16

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