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This job expired on August 27, 2019

Grocery Manager The Good Life Grocery

  • Date Posted August 21, 2019
  • Location San Francisco, CA
  • Category Business
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

The Good Life Grocery is a local small business dedicated to providing healthy, natural and fair-priced food to the San Francisco community. Working at The Good Life Grocery is not only about selling quality, healthy food but also about connecting with great customers and co-workers in a positive working and learning environment.

Job description

The Good Life Grocery seeks a Grocery Manager with strong retail grocery and management experience and a passion for selling and promoting great food. Under the supervision of the Assistant General Manager and General Manager, the Grocery Manager will lead the Grocery Department and contribute to a customer-service focused workplace. Qualified candidates have a collaborative, “can do” spirit and at least 5 years of retail grocery management experience.


Skills/Proficiencies for this position:

  • Retail grocery, product merchandising and purchasing experience
  • Management experience in a retail environment with strong supervisory skills and great customer service expertise
  • Great communication skills with customers, vendors, employees and managers
  • Able to solve problems as they arise between employees and be able to implement successful solutions
  • Understand and be interested in current natural food trends and grocery store merchandise practices
  • Be detail oriented regarding store inventory, ordering and merchandising
  • Have a positive attitude and willingness to train employees again and again
  • Spanish speaking ability helpful for training and supervision, but not required


Responsibilities for this Position: 


General Management

  • Under the supervision of the Assistant GM and the GM, responsible for all aspects of the Grocery Department in the Bernal Heights store (Grocery includes: dry grocery, taxable grocery, dairy, bulk, refrigerated, and frozen foods
  • Manage Grocery Department associates, creating a supportive, efficient and customer service focused workplace
  • Flexible availability to work, including regularly helping to open and/or close the store


Merchandising and Logistics

  • Oversee grocery inventory management, including all receiving procedures and price adjustments
  • Manage the price labeling system for the shelving
  • Oversee placement of all product merchandising, batch sales and ad information throughout store
  • Ability to prepare and transmit all grocery orders to specific vendors on a regular basis
  • Review invoices and purchase orders and negotiate with vendors for adjustments as needed
  • Assure all grocery items are sold at the margins suggested by the General Manager or Assistant General Manager
  • Suggest new items and any major resets to General Manager or Assistant General Manager
  • Track movement and sales in the Grocery Department and make suggestions to improve store sets and displays
  • Work closely with managers to prepare monthly sales ads and create incentives to push sales



  • Supervise and train Grocery Department staff to perform at their best and know the grocery products well
  • Report key issues management staff
  • Participate in and contribute to manager’s meetings


Position includes medical and dental insurance, 401K, flexible scheduling, employee purchase discount, and commuter transit benefits.


Compensation this position is : salaried, varies DOE, $55,000.00 - $65,000.00 Application instructions
This job expired on August 27, 2019
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