• Produce Manager Full-time

    Job Locations CA-AB-Calgary
    Job ID
    Warehouse Operations & Delivery
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The SPUD.CA family of companies is an online grocery delivery business headquartered in Vancouver, with integrated operations through our Be Fresh and Blush Lane markets in Western Canada. We are a passionate team of nice people, who want to make a difference. We believe that food touches every aspect of our lives so we value sustainable farming practices, sourcing local, treating animals humanely, and reducing food waste. As a certified B Corporation since 2013, we are committed to responsible business practices that are socially responsible.


    If our values resonate with you, and you want to learn, grow and develop within a with a team that inspires, shares knowledge, and cares, then please apply! We are growing, innovating, and it’s our great people that make it fun to come to work every day.


    SPUD.CA is looking for a full-time, permanent Produce Manager based out of our Calgary, AB location (#3 3200 14th Avenue NE). This position is Sunday- Thursday 8:30 am- 5:00 pm. 


    We are growing and love to promote from within plus you will receive 20% off of all our cool, local products!

    Duties & Responsibilities

    The Produce Manager is the quality champion for our customers. The Produce Manager ensures that our produce inventory is accurate, that we are managing our shrink, culls and credits effectively, and that we are not shorting or providing substitutions to our customers on their orders. This team-based position works directly with the Produce Director on getting the freshest produce into each bin.

    • Complete/oversee daily inventory counts and update the inventory screens in the company’s inventory management system.
    • Oversee and assist in receiving, stocking, prepping and bagging produce as needed.
    • Inspect all incoming produce shipments and request claims on any inferior quality items as directed by the produce buyer.
    • Provide the Donation Report to charity partners (including the Calgary Food Bank) on a weekly basis to receive charitable donation receipts.
    • Place daily produce orders, ensuring there is consistent supply on hand to fill customer orders while minimizing shrink.
    • Put together and record produce transfers to SPUD’s other locations/entities.
    • Create the retail purchase list daily to ensure there are no shorts/subs for our customers.
    • Maintain an accurate record of all invoices and credits received.
    • Create the weekly produce listing based on the best pricing, quality and selection.
    • Seek out new suppliers to ensure SPUD’s local and organic selection is consistently improving.
    • Daily produce line inspection and quality checks, with full authority to remove items as needed that do not meet our quality standards.
    • Daily communication with the packing line with updates on new items, shorts/subs, and quality concerns.

    Qualifications & Requirements

    • Experience working with produce.
    • Experience purchasing perishable goods in the grocery industry.
    • Experience working in a team environment and leading/supervising other team members.
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office. Experience with inventory management systems is an asset.
    • History of working with food, either in a service, retail, or production role, and strong understanding of food safety and quality control processes.
    • A minimum of a high school education. Post secondary education (or similar work experience) is an asset. 
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Attention to detail.
    • Proven ability and desire to actively problem solve and creatively improve processes and assigned tasks on a daily basis.


    • An annual salary (paid bi-weekly) based on experience. 
    • A discount on purchases.
    • Extended health care benefits (effective the first day of the month following the 90 day probationary period).


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