Store Manager

Canyon Market
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Position Summary

Canyon Market, a full-service natural foods grocery in the Glen Park neighborhood, is hiring a dynamic, food-centric, service-driven leader. The store manager oversees operations, staff schedules, purchasing, food quality, and safety; he or she has profit-and-loss responsibility, supports the company mission, and works daily to advance the values of the company. The store manager directly supervises ten store  departments and their supervisors; he or she also participates in senior management meetings. This position offers opportunities to apply cutting-edge merchant skills with hands-on, grass-roots management of a dynamic neighborhood business in one of the most exciting cities in the world.

What You Will Bring to the Team

  • A demonstrated zeal for top-level service to guests and staff
  • Knowledge of the natural foods retail industry
  • Technical aptitude to oversee physical inventory controls and point-of-sale accuracy
  • A flair for teaching, modeling and enhancing training programs and business culture
  • Best-of-class abilities to build relationships between staff, suppliers, and industry partners
  • The drive to grow continuously as a manager and hospitality professional
  • A joyful attitude toward sharing food and engaging the local community
  • A passion for supporting the company’s triple bottom lines: successful staff, environmental stewardship, and great finance

Qualifications and Skills

  • College degree preferred
  • Minimum two years of retail food management experience
  • Proven experience managing high-performance teams
  • Comfort with balancing the myriad human resource demands, laws, and best practices
  • Merchandising skills or experience working with successful merchandising and promotion programs
  • Knowledge of sanitation standards, health code compliance, and best safety practices in the food business
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Is a safety zealot; ensures compliance and continuous improvement in occupational and food safety
  • Experience managing neighborhood and local government concerns, requests and compliance
  • A keen interest in business performance metrics
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish and English) a big plus
  • Proficient with productivity software; familiar with database interfaces for payroll, inventory and POS

Our Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Paid time off, 401(k) with company match
  • Store discount
  • Easy commute, one block from Glen Park BART and Muni
  • Pre-tax transit program
  • Mentoring by two of the most experienced food retailers around
  • A company that actively works to increase diversity and inclusion
  • Growth opportunities

About Our Team

  • You’ll join a team of outstanding food enthusiasts who pride themselves on delivering delicious hand-crafted food and amazing service
  • Our company works hard to ensure the success of staff members
  • We appreciate hard work and hand work, and we promote our wholesome products with zeal
  • Our team includes some of the most talented buyers, bakers, butchers, cooks and service people in the natural and specialty foods sector

About Canyon Market

Founded in 2006 by food veterans Janet and Richard Tarlov, Canyon Market serves the shoppers of Glen Park and the greater Bay Area. We focus on fresh, all-natural home-made prepared foods and bread, while offering a full selection of groceries, produce, meat and seafood, personal care, cheese, coffee, beer and wine. Our 100 employees work as a big, happy, extended family to delight our customers, grow the company, and add something special to our community. See our Instagram, Facebook and Web site.

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