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Restaurant Depot Produce Supervisor in Chicopee, Massachusetts

Position Title: Produce Supervisor

Department: Perishables

Supervisor: Produce Manager/Branch Manager

FLSA: Non-exempt

Position Summary:

Works closely with Produce Manager and/or Branch Manager to ensure efficient operation of the Produce Department. Assists with personnel issues and supervision of Produce Department. Maintains a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly and efficient customer service. Supports the Produce Manager and Branch Manager in maintaining regional standards.

Essential Functions:

  • Supervises, trains, evaluates and delegates tasks to Aisle-person/Stockers in Produce Department

  • Ensures friendly, efficient and professional customer service.

  • Ensures compliance with established policies and procedures.

  • Assists customers with product location and detailed information when needed.

  • Assist Produce Manager to plan and prepare work schedules to include lunch and vacation.

  • Monitors and maintains sanitation/cleaning checklists

  • Builds displays and ensures adequate signage and labeling

  • Maintains department clean, organized and appropriately stocked

  • Stocks inventory and arrange displays as needed.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Performs other work-related duties as required and assigned.

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in the food industry

  • Proven leadership skills; ability to supervise and direct employees.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, and general public

  • Ability to calculate figures, and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, area, mass and volume.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive situations.

  • Commitment to company values and strong customer orientation.

Work Environment:

  • For the most part the ambient will be cool to cold due to the refrigeration needed to maintain the produce fresh.

  • The work is performed standing/walking – must be able to stand/walk for up to 4 hours without a break

  • Physical labor is moderate to high (seasonal) – must be able to lift, push, pull, carry up to 50lbs

  • There will be industrial vehicles (forklifts, HiLo) moving material throughout the warehouse.


I fully understand the responsibilities and qualifications required for this job. Furthermore, I find that I am capable of performing the required functions.