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Hannaford FT Produce Lead in Taunton, Massachusetts

Address: USA-MA-Taunton-255 Joseph E Warner Blvd Store Code: Store 08383 Produce (7248414)

Hannaford Supermarkets started out as a fresh produce vendor in Portland, Maine way back in 1883, and is still connected to those early roots as a local market. Hannaford actively seeks out farmers and producers to join our Local program which celebrates not only local foods, but the preservation of farmland, local traditions and local jobs. The connection we have to the source of our fresh foods is core to the way we do business, becoming the first major supermarket in the United States to document that all its seafood products were sustainably harvested.


• In the absence of the department manager and the assistant department manager, lead the department operations in accordance with established department standard practices.• Comply with all company policies procedures and government regulations.• Utilize retail store systems that support job functions which include but not limited to: Management Planning, Scheduling, CAO and RF Unit.• Treat all co-workers with fairness, dignity, and respect.• Meet or exceed all applicable Management Planning guidelines.• Develop produce product knowledge.• Assist in training other associates when assigned.• Maintain a neat, well-groomed personal appearance at all times; comply with company personal appearance policy.• Maintain solid communication in the department and throughout the organization.• Support company safety standards. Communicate any needed equipment repairs or maintenance work needed. Keep work area free from debris and safety hazards.• Observe and maintain company sanitation and food safety standards.• Perform all other duties as assigned.


• Ability to lead and direct others. • Retail Produce experience preferred. • Effective communication, customer service, and selling skills. • Effective interpersonal skills and desire to work in a team environment. • Demonstrated ability and willingness to learn multiple tasks and technical requirements of the job. • Must meet minimum age requirements to comply with company policy.

Physical Requirements

• Ability to use computers and other communication systems required to perform the job functions.• Lift up to 50 lb. at least 80% of the time and 75 lb. on occasion.• Reach to shoulder level or above on occasion while lifting 30 lbs.• Stand and walk 100% of the time.• Meet established volume activity standards for the department.• Frequent bending, reaching, grasping, and lifting produce items at or above waist level.• Use hands to feel objects; use tools to open boxes/cases or to prepare and clean produce.• Be able to handle a variety of substances associated with cleaning materials, packaging materials, and food products.• Tolerate working in cold temperatures for up to 20 minutes at a time.


• Role model outstanding, friendly customer service and use skills and knowledge to offer solutions that meet or exceed customer’s expectations.• Supervise performance of all duties and responsibilities of all produce associates as/when assigned by management.• Use good judgment in the delegation, assignment and follow-up required for the efficient performance in the department.• Greet and assist customers with locating and selecting products.• Perform assigned stocking, culling, and rotation procedures in accordance with established guidelines.• Prepare (trim, crisp, package, scale, etc.) all products according to established standards and quality goals.• Maintain accurate, neat records of production, shrink, sales and inventory.• Receive produce delivery, rotate and put in appropriate storage area.• Perform all assigned cleaning functions in accordance with company policy.• Adhere to highest product quality standards to support our department strategy.• Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Salary range is between $17.60 - $26.20 Hrly

Hannaford provides equal opportunity in employment to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions), age, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Requisition: 366402externalUSA-MA-Taunton_3312024