Meat Department Manager - Full Time

Meat GTA, Canada


Longo’s is committed to maintaining an environment where team members have a place to grow and pursue excellence. We are a Canadian, family owned, independent food retailer which has grown and prospered since 1956. Our team members are dedicated to exceeding customer expectations by offering the best food experience to every customer, every time.  It is through such commitment that Longo’s now operates over 30 stores along with Grocery Gateway; our online grocery delivery service, is celebrating over 60 years of business and is continuing to grow.

Would you love to pursue a career with a company that is recognized as a 50 Best Managed Company and is one of Canada’s 10 most admired corporate cultures?

Are you a talented, passionate leader with a proven record of providing excellent customer service and growing sales?

If so, come join our growing team!

Position:        Meat Department Manager

This is your opportunity to advance your career in a leadership role. As the Meat Manager, you will manage the Meat department to ensure that the department is prepared for daily operations.

What you’ll do:
• Hire, motivate and mentor Team Members
• Lead, coach and train Team Members to maintain the highest level of productivity and engagement
• Resolve Team Member and customer issues as they arise
• Be committed to maintaining merchandising and operational standards
• Uphold company policies and procedures including health & safety, food safety and loss prevention and hold your team accountable to maintain set standards
• Merchandise, manage inventory, schedule and be accountable for financial objectives
• Implement initiatives that support company objectives
• Monitor local competitors and react to local market conditions
• Provide exceptional customer service to all Team Members, Customers and Vendors

What we are looking for:
• Minimum of 2-years’ experience in a meat department with Management experience and product knowledge
• Previous experience with cutting meat
• Knowledge of raw materials, product processes and quality control costs
• Thorough understanding of financials with a proven track record of delivering on financial targets
• Strong computer skills and ability to quickly learn new systems
• Understanding of Employment Standards, WHMIS, Food Safety and Loss Prevention practices
• Ability to role model and inspire behaviour consistent with our values
• Strong coaching and mentoring skills
• Ownership to resolve issues with a sense of urgency
• Effective communication and listening skills
• Strong creativity skills and ability to create eye catching displays

Work Environment:
• Work is performed in a store retail environment
• Must be available to work days, evenings and weekends
• Travel is required to support off-site events

Why join our team?
• Competitive wages and flexible benefits
• Opportunity to advance your career
• A team that cares and treats you like family
• Culture of teamwork and collaboration
• Celebrates and rewards our Team Members

Longo’s is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities throughout the recruitment process and, upon request, will work with qualified job applicants to provide suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability.

Note: A qualified job applicant with a disability is one who possesses the required skills, education, experience and training and who can, with reasonable accommodation, perform the essential functions of the position applied for.

If you require accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Coordinator at:
Telephone: 905-264-4100
Email: [email protected]
Mail: 8800 Huntington Road, Vaughan, ON, L4H 3M6