About UsWho We Are: Finding a career in a new world of food is closer than you think. Market District is a food destination that is a big part of the Giant Eagle family of stores. At Market District, we celebrate a passion for amazing food and food expertise by combining the best of everyday grocery shopping with foods, ingredients and services rarely found in traditional supermarkets. In 13 locations in southwestern Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana, the Market District stores feature teams of chefs and other culinary professionals preparing fresh foods from scratch every day. All of our Team Members, Chefs and other culinary professionals are expertly trained to provide unsurpassed quality and service. And we love FOOD!
Our Market District family has a special heart for Team Members who understand the difference between making a meal and making an adventure. That’s a quality we want to help grow, so we take care to match the best candidates to their perfect roles. That simply makes good sense, and we think our Team Members appreciate knowing that we’re setting them up for success the moment they walk through our doors. We know you’ll deliver exceptional experiences for our guests when we deliver unparalleled experiences for you.
Our Produce Team Leader manages the entire Produce Team and keeps it running like a well-oiled machine. You’ll be the one who Team Members and guests look to for guidance on the freshest seasonal offerings and how to tell the different between thyme and sage for those Thanksgiving recipes! Who You Are: At work and at play, you are a leader at heart. You know that you are only successful when those around you are set up for success. You are eager to cultivate an amazing team and have the ability to inspire Team Members to enjoy this delicious culinary journey with you. You are creative with cuisine, and love to lead the way for others to foster their own creativity. An interest in food doesn¿t quite scratch the surface for you; you’re passionate about the business, the trends, and what makes customers tick. You have culinary vision beyond a simple “What’s for dinner?” and every opportunity to connect with people of different backgrounds is an opportunity for you exchange ideas and learn tricks of the trade. Our leadership team is the cream of the crop and ensures that each guest discovers the pleasure of tasting incredible food and our passion for providing it at every turn.
Maintain safety as the top priority in all aspects of our work, for our Team Members, guests, and products.
Enable unparalleled guest service by leading the Produce team by example, constantly striving to delight and surprise our guests, vendors, and stakeholders.
Cultivate a foodie culture by sharing excitement and passion for food with Team Members and guests
Inspire the Produce team and our guests with a passion for food and a willingness to go the Extra Mile to provide the best product
Proactively order new products to stay on top of guest needs.
Set and reach aggressive sales and profit goals while also managing shrink and taking action to improve the department P&L.
Establish an ongoing communication plan with the Produce team, ensuring that all Team Members are informed and prepared to put their best food forward!
Make innovative plans and suggestions to improve our business plans, and know that collaboration across all levels of the company and store will make those ideas come to life.
Provide motivational leadership to an amazing team, focusing on respect, setting an exemplary example, and remembering that food is FUN! Recognition, team development and continuously raising the bar should be second nature in this role.
Identify strengths and opportunities on the Produce team and think strategically when making moves and scheduling. Remember, leaders develop future leaders and we’re counting on you to identify Team Members who are poised to rise through the ranks. Our people are our best asset!
Nurture an environment of inclusion and diversity, keeping in mind that each Team Member has a voice.
Responsible for budget development, expense control and/or revenue generation for a department.
Supervision of team members in one department
Education and Training Required
High school diploma or equivalent
Retail work experience or Store Leader recommendation
Retail leadership or supervisory experience
Successful performance as a Peer Trainer or other similar role
Successful performance as an in-store champion (e.g., safety, service, wellness) or similar role
Demonstrated product knowledge relevant to department