[fusion_text]We currently have managerial openings available at the following locations:[/fusion_text][separator style_type=”double|dotted” top_margin=”” bottom_margin=”” sep_color=”” icon=”” width=”” class=”” id=””][accordian class=”” id=””][toggle title=”Assistant Store Manager – FT – Lower Mainland” open=”no”]Kin’s Farm Market currently has a job opening for a full-time Assistant Manager. The selected candidate will be working at Lower Mainland (Please state in your resume what cities you prefer to work in).

The Assistant Store Manager reports to the Store Manager and District Manager. Supervises employees and supporting the Store Manager in Kin’s Farm Market Retail Stores. The Assistant Manager is responsible for the daily direction, coordination, and evaluation of employees and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.

The Assistant Manager will work 5.5 days a week, which includes weekdays and weekends during store operation hours.

Responsibilities:
– Follow and guide employees to follow Kin’s Farm Market’s Mission, Spirit, Rules, Store Quality Standards, Work Standards, and Company Policies.
– Plans, organizes, directs, and executes activities related to the daily operation of Kin’s Farm Retail Stores.
– Develop display, sales, marketing, and price strategies, working closely with merchandisers and store management.
– Follow pricing guidelines and maintain store margin percentage.
– Conduct competitor’s shopping/price check weekly.
– In charge of product promotion. Arrange attractive displays and create a good shopping atmosphere.
– Place daily orders. Monitor stock, cooler and loading area. Perform quality control of products upon receiving.
– Monitor and maintain wages, employee work schedule, and weekly wages percentage according to company standards and individual store needs.
– Monitor cash management. This includes money in safe, change box, and minimizing shortage levels. Deposit cash to bank daily.
– Ensure employees properly handle products with care.
– Always maintain store and office sanitation.
– Monitor and maintain maintenance log records.
– Ensure workplace is safe and harassment free. Ensure employees treated fairly and without discrimination.
– Personnel responsibilities include guidance, employee relations, interviewing, hiring and training employees; minimize labour turnover, planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance reviews; rewarding and disciplining.
– Provide feedback and contribution to company meetings.

Qualification:
– At least 2 years of Retail Supervisory experience preferably at a produce store.
– Valid Food Safe Certificate.

To have, to provide and to use own personal email to receive company emails.

We offer the successful applicant competitive salary (commensurate with experience), career advancement opportunity, vacation pay and employee discount.

If you are interested in the above position and possess the qualification and competency which we are looking for, please apply by sending your resume by email via hr@kinsfarmmarket.com and include in the subject line “KFM-AM”. Please also state what locations / cities you would like to work in on your resume.

We appreciate everyone who has applied, but due to the high volume, only the applicants chosen will be contacted.[/toggle][toggle title=”Shift Leader – FT – North Vancouver” open=”no”]Kin’s Farm Market is currently looking for Full-Time Shift Leaders to work in our stores located in North Vancouver: Lynn Valley (LYN), Capilano Mall (CAP) and Lonsdale Quay (LNQ).

Reporting to the Store Manager, this position is responsible for performing the following duties on the scheduled days of work.

Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the assigned Store Manager or to the designated Assistant Store Manager, this entry level management position supervises and coordinates the activities of Sales Associates, is responsible for opening and closing the store, provides customer service, performs the full range of cashier duties and necessary stocking duties as well as other duties required at a Kin’s Farm Market.

The Shift Leader’s responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to the following:

Supervisory

– Trains, supervises and coordinates activities of Sales Associates according to- Kin’s policies and procedures
– Plans and supervises store opening and/or closing routine, follows up on opening and closing checklists; ensures suitable products are displayed properly during closing for the next morning store opening
– Acts as a role model and motivates and guides Sales Associates to provide excellent customer service in order to reach organizational goals and objectives.

Customer Service

– Maintains the company and store image according to Kin’s policies and procedures
– Greet customers and creates a friendly shopping atmosphere
– Provides information to customers and answers their questions and inquiries about products, procedures or policies
– Promotes products, such as seasonal items or specials, by performing product promotions to customers through sampling (and cooking demonstration, if required) and closes the sale
– Resolves problems that arise such as customer complaints and supply shortages

Cashier Duties

– Operates cash registers, point of sale equipment and other equipment for processing transactions
– Receives and processes payments by cash, cheque, credit card or automatic debit accurately
– Calculates total payments received at the end of work shift and reconciles with total sales
– Balances the till at the end of the shift and prepares reports regarding cash balances
– Maintains the accuracy of the store’s daily sales record and cash balance (including money in the safe and change box) and minimizes cash shortages
– Authorizes payments by cheque and the return of merchandise
– Weighs produce and bulk goods, wraps and places merchandise in bags

Stocking Duties

– Receives, unloads and unpacks products and counts, weighs and sorts them according to company receiving procedures
– Ensures displays are full at all times and shelves are stocked with good quality products in all sections including, the Front, Middle, Outside and Veggie Section.
– Cashier Counter, Reduced and Side Sections according to Kin’s procedures
– Directs employees and leads by example to clean premises including front and back of store, eating area, office, washroom, floor, cooler, kitchen and cutting table. Monitors and maintains maintenance log records
– Maintains inventory of store supplies within budget to ensure supplies are sufficiently equipped for the sales floor
– Assists with inventory control and spoilage control and ensures proper tracking in the different company logs

Qualifications for this position

– Well organized with attention to details
– Able to motivate and coach employees
– Able to interact with customers in a friendly and cheerful manner
– Able to work independently and as a member of a team
– Lift 30 to 50lbs boxes periodically throughout the day
– Some supervisory experience is an asset
– Able to speak a second language is an asset
– Completion of secondary school education
– Food Safe Training is an asset

We offer the successful applicant competitive salary (commensurate with experience), career advancement opportunity (Assistant Manager & Store Manager Training Programs), vacation pay, paid sick leave and employee discount.

If you are interested in the above position and possess the qualification and competency which we are looking for, please apply by sending your resume by email via hr@kinsfarmmarket.com and include the quote “SL-LYN, SL- CAP or SL-LNQ (your preferred working location)” in the subject line of your resume and cover letter.

We thank everyone who is interested, please note that only selected candidates will be contacted for further processing.[/toggle][toggle title=”Shift Leader – FT – Blundell” open=”no”]Kin’s Farm Market is currently looking for Full-Time Shift Leaders to work in our stores located in Blundell. Reporting to the Store Manager, this position is responsible for performing the following duties on the scheduled days of work.

Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the assigned Store Manager or to the designated Assistant Store Manager, this entry level management position supervises and coordinates the activities of Sales Associates, is responsible for opening and closing the store, provides customer service, performs the full range of cashier duties and necessary stocking duties as well as other duties required at a Kin’s Farm Market.

The Shift Leader’s responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to the following:

Supervisory

– Trains, supervises and coordinates activities of Sales Associates according to- Kin’s policies and procedures
– Plans and supervises store opening and/or closing routine, follows up on opening and closing checklists; ensures suitable products are displayed properly during closing for the next morning store opening
– Acts as a role model and motivates and guides Sales Associates to provide excellent customer service in order to reach organizational goals and objectives.

Customer Service

– Maintains the company and store image according to Kin’s policies and procedures
– Greet customers and creates a friendly shopping atmosphere
– Provides information to customers and answers their questions and inquiries about products, procedures or policies
– Promotes products, such as seasonal items or specials, by performing product promotions to customers through sampling (and cooking demonstration, if required) and closes the sale
– Resolves problems that arise such as customer complaints and supply shortages

Cashier Duties

– Operates cash registers, point of sale equipment and other equipment for processing transactions
– Receives and processes payments by cash, cheque, credit card or automatic debit accurately
– Calculates total payments received at the end of work shift and reconciles with total sales
– Balances the till at the end of the shift and prepares reports regarding cash balances
– Maintains the accuracy of the store’s daily sales record and cash balance (including money in the safe and change box) and minimizes cash shortages
– Authorizes payments by cheque and the return of merchandise
-Weighs produce and bulk goods, wraps and places merchandise in bags

Stocking Duties

– Receives, unloads and unpacks products and counts, weighs and sorts them according to company receiving procedures
– Ensures displays are full at all times and shelves are stocked with good quality products in all sections including, the Front, Middle, Outside andVeggie Section.
– Cashier Counter, Reduced and Side Sections according to Kin’s procedures
– Directs employees and leads by example to clean premises including front and back of store, eating area, office, washroom, floor, cooler, kitchen and cutting table. Monitors and maintains maintenance log records
– Maintains inventory of store supplies within budget to ensure supplies are sufficiently equipped for the sales floor
– Assists with inventory control and spoilage control and ensures proper tracking in the different company logs

Qualifications for this position

– Well organized with attention to details
– Able to motivate and coach employees
– Able to interact with customers in a friendly and cheerful manner
– Able to work independently and as a member of a team
– Lift 30 to 50lbs boxes periodically throughout the day
– Some supervisory experience is an asset
– Able to speak a second language is an asset
– Completion of secondary school education
– Food Safe Training is an asset

We offer the successful applicant competitive salary (commensurate with experience), career advancement opportunity (Assistant Manager & Store Manager Training Programs), vacation pay, paid sick leave and employee discount.

If you are interested in the above position and possess the qualification and competency which we are looking for, please apply by sending your resume by email via hr@kinsfarmmarket.com. Please include the quote “SL-RMD” in the subject line of your resume and cover letter.

We thank everyone who is interested, please note that only selected candidates will be contacted for further processing.[/toggle][toggle title=”Shift Leader – FT – Guildford Town Center” open=”no”]Kin’s Farm Market is currently looking for a Full-Time Shift Leader to work in our Guildford Town Center store. Reporting to the Store Manager, this position is responsible for performing the following duties on the scheduled days of work.

Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the assigned Store Manager or to the designated Assistant Store Manager, this entry level management position supervises and coordinates the activities of Sales Associates, is responsible for opening and closing the store, provides customer service, performs the full range of cashier duties and necessary stocking duties as well as other duties required at a Kin’s Farm Market.

The Shift Leader’s responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to the following:

Supervisory

– Trains, supervises and coordinates activities of Sales Associates according to- Kin’s policies and procedures
– Plans and supervises store opening and/or closing routine, follows up on opening and closing checklists; ensures suitable products are displayed properly during closing for the next morning store opening
– Acts as a role model and motivates and guides Sales Associates to provide excellent customer service in order to reach organizational goals and objectives.

Customer Service

– Maintains the company and store image according to Kin’s policies and procedures
– Greet customers and creates a friendly shopping atmosphere
– Provides information to customers and answers their questions and inquiries about products, procedures or policies
– Promotes products, such as seasonal items or specials, by performing product promotions to customers through sampling (and cooking demonstration, if required) and closes the sale
– Resolves problems that arise such as customer complaints and supply shortages

Cashier Duties

– Operates cash registers, point of sale equipment and other equipment for processing transactions
– Receives and processes payments by cash, cheque, credit card or automatic debit accurately
– Calculates total payments received at the end of work shift and reconciles with total sales
– Balances the till at the end of the shift and prepares reports regarding cash balances
– Maintains the accuracy of the store’s daily sales record and cash balance (including money in the safe and change box) and minimizes cash shortages
– Authorizes payments by cheque and the return of merchandise
– Weighs produce and bulk goods, wraps and places merchandise in bags

Stocking Duties

– Receives, unloads and unpacks products and counts, weighs and sorts them according to company receiving procedures
– Ensures displays are full at all times and shelves are stocked with good quality products in all sections including, the Front, Middle, Outside and Veggie Section.
– Cashier Counter, Reduced and Side Sections according to Kin’s procedures- Directs employees and leads by example to clean premises including front and back of store, eating area, office, washroom, floor, cooler, kitchen and cutting table. Monitors and maintains maintenance log records
– Maintains inventory of store supplies within budget to ensure supplies are sufficiently equipped for the sales floor
– Assists with inventory control and spoilage control and ensures proper tracking in the different company logs

Qualifications for this position

– Well organized with attention to details
– Able to motivate and coach employees
– Able to interact with customers in a friendly and cheerful manner
– Able to work independently and as a member of a team
– Lift 30 to 50lbs boxes periodically throughout the day
– Some supervisory experience is an asset
– Able to speak a second language is an asset
– Completion of secondary school education
– Food Safe Training is an asset

We offer the successful applicant competitive salary (commensurate with experience), career advancement opportunity (Assistant Manager & Store Manager Training Programs), vacation pay, paid sick leave and employee discount.

If you are interested in the above position and possess the qualification and competency which we are looking for, please apply by sending your resume by email via HR@kinsfarmmarket.com and include the quote “SL-GTC” in the subject line of your resume and cover letter.

We thank everyone who is interested, please note that only selected candidates will be contacted for further processing.[/toggle][toggle title=”Shift Leader – FT – Tricities” open=”no”]Kin’s Farm Market is currently looking for Full-Time Shift Leaders to work in our Tricities stores: Como Lake (COM), Northern Ave (LEVO) and New Port Village store (NPS). Reporting to the Store Manager, this position is responsible for performing the following duties on the scheduled days of work.

Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the assigned Store Manager or to the designated Assistant Store Manager, this entry level management position supervises and coordinates the activities of Sales Associates, is responsible for opening and closing the store, provides customer service, performs the full range of cashier duties and necessary stocking duties as well as other duties required at a Kin’s Farm Market.

The Shift Leader’s responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to the following:

Supervisory

– Trains, supervises and coordinates activities of Sales Associates according to- Kin’s policies and procedures
– Plans and supervises store opening and/or closing routine, follows up on opening and closing checklists; ensures suitable products are displayed properly during closing for the next morning store opening
– Acts as a role model and motivates and guides Sales Associates to provide excellent customer service in order to reach organizational goals and objectives.

Customer Service

– Maintains the company and store image according to Kin’s policies and procedures
– Greet customers and creates a friendly shopping atmosphere
– Provides information to customers and answers their questions and inquiries about products, procedures or policies
– Promotes products, such as seasonal items or specials, by performing product promotions to customers through sampling (and cooking demonstration, if required) and closes the sale
– Resolves problems that arise such as customer complaints and supply shortages

Cashier Duties

– Operates cash registers, point of sale equipment and other equipment for processing transactions
– Receives and processes payments by cash, cheque, credit card or automatic debit accurately
– Calculates total payments received at the end of work shift and reconciles with total sales
– Balances the till at the end of the shift and prepares reports regarding cash balances
– Maintains the accuracy of the store’s daily sales record and cash balance (including money in the safe and change box) and minimizes cash shortages
– Authorizes payments by cheque and the return of merchandise
– Weighs produce and bulk goods, wraps and places merchandise in bags

Stocking Duties

– Receives, unloads and unpacks products and counts, weighs and sorts them according to company receiving procedures
– Ensures displays are full at all times and shelves are stocked with good quality products in all sections including, the Front, Middle, Outside and Veggie Section.
– Cashier Counter, Reduced and Side Sections according to Kin’s procedures
– Directs employees and leads by example to clean premises including front and back of store, eating area, office, washroom, floor, cooler, kitchen and cutting table. Monitors and maintains maintenance log records
– Maintains inventory of store supplies within budget to ensure supplies are sufficiently equipped for the sales floor
– Assists with inventory control and spoilage control and ensures proper tracking in the different company logs

Qualifications for this position

– Well organized with attention to details
– Able to motivate and coach employees
– Able to interact with customers in a friendly and cheerful manner
– Able to work independently and as a member of a team
– Lift 30 to 50lbs boxes periodically throughout the day
– Some supervisory experience is an asset
– Able to speak a second language is an asset
– Completion of secondary school education
– Food Safe Training is an asset

We offer the successful applicant competitive salary (commensurate with experience), career advancement opportunity (Assistant Manager & Store Manager Training Programs), vacation pay, paid sick leave and employee discount.

If you are interested in the above position and possess the qualification and competency which we are looking for, please apply by sending your resume by email via HR@kinsfarmmarket.com and include the quote “SL-COM / SL- LEVO / SL – NPV (your preferred working location)” in the subject line of your resume and cover letter.

We thank everyone who is interested, please note that only selected candidates will be contacted for further processing.[/toggle][toggle title=”Shift Leader – FT – Vancouver” open=”no”]Kin’s Farm Market is currently looking for Full-Time Shift Leaders to work in our stores located in Vancouver: Oakridge (OAK), Champlain Sqaure (CPS), City Square (CSQ), Denman (DEN), Kerrisdale (KER), West 10th Ave (TEN).

Reporting to the Store Manager, this position is responsible for performing the following duties on the scheduled days of work.

Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the assigned Store Manager or to the designated Assistant Store Manager, this entry level management position supervises and coordinates the activities of Sales Associates, is responsible for opening and closing the store, provides customer service, performs the full range of cashier duties and necessary stocking duties as well as other duties required at a Kin’s Farm Market.

The Shift Leader’s responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to the following:

Supervisory

– Trains, supervises and coordinates activities of Sales Associates according to- Kin’s policies and procedures
– Plans and supervises store opening and/or closing routine, follows up on opening and closing checklists; ensures suitable products are displayed properly during closing for the next morning store opening
– Acts as a role model and motivates and guides Sales Associates to provide excellent customer service in order to reach organizational goals and objectives.

Customer Service

– Maintains the company and store image according to Kin’s policies and procedures
– Greet customers and creates a friendly shopping atmosphere
– Provides information to customers and answers their questions and inquiries about products, procedures or policies
– Promotes products, such as seasonal items or specials, by performing product promotions to customers through sampling (and cooking demonstration, if required) and closes the sale
– Resolves problems that arise such as customer complaints and supply shortages

Cashier Duties

– Operates cash registers, point of sale equipment and other equipment for processing transactions
– Receives and processes payments by cash, cheque, credit card or automatic debit accurately
– Calculates total payments received at the end of work shift and reconciles with total sales
– Balances the till at the end of the shift and prepares reports regarding cash balances
– Maintains the accuracy of the store’s daily sales record and cash balance (including money in the safe and change box) and minimizes cash shortages
– Authorizes payments by cheque and the return of merchandise
– Weighs produce and bulk goods, wraps and places merchandise in bags

Stocking Duties

– Receives, unloads and unpacks products and counts, weighs and sorts them according to company receiving procedures
– Ensures displays are full at all times and shelves are stocked with good quality products in all sections including, the Front, Middle, Outside and Veggie Section.
– Cashier Counter, Reduced and Side Sections according to Kin’s procedures
– Directs employees and leads by example to clean premises including front and back of store, eating area, office, washroom, floor, cooler, kitchen and cutting table. Monitors and maintains maintenance log records
– Maintains inventory of store supplies within budget to ensure supplies are sufficiently equipped for the sales floor
– Assists with inventory control and spoilage control and ensures proper tracking in the different company logs

Qualifications for this position

– Well organized with attention to details
– Able to motivate and coach employees
– Able to interact with customers in a friendly and cheerful manner
– Able to work independently and as a member of a team
– Lift 30 to 50lbs boxes periodically throughout the day
– Some supervisory experience is an asset
– Able to speak a second language is an asset
– Completion of secondary school education
– Food Safe Training is an asset

We offer the successful applicant competitive salary (commensurate with experience), career advancement opportunity (Assistant Manager & Store Manager Training Programs), vacation pay, paid sick leave and employee discount.

If you are interested in the above position and possess the qualification and competency which we are looking for, please apply by sending your resume by email via HR@kinsfarmmarket.cominclude and include the quote “SL-OAK, SL-CPS, SL-CSQ, SL-DEN, SL-KER, SL-TEN (your preferred working location)” in the subject line of your resume and cover letter.

We thank everyone who is interested, please note that only selected candidates will be contacted for further processing.[/toggle][toggle title=”Store Manager – FT – Lower Mainland” open=”no”]Kins Farm Market currently has a job opening for a full-time Store Manager. The selected candidate will be working in the Lower Mainland (Please state in your resume what cities you prefer to work in).

The Store Manager reports to the District Manager. Supervises employees in Kin’s Farm Market Retail Stores. The Store Manager is responsible for the daily direction, coordination, and evaluation of employees and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.

The Store Manager will work 5.5 days a week, which includes weekdays and weekends during store operation hours.

Responsibilities:

– Plans, organizes, directs, and controls activities related to the daily operation of Kin’s Farm Retail Stores.
– Work closely with merchandisers and store management to develop display, sales, marketing, and price strategies.
– Follow pricing guidelines and maintain store margin percentage.
– Conduct price check weekly. In charge of product promotion, arranging displays and making the shopping area attractive.
– Ensures compliance to policies and procedures at all times.
– Place daily orders. Monitor stock, cooler and loading area. Perform quality control of products upon receiving.
– Proper inventory controls
– Monitor and maintain wages, employee work schedule, and weekly wages percentage according to company standards and individual store needs.
– Monitor cash management. This includes money in safe, change box, and minimizing shortage levels. Deposit cash to bank daily.
– Ensure employees properly handle products with care and execute customer service to meet company standards.
– Create, monitor and maintain a clean and healthy store environment by promoting cleanliness and healthy habits.
– Recruit, train and lead the employees. Appraise employee performance.
– Organize 2 staff meetings per year.
– Delivery of financial results

Qualification:

– At least 2 years of Retail Management experience preferably at a produce store.
– Valid Food Safe Certificate.
– To have, to provide and to use own personal email to receive company emails.

We offer the successful applicant competitive salary (commensurate with experience), career advancement opportunity, vacation pay and employee discount.

If you are interested in the above position and possess the qualification and competency which we are looking for, please apply by sending your resume by email via HR@kinsfarmmarket.com and put in the subject line “KFM-SM”.

Please also state what locations / cities you would like to work in on your resume.
We appreciate everyone who has applied, but due to the high volume, only the applicants chosen will be contacted.[/toggle][toggle title=”Full-Time Shift Leaders – Coquitlam” open=”no”]Kin’s Farm Market is currently looking for Full-Time Shift Leaders to work in our stores located in Coquitlam. Reporting to the Store Manager, this position is responsible for performing the following duties on the scheduled days of work.

Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the assigned Store Manager or to the designated Assistant Store Manager, this entry level management position supervises and coordinates the activities of Sales Associates, is responsible for opening and closing the store, provides customer service, performs the full range of cashier duties and necessary stocking duties as well as other duties required at a Kin’s Farm Market.

The Shift Leader’s responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to the following:

Supervisory

– Trains, supervises and coordinates activities of Sales Associates according to- Kin’s policies and procedures
– Plans and supervises store opening and/or closing routine, follows up on opening and closing checklists; ensures suitable products are displayed properly during closing for the next morning store opening
– Acts as a role model and motivates and guides Sales Associates to provide excellent customer service in order to reach organizational goals and objectives.

Customer Service

– Maintains the company and store image according to Kin’s policies and procedures
– Greet customers and creates a friendly shopping atmosphere
– Provides information to customers and answers their questions and inquiries about products, procedures or policies
– Promotes products, such as seasonal items or specials, by performing product promotions to customers through sampling (and cooking demonstration, if required) and closes the sale
– Resolves problems that arise such as customer complaints and supply shortages

Cashier Duties

– Operates cash registers, point of sale equipment and other equipment for processing transactions
– Receives and processes payments by cash, cheque, credit card or automatic debit accurately
– Calculates total payments received at the end of work shift and reconciles with total sales
– Balances the till at the end of the shift and prepares reports regarding cash balances
– Maintains the accuracy of the store’s daily sales record and cash balance (including money in the safe and change box) and minimizes cash shortages
– Authorizes payments by cheque and the return of merchandise
-Weighs produce and bulk goods, wraps and places merchandise in bags

Stocking Duties

– Receives, unloads and unpacks products and counts, weighs and sorts them according to company receiving procedures
– Ensures displays are full at all times and shelves are stocked with good quality products in all sections including, the Front, Middle, Outside andVeggie Section.
– Cashier Counter, Reduced and Side Sections according to Kin’s procedures
– Directs employees and leads by example to clean premises including front and back of store, eating area, office, washroom, floor, cooler, kitchen and cutting table. Monitors and maintains maintenance log records
– Maintains inventory of store supplies within budget to ensure supplies are sufficiently equipped for the sales floor
– Assists with inventory control and spoilage control and ensures proper tracking in the different company logs

Qualifications for this position

– Well organized with attention to details
– Able to motivate and coach employees
– Able to interact with customers in a friendly and cheerful manner
– Able to work independently and as a member of a team
– Lift 30 to 50lbs boxes periodically throughout the day
– Some supervisory experience is an asset
– Able to speak a second language is an asset
– Completion of secondary school education
– Food Safe Training is an asset

We offer the successful applicant competitive salary (commensurate with experience), career advancement opportunity (Assistant Manager & Store Manager Training Programs), vacation pay, paid sick leave and employee discount.

If you are interested in the above position and possess the qualification and competency which we are looking for, please apply by sending your resume by email via hr@kinsfarmmarket.com. Please include the quote “SL-COM” in the subject line of your resume and cover letter.

We thank everyone who is interested, please note that only selected candidates will be contacted for further processing.

 [/toggle][toggle title=”District Manager” open=”no”]Kin’s Farm Market currently has a job opening for a District Manager. He/she will work 5.5 days a week, which includes weekdays and weekends during store operation hours and must be willing to work at different Stores in the Lower Mainland. He/she will work autonomously under general direction of the Operation Manager. This position is responsible for performing the following duties:

Multi-store Management:

  1. Conducts regular stores visit, ensures stores are in compliance and operates according to Kin’s Farm Market’s required operating standards and procedures.
  2. Monitors, guides and advises Store Managers and Assistant Store Managers to operate a Kin’s Farm Market retail store effectively; follows up on actions required on a timely manner.
  3. Ensures the workplace is safe and harassment free. Ensures employees are treated fairly and without discrimination.
  4. Lead store management to:
  • Meet Kin’s Farm Market’s Mission, Spirit, Rules, Store Quality Standards, Work Standards, and Company Policies.
  • Prepare annual budget and action plan; quarterly review and revision of budgets if required.
  • Maintain the company quality standard and reach the optimal profitability and display standards
  • Maintain gross margin and inventory turnover according to individual store standards.
  • Oversee overall wage expenses, spoilage and supplies expenses according to company standards.
  • Monitor store management working schedules and take proper action.
  • Communicate and maintains a good relationship with the mall management companies.
  1. Maintains awareness of market trends in the retail industry, understanding forthcoming customer initiatives, and monitoring what local competitors are doing; reads Market News, Operation News and any other communication from Kin’s and implements any updates within the required time frame.
  2. Studies and analyzes store performance reports, discusses action plan with store management to improve store performance and efficiency.
  3. Acts as liaison between stores and suppliers; assists to distribute produce to stores according to its needs.
  4. Involves in the settlement of claim disputes between Store Managers and suppliers or any other 3rd parties.
  5. Prepares produces sales reports and/or any other forms of analyses as required from time to time.
  6. Communicate all updates, changes or new information from the Support Center to the assigned stores.

People Management:

  1. Manages matters related to employees within the district which include but are not limited to the followings:
  • Determines staffing needs for stores within the district.
  • Approves vacation schedules of Store Managers, plan for relieve staff and/or acts as back up when Store Managers within the district are on vacation.
  • Manages and motivates store management to increase sales and ensure efficiency.
  • Manages stores and employees’ performance through regular store visits, evaluation and constant communications.
  • Recognizes good performance and behaviors; documents disciplinary actions of Store Managers within the district.
  • Acts as backup of other District Managers when they are on vacations.
  1. Provides training to new and existing management team; conduct presentations during meetings as required.
  2. Guides and coaches store managers to solve problems and employee issues professionally; conducts proper investigation according to company guidelines and take appropriate disciplinary actions which are in compliance to the applicable act, legislation and regulations.
  3. Oversees human resources activities which may include interviewing, hiring, resolving conflicts and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance reviews; rewarding and disciplining employees.
  4. Provides feedback and contributes to company meetings, e.g. Store Manger Meetings, Assistant Store Manger Meetings, General Meetings and to other company initiatives.
  5. Promotes rewarding careers by developing and promoting internal employees based on performance.
  6. Cultivates and encourages open and honest communications in the workplace environment.
  7. Evaluates Store Management and coaches when appropriate based on Kin’s standards and individual stores needs in consultation with the Store Manager.

Company Expansion:

  1. Be responsible for taking over new store opening including participation in operation and the overall planning, overseeing construction of new stores if required, organizing store grand opening and marketing events, staff recruitment and training.

Qualification:

  • At least 3 years of Managing Retail experience preferably at a produce store.
  • Excellent communication and Interpersonal skills with good command of English.
  • Ability to think strategically and take action in executing a strategic plan.
  • Flexible and willing to work on emergency situations on 24/7 basis.
  • A team player with strong Coaching and Performance Evaluation skills.
  • To have a vehicle and to be able to drive.

We offer the successful applicant competitive salary (commensurate with experience), career advancement opportunity, vacation pay and employee discount.

We appreciate everyone who has applied, but due to the high volume, only the applicants chosen will be contacted.

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