Produce Team Lead!

Kings Food Markets | Garden City, NY

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Posted Date 2/05/2019

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Garden City, NY

Address: 870 Franklin Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530

Hours Required: Daytime, Afternoons, & Evenings, including Weekends and Holidays

Kings, a unique retail food company based in northern New Jersey has a full-time opportunity available for a highly motivated individual with 3-5 years of Produce knowledge and experience to work with our team of passionate food lovers in Garden City, NY. At Kings, we share our love of food with our customers, and we're excited to have the opportunity to introduce this passion to the Garden City community.

For more than 75 years, Kings Food Markets has provided residents of northern New Jersey and Garden City with a unique and inspiring shopping experience paired with the highest quality foods. From locally sourced, organically grown produce, to hand-selected cheeses from over 20 countries, to chef-crafted prepared foods, Kings bring exceptional gourmet items to shoppers in all the company's locations.

The in-store experience is enhanced by members of the Kings Team, all of whom are passionate about food and eager to provide customers with helpful guidance to aid them in creating the perfect meal. Kings Food Markets is seeking Passionate Food Lovers to join the team in Garden City. Successful applicants must have extraordinary customer service skills and a passion for good food.

Some of the responsibilities include working with the produce team to ensure proper preparation and creative presentation of our extensive variety of the array of value-added fruit and vegetable items as well as our organic and conventional produce offerings, knowledge of product ordering, managing inventory and shrink control, rotation of stock, temperature and quality control, including equipment and sanitation standards.

Job Requirements


The ideal candidate must be enthusiastic, thrive in a fast-paced environment, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and be a passionate food lover who is service driven and can inspire our customers.

The following are general requirements for this position:

  • 3 or more years of produce experience in a leadership capacity
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of fruit/vegetable product quality
  • Supervisory experience and the ability to lead a team
  • Detail orientation and ability to follow sales plans
  • Good communication skills and ability to handle multiple tasks
  • General knowledge of sanitation standards and guidelines
  • Exceptional customer service skills

If you meet the above requirements and are interested in applying, please submit your resume. We will only respond to those applicants we are interested in pursuing.

We Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • On-site training
  • Flexible scheduling options
  • Associate discounts
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • A Great Place to Work and Be Proud Of

This is a position with growth potential for someone seeking a career in the retail food industry. Please email your resume or application to [email protected]          

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