Deli Manager (Barbur Location)

Location: Portland, OR

World Foods (Barbur Location) - Deli Manager

9845 SW Barbur Blvd
Portland, OR 97219
Since 2004, locally owned World Foods has provided our community with the best selection of international foods, local favorites, fresh produce, meat and seafood, Lebanese specialties and those from the Pacific Northwest. 
  • Integrity: We do what’s right for our customers, each other, and our business.
  • Hospitality: We take pride in providing our customers with a warm and hospitable environment.
  • Commitment: We are committed to supporting one another and adapting to business needs. 
  • Good Food: Our love of food is what makes us excited to go to work every day.
  • Work in an environment where our employees and life-long customers are dedicated to the success of the store.
  • Work with a supervisor who is as passionate about quality as you are!
  • Immediately start accruing paid time off that can be used the first day after 90 days of employment.
  • Be eligible to enroll in 401(K) after one year of employment.
  • Receive compensation that is commensurate with your experience and the current job market.
  • Relevant Professional Experience:  While we understand that the amount of time spent in a similar role may not be a perfect indicator of ability, we require that all applicants have a minimum of two years’ experience. 
  • Consistency: You come to work prepared, on-time and use work time appropriately. This also means you’re able to work a varying schedule and communicate schedule changes in a timely manner.
  • Leadership Skills:  You use effective leadership skills to appropriately support, engage, and develop your employees. 
  • Customer Service Skills:  You are personable, engaging, and welcoming to all customers and ensure your team model the same skills.
  • Multi-Tasking Skills:  You are prepared and able to handle multiple requests, questions, and concerns simultaneously and you naturally prioritize which item needs to be resolved first.
  • Approachable: You can work with diverse groups of people and forge effective professional relationships with employees and management.
As the Deli Manager, you will be responsible for the following:
  • Maintain and adhere to standard World Foods recipes to ensure all cornerstone products are being created in a consistent manner.
  • Ensure that all food products in the Deli case and grab-and-go items are displayed in an aesthetically pleasing manner, are restocked as appropriate, and that expired products are removed promptly.
  • Provide effectively leadership and oversight to Deli staff.  This involves working with direct supervisor, management team members, and HR to identify, address, and resolve any concerns and acknowledge stellar performance.
  • Ensure that high standards of sanitation, cleanliness, and safety are consistently maintained throughout all kitchen areas.
  • Estimate food consumption and appropriately purchase goods to meet that demand; periodically review to note changes.
  • Ensure that all health and safety certifications and requirements are current and properly posted; communicate with supervisor if certifications and/or documentation for certifications are expired/missing.
  • In conjunction with supervisor and Director of Operations, monitor and track deli budget; recommend and implement appropriate adjustments to maximize return on investment. 
  • Oversee the correct cost of all invoices and communicate variances to supervisor.
  • Monitor the inventory levels and shrink reduction; assist in rotating stock to guarantee freshness of product.
  • Monitor and ensure all PPE (personal protective equipment) is used every time it is needed.
  • Communicate department needs to General Manager in a timely, professional, and concise manner.
The following capabilities are required in order to perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden on the company are available to address the following requirements:
  • Sit and stand for prolonged periods of time.
  • Be able to read, write, and understand English; bonus if you can read, write, and/or speak Spanish.
  • Use fine motor skills to grasp, move, and life items of up to 50 pounds without assistance.
  • Bend, stoop, crawl, kneel, step up and down stairs, and climb ladders.
  • Be able to utilize fine motor skills effectively.
  • Be able to hear, identify, and respond to a variety of sounds (e.g. words, timers, etc.).
  • See at near and far distances.
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