Jobs at Gordale

Position type: Food Hall Supervisor
Salary: Competitive
Closing date for applications: 1st December 2019

Job description

An exciting opportunity for someone with a passion for food!

Gordale is a long established and award winning family-owned garden and home centre where we strive every day to uphold the values which have underpinned the business since the early days, looking after our customers, and providing high quality products and services that keep customers coming back for more. We aim for excellence in standards and are always looking for people to help us improve and continually develop what we do for the benefit of our customers, our colleagues and of course, our business.

We are currently looking for a food supervisor who has a passion for food, has great communication skills and enjoys customer interaction. This challenging role is to manage the food hall on a daily basis, driving sales, focusing on customer interaction including tastings, ordering food items, building relationships with regular customers and reps, and making sure our food area is compliant, clean, tidy and safe.

You will enjoy taking responsibility, working as part of the till team, but also on your own to focus on customers, ordering processes, accurate data input, selling and standards in order to make the food hall an exciting destination for our customers and a profitable operation for Gordale

Duties – on a daily basis your role will involve:

  • Managing the food hall by displaying stock in an effective way to drive sales and reduce wastage
  • Working with suppliers to purchase competitive products including seasonal items
  • Using computers to enter stock data correctly, review sales and ensure correct pricing and margins
  • Making sure the food hall is a safe and customer-friendly place to shop
  • Communicating with customers and holding food-tastings 

Desired skills and experience

  • A passion for food, enthusiastic and customer-focused
  • Team player who enjoys a busy work environment 
  • Ability to identify sales opportunities and drive initiatives
  • Happy to manage the food area, taking responsibility for all day-to-day activities
  • Good verbal, written and IT communication skills
  • High standards of work with a focus on detail

Position – 5 days per week, 8.5 hours per day

Hours requiredDays/hours required would be agreed, with you working between 9am and 9pm Monday to Saturday and 9.30am to 5pm on Sundays. Weekend work is required + flexibility to work additional hours during our busy times, including late nights 

Pay and benefits 

  • Competitive pay
  • Free uniform

To apply, send your CV and covering letter telling us why you are interested in the position, to frances.magrath@gordale.co.uk