Produce Supervisor
FreshDirect - Long Island City, NY

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FreshDirect is the leading profitable online grocer in the U.S. with customers in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. It is known for its fresh-from-the-farm foods and brand-name groceries at everyday low prices, all delivered to customers’ doors. FreshDirect’s food experts rate all produce and seafood every morning and give each item an Expert Quality Rating to help customers choose what is best and in-season. FreshDirect customers can enjoy over 600 Entrees and Side Dishes, made fresh daily by professional chefs using the finest, freshest ingredients. FreshDirect ranks 70th on Internet Retailer’s Top 500 Guide®. For more information, please visit . For updates, follow us on Twitter: @freshdirect and on Facebook:

Supervise up to 50 employees in a fast-paced food production environment
Treat each subordinate and colleague with respect and empathy
Ensure work area is safe and clean for all team members to work
Ensure that all of the company's rules, policies and GMP's are followed
Ensure productivity meets projected rates. Departments rely on integrated speed.
Master computer systems to manage work flow
Monitor consistent balancing of three floors. Department system is linear and relies on balance to ensure basket flow.
Master financial reports and other data available to manage productivity and staffing.
Ensure accuracy of picking, packing, and re-pack operations. Missing items and shorts monitored to reduce customer impact.
Must become familiar with mechanical system moving baskets through the departments three floors.
Handle projects as required - including project plan development, project management, and accountability for results
Build your team by developing all team members, identifying talent for possible promotion, and challenging high performers.
Hold employees accountable for attendance as well as productivity.

1-3 years experience leading/organizing 20+ employees in a perishable food operation
Must be able to be flexible with schedule; nights and weekends
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to lead a team with respect and empathy
Ability to oversee a project from start to finish
Strong understanding of Microsoft Office products, with particular skill using Excel a plus
Experience with warehouse management systems; SAP experience a plus
Ability to work with minimal direct supervision
Bilingual (English-Spanish) a plus

As EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYERS , Fresh Direct, LLC and its affiliates do not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender (except where gender is a bonafide occupational qualification), disability, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by federal, state, or local law.