Produce team leaders must be able to lead teams of employees, as they work with a variety of people and must keep staff members on-task and organized. They typically work in a produce setting, ranging from large chain grocery stores to smaller retail settings, and they must be able to work well with both customers and employees, ensure that produce is fresh each day, and coach staff members on how to properly care for produce.
This job requires keeping the produce area in optimal condition to appeal to consumers, and these team leaders typically work indoors in a grocery-type setting, but may also work outdoors in certain areas. They may work with a variety of employees, including those underneath them in the produce section.
A high school diploma and several years of prior experience in a management setting are generally required for this position. Hours and shifts can vary depending on the location, but produce team leaders typically work during regular business hours and some work until the facility closes.
Produce Team Leader Tasks
Oversee inventory procedures and audit for completeness.
Operate and sanitize equipment and ensure correct sorting and display of produce.
Train, mentor, supervise, and discipline produce staff.
Enforce standards for on the floor and in the warehouse storage and presentation of produce.