Prepared Foods Team Leader

New Pioneer Co-op

Iowa City, IA Restaurant & Food Service / Retail $48,000 yearly

This developing Team Leader position oversees and directs the activities of an instore deli counter, finishing and catering kitchen, off-site café and prepared foods displays and cases.  The Team Lead will actively train, schedule, supervise, and evaluate staff to role model exceptional customer service while promoting New Pioneer’s brand and product lines. 


Working Environment:

The Team Leader works in a retail, kitchen, and office environment.  This position requires frequent periods of time in chilled storage environments as well as frequent use, and oversight of use, of commercial kitchen equipment including stoves, ovens, and slicers. Extensive direct and interactive communication with customers, prepared foods, production (bakery and central kitchen), administrative support, and team members on the retail service floor will be a daily occurrence.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a leadership position in a food service environment.
  • Ability to consistently project a friendly, open, and service oriented demeanor.
  • Enthusiasm for working in fast-paced creative environment.
  • Demonstrated retail customer service experience and skills.
  • Experience building teams, executing goals, effectively creating change, and increasing efficiency.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work in both a retail and kitchen environment.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and understand financial information.
  • Experience in a production or finish bakery/kitchen.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Familiarity with organic and natural foods.
  • An Associate degree or above in business or hospitality management.


This leadership position requires a committed schedule to include opening, closing, weekend, and holiday shifts on a regular basis. 


The Retail Prepared Foods Team Leader is an exempt professional position with an annual salary of $48,000 and company sponsored benefits package. 

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Prepared Foods Team Leader

New Pioneer Co-op

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Please submit a cover letter and resume online or mail to: Team Support, Human Resources, 22 S. Linn Street, Unit 2A, Iowa City, IA 52240.

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Team Support, Human Resources, 22 S. Linn Street, Unit 2A, Iowa City, IA 52240

Job ID: 66004

Posted 8 days ago

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