Produce Department Manager

Work that rewards you.

The Alaska Commercial Company currently has exciting opportunities for full-time, permanent employment in retail stores across the North. This is an excellent opportunity to join a team where your experience and work ethic are appreciated and rewarded. With The Alaska Commercial Company, you’re encouraged to learn and grow on the job and to explore the beauty and culture of the communities in which we live and work.

The Alaska Commercial Company offers rewarding experiences and unique opportunities for growth.

  • Competitive salaries
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Allowances for both food and accommodation

Your Responsibilities:

If you can successfully adapt to situations, enjoy displaying products to increase sales profits, and can work with produce on a daily basis, that makes you a great candidate for Alaska Commercial Company (ACC). We’re hiring a Produce Department Manager.

  • Manage the Produce Department to maximize sales and profits
  • Ensure that the daily operating disciplines, as described in the Produce Manual are consistently met
  • Ensure Produce Department is ready for business according to the needs of target customers, and departmental readiness is maintained throughout the day, including the availability of “always in stock” items
  • Control inventory level by ordering products weekly
  • Ensure seasonally and promotional merchandising is planned and executed to achieve maximum sales, profits, and customer excitement
  • Maintain efficiency and growth of the Produce Department through pro-active planning
  • Ensure gross profit is monitored and variances are investigated and addressed
  • Support, train and develop staff so that staff provides outstanding customer service and are familiar with the correct handling and preparation of products

Skills and Qualifications:

We’re looking for professional, organized workers with a healthy sense of adventure and a strong knowledge and experience base.

  • Minimum of 3 years of management experience in retail produce
  • Able to plan and direct business operations and solve business-related problems
  • Successful experience managing inventory, profit margins, and labor budgets
  • Ability to read and prepare reports and business communications
  • Clear and effective communicator with strongly demonstrated merchandising skills
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor others
  • Highly motivated with a passion to bring our communities products and services to live better
  • Understand how to schedule labor to meet the needs of the department
  • Strong organizational skills with a demonstrated passion for retail
  • Ability to inspect, correctly store, and rotate produce upon receipt, and maintain inventory control

Location: Cordova, AK
Reports to: Store Manager

We’d love to hear from all workers motivated to thrive professionally and personally while making a difference in the communities we serve. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


ACC is a growing company with a long history of serving rural Alaskans. For more than 150 years, we have provided groceries and general merchandise to the people of Alaska. As was true more than 150 years ago, our stores continue to be a vital center of local community life. In 1992, the company was purchased by The North West Company (NWC) from then owner The Commercial Enterprise Development Corporation of Alaska. This acquisition by NWC made the combined companies the largest North American rural retailers and one of the largest employers in the State of Alaska. Learn more about ACC:

We create a collaborative and constructive culture by:

  • Acting with integrity • Fostering excellence • Respecting others • Working collaboratively • Being accountable

ACC is committed to inclusion and diversity and encourages applications from all candidates, including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, and persons with disabilities.

Cordova, AK

18 day(s) ago

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