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Position: HMR/Takeout Manager
Organization: The Sweet Potato
Location: Toronto, Ontario

We're a bustling natural foods focused grocery store in Toronto’s west end neighbourhood, the Junction. We’re looking for a strong leader to work with us to grow our Home Meal Replacement department and deliver on our customer service promises.

Job purpose: to ensure the highest level of service to our employees and customers. To ensure smooth daily operations, prompt and friendly customer service, and a well maintained department. To meet objectives for quality, profitability, labour efficiency and margin.


  • Day-to-day aspects of the HMR/takeout department, including: ordering, food preparation, merchandising, and personnel management

  • Monitor product preparation and cooking for consistency of flavour and product quality

  • Supervision and leadership

  • Oversee kitchen facilities and merchandising units in department

  • Department maintenance

  • Customer Service


  • Supervisory experience: hiring, training, evaluating, coaching, disciplining.

  • Kitchen management experience.

  • Demonstrated skill in recipe development and food preparation.

  • Facility working with Google Suite of tools, including Google Sheets.

  • Organized, consistently follows through on commitments.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple demands.

  • Communication skills - clear directions, good listener.

  • Regular, predictable attendance, adaptable to a flexible schedule as needed.

  • Willingness and ability to learn to meet the changing requirements of the job.

Wage & Benefit Information:

  • Salary $40,000+, to commensurate with experience

  • Paid vacation time

  • Participate in company health and dental benefits

  • Bike-to-work incentive program

  • Company discount

Please email a resume and cover letter to:
Please subject your email: HMR Manager Application - Name. Please tell us what makes you an exemplary leader in your cover letter. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Looking to fill the position as soon as a suitable applicant is found. 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Mar 4 2019    ID: 51790