Durham Co-op Market is looking for a Grocery Manager to join our team and ensure an organized and smoothly run grocery department including accurate ordering, appropriate handling of perishable food products, promotional planning, pricing, and inventory control.

Objective: To get the right product, in the right amounts to the store at the right time and at the right price.

Status: Full time, hourly position

Reports to: Operations Manager


    • Commitment to superior customer service and to providing the highest quality shopping experience possible
    • Successful management experience
    • Experience in a retail purchasing or merchandising position
    • Experience in personnel management (interviewing, hiring, training, coaching, evaluation and discipline)
    • Proven ability to develop and implement budgets and to adhere to cost and margin requirements
    • Previous experience with ordering, pricing and inventory control
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Keen attention to detail
    • Ability to manage and motivate staff
    • Ability to plan, develop, implement and assess systems for efficient and productive operations
    • Strong communication and listening skills
    • Ability to work well with others in a cooperative environment where teamwork and constant communication are essential
    • Demonstrated ability to lift 50-80# on a regular basis
    • Demonstrated ability to follow through on commitments

If you have questions, or are interested in applying for this position, please email any questions, your application and resume to hr@durham.coop, or return an application in store. Put “ATTN: Grocery” at the top.

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