Looking to Spice Up Your Career? Then, Here’s Food for Thought.
We’re Fresh Thyme Farmers Market. You will want to know who we are if you, too, believe that healthy food should be affordable and accessible to all. That’s why we’re bringing the weekend farmers market to the masses 7 days a week. There’s a new grocery store in town and we’re changing the game—for the good of all. Come on in.
Private Label Sourcing Manager Phoenix, AZ – Midwest
Seeking an opportunity to grow? We dig it. We’re opening 60 stores and creating 5,000 new jobs throughout the Midwest in 5 years. What does it mean to join our fast growing company? It means faster growth opportunities for you. It also means you’ll never be bored. And you’ll have tons of fun. We’re all about fun.
If you do decide to apply for the Private Label Sourcing Manager position, it will be unlike any other job you’ve had—especially if you’ve worked in other grocery stores. Here’s a sneak peek at what you can expect to be doing in this role:
• Work with manufacturers to develop products that meet or exceed the FTFM standards and add value to our product mix • Assist the Director with legalities in regard to contracts, commitments and liability documents • Work with Category Managers to implement private label into distribution, store sets and promotions • Create yearly business plan and budgets by category, based on department/ company initiatives, consumer and market trends • Negotiate and collaborate with vendors on pricing, product assortment, promotions, ads, services, promotional calendars and support • Review category and department financials
Think you have what it takes? Here’s what you’ll need to prove it to us:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent grocery industry experience • Minimum of 6 years’ professional experience; 5 – 7 years’ grocery retail experience in natural foods preferred • Idea-to-shelf, product design and private label experience • Grocery category product knowledge • Financial, mathematical, statistical and consumer research experience (preferred)
Why else should you join us? Okay, let’s get to the good stuff: We offer competitive compensation and an awesome benefits package, including health insurance, paid time off, promotion opportunities, employee discounts, and more! Way more. Oh, and we’re hiring like crazy. So there’s that, too.
Apply Today! Please send your resume and letter of interest to. Be sure to specify “Private Label Sourcing Manager – 35916E” in the subject line.
Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is an Equal Opportunity Employer.