SPAR Ireland is hiring a

Fresh Food Supervisor - Full Time

Cork, Ireland

Cantillon Group, Co. Cork  require a Fresh Food Supervisor to work as part of their award winning team. 


  • Supervise the activities of retail sales team on a daily basis and ensure necessary tasks are completed to an appropriate level
  • Ensure high quality and consistent customer service is provided at all times
  • To delegate and communicate effectively with the retail sales team
  • To supervise the effective induction and training of employees
  • Assist the fresh food concessions manager in the effective management of retail sales team performance
  • To deal with and rectify customer complaints in an effective and pleasant manner


  • Ensure fresh food concessions/store is merchandised in a customer friendly and competitive manner ensuring compliance with company procedures and guidelines
  • Ensure housekeeping in the fresh food concessions/store is maintained at an optimum level
  • To communicate and co-ordinate with retail sales team regarding in store sales and promotions
  • To ensure the appropriate cash register and cash handling policy is adhered to 
  • To ensure shelf edged labels are updated on a weekly basis
  • To react to local market trends and competition in an appropriate manner


  • Ensure effective & compliant HACCP control systems are in place 
  • Ensure policies and procedures pertaining to fresh food are implemented and managed 
  • Ensure area operates within relevant legislation in terms of HACCP 
  • Ensure you are up to date on all aspects HACCP and food hygiene requirements and communicate same to store management and personnel
  • Ensure food safety policy is updated and complied with appropriately
  • Ensure employees comply with good food hygiene practices
  • Ensure regular cleaning of fresh food concession area and equipment
  • Ensure relevant protective clothing is provided and worn
  • Ensure critical control points are identified and monitored
  • Ensure systems in place for temperature checking and food hygiene
  • Ensure corrective action put in place for critical control points
  • Ensure the appropriate waste management records are maintained
  • Ensure appropriate controls are in place for fresh and red meats


  • Ordering of stock
  • To assist the manager in preparations for stock take and supervise where appropriate
  • To assist the manager in minimising stock loss through wastage, damages and pilferage
  • Ensure food management and waste systems are adhered to by retail sales team
  • Check stock to ensure adequate stock is available for customer’s needs
  • Ensure stock is rotated appropriately to ensure in date stock is available and to minimise waste through out of date stock


  • To ensure secure opening and closing procedures with the fresh food concession manager
  • To assist the manager as appropriate in matters relating to managing staff ensuring compliance with labour law, HACCP, Health & Safety and Consumer Legislation
  • To ensure potential hazards in the store are identified and reduced or where possible removed/eliminated
  • Work with fresh food concession Manager to ensure Health & Safety checks are conducted and actioned accordingly


  • To know and understand company policies and procedures and ensure they are implemented effectively by retail sales team
  • Escalate issues to fresh food concession manager as appropriate
  • To communicate with the fresh food concession manager on an on-going basis
  • To undertake other additional duties as may be assigned by the fresh food concessions manager

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