Farm Shop Supervisor

Posted 3 weeks ago

Haddenham Garden Centre is a family owned business which has been established for over 40 years. Our Farm Shop offers a meat counter, Deli counter, freshly baked products, local and regional food, condiments and drinks.

We are currently looking to recruit a Farm Shop supervisor to help develop our offering and oversee the day to day running of the department in conjunction with the Farm Shop Manager.

The role is full time and will include working alternate weekends with a set day off each week.

To be successful you will need to have a love for food and be inspired and motivated by a passion for quality and exceptional service. If you are ambitious with a desire to progress within a growing company, now is the time to join our team.

Purpose of the role:

The purpose of this role is to assist the Farm Shop manager in delivering excellent service and product availability to our customers whilst maximising the departments profitability, overseeing the company’s policies and helping to ensure our retail standards are met. This is a hands-on role which will involve food handling and preparation as well as product merchandising. As this is a customer facing role, high standards of customer service are required as well as the ability to lead the team in the absence of the Farm Shop manager ensuring a flexible approach to meet the needs of our busy Farm Shop & Deli counter.

Are you the person we are looking for?

Above all we are looking for a leader who can manage and motivate a small team, purchase and organise stock and provide excellent customer service, all whilst looking to maximise retail sale opportunities and minimise wastage .You will need to be self-motivated and able to demonstrate experience working at a similar level in a retail or catering environment. A basic level of IT literacy is also a must, but experience of using a stock management EPOS system would be an advantage.

The successful candidate must be fit and capable of manual work as the role will involve bending, lifting and carrying a variety of products.

We have a great package if this is the job for you:

Sociable daytime hours

Attractive staff discounts after completion of probationary period

Pension scheme

Free parking

Uniform provided

Opportunity to earn a performance related bonus after qualifying period

If you feel you are the right candidate, we would love to hear from you. Please email (rather than attaching your CV and applying online) your CV and a short covering letter to Dan Powell:

We’re sorry but it is not possible for us to respond to applicants who are not successful. 


Please email your CV and a short covering letter.