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Deli Assistant Manager

Lassen s Natural Foods
Bakersfield, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Job Title: Deli Assistant Manager

Department: Deli

Reports to: Deli Manager & Store Manager

Status: Full Time

FLSA Status: non-exempt

Background Check: Required

Harassment Training: Manager Status

CA Food Handler’s Card: Required

Catapult Role Permission: Department Manager

Training Requirements: Please see the Deli tab on the Training Hub for all current training requirements.

Additional training may be required.


A Deli Assistant Manager is responsible for providing assistance to the Deli Manager and ensuring operational success at

all levels, with or without the presence of the Deli Manager. A Deli Assistant Manager is the foremost authority on all

products Lassens provides, and assists in leading the Deli Team with passion for those products. Provides leadership for

all aspects of the Deli, including Team Member development and accountability. Achieves target labor, sales growth and

gross margins.


1. Gives customers immediate and undivided attention.

2. Works with the Deli Manager to create and maintain labor schedules to leverage production within the needs of the department.

3. Ensures food quality and proper presentation of all foods items and ensures recipes are followed to the letter.

4. Reports any and all violations of policy and unsafe working conditions are reported to the Deli Manager and Manager On Duty or Store Manager immediately upon discovery.

5. Follows all food safety regulations including proper labeling, dating, storage and rotation.

6. Assists the Deli Manager in achieving required sales, margin, expense and labor goals.

7. Knows product availability, preparation, proper storage, handling, nutritional aspects, trending dietary restrictions and ensures product mix meets varied customer dietary needs and requests.

8. Ensures department orders for equipment, supplies and products are timely and accurate.

9. Keeps all cases and shelves clean, well-stocked and properly rotated.

10. Maintains accurate retail pricing and signage.

11. Communicates company goals and information to Team Members.

12. Keeps store leadership informed of all events that affect the department,

13. Schedules and leads department Team meetings; attends store and regional meetings.

14. Observes and follows all deli policies, procedures, safety rules, cleanliness and sanitation, and Weights and Measures directives.


1. Two year’s food-service management experience.

2. CA Food Handler's Card.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

A Deli Assistant Manager is responsible for assisting the Deli Manager in interviewing and training Deli Team Members;

planning, assigning, and directing work; regularly reviewing and responding to communications from the Administrative

Team on the Daily News & Actions document; appraising and documenting performance and job results, rewarding and

disciplining Team Members as needed; addressing complaints and resolving problems with customers and Team

Members. As needed, a Deli Assistant Manager will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the

organization's policies and applicable laws.

This job description is intended to describe the general requirements for the performance of this job. It is not a

complete list of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned as needed.

Lassen s Natural Foods


Bakersfield, CA
93309 USA



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