Nino Salvaggio

Meat Manager


Troy, MI


Full Time

Nino Salvaggio is looking for a meat manager for our Troy location.

Summary:  To effectively direct and supervise all functions and activities of the Meat department personnel in order to achieve the sales, profit and labor goals established for the department.  Directs and coordinates activities involved with production, sale and distribution of meat products.  All areas described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Essential Job Functions, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follow scheduled hours, store operating hours and labor guidelines as scheduled or assigned by the General Manager and company guidelines.
  • Adhere to all local, state and federal health and labor laws, OSHA regulations and EEOC requirements ensuring that the work environment is safe and healthful and free from discrimination and harassment.
  • Ensure compliance with all state, county and local weights and measures laws and labeling requirements.
  • Interview, hire, train and evaluate a productive team of associates for their department, following all company policies and state and federal laws, OSHA regulations and EEOC requirements.
  • Must be thoroughly familiar with and able to work with all products carried in the department including being fully knowledgeable in the differences (in price, taste, preparation or use) between the many varieties and types of meat (including pork), poultry, game and fish* (if applicable) items offered. Adhere to all quality standards.
  • Determines variety and quantity of meat products to be produced, according to orders and sales projections.
  • Work out a department merchandising and budget plan and department goals with the general manager.
  • Directs sales activities.
  • Plans product distribution to customers and negotiates with suppliers to arrange purchase and delivery of any and all meat products and supplies.
  • Follow approved procedures for receiving product, price marking, dating and restocking cases to ensure quality protection, public image, accuracy and product rotation.
  • Check and verify meat department merchandise received to ensure that all items listed on vendor invoices are delivered. Check products for quality standards, count or weight and condition.
  • Review all new products with the General Manager.
  • Order and maintain inventory control to ensure freshness, product quality and turnover for maximum sales and return-on-investment.                                                                                                         
  • Comply with company policies and procedures as outlined in the employee handbook and memos, and state and federal safety policies, procedures, guidelines

           and laws; ensure that all employees within the department are properly trained and

           comply with company policies and procedures as outlined in the company

           handbook and memos, and state and federal safety policies, procedures, guidelines

           and laws.                                                              

  • Maintain good communications in the store and throughout the organization. Develop associates within department through training, supervision, delegation and appropriate  rewards and discipline.
  • Ensure favorable department image to customers by maintaining a clean, attractive and friendly department and showcase.
  • Comply with safety policies and procedures and ensure that all department personnel comply with safety policies and procedures. Participate in store’s Safety Committee.
  • Greet customers and provide them with prompt and courteous service and/or assistance, per our company customer service standards.
  • The ability to motivate associates to achieve company sales and customer service goals.
  • Lead by example.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Supervisory Responsibilities:  Manages 2 subordinate supervisors who supervises a total of 10 to 16  employees in the Meat department.  The Meat Manager is responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of this department.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include:  interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Qualifications:    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience:  G.E.D. or high school diploma; a minimum of five years experience in meat department operations with successful participation in a management training program; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Some college coursework preferred.


Language Skills:  Ability to hear, speak and understand the spoken word in order to respond promptly to pages for assistance, to accommodate verbal requests from customers for information or assistance, to answer telephones, and to be able to communicate effectively with department employees, employees of other departments and customers.


Ability to read, write, analyze, interpret and understand the English language with sufficient proficiency in order to read and understand instructions for operating electronic equipment and tools, company handbooks, policies and procedures and other written job-related documents including postings on company bulletin boards.



Ability to compose and write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals including effective departmental memos, employee corrective action notices and customer signs or sales suggestions.


Mathematical Skills:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent. Must be able to perform arithmetical calculations at the tenth grade level in order to perform the Cutting Test.  Calculate tar weight allowances, analyze or calculate gross margins, yields ratios, percentages and itemized pricing breakdowns for boxed beef including various cuts; verify invoice charges and counts and complete and submit required records and reports.                                                            


Reasoning Ability:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Food Service Management Certification required.


Physical Demands and Required Tasks:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


  • Must be able to stand and/or walk for up to 8 to 10 hour periods.
  • The ability to operate equipment safely and correctly.
  • Must be able to sit, squat, stoop, reach, kneel, crouch and crawl.
  • Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to reach and move items above shoulder height.
  • The ability to use hands to finger, handle and/or feel.
  • The ability to work in extreme cold, wet, humid or hot conditions.


Work Environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to extreme cold and wet and/or humid conditions, the employee may also need to work outside in either extreme hot, cold, wet, etc. conditions.  The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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