Commissary Manager
Food Production/Manufacturing
Alberta, CALGARY

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Our client works with local farmers and producers whenever possible in order to strengthen the local economy and reduce the footprint of the products they carry. They have formed relationships with producers of a wide variety of produce , grains and cereals, dairy products, mustard, honey, and both fresh and frozen meats. They are looking for a bright, hardworking, detail-oriented Commissary Manager to oversee and grow their operation with leadership and food service skills. The successful candidate will be a team player who is assertive, self-starting and focused on organization.

Contact Janis Romeskie at 403.670.9101 x4 or submit your resume in confidence below.



  • Contribute to the development of the Commissary’s strategies for driving efficiencies, cost reductions and delivery accuracies.

    Analyze business performance, understanding the Commissary’s key drivers to develop and adjust programs to ensure that KPI’s are met or exceeded.

    Ensure the Commissary is sanitary, fully-operational and meets all required standards.

    Ensure food production in done according to all required standards.

    -Provide thought leadership and expertise; including sharing and documenting internal and external best practices.

    Oversee the hiring, training, staffing and scheduling of all Commissary staff.

    Oversee and support and mentorship and development of supervisors and staff members.

    Procure, organize and manage supplies, inventory and kitchen equipment.

    Manage and maintain time and attendance system


5+ years senior level of managing food production in a high-quality, volume-oriented environment.

Excellent interpersonal, written and communication skills.

PC literacy (Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel).

Proven business acumen and financial savvy.

Experience with provincial health and food safety regulations.

Passionate culinarian with great palette and sense of presentation.

Experience with kitchen ordering, operations and inventory systems.

Ability to handle multiple tasks and work well in an environment with time constraints.

Detail-oriented with good organizational skills, performing work accurately and efficiently.

Ability to develop, implement and maintain systems for staff.

Ability to effectively train and develop staff and build team morale.

Ability to hold others accountable for following company standards and procedures.

Ability to innovate and implement new ideas.

Demonstrate effective leadership skills including delegation skills.

Ability to meet budgets including labour, food and applicable operating costs.

Ability to work flexible schedule in order to accommodate business levels.

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.



Corporate Culture

Our client is committed to creating the most engaged, passionate, and loyal staff in the natural foods industry. Their benefits programs reflect the needs and interests of our staff, and our aspiration to support well-being and work-life balance. They provide competitive wages, comprehensive health and dental insurance, generous store discounts, paid training, educational reimbursements and extensive professional development, RRSP investment matching, job protected sabbatical leaves, long service awards, 40 hours of annual sick pay, cell phone subsidy, and several corporate discounts with other Calgary businesses.

Perks & Benefits

Extended Health
RRSP Matching

Certifications / Education

Red Seal or Equivalent
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