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Food Store Manager (Foam Lake, Retail)

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The Co-operative Retailing System (CRS) is a unique, multi-billion dollar organization based on the fundamental principles of co-operation. It is comprised of a network of approximately 190 autonomous retail co-operatives across Western Canada along with their branch operations, and Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL). FCL is the wholesaling/manufacturing arm of the CRS, which provides the retail co-ops with a range of products and services. Foam Lake Co-op invites applications for the position of Food Store Manager located in Foam Lake, Saskatchewan.

Foam Lake Food Store is a full-service Food Store, including a fresh bakery, full-service deli and fresh meat counter located in a mixed agricultural area approximately 220km southeast of Saskatoon, a one hours’ drive northwest of Yorkton and a short fifteen minute drive to Fishing Lake’s Leslie Beach.

The Foam Lake Co-op is an employer that provides competitive wages, a superior benefits package and excellent pension plan. For over 75 years, the Foam Lake Co-operative Association has been proud to serve the Foam Lake area. 

The successful candidate will have superior communication skills and be driven to meet goals with a hands-on approach and the required leadership skills to effectively lead the Food Team.  Further Food commodity training will be provided to the right individual.
Desired Competencies:
• Directs Work – Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done.
• Builds Effective Teams – Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.
• Plans and Aligns – Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
• Develops Talent – Developing people to meet both their career goals, and the organization’s goals
• Optimizes Work Processes – Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.
• Manages Conflict – Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.

The successful candidate will live our brand, making our customers and team members feel at home. Applicants will possess above average communication / interpersonal skills. Prior experience in managing a retail business would be considered an asset.

We thank all candidates for their interest.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Foam Lake Co-op values Teamwork, Customer Satisfaction, Integrity and Community in all that we do.


Please Apply Online or submit a detailed résumé in confidence on or before September 20, 2019 to:

Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL)
Box 1050, Saskatoon, SK S7K 3M9
401 – 22nd Street East, Saskatoon, SK S7K 0H2
Email: stn.hr@fcl.crs
Fax: (306) 244-3462

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