Whole Foods Market Grocery Team Member _ Valencia in Santa Clarita, California
Job Description(Part Time Seasonal)Responsibilities of the Grocery Team Member include stocking and replenishing the Grocery, Dairy, Frozen, Bulk shelves, we well as other miscellaneous displays, coolers, cross merchandising areas within the store. This includes the use of pallet jacks, 2 wheelers, and u –boats to transport product from backroom to sales floor. Break down and count in loads. Maintain Grocery area cleanliness and visually appealing manner.
Give every customer immediate and undivided attention. Surprise and delight the customers with consistent, delicious food
Ensure a fresh and appealing display by keeping cases and shelves clean and well stocked by front-facing, checking codes, rotating, and removing out-of-date products
Maintain accurate department signage and pricing
Stock and clean grocery shelves, bulk bins frozen and dairy case
Maintain back stock in good order.
Keep Grocery department clean, sweep floors and maintain sweep logs.
Assist with sampling program, keeping sample areas full, clean, and appealing.
Follow and comply with all applicable health and sanitation procedures and adhere to safe work practices
Operate and sanitize all Grocery equipment in a safe and proper manner
Take special orders and inform the Team Leader.
Be aware of new products and their placement.
Document product transfers, waste and spoilage using appropriate forms.
Help cross-merchandise product with other departments.
Adhere to cleaning and maintenance schedules.
Attend all department, store and training meetings when scheduled.
Accept and process product from Receiver.
Answer telephones with proper etiquette when time permits.
Assist other departments when necessary to facilitate customer service.
Participate in regional and national sales promotions.
Flatten and bale excess cardboard.
Regular attendance is essential.
Perform other duties as assigned by Team Leader/Store Leadership.
Excellent communication skills and willingness to work as part of a team; ability to communicate effectively with customers
Ability to follow instructions and procedures
Ability to sell proactively
Ability to learn basic knowledge of all products carried in department
Effective time management skills
Strong work ethic and integrity
Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness
Ability to work in a wet and cold environment
Stand and walk for extended periods of time
Bend and stoop to grasp objects and climb ladders
Bend and lift loads, not to exceed 50 pounds, unassisted and able to push and pull carts with product weighing up to 100 pounds
Use of electric pallet jacks or other heavy machinery
Previous Grocery experience preferred
Is available for flexible scheduling to meet the needs of the department.
Desire to learn all aspects of Team.
Team Member must be in good standing.
Team Members with written active Corrective Counseling’s must disclose this information to the hiring leader when they are applying for a transfer or promotion.
Team Members on an active Final Warning are ineligible to apply or be considered for transfers or promotions.
Note: The purpose of this document is to provide a general summary of essential responsibilities for the position and is not meant as an exhaustive list. This document does not reflect all job duties or requirements for every position. Requirements build as one progresses through the job levels, so any job duties required at a lower level may be required at the higher level in addition to the duties listed for that higher level. Duties, assignments, and other responsibilities may differ for similar positions based on business conditions, departmental or geographic location, and/or needs for the particular position. An individual must demonstrate successful performance in their current position before being considered for promotion. In addition, in order to promote into a higher-level position, a business need for the promotion must exist and the candidate must be considered the most qualified person for the new position. Completion of certain milestones such as obtaining an advanced degree or certification, time in current position, or developing skills to perform at the higher-level role do not guarantee a promotion.
At Whole Foods Market, we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the position to be filled and business needs.
Who are we? Well, we seek out the finest natural and organic foods available, maintain the strictest quality standards in the industry, and have an unshakeable commitment to sustainable agriculture. Add to that the excitement and fun we bring to shopping for groceries, and you start to get a sense of what we’re all about. Oh yeah, we’re a mission-driven company too.
Whole Foods Market attracts people who are passionate - about great food, about the communities they live in, about how we treat our planet and our fellow humans - and who want to bring their passion into the workplace and make a difference.
Learn more about careers at Whole Foods Market here!