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Produce Team Member- Part-time

Company name
Whole Foods Market IP, L.P.

Location
Albany, NY, United States

Employment Type
Part-Time

Industry
Retail

Posted on
Jul 30, 2020

Valid Through
Nov 12, 2020

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Job DescriptionDo you know your zucchini from your cucumber? Do you have exceptional customer service skills? Are you hardworking and ready to join a solid team to satisfy and delight our customers? Then we want YOU! Our Produce Team Members work together to receive and prepare product, maintain the Produce floor and displays, and sell product in support of WFM standards. They perform all functions related to breaking down deliveries and stocking shelves.What you will be doing:

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display by keeping cases and shelves clean and well stocked by front-facing, checking codes, rotating and removing out-of-date products; ensures accuracy of signs and pricing

Assist Team Leader/Associate Team Leader in organizing and displaying volume and seasonal items

Monitor and prevent spoilage and communicate waste to buyers, Team Leaders, and shift supervisor

Complete spoilage, sampling, temperature, and sweep worksheets as required

Assists with periodic inventory checks

Provides excellent customer service, addresses needs of customers in a timely and effective manner and models suggestive selling techniques; answers phones and pages promptly and courteously

Maximizes sales potential through effective and proper procedures for prepping, storing, rotating, stocking, and merchandising product

Follow and comply, or ensure compliance, with established WFM procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, safe and clean equipment and safe work practice

Immediately reports safety hazards and violations

Qualities you have:

Ability to sell proactively

Strong attention to detail

Strong communication skills and willingness to work as part of a team

Ability to deliver information in a clear and respectable manner and meet customer service expectations to fellow Team Members, customers, and vendors

Ability to follow directions and procedures; effective time management and organization skills

Passion for natural foods and the mission of Whole Foods Market

Strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency

Things you will learn on-the-job and be expected to do:

Understanding of and compliance with WFM quality goals

Basic knowledge of all products carried in department

Understand growing processes that differentiate conventional from organic produce

Experience

No prior retail experience required.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

In an 8-hour work day: standing/walking 6-8 hours.

Hand use: single grasping, fine manipulation, pushing and pulling.

Work requires the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting and reaching.

Exposure to FDA approved cleaning chemicals.

Exposure to temperatures: <32 degrees Fahrenheit (freezing), 32-40 degrees Fahrenheit (refrigerators), >90 degrees Fahrenheit.

Ability to work in wet and dry conditions.

Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.

Ability to use tools and equipment, including knives, box cutters, electric pallet jacks, and other heavy machinery.

May require use of ladders.

All Whole Foods Market Retail jobs require ensuring a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient service to customers and Team Members at all times. All positions must be performed in accordance with team and store Standard Operating Procedures. Further, Team Members must be prepared and able to perform the duties inherent in other Team Member job descriptions. All positions must strive to support WFM core values and goals, promote national, regional, and store programs and initiatives, and ensure adherence to all applicable health and safety regulations including Food Safety and regulatory duties required in the department.

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!

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Whole Foods Market IP, L.P.
Website : http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com

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