Bakery Service Team Member

Sep 07 2017
Whole Foods Market |Kailua|Part Time, $12.50 / hour
Job Description

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Job Summary:


As a member of our Bakery Team, your role will include setting and maintaining attractive bakery displays, preparing and serving products and supporting the regional Bakery vision. You will ensure a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient customer service to customers and team members. The Bakery departments may include artisan bread, cakes, pastry, gelato, juice and coffee bars.


Essential Duties:


  • Give every customer immediate and undivided attention.
  • Follow through on all customer questions and requests.
  • Successfully complete QUEST training program.
  • Keep department supplies filled and maintained.
  • Follow established food safety procedures.
  • Keep all cases and shelves clean, well-stocked and properly rotated.
  • Maintain accurate retail pricing and signage.
  • Sample department products to the customers.
  • Take special orders and inform the Team Leader.
  • Be aware of new products and their placement.
  • Maintain backstock areas and coolers.
  • Document product transfers, waste and spoilage using appropriate forms.
  • Practice safe use of all tools and equipment required by the position.
  • Practice proper care and maintenance of all equipment.
  • Know and practice proper lifting techniques.
  • Report safety violations and hazards immediately.
  • Effectively communicate with all Team Members regarding proper department operations.
  • Properly package and wrap products for retail sale.
  • Wrap and store unused products in coolers.
  • 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.
  • Wash dishes and utensils when necessary.
  • Know ingredients for juice mixtures.
  • Make drinks to order by customer request.
  • Assist in other areas of Bakery as needed.
  • Regular attendance is essential.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Team Leader/Store Leadership.


Job Requirements:


  • Ability to work well within a team.
  • Can lift a minimum of 15 up to 40 pounds.
  • Able to meet physical job requirements.
  • Must have a passion for natural foods.
  • Able to communicate effectively with others and convey enthusiasm.
  • Possess some customer service experience.
  • Must be self-motivated and solution-oriented.
  • Is available for flexible scheduling to meet the needs of the department.
  • Desire to learn all aspects of Team.
  • Must have Store Team Leader approval.
  • 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. 




JOB FAIR Thursdays at Whole Foods Market Kailua!
Guaranteed an interview on the spot.
Where: 629 Kailua Road Suite 100 Kailua HI 96734
When: Every Thursdays from 4pm to 6pm
Addtl Info: Please have an online application submitted prior to attending the job fair. We are only hiring for the Kailua location. Check in starts at 4pm on the mauka side of the store by the parking lot. Please have the requisition ID number ready at check in so we know which position you applied for. Please be prepared to wait 30min-1 hour for your interview as there are limited interviewers available. We may not be able to interview you for all positions you applied for. Please be prepared to select one position you would like to interview for as each team have different hiring managers (i.e. you cannot interview for any/all available positions).

• All Team Members receive a store discount of 20 percent.
• After 800 service hours, full-time/part-time 20 Team Members pay $0 paycheck for individual medical insurance premiums.
• All store Team Members are eligible for Gainsharing, which financially rewards teams based on program parameters.
• All of our non-seasonal Team Members are eligible to receive service-hour grants through our stock option plan once they have accumulated 6,000 service hours (approximately three years of full-time employment).
• Our Paid Time Off (PTO) hours, accrued through service hours, can be rolled over from year to year.
• For students, we offer scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs.