Grocery Service Team Member

Sep 07 2017
Whole Foods Market |Kailua|Full Time, $12.50 / hour
Category: Retail
Job Description

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Job Summary:

 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.


 Essential Duties:

  • 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display by keeping cases and shelves clean and well stocked by front-facing, checking codes, rotating, and removing out-of-date products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.

 Job Requirements:

 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. 


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.