Bakery Clerk

Kroger Cincinnati , OH 45201

Posted 2 months ago

Company Name: Kroger Stores

Position Type: Employee

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

Create an outstanding customer experience through exceptional service. Establish and maintain a safe and clean environment that encourages our customers to return. Assist the department manager in reaching sales and profit goals established for the department, and monitor all established quality assurance standards. Embrace the Customer 1st strategy and encourage associates to deliver excellent customer service. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Promote trust and respect among associates.

  • Create an environment that enables customers to feel welcome, important and appreciated by answering questions regarding products sold within the department and throughout the store.

  • Gain and maintain knowledge of products sold within the department and be able to respond to questions and make suggestions about products.

  • Prepare bakery/bistro items per customer requests using proper bakery equipment.

  • Offer product samples to help customers discover new items or products for which they inquire about.

  • Inform customers of bakery/bistro specials.

  • Provide customers with fresh products that they have ordered and the correct portion size (or as close as possible to the amount ordered) to prevent shrink.

  • Recommend bakery/bistro items to customers to ensure they get the products they want and need.

  • Use all equipment in bakery/bistro such as the refrigerators, freezers, slicers, and ovens according to company guidelines.

  • Prepare food to Company standards.

  • Adequately prepare, package, label and inventory ingredients in merchandise.

  • Check product quality to ensure freshness. Review "sell by" dates and take appropriate action.

  • Properly use kitchen equipment, stove, computerized scale, fryer, steamer, robot coupe etc.

  • Label, stock and inventory department merchandise.

  • Report product ordering/shipping discrepancies to the department manager.

  • Display a positive attitude.

  • Stay current with present, future, seasonal and special ads.

  • Adhere to all food safety regulations and guidelines.

  • Ensure proper temperatures in cases and coolers are maintained and temperature logs are maintained.

  • Reinforce safety programs by complying with safety procedures and identify unsafe conditions and notify store management.

  • Practice preventive maintenance by properly inspecting equipment and notify appropriate department or store manager of any items in need of repair.

  • Notify management of customer or employee accidents.

  • Report all safety risk, or issues, and illegal activity, including: robbery, theft or fraud.

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Ability to handle stressful situations

  • Effective communication skills

  • Knowledge of basic math (counting, addition, and subtraction)

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • Retail experience

Education Level: None

Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Position Type: Part-Time

Shift(s): Day; Evening; Overnight

Regions: Midwest

States: Ohio

Keywords: ON THE RHINE

Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.

Company Overview

Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states. Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States. Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

Posting Notes: OH || Cincinnati || 1420 Vine St || 45202 || Kroger Stores || [[mfield2]] || Customer Service; Deli/Bakery; Store Operations || Employee || Non-Exempt || Part-Time || None


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