The Dairy Clerk is responsible for keeping all store dairy and frozen cases stocked and clean during business hours. They are required to assist customers as needed while maintaining a friendly, energetic demeanor. This position requires adhering to all procedural guidelines set by the Dairy department.
Overview of Responsibilities
Ensures cleanliness of dairy cases, storage area, and work area for safety. This includes the cleaning of shelves and products, keeping floors free of liquid spills or water, removing hazardous debris from the floor, and sweeping
Stocks dairy cases. This includes the presentation of product, facing, filling, and organization of all product items as set by the Dairy Department schematics as well as ensuring tag and pricing accuracy
Examines the rotation of all dairy products paying particular attention to expired stock and discarding outdated or spoiled items
Responds positively to customer's inquiries and assists customers with purchases, information, and product selection; requires selling and cross selling of products
Receives, inspects, and logs products for accuracy of shipment, temperature, and quality
Monitors the point of purchase signs. Ensures a variety of recipe cards, product coupons, promotional material, and information on complimentary foods
Requires operating and using equipment such as knives, scales, wrappers, compactors, garbage disposals, pallet jacks, and hand trucks
Uses knowledge of scales and weight measures to accurately weigh and label products
Sustains a high level of product knowledge and product preparation
Walks department regularly to ensure an organized, sanitary, and overall clean appearance at all times
Other duties as assigned
High school diploma or equivalency degree
Preferred 1 - 2 years grocery retail experience in Dairy department processes and procedures
Must maintain the highest level of customer service at all times
Must be able to support and contribute to team goals
Must have basic knowledge of math, weights, and measures
Ability to work varied hours/days as business dictates
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this position or that a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Requires vertically/horizontally transferring boxes/crates weighing between 40-60 lbs., from 5" to 72" or from 62" to 9", for a distance up to 10 feet for between 6-50 hours without mechanical assistance
Must use a pallet jack to move product between 500-1000 lbs., requiring a force amid 25-50 lbs., for a distance between 15-50 feet for between 5-50 hours
Upper body forces up to 10 lbs. for up to 1 hour are required
Coupling forces between 50-60 lbs. for up to 10 hours are required
Must use a 2 step stool to access shelves for up to 1 step per 8 hours
Must repetitively bend/squat to access a point 5 inches from the floor for up to 30 hours
Requires standing continuously for up to 4 hours continuously, for a total of 8 hours per shift
Will work inside controlled temperatures, as well as coolers/freezers
Vision is required to order, stock and inventory all dairy products
Walking up to 3 miles per 8 hours is expected
In addition to a rewarding career, Sprouts offers a comprehensive program to help support you and your family. These programs include:
Opportunities for career growth
15% discount for you and one other family member in your household on all purchases made at Sprouts
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Eligibility requirements may apply for the following benefits: - 401(K) Retirement savings plan with a generous company match
Minimum essential coverage medical plans
Voluntary coverage such as short-term disability, hospital indemnity, accident, and critical illness
Competitive vacation and sick time programs
Grow with us!
If you have a passion for inspiring people and a flair for fresh food, consider applying for a job at Sprouts! With a focus on customer service, our neighborhood grocery stores offer high-quality, farm fresh produce, natural meats, plenty of scoop-your-own bulk goods and much more in a fun, friendly, old-fashioned farmer's market setting. Come grow your career in healthy living with a fast-paced, rapidly growing company and teams that pride themselves on empowering others along their journey.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Sprouts' management reserves the right to amend and change duties, responsibilities, and requirements to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.
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