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.
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display by keeping cases and shelves clean and well stocked by front-facing, checking codes, rotating, and removing out-of-date products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.
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.
Some reaching above and below shoulder height.
Some exposure to dust, fumes and chemicals.
Repetitive use of hands and fine manipulation.
May need to use a ladder or stool to reach product or supplies.
Exposure to continuous background and occasional loud noises.
Any item over 40 pounds requires a team lift.
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, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.