Perishables Rep

H-E-B Corpus Christi , TX 78410

Posted 3 months ago

H-E-B needs energetic and motivated Partners willing to work hard and have fun while making our Customers feel welcome. No matter what background you bring, or where you are in your career, we welcome you to join our community where People come first.

As a Perishable Representative, you are responsible for providing a well-stocked and well-maintained department while providing superior customer service. You will prepare, package, and merchandise fresh product on a daily basis, while maintaining all department and food safety / sanitation standards.

Once you're eligible, you'll become an Owner in the company, so we're looking for commitment, hard work, and focus on quality and Customer service. 'Partner-owned' means our most important resources--People--drive the innovation, growth, and success that makes H-E-B The Greatest Retailing Company.

Do you have a:

HEART FOR PEOPLE... commitment to work hard to make sure People come first?

HEAD FOR BUSINESS... a strong sense of how what you do affects our Customers and our success?

PASSION FOR RESULTS... initiative to step up and do what needs doing?

We are looking for:

  • a high school diploma
  • customer service and communication skills
  • ability to work in a fast-paced environment

What is the work?

Customer Service:

  • Provides superior customer service

  • Takes orders from customers by telephone or in person

  • Answers customer questions regarding products and assists them with selections

Food Service:

  • Prepares, packages, and merchandises fresh product

  • Slices, packages, labels, and rotates products

  • Scans in items on Telxon for production

  • Assists in technical areas as needed


  • Merchandises product effectively

  • Uses suggestive selling techniques to meet customer needs and build department sales

  • Makes regular announcements to inform customers of freshly-produced items and to increase sales

Food Safety / Sanitation:

  • Cleans and sanitizes display cases

  • Properly handles and maintains the operation of all equipment

  • Complies with H-E-B food safety and sanitation standards

  • Complies with departmental SOPs and store operating procedures

Additional Department-Specific

  • Aguas:

Peels, cuts, and chops fresh fruits and vegetables

Prepares fresh specialty drinks and food products specific to the Aguas department

  • Floral:

Designs floral arrangements

Designs and executes merchandising programs

Tracks seasonal record when appropriate

Provides a variety of fresh, quality products

  • Market:

Cuts, trims, and prepares meat for service meat counter and self-service counter

Ensures proper product rotation and storage

Maintains coolers and freezers

Weighs, prices, and packages selections

Operates power meat prep and process equipment

  • Produce:

Stocks and rotates product to ensure freshness

Assists floral department when needed

Communicates product knowledge to customers by explaining and providing samples

Cuts, wraps, and prices produce to be placed on sales floor

Maintains signing program

  • Seafood:

Knowledgeable about various fish and shellfish

Weighs, prices, and packages selections

Maintains coolers and freezers

What is your background?

  • Must be 18 years of age

  • High school diploma (or equivalent)

  • Company Orientation

  • Safety Training

Do you have what it takes to be a fit as an H-E-B Perishable Representative?

  • Computer systems knowledge (Telxon, ACR, label machine)

  • Good customer service skills

  • Reading and writing skills

  • Planning and organizing skills

  • Communication and interpersonal skills

Can you...

  • Function in a fast-paced, retail environment

  • Work with Customers, staying attentive to their needs

  • Perform the following, based on your Department


  • Constantly* reach at waist

  • Frequently stand, walk, pivot, push / pull arms, grasp, cervical flexion

  • Frequently be exposed to wet, cold conditions

  • Occasionally reach overhead, reach at shoulder, reach at knee, reach at floor, bend, stoop, squat, crouch, kneel, stair climb, twist, pinch, perform fine motor movements

  • Occasionally be exposed to hot conditions, ambient temperatures, loud noise

  • Demonstrate the ability to lift 90 lbs, and manage in excess of 90 lbs


  • Constantly* reach at waist

  • Frequently stand, walk, pivot, push / pull with arms, grasp

  • Frequently be exposed to wet, cold conditions

  • Occasionally reach overhead, reach at shoulder, reach at knee, reach at floor, bend, stoop, squat, crouch, kneel, stair climb, twist, pinch, perform fine motor movements, cervical flexion

  • Occasionally be exposed to hot conditions, ambient temperatures, loud noise

  • Demonstrate the ability to lift 50 lbs, and manage in excess of 50 lbs

  • While there may be exceptions, the measurements noted are generally defined as--Constantly: 5.5 hours per 8-hour day; Frequently: 2.5 - 5.5 hours per 8-hour day; Occasionally: 0 - 2.5 hours per 8-hour day

It is the responsibility of each individual Partner to never lift beyond his or her own safe lifting limit. If an item is too heavy to lift, push or pull, and / or carry, the Partner must break the box down into lighter, smaller, more manageable components, or ask for assistance from another Partner or a manager.

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