Order, replenish, and merchandise perishables products and participate in regional and national sales promotions.Responsibilities
Replenish products through proper buying procedures.
Ensure product orders are timely and accurate to monitor inventory turns.
Ensure the product mix meets varied customer dietary needs and requests.
Find placement for all new products.
Provide outstanding customer service; ensure customer needs are met in a timely fashion.
Monitor product quality and freshness and ensure proper rotation or product.
Maintain accurate department signage and pricing.
Build displays according to movement, promotions, profitability, value and regional guidance.
Participate in regional and national sales promotions.
Oversee customer special order process.
Educate team members and customers on new, local, and private label products.
Follow department procedures for preparing, storing, rotating, and stocking of product.
Maintain and monitor department waste, spoilage, sweep, and transfer logs.
Maintain a clean and well organized work area.
Follow and comply with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and safe work practices.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
High energy, enthusiastic, and displays an affinity for our products, core values, and company philosophy
Ability to understand and convey to others the differentiating factors about our products
Ability to follow directions and established procedures
Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness
Ability to sell proactively
Good verbal and written communication skills
Basic math skills
Strong organization skills
Basic proficiency with computer applications and programs including email, Microsoft Office, and operations related applications
Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed
Desired Work Experiences
1+ year buying/merchandising experience
1+ year perishables experience
Customer Service Focus
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.