Shoprite - Produce Clerk

Shoprite Markets Hamden , CT 06518

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

We are living our Purpose

  • To Care Deeply about People, Helping them to Eat Well and Be Happy. This Purpose guides everything we do and is why we are in business. We are using our service priorities

  • Safety, Friendliness, Presentation, and Efficiency to help us make decisions at work every day and are critical to the success of our business goals.

Job Summary:

To deliver a great customer experience while pricing, stocking and rotating merchandise in the Produce Department; to maintain a neat, clean and visually appealing department and to perform other tasks as required in a safe and efficient manner, within Company policy.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

The minimum required qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Ability to proficiently read, write, speak, analyze, interpret, and understand the English language.

  • Ability to perform basic math.

  • Ability to stand/walk for the duration of a scheduled shift.

  • Ability to stand, bend, twist, reach, push, pull and regularly lift 25 lbs., and occasionally lift up to 60 lbs.

  • Ability to work with fresh, dried and/or processed products, spices and powdered substances without negative consequences.

  • Ability to tolerate dust and cleaning agents during routine housekeeping duties.

  • Ability to work in varying temperatures.

  • Ability to interact with Customers in a friendly and helpful way.

  • Ability to work cooperatively with others.

  • Ability to work all assigned work schedules and comply with all time and attendance policies.

Essential Job Functions:

Performance of the essential functions of this position require the Associate to possess the minimum qualifications listed above. These functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Greet all Customers and provide them with prompt, courteous service and assistance.

  • Promote for sale any current charitable promotions to Customers.

  • Maintain a clean, neat, organized, and safe work environment.

  • Be knowledgeable in and able to differentiate between various types of produce and related merchandise including taste, seasonality, preparation method or use, and price differences between varieties of similar classes of products (i.e. different types of apples, potatoes, etc.).

  • Follow approved procedures for receiving, code dating, preparing, storing, and price marking, scaling, and restocking products to ensure quality, accuracy and product rotation and protection.

  • Maintain Department of Sanitation and QA standards, including sweeping, mopping, removing cardboard and refuse as needed.

  • Operate a baler and compactor.

  • Perform all duties in accordance with Local, State and Federal regulations as they pertain to the Produce operation.

  • Performance all duties in accordance with Company rules, policies, safety requirements, and security standards and all Local, State and Federal health and civil code regulations.

  • Keep display cases and other merchandising areas stocked and signed; display merchandise in an attractive, appealing, neat and colorful manner.

  • Control freshness, quality and temperature of product by following safe food handling procedures.

  • Handle damaged and spoiled products according to Company policy and assist in controlling the level of damaged goods.

  • Regularly lift, pull, push and rotate merchandise that weights 25 lbs. and occasionally weights up to 60 lbs.

  • Unload trucks and transport merchandise to Produce Department that weights 25 lbs. and that occasionally weights up to 60 lbs.

  • Understand and adhere to all Country of Origin Label (C.O.O.L.) regulations for all products in the Produce Department.

  • Understand and adhere to Company shrink guidelines as relates to Produce Department operations.

  • Perform duties in accordance with the Company's HAZCOM program and adhere to manufacturer's label instructions for the safe and proper use of all chemical products.

  • Check refrigeration equipment for proper performance regularly; report any failure immediately.

  • Utilize and maintain equipment as required by department; report any equipment problems immediately.

  • Dress and groom according to Company policy including uniform, name badge, and hat or hair restraint requirements.

  • Perform duties in accordance with QA hand washing standards and use disposable gloves when handling food.

  • Complete all applicable department training programs.

  • Perform all duties in accordance with all ShopRite Service Priorities (Safety, Friendliness, Presentation, and Efficiency).

  • Stand at work station for duration of scheduled shift, which may exceed 8 hours per day.

  • Maintain punctual and regular attendance.

  • Work overtime as assigned.

  • Work cooperatively with others.

  • Must be 18 years or older to operate balers, hi-lo's, power jacks, and slicing machines.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Important Disclaimer Notice:

The above statements are only intended to represent the essential job functions and general nature of the work being performed and are not exhaustive of the tasks that an Associate may be required to perform. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to require Associates to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations, or the work environment change. This job description is not a guarantee of employment.


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