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Grocery Associate-UNIVERSITY STORE-Full Time

Company: Detwiler's Operations
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The Grocery Associate works in the heart of our store and is responsible for keeping all grocery shelves stocked, displaying products in an appealing manner, assisting customers as needed and keeping the floors and store clean. The Grocery Associate examines expiration dates and rotates products according to department guidelines. Like all our employees, Grocery Associates are expected to adhere to Detwiler’s high standards of cleanliness and safety.Observe all store rules and Company Policies.Maintain a neat, well-groomed personal appearance at all times and observe Company dress code.Observe shift operating hours at all times as scheduled or assigned by Grocery Manager. Must be able to adapt to ever-changing high volume demands of retail while working in a cross-functional team environment.Adhere to all local, state, and federal health and civil code regulations including full compliance with all applicable laws pertaining to safety, health, and packaging requirements.Assist in receiving and unloading of merchandise. Check and verify incoming shipments to ensure that items listed on vendor invoices are all delivered. Check products for quality, count, and condition.Keep all grocery products or merchandise rotated in accordance with Company Policy and product code dates and always make use of the oldest products first (first in, first out).Store products at correct temperatures.Control freshness by coding all product and pulling out-of-code merchandise daily.Handle damaged and spoiled products according to Company Policy and assist in controlling the level of waste.Take stock to storage, cooler or freezer areas.Reduce out-of-code merchandise daily for quick sale to maintain department’s image for the highest quality and freshness.Wrap, package, and price all product accurately and legibly in accordance with established Department Procedures and Guidelines.Keep manager or other designated personnel aware of low inventory conditions or excessive spoilage problems.Comply fully with all Safety Policies and Procedures.Ensure cleanliness of the store including floors, shelves and storage areas.Maintain sweep log to prevent falls. Remove hazardous debris and clean up water or liquid spills as needed.Stock grocery shelves and present products in an appealing manner, according to grocery department guidelines.Respond enthusiastically to customer inquiries and walk with customers to help them locate products they’re looking for.Keep Grocery manager or other designated personnel aware of any service related issues, including but not limited to, customer complaints, pricing disputes, or out-of-stock products.Walk department regularly to ensure an organized, sanitary, and overall clean appearance at all times.Perform other duties and assignments as directed.Must be 18+ years of age.High school diploma or equivalency degree.Cashier or grocery experience is preferred, but not necessary.Must maintain the highest level of customer service at all times.Must have strong communication skills for dealing with customers.Must be able to take initiative when problems arise and have the flexibility to adapt to a variety of situations.Must have ability to multitask and stay organized.Must have basic knowledge of math, weights, and measures.Must be able to lift up to fifty (50) pounds.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSThe 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.Physical Demands - Standing, walking, reaching, bending, twisting, ability to carry/lift 50lbs, and push/pull 200lbs.Repetitive Action - Processing merchandise, typing PLU numbers.Working Conditions - Inside, Cooler, FreezerAbility to work in a fast-paced, potentially high-stress environment.Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and move bags/boxes of merchandise.Machines, Tools, Equipment - Knives, Scales, Wrappers, Box Cutters, Compactors, Garbage Disposals

Keywords: Detwiler's Operations, Sarasota , Grocery Associate-UNIVERSITY STORE-Full Time, Other , Sarasota, Florida

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