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Now Hiring - Produce Clerk - including weekends

Company: Fresh Thyme Market
Location: Naperville
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

The Produce Clerk is responsible for keeping all store produce wet-rack and dry tables stocked and clean during business hours. They are required to assist customers as needed and maintain a friendly, energetic demeanor. This position requires adhering to all procedural guidelines set by the Produce Department. A Produce Clerk may be assigned the duties in the fresh juicing room.Essential Duties & Responsibilities Ensures cleanliness of produce department, storage area, and work area for safety; includes cleaning of shelves and products, keeping floors free of liquid spills or water, removing hazardous debris from floor and sweeping. Stocks produce department; includes presentation of product, facing, filling, and organization of all product items as set by the Produce Department schematics as well as ensuring tag and pricing accuracy. Examines the rotation of all produce products paying particular attention to expired stock and discarding outdated or spoiled items. Responds positively to customer's inquiries and assists customers with purchases, information and product selection; requires selling and cross selling of products. Receives, inspects, and logs products for accuracy of shipment, temperature, and quality. Monitors the point of purchase signs; ensures a variety of recipe cards, product coupons, promotional material, and information on complimentary foods. Requires operating and using equipment such as knives, scales, wrappers, compactors, garbage disposals, pallet jacks, and hand trucks. Ensures all wet racks are stocked, clean, and maintain proper temperatures. Participates in pre-inventory preparation; includes back stock and assuring tags match products. Sustains a high level of product knowledge and product preparation. Walks department regularly to ensure an organized, sanitary, and overall clean appearance at all times. Juice Room - responsibilities include preparing produce for designated FTFM juice recipes, producing juice, labeling and appropriate rotation. Other duties as assigned.Education and Experience High school diploma or equivalency degree. Preferred 1 -2 years grocery retail experience in Produce department processes and procedures. Previous experience in a natural foods industry is a plus.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Must maintain the highest level of customer service at all times. Ability to adapt to the ever changing high volume retail while working in a cross-functional team environment. Must have the capacity to take initiative when problems arise. Flexibility to adapt in a variety of situations. Must have advanced attention to detail with the capability to prioritize and meet deadlines. Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills for dealing cross functionally with peers and senior management. Ability to multitask and have excellent organizational skills is essential. Must be able to support and contribute to team goals. Ability to work varied hours/days as business dictates. Must be familiar with Health Department guidelines and regulations as they pertain to a grocery retail environment. Must have basic knowledge of math, weights, and measures. Must have the ability to push and pull fully loaded hand trucks and use box cutters. Must understand proper handling, preparation, seasonality, and appropriate shelf life of products.Job Function AnalysisPhysical Demands Sit Rarely 1-2 hours Stand Continuously 1-8 hours Walk Continuously 2-8 hours Drive Frequently 2-4 hours Balance Frequently 34-66% Bend Occasionally 1-33% Climb (2-6 ft) Occasionally 1-33% Crawl Occasionally 1-33% Crouch/Squat Occasionally 1-33% Kneel Occasionally 1-33% Reach (forward & overhead) Frequently 34-66% Twist (45 degrees at waist) Occasionally 1-33%Lifting/Carrying 0-10 lbs. Occasionally 1-33% 11-25 lbs. Occasionally 1-33% 26-50 lbs. Occasionally 1-33% 51-100 lbs. Never 0%Repetitive MotionRight & Left Grasping Frequently 34-66%Fine Manipulation Occasionally 1-33%Pushing and Pulling Occasionally 1-33%Lower extremities Never 0%Environmental Conditions:Some extreme temperatures are possible. Some ventilation and exhaust fans.REQUIREMENTSA mission we can all believe in! We have a simple mission at Fresh Thyme - to improve the way our communities eat by offering fresh and healthy food at great values. We call it real food at real affordable prices. We continue our commitment to offer more items that are fresh, organic and free from not-so-healthy ingredients - food you feel good about with no artificial sweeteners, preservatives, colors or flavors. We believe in meeting our customers wherever they are on their journey toward healthier eating and total wellness with a selection of products that accommodates all diets and food restrictions. While our assortment of better-for-you products is amazing, the most important thing we offer is an even more amazing shopping experience - brought to you by our friendly team members.

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