Essential Functions

60%     Stock merchandise on the shelf or storage areas following the proper procedures and rotates dates and/or perishable merchandise in accordance with store procedures, pulling any out of date merchandise from the shelf

20%     Assists in receiving and unloading of merchandise with store procedures, pulling any out of date merchandise from the shelf

15%     Assist customers in locating and/or retrieving merchandise as well as with information regarding new product availability, discontinued merchandise, possible alternatives and other beneficial product and store service information

5%       Assists with cleanup of spills, breakages and other maintenance duties as assigned or needed


Secondary Functions

·         Participates in training activities to increase personal skill level, improve overall customer care and department performance

·         Follows all J&J Foods’ safety guidelines and procedures while performing job functions

·         Provides assistance in other departments of the store when needed

·         Assists in periodic functions such as inventory, special promotions, etc.


Key Attributes

·         Adaptable

·         Attentive

·         Collaborative

·         Customer Focused

·         Enthusiastic

·         Follows Directions

·         Teachable


Performance Factors

  • Must achieve the standard acceptable level of production within the probationary work period and maintain that level going forward
  • Stock shelves and handle back stock merchandise in accordance with J&J guidelines

·         Exhibit a desire to sell groceries and to help customers


  • Education and Work Experience • A high school diploma or GED equivalent is preferred • At least 6 months of experience in the grocery industry is preferred
  • Language Skills • Ability to read, write and speak English fluently • Ability to speak clearly
  • Mathematical Skills • Must be able to do simple math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) quickly and accurately
  • Reasoning Ability • The ability to discern when a customer is in need of some sort of assistance • The ability to estimate within an accepted range the amount of any given product is needed for a particular time period


  • Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Ability to bend, stoop and reach • Ability to stand for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours or more) • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.

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