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Essential Functions

40%     Greet customers and provide them with prompt, professional service as needed and assist in locating and/or retrieving merchandise

25%     Handle, prepare, weigh and price deli / bakery products following department procedures or recipes

15%     Stock fresh product, rotate dated and/or perishable merchandise, pulling any out of date or damaged merchandise from the shelf and condition store shelves, cases, etc. when instructed

15%     Clean and sanitize deli / bakery preparation areas, as well as sales areas with the manner and procedure established by the department and in accordance with all applicable health regulations

5%       Handles damaged and/or spoiled products according to department procedures and apply department established standards to reduce loss of profitable product (shrink)


Secondary Functions

  • Provide assistance in other departments of the store when needed
  • Assist in periodic functions such as inventory, special promotions, etc.
  • Follow all safety guidelines and procedures while performing job functions

·         Ensure that deli / bakery department merchandise remains within accepted Food Safety Time / Temperature guidelines to guarantee food safety and quality of merchandise

  • Assist in maintaining all merchandising, safety and food safety log forms required by the company

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


Key Attributes

·         Attentive

·         Collaborative

·         Communicative

·         Creative

·         Customer Focused

·         Enthusiastic

·         Follows Directions

·         Organized

·         Teachable


Performance Factors

·         Must achieve the standard acceptable level of production within the probationary work period and maintain that level going forward

·         Must acquire an acceptable level of product knowledge within the probationary work period and increase that level going forward

·         Stock shelves / display cases and handle excess 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 two years of experience in the grocery industry is preferred
  • Language Skills • Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently (Spanish desired) • Ability to speak clearly
  • Mathematical Skills • Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division)
  • 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 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. • Ability to work in cool to cold temperatures for long periods of time (up to 8 hours or more) • Ability to work around potentially dangerous equipment safely

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