Seafood Dept Team Member - Whole Foods

  • Whole Foods Market
  • Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 02, 2022
Full time Other

Job Description

Are you a Foodie seeking a new and exciting opportunity? Come join the Whole Foods Market team where you'll work in a professional environment, with the highest quality ingredients and have a true work-life balance! We are currently hiring for a variety of roles with different schedules and FT/PT status available, depending on the role.

Here is a list of our Team Departments and the kinds of Team Member roles you may be considered for:

• Prepared Foods: Cook (Prep, Pizza), Team Member (Deli Counter, Sandwich Maker, Hot Food/Salad Bar Runner), Dishwasher
• Bakery: Baker, Cake Decorator, Team Member (Counter service, Packaging, Coffee)
• Customer Service/Store Support: Cashier, Cashier Assistant (Bagging, Carts)
• Grocery: Team Member (Stocking frozen, dairy, bulk items) - Day and Overnight shifts
• Whole Body: Team Member (Stocking vitamins, supplements, body care, clothing, gifts)
• Meat: Team Member (Counter service, Oven ready prep), Meat Cutter
• Seafood: Team Member (Counter service, Oven ready prep)
• Specialty (Beer/Wine/Cheese): Team Member (Pub Service, Cheese Cutting/Wrapping)
• Produce/Floral: Team Member (Stocking, Floral Arrangement), Production(Fruit Cutting)

Apply today and check your email for next steps! Responsibilities
  • Follows department procedures for preparing, storing, rotating, and stocking of product.
  • Prepares, packages, weighs, and prices products for sale.
  • Monitors product quality and freshness and ensures proper product rotation.
  • Ensures cases and shelves are clean and well-stocked.
  • Completes spoilage, sampling, temperature, and sweep logs as required.
  • Assists with periodic inventory checks.
  • Arrives to work station on time, appropriately groomed, dressed and ready to work; works all scheduled shifts and attends required trainings and meetings.
  • Provides excellent customer service, addresses needs of customers in a timely and effective manner and models suggestive selling techniques; answers phones and pages promptly and courteously.
  • Maximizes sales potential through effective and proper procedures for prepping, storing, rotating, stocking, and merchandising product.
  • Follows and complies, or ensures compliance, with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and safe work practices.
  • Maintains, or ensures maintenance of, a clean and sanitary working and shopping environment; maintains equipment in accordance with WFM cleanliness and safety standards.
  • Performs opening, mid, and closing duties as assigned; ensures accuracy of signs and pricing.
  • Immediately reports safety hazards and violations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by store, regional, or national leadership.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Ability to sell proactively.
  • Ability to learn basic knowledge of all products carried in department
  • Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness.
  • Proactively reads labels and familiarizes oneself on various products.
  • Strong to excellent communication skills and willingness to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to deliver information in a clear and respectable manner to fellow Team Members, customers, and vendors.
  • Ability to meet customer service expectations and standards in all interactions with customers, vendors, and Team Members.
  • Ability to follow directions and procedures; effective time management and organization skills.
  • Passion for natural foods and the mission of Whole Foods Market.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency.
  • Understanding of and compliance with WFM quality goals.

Desired Work Experiences
  • No prior retail experience required.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • In an 8-hour work day: standing/walking 6-8 hours.
  • Hand use: single grasping, fine manipulation, pushing and pulling.
  • Work requires the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting and reaching.
  • Exposure to FDA approved cleaning chemicals.
  • Exposure to temperatures: 90 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Ability to work in a wet and cold environment.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.
  • Ability to use tools and equipment, including box cutters, knives, electric pallet jacks, forklifts, hand trucks, six-wheel carts, balers, and other heavy machinery.

At Whole Foods Market, we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the position to be filled and business needs.