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FT Meat Team Leader
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Job Description

FT Meat Team Leader

Job Posting: 01/16/2018 Job ID: R0001217 Location: Natick, MA Address: Natick, 1245 Worcester St Age Requirement: Must be 18 years or older. Days Hours Req: Full time applicants will be required to work a minimum of 40 hours per week and must be available Monday through Saturday throughout the year, including some holidays. Sundays are not required but will be paid at time and one half. Shifts vary based on department and typically include a variety of early mornings, afternoons and evenings for all employees. Schedule: Full-time

At Wegmans, we strive to meet customer needs for everything from a quick mid-week meal to a special holiday that requires extra planning. Our meat department is there to provide a main course no matter the occasion. In the role of a Meat Team Leader, you’ll assist in running the Meat department and will work with team members to develop their skills and passions. If you’re looking for the opportunity to share your knowledge and passion of food, educating team members and leading them to accomplish goals, this could be the position for you.

People (Who We Are)

  • Manage performance and develop employees; provide resources, training, feedback, and stretch assignments
  • Interview, select and hire the best caring, diverse, knowledgeable people
  • Lead by example and create an empowering and safe work environment; maintain and encourage two-way communication
  • Keep Wegmans the Best and a Great Place to Work by embracing diversity, listening and including others in decision making processes

Customer (What We Believe)

  • Approach and educate customers about products, answer questions, offer suggestion; cut, weigh, and package a variety of items
  • Use passion and knowledge to educate team members and customers; ensure employees have the resources to provide incredible service, highest quality products and knowledge to customers

Product (What We Do)

  • Maintain department appearance, product levels, and efficiency; use knowledge of product, trends, and seasonality to accurately forecast needs and adjust order
  • Oversee team and ensure consistency in products; showcase quality, freshness and unique products offered; cross merchandise highlight featured, and seasonal items to drive sales
  • Ensure team members are trained on proper cutting and trimming techniques; work with Prepared Foods to utilize and reduce shrink

Results (What We Measure)

  • Perform essential tasks for efficient Meat operations; orders, schedules, and manage payroll; relay pertinent information to Store Management; ensure efficient operations
  • Ensure proper use of equipment; ensure food & human safety, simplification, company policies and procedures are followed

Work Environment

  • Work includes walking, standing for up to 4 hours without a break, repetitive hand and arm movements, occasional heavy lifting, bending, and reaching, along with continuous interaction with customers and co-workers in a fast-paced environment. Work involves exposure to various work environments, including cold temperatures. The average weight range of items lifted is 15-40 pounds with a maximum weight lifted of greater than 50 pounds occasionally. You may receive assistance with heavy items, if available. May be exposed to various allergens (things that may cause an allergic reaction)
  • Work may include use of hand pallet jack, power pallet jack, power walkie-reach, scissors lift or WAV unit. Wegmans certification required for use of power equipment
  • Work may require the safe and proper handling of knives, meat grinder and meat saw

Employment at Wegmans may be contingent upon your completion and our evaluation of a drug screen and/or criminal background check. All Applicants will be screened; only those closely matching the job posting will be interviewed.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Customer service experience, preferably in a food service, grocery or retail setting
  • Experience utilizing a variety of cooking techniques
  • Experience working in a butcher shop
  • Managerial/ supervisory experience including delegating tasks to others

About Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 62-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. The family-owned company was founded in 1916. Wegmans is recognized as an industry leader, an innovator, and is known for its strong commitment to the communities where it operates stores. It has been listed among Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies To Work For in America" for five consecutive years.