Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Part time
Posted:
3/28/2018
Job Category:
Food Service
Industry:
Food & Beverage
Cheese
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. | Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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Job Description

Cheese

Job Posting: 03/05/2018 Job ID: R0003626 Location: Cherry Hill, NJ Address: Cherry Hill, 2100 Rte 70 W. Age Requirement: Must be 18 years or older. Days Hours Req: Candidate must have flexible availability Sunday-Saturday 8ma-4pm. Schedule: Part-time

Our Cheese departments offer over 700 varieties of unique cheeses and other delicious items to our customers. In this department, you'll share knowledge about the products we sell, suggest food and beverage pairing opportunities, and ensure customers have access to the freshest cheeses. If you're looking for the opportunity to share your passion for food and increase your knowledge, this could be the position for you!


People (Who We Are)

  • Support, encourage, and respect co-workers
  • Work with supervisor to set and achieve goals for development
  • Comply with Wegmans Policies and Work Rules, as well as, federal and state laws
  • Maintain open lines of communication with supervisors and coworkers to ensure efficient department operations

Customer (What We Believe)

  • Build relationships with customers by proactively engaging in conversations and answering questions
  • Utilize selling techniques to share knowledge, suggest pairings and offer samples
  • Consistently grow product knowledge and stay up-to-date on new and featured items

Product (What We Do)

  • Maintain department appearance by displaying proper signage and well-merchandised product
  • Work with team to pull cheese from cases, record shrink, trim, wrap, weigh, and label products
  • Properly handle products, use equipment, keep accurate logs and follow sanitation practices in accordance with food and human safety guidelines and Simplification 5S procedures

Work Environment

  • Work includes walking, standing for up to 4 hours without a break, repetitive hand and arm movements including forceful pulling, 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 environments, including cold temperatures. The average weight range of items lifted is 10-30 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 includes the safe and proper handling of knives and cheese cutting equipment
  • 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

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.

Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
  • Customer service experience, preferably in a food service, grocery or retail setting
  • Passion for food and beverage; knowledge of food and beverage pairings

Preferred Skills
  • Working knowledge of cheese; including familiarity with cheese families, cutting, handling, and wrapping

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.

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