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Employment Type:
Part time
Posted:
9/9/2015
Job Category:
Customer Service
Industry:
Food & Beverage
Part-Time Produce Customer Service
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Job Description

Want a job you’ll LOVE?

 

Our Produce department helps customers live healthier, better lives by offering a variety of delicious and unique fruits and vegetables. In this area, you’ll be responsible for ensuring customers have access to fresh produce from around the world. If you’re looking for the opportunity to increase your knowledge about products and share your passion for fruits and vegetables, this could be the position for you!

 

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How do I make a difference?

Providing Incredible, Knowledge Based Customer Service

Proactively approach customers, educate them about unique produce offerings, make suggestions for meal solutions, and help to locate products
Familiarize self with products in the department, understand how different varieties of fruits and vegetables are supposed to look and smell at the peak of perfection, and recognize the difference between organic and non-organic products
Seek to expand knowledge about the wide variety of products available in the department to grow and develop professionally and share acquired knowledge to better assist customers
 

Ensuring High Quality Products & Ingredients

Trim and cut fruits and vegetables to maintain attractive product appearance, ensuring the freshest high quality items are available for customers
Cut, package, weigh and label a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables for easy “Take It” meal solutions
Unload and break down deliveries, store products in backroom and cooler; stock and refill displays to meet customer needs while rotating for freshness
Work with team members to maintain the overall appearance of the department by ensuring products are well-merchandised and showcase quality and Peak of Perfection items
Properly handle products, use equipment, keep accurate logs and follow sanitation practices in accordance with food and human safety guidelines and Simplification 5S procedures
Living Who We Are

Support, encourage, and respect co-workers
Work with supervisor to set and achieve goals for professional 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 the most efficient operations in the department
 

Seeking Candidates Who…

Live our values: caring, respect, empowerment, making a difference, high standards
Possess teamwork & diversity awareness
Seek continuous learning opportunities
Provide incredible customer service
Ensure food & human safety
Possess organizational skills
Provide knowledge based service
Educate self and others about product knowledge
Use and explain Wegmans cooking techniques

 

Preferred Skills and Experience

Experience working on a farm
Customer service experience, preferably in a food service, grocery or retail setting
 

Work Environment

Work involves continuous interaction with customers and co-workers in a fast-paced environment
Typical motions include repetitive hand and arm movements, bending and reaching
Responsible for moving and lifting an average of 5 – 20 pounds with a maximum weight lifted greater than 50 pounds occasionally
May be exposed to various allergens and work environments including cold temperatures and wet conditions
Work may require the safe and proper handling of knives and food processing equipment
Will be required to spend the majority of time on his or her feet and stand or walk without a break for up to 4 hours
 

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

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.