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Food Service Associate

Company: Global Partners LP
Location: Kingston
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:

A fresh food Deli Associate is responsible for the daily operations of the stores deli/foodservice, ensuring a high level of sanitation, store appearance and customer service while adhering to company policies and procedures. This person truly has a passion and love for food and serving the customer!

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining a positive and friendly attitude towards customers and fellow team members.
  • Engaging with customers through smiles and greetings, offering product information, providing selling suggestions and active sampling and always giving a genuine thank you.
  • Focusing on providing fast and friendly customer service.
  • Processing cash register transactions, giving back change, and refunds.
  • Using scale printer machines, ensuring weights and pricing are correct.
  • Understanding the importance monitoring product pricing, signage, and placement as well as the use of product shelf tags and shelf signage.
  • Keeping a clean, neat and orderly check stand/sales counter and work production areas.
  • Preparing, wrapping, boxing, weighing, slicing, and stocking deli/food service products, rotating them as necessary to ensure product quality and safety.
  • The preparation and cooking of deli/foodservice items, which includes items like fried foods, salads prepared on premise, sandwiches, roller grill items, hot and cold beverages, prepared meals and snack items for hot and cold cases.
  • Work safely around sharp slicers, tools and hot ovens and burners.
  • Displaying products following deli department and/or merchandising guidelines.
  • Taking customer orders, ensuring orders are completed on time and to the customer's satisfaction.
  • Other duties assigned by Store Manager.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Applicants for this position must be at least 18 years old.
  • Flexibility to work weekend, holiday and/or evening shifts and assist other locations as needed.
  • Must have reliable transportation and valid driver's license.
  • Serv-Safe certification preferred.
  • Desire to learn new products and new recipes.
  • A love of foods and a creative nature.
  • Remain helpful, tactful and courteous at all times.
  • Work quickly and efficiently, sometimes with little direction, to accomplish assigned duties.
  • Add, subtract, divide, multiply and perform other basic business math calculations.
  • Learn to use register, scales, scanners and debit/credit terminals.
  • Learn to use UPC codes, store signage, and learn and memorize various register keys and codes.
  • Read UPC codes, product labels, shelf signage, register forms, and posted company policies/procedures.
  • Learn a wide variety of deli/food service products, including the ingredients that go into those products.
  • Communicate openly and professionally through appropriate body language, facial expressions and speech.
  • Listen to and understand verbal and non-verbal communication of customers and fellow members.
  • Work with deli ingredients including various meat items, vegetables and fruits, spices, nuts, flavorings, sauces and oils.
  • Physical Requirements
  • Be able to lift up to 25lbs on occasion.
  • Reaching above shoulder height and bending below waist.
  • Work in walk-in coolers and freezers.
  • Stand for long periods of time, bend and twist, and frequently lift and/or maneuver merchandise and supplies.
  • Be dexterous enough with hands and fingers so as to be able to use necessary equipment, including knives, slicers, burners, ovens, fryers and rotisseries

    Research shows that many, especially women and other marginalized people, are hesitant to apply for job if they don't check every box. If you are excited about this position, and think you could have an impact here, please apply anyway, even if you don't meet every point on the job description. We'd love to hear from you.

    Global is committed to attracting, developing and retaining a highly qualified, diverse and dedicated work force and maintains a zero-tolerance policy with respect to discrimination in its workplace. We consider applications for all positions without regard to age, ancestry, race, gender, color, religion or creed, marital status, national origin, citizenship, disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, status as a victim or witness of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, prior record of arrest or conviction, unemployment status or any other classification or status protected by applicable state, local or federal law. If you have a disability and need an accommodation to apply, please contact our recruiting department at 781-891-4000.

Keywords: Global Partners LP, Warwick , Food Service Associate, Hospitality & Tourism , Kingston, Rhode Island

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