Whole Foods Market Store Receiver in Burnaby, British Columbia
Ensure timely receipt of both product and non-products received into the store. Move freight from the receiving area to departmental staging areas and storage rooms. Assure an organized back room area. Support the Team Leaders and buyers in maintaining regional standards. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, recording and organizing invoices and maintaining an orderly and efficient receiving area. Use of all WFM system tools to effectively document all receipts into the store.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Receive product orders using WFM system tools in accordance with Regional documentation provided
Receive all product for the store, inspecting it for quality, quantity, and safety (temperature)
Report any receiving discrepancies to Team Leader(s) and Buyer(s); build and maintain consistency with Specialists and leadership for ordering/receiving processes.
Comply with Global and Regional receiving processes.
Contact vendors for outstanding invoices & credits when necessary.
Maintain an excellent working relationship with Buyers and Team Leaders to ensure a smooth and complete ordering and receiving process.
Attend all applicable trainings, and be able to use or be certified in use of appropriate PIT equipment needed for store.
Maintain courteous relationships with drivers, suppliers and team members.
Follow all applicable health and sanitation procedures including food safety and Good Organic guidelines as they pertain to receiving practices.
Perform other duties as assigned by receiving leadership, Store Team Leader or Associate Store Team Leaders.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Good computer skills, including but not limited to the ability to use MS Excel, Word and Outlook, and all other WFM system tools.
Must be detail oriented and have excellent follow through to ensure the receiving process runs smoothly and all POs are properly closed.
Must be comfortable working in a fast paced environment with the ability to adjust to the constant demands of a high volume location.
Ability to work in a highly interdependent work flow process where each segment of a process relies heavily on the other parts.
Ability to follow instructions and established uniform procedures related to duties and responsibilities.
Ability to work independently yet have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with other Team Members and Store Leadership
Ability to knowledgeably communicate with product, supply and service vendors.
Ability to perform simple math operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division).
Must be able to communicate and read in English.
Ability to maintain professional and appropriate conduct with all business partners & suppliers.
Must be 18 years or older.
Stand & walk for extended periods of time up to 4 hours without a break.
Bend & stoop to grasp objects & climb tall ladders.
Bend & lift loads regularly, not to exceed 50lbs, & occasionally up to 75lbs unassisted.
Push & pull carts, weighing up to 100lbs, unassisted.
Must be able to consistently bend & twist neck & waist, reach above & below shoulders & squat during the course of a work shift.
Essential Job Functions:
Stand and walk for extended periods of time.
Bend and stoop to grasp objects and climb ladders. Bend and twist neck and waist, reach above and
below shoulders and squat.
Bend and lift loads, not to exceed 50 pounds. Push and pull carts weighing up to 100 pounds.
Repetitive use of hands for grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation.
Environmental exposure to extreme temperatures (coolers, ovens, freezer, outdoors, etc.)
At Whole Foods Market, we empower our Team Members to make their own decisions, thus creating an environment where people are treated with respect and are highly motivated to excel. We mentor Team Members through education and on-the-job experience. As a result, we are able to fill a majority of leadership roles from our existing Team Member base. We also recognize that there are individuals with talent outside of Whole Foods Market, and have training programs to bring those new leaders into the company.
Our Team Members represent over 50 different nations. We are people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, yet all work together to meet the needs of our customers.
We offer great benefits beginning with a full complement of medical and other traditional group health plan coverage, 401k plan, and a 20% discount at our stores. To learn more, apply your passion today.
The Company is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. If you require assistance or a reasonable accommodation in completing the application materials or any aspect of the application process, please contact the local Human Resources office at the worksite where you are applying for a position.
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