Whole Foods Market Prepared Foods Service Team Member (full-time) in Vancouver, British Columbia
As a member of our Prepared Foods Team, your role will include setting and maintaining attractive Prepared Foods displays and supporting the regional Prepared Foods vision. You will ensure a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient customer service to customers and team members.
Give every customer immediate and undivided attention. Surprise and delight the customers with consistent, delicious food.
Ensure a fresh and appealing display by keeping cases and salad/ hot bars clean and well stocked and properly rotated, while checking and ensuring freshness and quality of products.
Weighs, prices, and packages customer selections.
Prepares sandwiches and other prepared foods behind the counter for customers, which may include slicing meats and cheeses.
Maintain accurate department signage and pricing.
Follow department procedures to maintain supplies, backstock and coolers and to track product transfers and spoilage.
Assist with sampling program by keeping sample areas full, clean, and appealing and by sampling products directly to customers.
Follow and comply with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and adhere to safe work practices.
Operate and sanitize all Prepared Foods equipment in a safe and proper manner.
This job posting is intended to describe the general requirements for the performance of this job. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned by leadership.
Previous kitchen, culinary, deli, restaurant, kitchen management, cooking or customer service experience preferred.
Excellent communication skills and willingness to work as part of a team; ability to communicate effectively with customers.
Ability to follow instructions and procedures.
Ability to sell proactively.
Ability to learn basic knowledge of all products carried in the department.
Understand and communicate quality goals and ingredient information to customers.
Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness.
Effective time management skills.
Strong work ethic and integrity.
Proper handling of knives and other cutting equipment.
Available for flexible scheduling to meet needs of the department.
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.)
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