Whole Foods Market Produce Service Team Member in Vancouver, British Columbia

SUMMARY:

As a member of our Produce Team, your role will include setting and maintaining attractive produce displays and supporting the regional Produce vision. You will ensure a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient customer service to customers and team members.

DUTIES:

· 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appealing display by keeping cases and shelves clean and well stocked, checking codes, rotating products, and removing out-of-date products.

· Uphold organic standards for produce.

· 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 sampling products to customers.

· Follow and comply with all applicable health and sanitation procedures and adhere to safe work practices.

· Operate and sanitize all produce 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.

REQUIREMENTS:

· Previous produce 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 about natural and organic foods and products.

· Available for flexible scheduling to meet the needs of the department.

· Effective time management skills.

· Strong work ethic and integrity.

· Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness.

· Ability to work in a wet and cold environment.

· Use of knives and box cutters.

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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