Meat Clerk
Hy-Vee
 Minneapolis, MN

Job Title: Service Meat Clerk FLSA: Non-Exempt

Location: Fulfillment Center Revision Date: 09/2016

General Function:

Provides prompt, efficient and friendly customer service. Wraps, trims, stocks cases, and receives merchandise in the Meat and/or Seafood Department. Rotates stock, stocks cases and places product in coolers.

Reporting Relations:

Accountable and Reports to:

Director; Manager Of; Human Resources/Accounting Manager; Assistant Managers; Meat Manager; Meat Specialist

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to company policies and individual center guidelines.
  • Reports to work when scheduled and on time.
  • Answers the telephone promptly when called upon and provides friendly, helpful service to customers who call including taking customers' orders.
  • Maintains a positive attitude; creates an atmosphere of friendliness and fun through flexibility and teamwork.
  • Provides prompt efficient and friendly customer service by exhibiting caring, concern and patience in all customer interactions and treating customers as the most important person.
  • Wraps, weighs, and labels product.
  • Reviews the status and appearance of the food for freshness, then stocks cases or rotates product.
  • Finishes trims on steaks, roasts, and chops in preparing these retail cuts, including seafood for traying.
  • Prepares and organizes seafood items.
  • Understands and practices proper sanitation procedures and ensures the work area is always clean and neat.
  • Replenishes and organizes the coolers.
  • Reports out-of-stock products to appropriate personnel.
  • Trays, slices, tenderizes, and grinds product.
  • Removes trash in a timely manner.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in other areas of center as needed.
  • Performs other job related duties and special projects as required.
  • Washes dishes as necessary.

Education and Experience:

High School or equivalent experience, food safety training. Three to six months of similar or related work.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be physically able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally; exert up to 20 pounds of force frequently; and exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Must be able to be on feet (standing and walking) for 6-8 hours a day.
  • Visual requirements include vision from less than 20 inches to more than 20 feet with or without correction, depth perception, color vision, and field of vision.
  • Must be able to perform the following physical activities: Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have the ability to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or verbal instructions; deal with a few concrete variables.
  • Ability to do simple addition and subtraction; copying figures, counting and recording.
  • Possess the ability to understand and follow verbal or demonstrated instructions; write identifying information; request supplies orally or in writing.

Working Conditions:

This position is continually exposed to a cool environment and dampness. There is frequent noise from the saws, exposure to cleaning solvents, and possibility of electrical shock. This is a fast paced work environment.

Equipment Used to Perform Job:

Knives, Box Cutters, Grinders, Patty Maker, Tenderizer, Slicer, Pallet jack, Tumbler, Wrapping system, Rotisserie, RPM, Telexon ordering unit and C.A.R.S. system.

Contacts:

Has daily contact with suppliers/vendors, employees and office personnel. Occasional contact with federal or state regulatory agencies regarding inspections.