Deli Associate (14489-935)

United Natural Foods, Inc. Saint Petersburg, FL
WE ARE A DRUG FREE WORK PLACE. ALL CANDIDATES WILL BE SUBJECT TO A PRE-EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND CHECK AND PRE-EMPLOYMENT.

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Deli Associate aids in the success of the store by performing food preparation duties, stocking incoming product, and maintaining quality of current product within the deli. Serves as a model for extraordinary customer service and supports the company guiding principles through all duties performed within the position.

EEO / VETERANS / DISABLED

BASIC DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITES:

* Ensure that customers experience excellent conditions when visiting the deli, receive a greeting when entering the deli area and are able to find what they need.

* Treat all fellow associates, supervisory team, vendors and customers with dignity and respect.

* Exhibit cooperation and positive attitude in working with other associates and management.

* Maintain solid communications with the management team and associates in the store.

* Report to shifts when scheduled and arrive on time.

* Demonstrate knowledge of deli clerk job duties, equipment and products.

* Demonstrate proactive position-related behaviors within the deli as well as other departments throughout the store, including assisting other associates when appropriate.

* Clean and wash all produce and fruit used at juice bar station.

* Maintain a clean and sanitized work area, equipment, utensils, dishes and/or silverware.

* Refill/stock deli case.

* Frequently check temperature of food in the deli case.

* Prepare food for the hot bar and soup bar; Refill/stock juice bar station.

* Put food out for the hot bar at the correct temperature.

* Stock bread, meats, cheeses, cookies, muffins and salads for grab and go cases.

* Assist in ordering product as well as check, receive, and stock merchandise.

* Actively provide customer service by giving samples and preparing orders.

* Exhibit efficiency and productivity through accuracy of work, completing assignments in timely manner and prioritizing to meet goals.

* Nightly cleaning duties: wrap and put away food, sweep, mop and dispose of garbage.

* Ability to work at a fast pace while multitasking.

* Assist in special projects and perform other functions or duties as assigned by supervision, including interdepartmental duties

* Perform all duties as assigned by the supervisor or Manager on duty

* Adhere to all Company policies, procedures and practices

Required Skills

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:

* High School Diploma or Equivalent

essential functions/ physical requirements:

* Ability to lift up to 40 pounds frequently.

* Standing and walking 100% of the time.

* Frequent bending, kneeling, grasping and reaching.

* Meet productivity standards established for the department

* Ability to complete basic mathematic functions; add, subtract, multiply, divide

* Tolerate working in cold temperatures for up to 20 minutes at a time

* Able to handle a variety of substances associates with cleaning materials, packaging, and food products

* Able to use hands freely; ability to use hand tools

* Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

* Available to work varied hours/days to assist with store operations

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

System implementation experience is preferred.