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Produce Clerk - All shifts Available + 15% Discount

Company: Fresh Thyme Farmers Market
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

If you're someone who has a genuine desire to help people live better and healthier lives, join us as we work to be a trusted resource in our communities, offering real people, real food at real affordable prices across the Midwest. If you are ready to immerse yourself in an environment, that helps shoppers naturally, intuitively, and enjoyably find real, honest, affordable goodness to meet them wherever they are on their wellness journey, we'd like to hear from you. Join us to begin YOUR journey and be a part of the Fresh Thyme Market Team!

Fresh Thyme Rewards

* Weekly pay


* Scheduling flexibility


* Paid parental leave


* Care.com/back-up care assistance


* Team member discount


* Career growth opportunities



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All positions at Fresh Thyme Market are required to execute their daily job responsibilities in addition to focusing on sales and customer service. It is the expectation of each employee to maintain a positive attitude and a willingness to be a team player.

The Produce Clerk is responsible for keeping the Produce Department stocked and clean during business hours. They are required to assist customers as needed and maintain a friendly, energetic demeanor. This position requires adhering to all procedural guidelines set by the Produce Department.

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Essential Duties & Responsibilities

* Ensures cleanliness of produce department, floral area, storage area, and work area for safety; includes cleaning of shelves and products, keeping floors free of liquid spills or water, removing hazardous debris from floor and sweeping.
* Stocks produce/floral department; includes presentation and rotation of product, facing, filling, and organization of all product items as set by the Produce Department schematics as well as ensuring tag and pricing accuracy.
* - Responds positively to customer's inquiries and assists customers with purchases, information and product selection; requires selling and cross selling of products.
* Receives, inspects, and logs products for accuracy of shipment, temperature, and quality.
* Monitors the point of purchase signs; ensures a variety of recipe cards, product coupons, promotional material, and information on complimentary foods.
* Requires operating and using equipment such as knives, scales, wrappers, compactors, garbage disposals, pallet jacks, and hand trucks.
* Participates in pre-inventory preparation; includes back stock and assuring tags match products.
* Participates and runs the cut fruit and vegetable program.
* Takes responsibility for the sales and profitability in the department.
* Sustains a high level of product knowledge and product preparation.
* Walks department regularly to ensure an organized, sanitary, and overall clean appearance at all times.
* Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

* High school diploma or equivalency degree.
* Preferred 1 -2 years grocery retail experience in Floral department processes and procedures.
* Previous experience in a natural foods industry is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

* Must maintain the highest level of customer service at all times.
* Ability to adapt to the ever changing high volume retail while working in a cross-functional team environment.
* Must have the capacity to take initiative when problems arise.
* Flexibility to adapt in a variety of situations.
* Must have advanced attention to detail with the capability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
* Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills for dealing cross functionally with peers and senior management.
* Ability to multitask and have excellent organizational skills is essential.
* Must be able to support and contribute to team goals.
* Ability to work varied hours/days as business dictates.
* Must be familiar with Health Department guidelines and regulations as they pertain to a grocery retail environment.
* Must have basic knowledge of math, weights, and measures.
* Must have the ability to push and pull fully loaded hand trucks and use box cutters.
* Must understand proper handling, preparation, seasonality, and appropriate shelf life of products.

Job Function Analysis

Physical Demands

* Sit Rarely 1-2 hours
* Stand Continuously 1-8 hours
* Walk Continuously 2-8 hours
* Drive Frequently 2-4 hours
* Balance Frequently 34-66%
* Bend Occasionally 1-33%
* Climb (2-6 ft) Occasionally 1-33%
* Crawl Occasionally 1-33%
* Crouch/Squat Occasionally 1-33%
* Kneel Occasionally 1-33%
* Reach (forward & overhead) Frequently 34-66%
* Twist (45 degrees at waist) Occasionally 1-33%

Lifting/Carrying

* 0-10 lbs. Occasionally 1-33%
* 11-25 lbs. Occasionally 1-33%
* 26-50 lbs. Occasionally 1-33%
* 51-100 lbs. Never 0%

Repetitive Motion

Right & Left Grasping Frequently 34-66%

Fine Manipulation Occasionally 1-33%

Pushing and Pulling Occasionally 1-33%

Lower extremities Never 0%

Environmental Conditions:

Some extreme temperatures are possible. Some ventilation and exhaust fans.

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Keywords: Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, Minneapolis , Produce Clerk - All shifts Available + 15% Discount, Other , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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