Meat Clerk- SHOPPERS Food & Pharmacy ( Laurel, MD)

United Natural Foods
Laurel, MD
Jan 05, 2021
Jan 18, 2021
Full Time
Meat Clerk- SHOPPERS Food & Pharmacy ( Laurel, MD)United States of America, Maryland, LaurelNewRetailPost Date 6 days ago Requisition # 127473 Sign Up for Job AlertsJOB TITLE:Meat Clerk, Meat WrapperDEPARTMENT:Meat DepartmentBrief Description of Job DutiesProvides prompt, efficient and friendly customer service. Has ability to recognize and cut all varieties of beef, pork, chicken, veal and lamb. Handles food in a safe manner and ensures neatness of department. Grinds, slices, and tenderizes meat, rotates stock, stocks cases, and places product in the coolers and freezers.WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:Accountable and Reports to (Job Title):Store Director, Assistant Store Director; Operations Specialist, Meat Manager, Assistant Meat Manager, PIC.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:+ Provides prompt, efficient and friendly customer service by exhibiting caring, concern and patience in all customer interactions and treating customers as the most important people in the store.+ Smiles and greets customers in a friendly manner, whether the encounter takes place in the employees designated department or elsewhere in the store. + Assists customers by: (examples include)+ escorting them to the products theyre looking for+ securing products that are out of reach+ loading or unloading heavy items+ making note of and passing along customer suggestions or requests+ performing other tasks in every way possible to enhance the shopping experience.+ Answers the department telephone promptly when called upon, and provides friendly, helpful service to customers who call.+ Conveys customer special orders to appropriate personnel.+ Works with co-workers as a team to ensure customer satisfaction and a pleasant work environment.+ Reviews the status and appearance of department merchandise for freshness.+ Ensures appropriate stocking of fresh and smoked meat/pork/poultry cases, coolers and freezers by rotating and replenishing product. Checks invoices against delivered product.+ Cuts and trims fresh meat.+ Weighs, dates, labels and wraps fresh meat.+ Responsible for proper inventory control (pricing, ordering, stocking).+ Produces fresh ground beef and pork as service levels designate.+ Slices hams and other approved boneless, smoked items.+ Tenderizes meat or pork using cuber machine.+ Cleans all equipment in the meat department area on a daily basis.+ Checks signage to ensure it is with the appropriate product and at the correct price.+ Reports out-of-stock products to appropriate personnel.+ Understands and practices proper sanitation procedures and ensures the work area is always clean and neat.+ Removes trash in a timely manner.+ Maintains strict adherence to department and company guidelines related to personal hygiene and dress.+ Adheres to company policies and individual store guidelines.+ Reports to work when scheduled and on time.+ Protects associates and customers by removing hazards from the sales floor in a timely manner.+ Insures that all food is handled in accordance with local health department regulations.SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES:(These are considered occasional in nature)+ Washes pans, line rollers, etc., as necessary.+ Assists in other areas of store as needed.+ Performs other job related duties and special projects as required.SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM JOB:+ The ability to work for prolonged periods of time in refrigerated and frozen levels of temperatures.+ The ability to work in an environment with continuous high noise levels.+ Must be able to safely operate a box cutter, meat cutting knife, cuber, slicer, wrapper, and all cleaning equipment found in the meat department.+ Must have the ability to carry out detailed written or verbal instructions.+ 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.+ Visual requirements include vision from less then 20 inches to more than 20 feet with depth perception, color vision (ability to identify and distinguish color), and field of vision.+ Must be able to work shifts varying in length and times, including nights, weekends and holidays.WORKING CONDITIONS:This position is exposed daily to a variety of sharp objects, cross contamination hazards, excessive noise, temperature extremes, dampness, vibrations, equipment movement hazards, cleaning chemicals/solvents. This is a fast paced work environment.EQUIPMENT USED TO PERFORM JOB:Slicer, cuber, wrapper, meat grinder, trimming knife, pallet jack, trash compactor, cardboard compactor, box cutter, power pallet jack, Telxon, stock cart, meat tray rack and intercom.CONTACTS:Deals with customers, co workers and the general public on a daily basis.Physical Requirements for an 8 Hour WorkdayActivity(at one time)