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Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Ranchos de Taos

Description

Company Name: Smith's Food and Drug
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
 

 

Position Summary:

Create an outstanding customer experience through exceptional service. Establish and maintain a safe and clean environment that encourages our customers to return. Assist the department manager in reaching sales and profit goals established for the department, and monitor all established quality assurance standards. Embrace the Customer 1st strategy and encourage associates to deliver excellent customer service. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.


Essential Functions:

Create an environment that enables customers to feel welcome, important and appreciated by answering questions regarding products sold within the department and throughout the store.
Gain and maintain knowledge of products sold within the department and be able to respond to questions and make suggestions about products.
Prepare bakery items, including wedding cakes, per customer requests using proper bakery equipment.
Offer product samples to help customers discover new items or products they inquire about.
Inform customers of bakery specials.
Recommend bakery items to customers to ensure they get the products they want and need.
Use all equipment in bakery such as the refrigerators, freezers, and ovens according to company guidelines.
Check product quality to ensure freshness; review "sell by" dates and take appropriate action.
Decorate cakes, pastries, cupcakes, cookies and other bakery items.
Label, stock, sign, and inventory department merchandise.
Report product ordering/shipping discrepancies to the department manager.
Understand the store's layout and be able to locate products when requested by customer.
Stay current with present, future, seasonal and special ads.
Maintain an awareness of inventory/stocking conditions note any discrepancies in inventory.
Ensure proper temperatures in cases and coolers are maintained.
Adhere to all local, state and federal health and civil code regulations.
Observe scheduled shift operating hours.
Maintain product level in coolers and freezers.
Ensure that all current merchandising, customer service, labor control, expense and supply controls, loss prevention, maintenance, safety, food safety, associate and customer engagement rules are being followed.
Reinforce safety programs by complying with safety procedures and identify unsafe conditions and notify store management.
Practice preventive maintenance by properly inspecting equipment and notify appropriate department or store manager of any items in need of repair.
Notify management of customer or employee accidents.
Report all safety risk, or issues, and illegal activity, including: robbery, theft or fraud.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Minimum Position Qualifications:

Bakery/Cake decorating experience
Ability to handle stressful situations
Effective communication skills
Knowledge of basic math
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
Must be 18 or older
Desired Previous Job Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent
Retail experience
Second language: speaking, reading and/or writing
 

Education Level: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Part-Time 
Shift(s): Day; Evening
Regions: West


 

Jobs at Smith's:  A division of the Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) one of the nation’s largest grocery retailers, Smith’s currently operates 139 stores and 95 fuel stations throughout seven western states. Smith’s charitable giving, in partnership with 18,000+ associates, generous customers and suppliers, totaled $13.8 million in cash and food products to local organizations in 2015. For more information visit: www.smithsfoodanddrug.com or https://www.facebook.com/careerarsmiths.

 

Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states. Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers

About the company

Kroger, one of the world’s largest retailers, employs more than 339,000 associates who serve customers in 2,425 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 31 states under two dozen local banner names including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Jay C, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's. The company also operates 789 convenience stores, 337 fine jewelry stores, 1,109 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food processing plants in the U.S. Kroger also operates over 80 “The Little Clinic” retail healthcare sites inside select Kroger, King Sooper and Fry’s stores.

Recognized by Forbes as the most generous company in America, Kroger supports hunger relief, breast cancer awareness, the military and their families, and more than 30,000 schools and grassroots organizations in the communities it serves. Kroger contributes food and funds equal to 160 million meals a year through more than 80 Feeding America food bank partners. For more information please visit Kroger.com.

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