Coborn's, Inc.

  • Produce Clerk

    Job Locations US-ND-Fargo
    ID
    2019-23538
    # of Openings
    2
    Posted Date
    1/3/2019
    Work Schedule
    Variable Shifts, Including Weekends
    Category
    Hornbacher's
    Department
    Produce
    Shift
    Afternoon, Evening, Morning, Weekend
    Employee Status
    Part-Time
  • Responsibilities

    Job Title: Produce Clerk (Job Code #002320)

    Department: Produce

    Reports To: Produce Manager

    PURPOSE: The purpose of this position is to provide prompt, efficient and friendly customer service in addition to providing the highest quality produce to our customers.

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

    Assists customers during their shopping experience

    • Greet, Offer, & Thank all customers
    • Bring customers to the location of product
    • Assist with product substitutions
    • Perform price checks

    Functional Requirement:

    • Physical: walking, bending, kneeling, able to reach, lift, stack and maneuver objects of varying dimensions and weighing up to 75 lbs., equipment operation (intercom, telephone, scanner, register, scale)
    • Mental: judgment/decision making, social skills/verbal interaction, knowledge of weights and measurements, memorization, reading, writing, & math

    Maintaining a neat and organized store appearance

    • Ensures floors are clear of debris at all times
    • Cleaning shelves, cases, and racking according to cleaning schedule
    • Compacts cardboard, stacks pallets, stores and organizes overstock
    • Maintains the eye-appeal of the department
    • Breaking down loads and dating product

    Functional Requirement:

    • Physical: walking, bending, kneeling, able to reach, lift, stack and maneuver objects of varying dimensions and weighing up to 75 lbs., equipment operation (cardboard baler, garbage compactor, box cutter, pallet jack, shopping cart, ladder, knives, wrappers, scales)
    • May occasionally be exposed to temperatures of approximately 35F while handling products in coolers and display cases. Most of the work is performed in a temperature-controlled store environment.
    • Mental: judgment/decision making, social skills/verbal interaction, knowledge of weights and measurements, memorization, reading, writing, & math
    • Ability to learn taste, proper handling, preparation, seasonality, and perishability of product

    Maintaining proper inventory levels on the sales floor

    • Ensures correct placement of product
    • Rotates and discards product following Hornbacher’s policy
    • Handles product carefully to avoid damage
    • Builds product displays
    • Trims, cuts, wraps, trays, displays, and waters produce

    Functional Requirement:

    • Physical: walking, bending, kneeling, able to reach, lift, stack and maneuver objects of varying dimensions and weighing up to 75 lbs., equipment operation (pallet jack, box cutter, shopping cart, step ladder, knives, wrappers, scales), frequent contact with water and various fruits and vegetables
    • May occasionally be exposed to temperatures of approximately 35F while handling products in coolers and display cases. Most of the work is performed in a temperature-controlled store environment.
    • Mental: judgment/decision making, social skills/verbal interaction, knowledge of weights and measurements, memorization, reading, writing, & math
    • Ability to learn taste, proper handling, preparation, seasonality, and perishability of product

    JOB COMPETENCIES AND REQUIREMENTS:

    Attention to detail

    • Checking produce for the highest quality
    • Properly trim, cut, wrap, tray, and display product
    • Ensures proper pricing and signage of product
    • Restocks and faces throughout the day
    • Verifying orders against invoices
    • Maintains cleanliness and eye-appeal of sales floor and back room

    Communication skills

    • Ability to Greet, Offer, & Thank all customers
    • Ability to receive feedback and implement processes for improvement
    • Ability to follow directions from the Produce Manager
    • Reporting any shortages and spoiled or damaged product to the Produce Manager

    Time management skills

    • Ability to complete assigned tasks without direct supervision in a timely manner
    • Ability to prioritize tasks based on customer and business needs

    *Must be able to work a variety of shifts; including nights, weekends, & holidays.

    Why Work for Hornbacher’s?

    HORNBACHER’S Inc. is one of the largest grocery wholesalers and retailers in the U.S. with annual sales of approximately $17 billion. HORNBACHER’S serves customers across the United States through a network of almost 3,400 stores. Headquartered in Minnesota, HORNBACHER’S has about 35,000 employees. We know that bright, motivated people are the reason for our success. Because of our employees, we’ve been providing the best service to our customers for more than 135 years.

    We encourage FRESH thinking, offer an environment of inclusion and support, and set no boundaries on your achievement!

     

    Overview

    At Coborn’s, Inc. we go all out to “Be Remarkable.” Our culture celebrates employee ideas and encourages creative innovations. We’re growing, learning, and overflowing with energy. In a dynamic atmosphere that welcomes diversity, we are investing in our employees, along with the growth of our company. Join our teams and connect with guests in a fast-paced retail position with advancement opportunities where you are encouraged to shine as you use your guest service skills. If you're friendly and dependable and you like to work with terrific guests, we'd love to talk about an opportunity on our team.


    Coborn's, Inc. is a fast-growing employee-owned grocery retailer located throughout the Midwest. Our grocery store formats include Coborn's, Cash Wise, Marketplace Foods, Hornbacher’s, and Save-A-Lot stores and we offer unique online grocery home delivery services through our CobornsDelivers and Cash Wise Delivers locations. Coborn's Inc. also owns and operates liquor stores under the Coborn's Liquor, Cash Wise Liquor, Payless Liquor, and Captain Jack's brands. Additionally, our fuel and convenience division, in-house grocery warehouse and distribution center, in-house Central Bakery, and Tops Cleaners are significant assets to our operations. We also have a handful of other retail entities in the markets where the fit is right: Little Dukes, Holiday Stationstores, Ace Hardware, Caribou Coffee, Dunn Bros Coffee, and Subway.

    Our remarkable employees strive to inspire happiness, healthy living and simplicity one guest at a time. With a vibrant and fun work environment, ongoing opportunities for career growth, and generous benefits packages, Coborn's offers a bright future for all employee owners.

     Here’s a list of some of the many benefits that we offer:

    • Vacation Pay
    • Holiday and Sunday Premium Pay
    • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
    • 401(k) plans
    • Voluntary Benefits
    • Additional benefits available to full time team members

    Because we value our people and know our employees enjoy shopping our stores, we offer an employee discount on a variety of private brand items when employees use their MORE Rewardsaccount at the checkout of your local Coborn’s-owned grocery store.


    Because we know everyone needs a coffee break to recharge from time to time, employees who work in a store with a coffee shop receive a discount on their purchase!


    In addition to this list, we also offer flexible scheduling. We understand that many of our employees are trying to juggle school, practice, family time, errands and personal hobbies, all with only about 16 hours of “awake time” in a day.

     

    We celebrate a culture of recognition, encouraging employees to recognize and thank one another for remarkable behavior. We even have an app for that!

     

    We’re always looking for motivated, high-potential employees who want to be part of our next generation of leaders! There are opportunities to grow within our company to positions you may not yet even know exist. Coborn’s, Inc. offers a variety of development programs for employees who want to grow their careers with us.

     

    Finally, we believe that building a team of people with different backgrounds, beliefs, experiences and perspectives inspires fresh thinking and opens us up to new possibilities. We are an EEO/AA Employer - All qualified individuals, including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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