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Title Grocery Clerk
Location 6502 Fort Hamilton Parkway
Job Information

Reports to:
Grocery Manager, Assistant Manager

POSITION SUMMARY:
Assists with ordering, receiving, stocking and display of grocery product, maintains department cleanliness, and provides customer service.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Orders Product as requested.
  • Receives product deliveries, ensuring order and invoice accuracy.
  • Stocks, rotates, merchandises and faces product according to department procedure.
  • Maintains back-stock areas according to department standards.
  • Trains other staff as needed.
  • Catalogs and codes invoices, if requested, according to procedure.
  • Assists in other departments as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to meet business needs.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Customer Service

  • Knows and Adheres to Quality Standards for customer service as outlined by Supervisor.
  • Adheres to all guidelines around product recommendation and information.
  • Assists in any other departments as needed.

Communication

  • Communicates openly and honestly with all others in the organization.
  • Communicates respectfully at all times.
  • Does not expose customers to internal disagreements.
  • Resolves conflicts respectfully and in a timely manner, asks for assistance from appropriate supervisor as needed.
  • Participates actively in department team and all-staff meetings.

Mission Integration

  • Knows and promotes the cooperative principles.
  • Understands Madison Market’s Mission and Values.
  • Gains and shares natural foods knowledge, continually accesses new information.
  • Communicates needs and problems promptly and efficiently.
  • Operates with a sense of teamwork; incorporates into daily job.

Technical Skills
Quality of Work:

  • Understands technical requirements of job, applies technical knowledge consistently.
  • UPerforms tasks accurately and efficiently, free from errors.
  • UPerforms all tasks according to department procedure.

Quantity of Work:

  • Performs tasks consistently at an acceptable rate as outlined by department supervisor.
  • Organizes tasks efficiently, maintains focus and stays productive.
  • Achieves established goals and expected results for the department.

Safety:

  • Maintains safe work environment according to all department procedures, federal and state regulations.
  • Obtains and maintains WA state food workers card, and any other necessary licenses.
  • Wears protective clothing as required for position.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as department manual.
  • Ability to prioritize work tasks, multi-task, and maintain focus.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers.

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Ability to provide effective customer service to members/customers who come from a range of diverse communities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Interest in natural foods and cooperatives.
  • Bilingual skills.

Physical Demands

  • Required frequently: standing, walking, kneeling, squatting, bending, reaching, and lifting up to 50 lbs.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER NOTICE:

The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations or the work environment change.
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Title Produce Clerk Wanted
Location 6502 Fort Hamilton Parkway
Job Information

Duties & Responsibilities other duties may be assigned:

  • Washes, cuts, peels, wraps and prepares fruit for stocking.
  • Sets up displays and stocks shelves, coolers, counter, bins, tables, or containers, with new merchandise
  • Stamps, marks, or tags price on merchandise.

Qualifications

  • Some experience is preferred.
  • Availability requirements include; but are not limited to; days, evenings, weekends, & holidays.

Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

  • Stand for long periods of time; walk; frequent use of hands.
  • Occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • Frequently lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.
We are a very busy 24 hour fruit and vegetable Market. You will be busy throughout your entire shift.
Day and Overnight Positions are available.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER NOTICE:

The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations or the work environment change.


Shift Available 7am-4pm, 9am-7pm, 11am-7pm / Overnight 4pm-12am, 9pm-7am, 7pm-3am
Union Benefits after 3 Months
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Title Customer Service Representative/Cashier
Location 6502 Fort Hamilton Parkway
Job Information
The customer service representative is in charge of making the customer’s experience while shopping to be unforgettable and satisfying. They are employed to oversee that customers are being attended to and make it their mission for a customer to leave the store with everything that they needed.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Greets customers
  • Helps the customer with any inquiries that they may have.
  • Adds up the customer’s order and properly takes care of a cash drawer.
  • Keeps their work station clean.
  • Is reliable and arrives on time to work.
  • Friendly and professional demeanor.

Mission Integration

  • Knows and promotes the cooperative principles.
  • Understands Madison Market’s Mission and Values.
  • Gains and shares natural foods knowledge, continually accesses new information.
  • Communicates needs and problems promptly and efficiently.
  • Operates with a sense of teamwork; incorporates into daily job.
This job requires you to stand long periods of time. We are a very busy 24 hour fruit and vegetable market. We are an equal opportunity employer.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER NOTICE:

The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations or the work environment change.

Shifts: evening and overnight

Union benefits after 3months

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Title Warehouse Manager
Location 6502 Fort Hamilton Parkway
Job Information
Three Guys from Brooklyn is looking for a warehouse manager to work closely with all departments within the organization.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • The areas of responsibility include: Inventory, Receiving, Repack, Pickers and Loaders.
  • It is also expected that the warehouse manager work “on the business” to develop the company for the future.
  • This will encompass understanding the growth of the company and how its’ needs will change the responsibilities and structure of the department.
  • Work on plans to meet the future needs and hiring and training the right people for the right positions to meet those needs.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Previous produce experience is desired.
  • Daily, Stock rotation.
  • Keeps warehouse clean and free from obstruction.
  • Must be able to operate a forklift and an electric pallet jack.

Requirements:

  • Clean driving record with medical card.
  • Certified on forklift and electric pallet jack.

Must be computer literate but will train on our software.

  • Produce knowledge a must with a minimum of 3 years experience preferred.
  • Communication skills and organizational skills a must in order to complete tasks and build a strong crew.
  • Organized, consistently follows through on commitments.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple demands.
  • Communications skills–clear directions, good listener.
  • Experience serving the public.
  • Ability to project friendly, outgoing personality.
  • Manual dexterity with hazardous equipment.
  • Ability to lift 60+ pounds.
  • Ability to stand for long periods.
  • Ability to work in cold, wet conditions.
  • Willingness to work one weekend day.
  • Regular, predictable attendance.
  • Willingness and ability to learn and grow to meet the changing requirements of the job.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER NOTICE:

The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations or the work environment change.
Union Benefits after 3 months
Shifts: 6am-5pm, 7Am -5pm
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Title Employee Wanted
Location 6502 Fort Hamilton Parkway
Job Information

Duties & Responsibilities other duties may be assigned: 

  • Washes, cuts, peels, wraps and prepares fruit for stocking.
  • Washes, cuts, peels, wraps and prepares fruit for stocking.
  • Sets up displays and stocks shelves, coolers, counter, bins, tables, or containers, with new merchandise
  • Stamps, marks, or tags price on merchandise.

Duties & Qualifications: 

  • Some experience is preferred.
  • Availability requirements include; but are not limited to; days, evenings, weekends, & holidays.

Duties & Responsibilities other duties may be assigned:

  • Stand for long periods of time; walk; frequent use of hands.
  • Occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • Frequently lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.
We are a very busy 24 hour fruit and vegetable Market. You will be busy throughout your entire shift. Day and Overnight Positions are available .
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Title Produce Manager
Location 6502 Fort Hamilton Parkway
Job Information

PURPOSE:
To select, purchase, price, display, and promote fresh produce and to supervise department staff to meet objectives for sales, margin, inventory turns, labor and customer service.

STATUS:
Reports to General Manager
Supervises Produce Staff Full Time; 40+ hours a week

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. PURCHASING
    • a) Negotiate with suppliers for favorable prices, terms, quality, and delivery.
    • b) Purchase produce following product selection guidelines & marketing plan, (e.g., priority for local, organic,)
    • c) Evaluate suppliers and investigate new sources of supply.
    • d) Purchase for special deals and promotions. Ensure adequate and timely supply of promoted products.
    • e) Ensure accurate, up-to-date prices of produce products in POS system and shelf tags.
    • f) Receive orders, or ensure proper receiving by other staff in accordance with established procedures.
    • g) Coordinate with Receivers in handling returns and obtaining credit from suppliers for produce items.
    • h) Coordinate inventory counts for produce department.
  2. MERCHANDISING
    • a) Attend marketing meetings with other department managers and buyers to plan promotions and storewide merchandising.
    • b) Plan attractive produce displays, using color and texture to enhance; give impression of abundance and quality, while maintaining proper storage conditions.
    • c) Trim, wash, bundle produce as needed.
    • d) Ensure displays are replenished, rotated, culled several times daily.
    • e) Price produce to achieve margin and sales goals, while maintaining a competitive image. Mark down items as needed to reduce losses.
    • f) Offer tastes, samples, suggestions for purchase and ways to prepare products.
    • g) Ensure building and maintaining of in-store displays, according to established standards for appearance, variety and ease of shopping and stocking.
    • h) Set preparation & stocking priorities for department staff to ensure tables/coolers are fully stocked and rotated for freshness. Stock items as needed.
    • i) Ensure accurate, up-to-date uniform department signs.
    • j) Provide product information to customers and staff and newsletter.
    • k) Visit other stores for price comparisons, product and merchandising ideas.
    • l) Attend trainings and co-op conferences as assigned.
  3. CUSTOMER SERVICE
    • a) Assist customers with produce questions in prompt friendly courteous manner.
    • b) ssist customers with special orders, and oversee special orders system in Produce to ensure that customers receive their orders.
    • c) Pass on relevant literature for co-op staff to read about produce products.
    • d) Ensure co-op staffs are aware of changes in policies and procedures affecting customers.
    • e) Respond to produce department customer suggestions, comments, & complaints in a reasonable manner.
  4. DEPARTMENT MAINTENANCE
    • a) Coordinate storage of items to be returned to suppliers. See that unsellable items are properly disposed of. Keep accurate shrinkage records.
    • b) Ensure that produce department shelves, displays, aisles, prep & storage areas in clean, orderly condition, meeting health department & ADA standards.
    • c) Remove trash promptly, sweep and mop retail area floors frequently.
    • d) Mark down items as needed to reduce losses.
    • e) Participate in inventory counts.
    • f) Use equipment safely. Ensure maintenance of department equipment in working order. Monitor cooler temperatures. Notify General Manager of equipment problems or needs.
  5. SUPERVISION
    • a) Hire qualified applicants following established policy.
    • b) Ensure on-the-job training.
    • c) Conduct performance evaluations.
    • d) Recommend pay increases within department budget.
    • e) Take disciplinary action as needed following established policy.
    • f) Schedule hours for department within budget, and review time cards.
    • g) Organize department meetings.
    • h) Ensure department staff is informed of storewide meetings and policy changes.
    • i) Provide training, supervision, and support of department Hands-On-Owners.
  6. OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES
    • a) Participate in development of operating and capital budgets for store.
    • b) Participate in setting sales and margin goals for produce departments.
    • c) Review financial reports of department performance and take corrective action as needed.
    • d) Attend Management Team meetings and storewide meetings.
    • e) Perform other tasks assigned by General Manager.
    • f) Perform Manager on Duty shifts as assigned.
    • g) Assist customers in all departments, in prompt friendly courteous manner, referring them to other staff when necessary.
    • h) Answer & route phone calls.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least one year of experience in retail produce
  • Knowledge of organic and commercial growing practices, and organic certification regulations.
  • Knowledge of current trends in natural foods industry.
  • Several innovative ideas for merchandising at the co-op.
  • Supervisory experience: hiring, training, evaluating, and giving directions.
  • Ability to read financial statements; firm grasp of margin and pricing.
  • Organized, consistently follows through on commitments.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple demands.
  • Communications skills–clear directions, good listener.
  • Experience serving the public.
  • Ability to project friendly, outgoing personality.
  • Manual dexterity with hazardous equipment.
  • Ability to lift 60+ pounds.
  • Ability to stand for long periods.
  • Ability to work in cold, wet conditions.
  • Willingness to work one weekend day.
  • Regular, predictable attendance.
  • Willingness and ability to learn and grow to meet the changing requirements of the job.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER NOTICE

The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations or the work environment change.
Apply Now


Title Customer Service Representative
Location 6502 Fort Hamilton Parkway
Job Information

The customer service representative is in charge of making the customer’s experience while shopping to be unforgettable and satisfying. They are employed to oversee that customers are being attended to and make it their mission for a customer to leave the store with everything that they needed. Duties and Responsibilities

  • Greets customers
  • Helps the customer with any inquiries that they may have.
  • Adds up the customer’s order and properly takes care of a cash drawer.
  • Keeps their work station clean.
  • Is reliable and arrives on time to work.
  • Friendly and professional demeanor.

This job requires you to stand long periods of time. We are a very busy 24 hour fruit and vegetable market. We are an equal opportunity employer. Apply in person at 6502 Fort Hamilton Pkwy Brooklyn, NY 11219.

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