Meat Clerk Job Description Sample
Are you passionate about the retail grocery market and organic products? Are you a leader? Are you ready to join one of the fastest growing companies in the retail grocery market? If so, Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is the place for you! Our unique business model, fast paced and growing environment, promote from within culture, and excellent benefits make Fresh Thyme the best employer in the grocery market. Careers have been growing at Fresh Thyme since our inception in 2012 - yours should be no different! The Meat Clerk is responsible for keeping all store meat cases 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 Meat Department. Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Ensures cleanliness of meat and seafood cases, storage area, and work area for sanitation and safety; includes cleaning of shelves and products, keeping floors free of liquid spills or water, removing hazardous debris from floor and sweeping.
Stocks meat and seafood cases; includes presentation of product, facing, filling, and organization of all product items as set by the Meat Department schematics as well as ensuring tag and pricing accuracy.
Examines the rotation of all meat and seafood products paying particular attention to expired stock.
Responds positively to customer’s inquiries and assists customers with purchases, information and product selection while working the meat counter; 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.
Monitors that proper temperatures are being maintained at all stages during the production of meat and seafood items.
Prepares various meat and seafood products; includes using the appropriate ingredients and proper cooking times for product being made.
Maintains the organization, stacking, and rotating of all meat products in the cooler and freezer.
Uses knowledge of scales, weight measures, and tares to accurately weigh and label meat products; includes packaging and wrapping products and following the proper dating procedures.
Maintains proper safety practices and care while using all the cutting accessories available in the meat department; complies with the use of mesh gloves while using a knife.
Participates in pre-inventory preparation; includes back stock and assuring tags match products.
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 Meat 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 skills working with knives, tenderizers, grinders, and general meat machinery.
Must have expert packaging and wrapping skills.
Ability to cut and weigh various amounts of meat and seafood.
Understands COOL compliance for seafood products; what country the various products are coming from. Work Environment/Physical Demands
The potential for prolonged standing, walking, squatting and/or bending.
The ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Occasional high stress when dealing with systems/customers/staff.
Ability to enter the cold case, cooler, and freezer thereby being subjected to cold temperatures for extended periods of time. About Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market: ‘Supermarket of the year in 2016’ by Grocery Headquarters magazine. Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is a full-service specialty retailer focusing on value-priced fresh, healthy, natural and organic offerings. We have opened up over 60 stores since 2013! Our stores boasts an extensive produce department with organic and local fruits and vegetables, a natural meat department, healthy deli foods to go, bakery goods, 300 bulk food bins, dairy and frozen, and health supplement products. At Fresh Thyme, we believe you shouldn’t have to give away the farm to feed your body nutritious food. We’re on a mission to improve the way our communities eat by offering fresh and healthy food at amazing values -all in a vibrant and fun shopping environment, with smiling friendly faces. Our stores don’t follow traditional grocery store design, nor do they have tall aisles or glitzy fixtures. In fact, our stores are so simple and easy to navigate that we don’t number our aisles or hand out store maps. We believe shopping for fresh and healthy food should be easy and enjoyable. Please click on the short video hyperlink about Fresh Thyme and see what we're all about: About Fresh Thyme Farmers Market The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job. Disclosure Statement: Search Firm Representatives, please read carefully: Fresh Thyme is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Fresh Thyme via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Fresh Thyme in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of Fresh Thyme, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Fresh Thyme as a result of the referral or through other means. Requisition ID: 2017-9507 External Company URL: freshthyme.com
Service Meat Clerk - Full Time
Non-Exempt Department: Meat Revision Date: 05/2015 General Function: Provides prompt, efficient and friendly customer service.
Wraps, trims, stocks cases, and receives merchandise in the Meat and/or Seafood Department. Reporting Relations: Accountable and Reports to:
Store Director, Assistant Store Director; Managers GM, Perishables, and Store Operations, Assistant Managers, Meat Manager, Assistant Meat Manager, Seafood Manager; Assistant Seafood Manager; Meat Specialist Direct Reports: Under certain circumstances, part-time stockers could receive direction from the person in this position Primary Duties and
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. 2.
Smiles and greets customers in a friendly manner, whether the encounter takes place in the employee's designated department or elsewhere in the store. 3. Makes an effort to learn customers' names and to address them by name whenever possible. 4. Assists customers by: · escorting them to the products they're 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. 5.
Answers the telephone promptly when called upon, and provides friendly, helpful service to customers who call including taking customer orders. 6. Works with co-workers as a team to ensure customer satisfaction and a pleasant work environment. 7. Wraps, weighs, and labels product. 8.
Reviews the status and appearance of the food for freshness, then stocks cases or rotates product. 9. Finishes trims on steaks, roasts, and chops in preparing these retail cuts, including seafood for traying. 10. Prepares and organizes seafood items for display. 11.
Understands and practices proper sanitation procedures and ensures the work area is always clean and neat. 12. Replenishes and organizes the coolers. 13. Reports out-of-stock products to appropriate personnel. 14.
Trays, slices, tenderizes, and grinds product. 15. Removes trash in a timely manner. 16. Maintains strict adherence to department and company guidelines related to personal hygiene and dress. 17.
Adheres to company policies and individual store guidelines. 18.
Reports to work when scheduled and on time. Secondary Duties and
Prepares some signs for the department. 2. Orders replenishment merchandise as directed by management. 3. Assists in other areas of store as needed. 4.
Performs other job related duties and special projects as required. Education and Experience: High School or equivalent experience, food safety training.
Six months or less of similar or related work. Physical
· Must be physically able to exert up to 85 pounds of force (energy exerted) occasionally; exert up to 40 pounds of force frequently; and exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. · Visual requirements include vision from less than 20 inches to more than 20 feet with or without correction, depth perception, color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), and field of vision.
- Must be able to perform the following physical activities: Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics: · Must have the ability to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or verbal instructions; deal with a few concrete variables. · 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. Working Conditions: This position is continually exposed to a cool environment and dampness.
There is frequent noise from the saws, exposure to cleaning solvents, and possibility of electrical shock. This is a fast paced work environment. Equipment Used to Perform Job:
Knives, Grinders, Patty Maker, Tenderizer, Slicer, Pallet jack, Tumbler, Wrapping system, and Rotisserie. Contacts: Deals with customers on a daily basis and vendors/suppliers on an as needed basis.
Meat Clerk Job
Meat Clerk Job Apply now » Date: Feb 10, 2018 Location:
Jensen Beach, FL, US, 34957 Company: BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. BJ's Wholesale Club was the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar operation with more than 200 clubs in 15 states from Maine to Florida.
While our Members know us for helping them save up to 25% off grocery prices every day, our Team Members love us for providing a supportive and engaging workplace that’s committed to developing great talent. If you’re a motivated and enthusiastic person who enjoys working collaboratively and is committed to providing great service for our Members, we want to hear from you. BJ’s offers a fast-paced, team environment with great training opportunities and competitive salary and benefits packages to help you succeed.
MEAT CLERK Meat Clerks are responsible for wrapping and weighing fresh and processed meats, merchandising (stocking and rotating) of all fresh and processed meats and maintaining correct retails, shelf life codes and fares in scale system. Additional responsibilities include but not limited to:
Providing excellent customer service
Maintaining proper sanitation standards
- Other responsibilities as assigned
Knowledge of nomenclature of fresh and processed meats
Previous experience with automatic wrapping and hand wrapping machines
- Prior experience working in the meat and deli department preferred Minimum Age
Must be at least 18 years of age.
BJ's Wholesale Club is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular or blood trait, marital and/or familial status, pregnancy, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. Nearest Major Market: Port Saint Lucie Apply now »
Meat ClerkLocation:Marshfield, MA (Marshfield 605 Plain Street) Job Description Smile, greet and be courteous to customers, work with management and all other associates to provide a high level of customer service, be punctual, work your schedule, conduct yourself at all times in a professional business manner, assist in any way possible and as directed to provide for a clean and safe store environment, other duties as assigned. Prepare Meat-related products in the variety, size, and trim prescribed by Company and Department standards. Ensure that the work shift contributes to the financial best interests of the store. Requirements The essential duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:General• Observe all store rules and Company policies.• Maintain a neat, well-groomed personal appearance at all times and observe Company dress code.• Observe shift operating hours at all times as scheduled or assigned by Store Manager.• Adhere to all local, state, and federal health and civil code regulations.• Must wear approved hat or hair net.• Follow approved procedures for receiving, weighing, processing and breaking down/cutting meat products.• Price and display product in cases as directed by the Department Manager.• Assist in wrapping and labeling product as required.• Assist in checking and verifying Meat Department receiving when required.• Take received and prepared products to refrigerated storage, shelf, and display areas.• Control Department expenses and utilize energy conservation practices.• Contribute to controlling freshness and product quality.• Observe all Policies and Procedures established for the department.• Handle damaged and spoiled products according to Company Policy and assist in controlling the level of damaged goods.• Comply fully with all Safety Policies and Procedures.• Perform all Departmental duties according to Company Policies and Procedures.• Perform other duties and assignments as directed.• Greet all customers and provide them with prompt and courteous service or assistance.Job Specific• Physical Demands
Standing, walking, reaching, bending, twisting, ability to carry/lift 40 lbs, and push/pull 400 lbs• Repetitive Action
Unload meat deliveries, stock, rotate and block merchandise in all meat cases, keep department organized and clean, operate and clean equipment and tools.• Working Conditions
Inside, Cold• Safety Risk Factors
Twisting, slippery floor surfaces, cluttered floor surfaces, toxic exposure, nuisance dust, fumes, sprays, hazardous cleaning solutions, operation of department equipment.• Machines, Tools, Equipment
Grinder, meat wrapper, needle machine, cuber, pallet jack, power jack, pressure washer, band saw, knives, pricing gun, scale, compactor
Education and/or Experience:• High school education preferred but not required.• Successful completion of a training program or equivalent combination of education and experience. Apply Now
Local grocery store is seeking 2 part-time Meat Clerks.QUALIFICATIONS: Must be able to do heavy lifting (up to 50 lbs) and stand on feet for prolonged periods of time.
Must be available to work varying shifts and days of the week.DUTIES: to include using wrapping machine, packaging meat, keeping area clean, and any other duties as assigned.SCHEDULE: Flexible schedules. Must be able to work any day or shift.WAGES: $10.00 per hour
Deli, Bakery, Meat Clerk
Currently, Meijer is looking for a Deli/Bakery Clerk. The individual selected for this position will be responsible for delivering remarkable customer service by providing customers with exceptional product knowledge, efficient service and a friendly attitude. This entry level team member position will be exposed to a variety of retail tasks related to product, customer service and merchandising. Key responsibilities include:
Possessing a sense of urgency and comfort level to be able to work in a fast paced environment
Building rapport with customers
Displaying a friendly and outgoing attitude that is shown through good eye contact and body language
Providing assistance by responding to customer questions in an effective and efficient manner
Stocking product and maintaining product displays according to merchandising standards
- Following safety and sanitation procedures to ensure quality service and products for our customers
Detail oriented and organized
Possesses good listening and communication skills
Has adequate knowledge of computer systems and is comfortable using them
Is process driven and has ability to follow procedures in an organized and efficient way
Ability to stay calm while working in a fast paced environment
Desire to work with customers on a consistent basis
Ability to lift, carry, push, pull, bend and twist while handling product
Ability to stand for long periods of time
At Food 4 Less, we believe that our Team Members are our most valuable asset. We have a rewarding opportunity in our Meat Dept. for a Meat Clerk.
As a Meat Clerk, you will be responsible for cleaning and sanitizing equipment, stocking meat counter and providing outstanding customer service.
-Medical, Dental and Prescription Insurance
-Profit Sharing/401k Plan
-Employee Assistance Program
-Are 18 or older
-Able to pass a pre-employment drug screen
-Are able to work a flexible full-time schedule including weekends, evenings as needed, holidays and different store locations
-Have reliable transportation
Then we would like to meet. If you have what it takes, please post your resume for this position on ziprecruiter.com
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
Summary of Basic Duties: To greet customers and provide them with courteous service.
To properly handle the Meat merchandise. Observe company guidelines on merchandise presentation, sanitation, good service and suggestive selling. Help the customer in any way necessary.
Specific Functions Sell a variety of Meat items. Make product suggestions and respond to special customer orders. Answer questions about daily specials, product freshness, preparation, serving guidelines and nutritional value of products.
Unpack merchandise received. Verify quantity and freshness of products. Store and rotate merchandise in coolers and freezers.
Rotate and inspect products. Stock displays with new merchandise. Periodically examine displays to identify which items need to be replenished.
Set up advertising signs. Set up ice tables. Build product displays to attract customers.
Clean and maintain work area equipment and display cases. Answer customer questions. Must have neat appearance and good communication skills.
Working knowledge of company s policies and procedures as outlined in the Randall s Employee Handbook and Orientation Handbook. Knowledge of department and its products. Successful completion of the new store employee orientation program.
Required Education and Experience Must be 18 years of age or older. Working Conditions Working in varied temperatures, often cold and working in a busy environment. Physical Functions and Methods Independent mobility within the store.
Standing and walking for a period of six to eight hours. Occasional stooping and crouching to reach in display and/or stock areas. Manual dexterity sufficient to handle merchandise.
Finger dexterity sufficient to handle papers, scale keyboard and tags. Ability to effectively communicate with customers and co-workers. Visual acuity sufficient to select/stock merchandise and read labels.
Strength to lift, push, or pull objects weighing up to 70 pounds daily. Secondary Functions Ability to work a flexible schedule. Experience in related job helpful.
High School graduate, or equivalent, or student preferred. Perform other duties as required.
We are seeking a Meat Clerk to become an integral part of our team! You will be responsible for selling products, merchandise, and services in a retail setting in order to drive company revenue.
- Welcome and identify customer needs
- Explain products and services to customers
- Monitor inventory to ensure product is in stock
- Enter and process customer orders
- Investigate and resolve customer complaints
- Previous experience in sales, customer service, or other related fields
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to build rapport with customers
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong negotiation skills
Meat Clerk Part Time
Title: Meat Clerk Part Time Location:
VA-Charlottesville-CHARLOTTESVILLE, 100 Wegmans Way, Charlottesville, VA 22902 Other Locations: Our Meat department offers a variety of fresh, unique meat products to our customers. In this role, you'll provide incredible service by educating customers on the different cuts and selections we offer and suggesting meal solutions for any occasion.
If you're passionate about food and are looking for the opportunity to learn and develop your skills, this could be the position for you! People (Who We Are) Support, encourage, and respect co-workers Work with supervisor to set and achieve goals for development Comply with Wegmans Policies and Work Rules, as well as, federal and state laws Maintain open lines of communication with supervisors and coworkers to ensure efficient department operations Customer (What We Believe) Proactively approach customers, answer questions, help locate products, and full-fill customer orders Consistently grow product knowledge and stay up-to-date on new and featured items and cooking techniques Product (What We Do) Maintain department appearance by displaying proper signage and well-merchandised product Unload and break down deliveries, weigh, price and wrap products, stock cases and rotate for freshness Follow Wegmans core recipes and job aides when preparing products to ensure a consistent outcome Properly handle products, use equipment, keep accurate logs and follow sanitation practices in accordance with food and human safety guidelines, and Simplification 5S procedures Work Environment Work includes walking, standing for up to 4 hours without a break, repetitive hand and arm movements, occasional heavy lifting, bending, and reaching, along with continuous interaction with customers and co-workers in a fast-paced environment. Work involves exposure to various work environments, including cold temperatures.
The average weight range of items lifted is 15-40 pounds with a maximum weight lifted of greater than 50 pounds occasionally. You may receive assistance with heavy items, if available. May be exposed to various allergens (things that may cause an allergic reaction) Work may include use of hand pallet jack, power pallet jack, power walkie-reach, scissors lift or WAV unit.
Wegmans certification required for use of power equipment Employment at Wegmans may be contingent upon your completion and our evaluation of a drug screen and/or criminal background check. All Applicants will be screened; only those closely matching the job posting will be interviewed. Preferred Qualifications Customer service experience, preferably in a food service, grocery or retail setting Preferred Skills Knowledge of different types and cuts of meat and poultry Proficiency with Wegmans cooking techniques
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