Retail Associate

Company: United Natural Foods, Inc. ( Learn More )

General Information
US-RI-Providence
N/A
High School
Part-Time
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Job Description

WE ARE A DRUG FREE WORK PLACE.  ALL CANDIDATES WILL BE SUBJECT TO A PRE-EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND CHECK AND DRUG SCREEN.

POSITION PURPOSE:  

The Retail Associate aids in the success of the store by receiving product, stocking and displaying incoming product, and maintaining store cleanliness. Serves as a model for extraordinary customer service and supports the company guiding principles through all duties performed within the position. 

EEO/VETERANS/DISABLED

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES: 

  • Ensure that customers experience excellent conditions based on company standards.
  • Adhere to Guiding Principles and demonstrate behaviors critical to the company’s success.
  • Observe and comply with company security, safety and food safety standards.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of job duties, equipment and products.
  • Assist management with ordering product as necessary.
  • Receive product delivery, ensure order and invoice accuracy.
  • Receive, stock, rotate, tag/price, merchandise and condition product according to company standards.
  • Consistently check for expired product and dispose of any expired product appropriately.
  • Maintain clean and safe environment.
  • Maintain back room areas according to standards.
  • Oversee register functions and assist in transactions and other cashier duties
  • Consistently remain aware of price changes (temporary and permanent) to ensure accuracy of changes
  • Performs other job duties as required
  • Job Requirements

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education/Certification:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent 

    Experience:  

    • 1-6 months of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified

    Skills/Abilities:  

    • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds frequently.
    • Standing and walking 100% of the time.
    • Frequent bending, kneeling, grasping and reaching.
    • Meet productivity standards established for the department
    • Ability to complete basic mathematic functions; add, subtract, multiply, divide
    • Tolerate working in cold temperatures for up to 20 minutes at a time
    • Able to handle a variety of substances associates with cleaning materials, packaging, and food products
    • Able to use hands freely; ability to use hand tools
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Available to work varied hours/days to assist with store operations.