Champaign, Illinois

Location - MP152 502 W Town Center Blvd, Champaign IL

Gordon Food Service Store, the retail division of Gordon Food Service, offers the fast pace of retail in an environment that lets you balance your life and foster development for future growth.

Our 176 stores are the primary supplier for many small food service operators, families, non-profit organizations, caterers and so much more!

Come help us champion a "Customer is King" environment and see why we set the bar for customer satisfaction in the retail industry!

Position Summary:

Performs the daily operations of Gordon Food Service Stores including: sales, customer service, stocking, inventory management, preparing products, operating a cash register and maintaining store conditions. Promotes and sells Store programs (loyalty, etc.) and services (Menu Wizard, eCommerce, Express Ordering, Gift Cards, etc.) to increase customer relations and retention.

Essential Functions:
  • Provide superior customer service to all store customers by greeting customers, answering questions, suggestive selling, showing customers where product is, engaging in conversation, answering the telephone, assisting with special requests and express orders.
  • Properly use equipment to prepare and package products for sale, ie juice, sliced deli meat, produce, etc..
  • Ensure accurate and efficient processing of customer purchases through the point of sale. Ensure security of assets including cash, checks, and merchandise by following policies and procedures.
  • Accurately receive and merchandise products, ensuring proper rotation and product quality, end cap and planogram execution, top stock, freezer, cooler and backroom organization.
  • Encourage customers to place express orders and actively promote Store products and services, and customer loyalty programs.
  • Support and actively participate in various sales activities such as marketing initiatives, contests, and other in-store promotional activities.
  • Print signs and shelf tags, verify accuracy, and post appropriately.
  • Maintain facility through general maintenance and cleaning activities.
  • Safely operate power equipment, such as slicing equipment, tow motors and fork lifts where applicable.
  • Adhere to the purpose and philosophy of the organization including, but not limited to, the cornerstone values and applicable practices of the organization.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to perform tasks, prioritize, and work independently or within a team
  • Basic mathematical aptitude to perform simple addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, and counting
  • Ability to count and make change
  • Solve routine problems of limited scope and complexity following established policies and procedures
  • Basic computer skills
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to follow instructions

BE PART OF AN AMAZING CULTURE WHERE WHAT MATTERS TO YOU, MATTERS TO US!

Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.

Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words "Accommodation Request" in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.

All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.
Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.

Champaign, Illinois

Who We Are

For over 125 years, we’ve delivered the excellence, expertise, and quality products our customers need to design successful food operations and experiences. We’ve grown to become the largest family-operated broadline food service distributor in North America by upholding the same business approach since 1897—being passionately committed to the people we serve.

Culture

The Gordon Food Service culture is truly a people-focused culture, forged through camaraderie, teamwork, and inclusion. Our business model is one of servant leadership. We best serve the customer by serving with great care those who serve our customers. We are what we say we are. Be part of it.

Why Apply?

Are you a Military Veteran or Spouse who is looking for a civilian career that provides opportunities for growth and career advancement?  Gordon Food Service is proud to hire veterans and active-duty service men and women. Leadership, strategy development and teamwork are the foundation for Gordon Food Service's success, and we want your military experience to help you succeed in your career. Apply with Gordon Food Service today to take that next step in your journey.

What Happens After I Apply?

Once you click ‘Apply Now’, Gordon Food Sevice will receive a notification with your information.  In order to be considered for next steps, please make sure you have an updated resume uploaded to your RecruitMilitary profile.  Once Gordon Food Service reviews your resume and profile, a recruiter will reach out to provide you with more information and to schedule you for an interview.

 

 

 

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