Kirkland, Washington

Company Name:Quality Food Centers
Position Type:Employee
FLSA Status:Non-Exempt
Minimum Pay Range:15.99
Maximum Pay Range:16.24

Position Summary:

Create an outstanding customer experience through exceptional service. Establish and maintain a safe and clean environment that encourages our customers to return. Embrace the Customer 1st strategy and encourage associates to deliver excellent customer service. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Promote trust and respect among associates.
  • Create an environment that enables customers to feel welcome, important and appreciated by answering questions regarding products sold within the department and throughout the store.
  • Gain and maintain knowledge of products sold within the department and be able to respond to questions and make suggestions about products.
  • Inform customers of grocery specials.
  • Strive for at least five items in the bag while ensuring that contents or items are not damaged.
  • Follow best practices for bagging items in various types of bags (reusable/plastic/paper).
  • Assist in removing customer's merchandise from bottom of bascart for checkout.
  • Offer assistance to customers with loading bags into their car.
  • Return merchandise to store shelves.
  • Gather bascarts and return them to designated areas.
  • Understand the store's layout and have the ability to locate products and conduct price checks for cashiers.
  • Display a positive attitude.
  • Stay current with present, future, seasonal and special ads.
  • Adhere to all food safety regulations and guidelines.
  • Reinforce safety programs by complying with safety procedures and identify unsafe conditions and notify store management.
  • Practice preventive maintenance by properly inspecting equipment and notify appropriate department or store manager of any items in need of repair.
  • Notify management of customer or employee accidents.
  • Clean up spills as needed, collect and pick up trash inside store and parking lot.
  • Clean all areas inside and outside of store.
  • Report all safety risks or issues, and illegal activity, including: robbery, theft or fraud.
  • Collaborate with Front-end associates to encourage teamwork.
  • Adhere to all local, state and federal laws, and company guidelines.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Minimum Position Qualifications:
  • Ability to handle stressful situations
  • Effective communication skills
  • Knowledge of basic math (counting, addition, and subtraction)
  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Current food handlers permit once employed
Desired Previous Job Experience
  • Second language (speaking, reading and/or writing)
  • Retail Experience
The final rate of pay is determined at store level based on prior equivalent work experience.

To support and reward our hardworking and friendly associates, we offer much more than just a paycheck. We strive to feed your future by offering the ingredients you need to create your own recipe for success at work and in life. Our associates receive a full plate of benefits that promote their physical, emotional and financial well-being, including access to competitive health care and retirement benefits, paid time off, mental health resources, associate discounts and opportunities to learn, grow and advance. Our associates also get to help us make a difference in our communities through our Zero Hunger | Zero Waste and Framework for Action: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plans. Visit the thekrogerco.com to learn more about our work in the communities we serve and how our associates help us be a good neighbor.

Below is a list of some of the benefits we offer our associates.

Health & Well-being Benefits:
  • Health care benefits
  • Paid time off such as vacation, sick leave, and parental leave
  • Mental and emotional support resources through our Employee Assistance Program
Financial Benefits:
  • Participation in a 401(k) plan and/or participation in a Taft-Hartley pension fund, subject to certain eligibility requirements
  • Group term life insurance eligible, depending on varying criteria by location and subject to certain eligibility requirements
  • Potentially bonus eligible depending on varying criteria by location
  • Associate discounts
Growth and Development Benefits:
  • Tuition assistance, college scholarships and educational leave of absence, depending on varying criteria by location and subject to certain eligibility requirements
  • Robust internal training and development resources to grow your career
We want the best for associates and our customers, and together, we strive to create a welcoming and engaging environment where you'll love to work. If you are interested in becoming a valued member of our team, apply now. We look forward to getting to know you!

Education Level: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Part-Time
Shift(s): Evening; Day
Regions: West

States: Washington
Keywords:

Kirkland, Washington

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