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Whole Foods Market hiring Overnight Prepared Foods Team Member (Deli Service Counter & Culinary Venues) - Full Time in Cranston, RI

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Full/Part Time • Salary/Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Dec 14, 2023

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Required Years of Experience

1 year

Job Details

Provides overnight support for assigned team to include receiving and preparing product and maintaining the floor, displays, and back stock in accordance with company standards. All Whole Foods Market Retail jobs require ensuring a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient service to customers and Team Members at all times. All positions must be performed in accordance with team and store Standard Operating Procedures. Further, Team Members must be prepared and able to perform the duties inherent in other Team Member job descriptions. All positions must strive to support WFM core values and goals, promote national, regional, and store programs and initiatives, and ensure adherence to all applicable health and safety regulations including Food Safety and regulatory duties required in the department.

Job Responsibilities

  • Checks product to ensure it meets WFM quality standards.
  • Accurately sorts and scans waste.
  • Maintains production standards.
  • Stocks and cleans shelves, bins, and food preparation areas.
  • Maintains back stock in good order.
  • Handles DC and UNFI invoices for product delivered outside store receiving hours.
  • Properly checks-in product and reports miss-picks to team leadership.
  • Receives product from receiving location to sales floor or appropriate back stock spaces.
  • Aids in receiving and sorting overnight deliveries for other teams.
  • Arrives to work station on time, appropriately groomed, dressed and ready to work; works all scheduled shifts and attends required trainings and meetings.
  • Provides excellent customer service, addresses needs of customers in a timely and effective manner and models suggestive selling techniques; answers phones and pages promptly and courteously.
  • Maximizes sales potential through effective and proper procedures for prepping, storing, rotating, stocking, and merchandising product.
  • Follows and complies, or ensures compliance, with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and safe work practices.
  • Maintains, or ensures maintenance of, a clean and sanitary working and shopping environment; maintains equipment in accordance with WFM cleanliness and safety standards.
  • Performs opening, mid, and closing duties as assigned; ensures accuracy of signs and pricing.
  • Immediately reports safety hazards and violations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by store, regional, or national leadership.

Job Skills

  • Ability to learn basic knowledge of all products carried in the department.
  • Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness.
  • Ability to perform simple math (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division).
  • Strong to excellent communication skills and willingness to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to deliver information in a clear and respectable manner to fellow Team Members, customers, and vendors.
  • Ability to meet customer service expectations and standards in all interactions with customers, vendors, and Team Members.
  • Ability to follow directions and procedures; effective time management and organization skills.
  • Passion for natural foods and the mission of Whole Foods Market.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency.


  • No prior retail experience required.

Physical Requirements / Working Conditions

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

  • In an 8-hour work day: standing/walking 6-8 hours.
  • Hand use: single grasping, fine manipulation, pushing and pulling.
  • Work requires the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting and reaching.
  • Exposure to FDA approved cleaning chemicals.
  • Exposure to temperatures: <32 degrees Fahrenheit (freezing), 32-40 degrees Fahrenheit (refrigerators), >90 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Ability to work in wet and dry conditions.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.
  • Ability to use tools and equipment, including knives, box cutters, electric pallet jacks, and other heavy machinery.
  • May require use of ladders.

Note: The purpose of this document is to provide a general summary of essential responsibilities for the position and is not meant as an exhaustive list. This document does not reflect all job duties or requirements for every position. Requirements build as one progresses through the job levels, so any job duties required at a lower level may be required at the higher level in addition to the duties listed for that higher level. Duties, assignments, and other responsibilities may differ for similar positions based on business conditions, departmental or geographic location, and/or needs for the particular position. An individual must demonstrate successful performance in their current position before being considered for promotion. In addition, in order to promote into a higher-level position, a business need for the promotion must exist and the candidate must be considered the most qualified person for the new position. Completion of certain milestones such as obtaining an advanced degree or certification, time in current position, or developing skills to perform at the higher-level role do not guarantee a promotion.

At Whole Foods Market, we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the position to be filled and business needs.

Whole Foods Market works with job sites like Indeed, LinkedIn, and ZipRecruiter to promote opportunities at our company. Please be aware that other career sites may not be accurate or up to date and may even be fraudulent. We encourage and recommend all candidates to apply via our site.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary/Hourly (Based on Experience)

Required Skills

Receiving and Preparing Product

Maintaining Floor, Displays, and Back Stock

Providing Courteous and Friendly Service to Customers

Following Standard Operating Procedures

Performing Duties in Other Team Member Job Descriptions

Promoting Company Image and Goals

Ensuring Adherence to Health and Safety Regulations

Checking Product Quality

Sorting and Scanning Waste

Maintaining Production Standards

Stocking and Cleaning Shelves, Bins, and Food Preparation Areas

Handling Invoices for Product Delivered Outside Store Receiving Hours

Checking in Product and Reporting Miss Picks

Receiving and Sorting Overnight Deliveries

providing excellent customer service

Using Suggestive Selling Techniques

Maximizing Sales Potential Through Proper Procedures

Following Established Procedures for Health and Sanitation

Maintaining a Clean and Sanitary Working Environment

Performing Opening, Mid, and Closing Duties

Reporting Safety Hazards and Violations

Learning About Products Carried in the Department

Examining Products for Quality and Freshness

Performing Simple Math

Effective Communication Skills

Working as Part of a Team

Meeting Customer Service Expectations

Following Directions and Procedures

Time Management and Organization Skills

Passion for Natural Foods

Strong Work Ethic

Ability to work in a fast paced environment

Lifting up to 50 pounds

Standing/Walking for 6 8 Hours

Hand Use and Fine Manipulation

Bending, Twisting, Squatting, and Reaching

Exposure to Cleaning Chemicals and Temperatures

Working in Wet and Dry Conditions

Using Tools and Equipment

Working a Flexible Schedule, Including Nights, Weekends, and Holidays

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