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Butcher - Full Time
Whole Foods Market - Midtown East (57th Street)
226 East 57th Street, New York, NY, United States
Whole Foods Market - Midtown East (57th Street) hiring Butcher - Full Time in New York, NY

Whole Foods Market - Midtown East (57th Street) hiring Butcher - Full Time in New York, NY

Whole Foods Market - Midtown East (57th Street)More Info

Full/Part Time • Hourly ($18.00 - $24.10)
Expired: Mar 3, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details

Performs duties relating to the cutting, preparation, display, and selling of meat products. 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

  • Cuts, platters, and merchandises products (beef, pork, lamb, veal, poultry). 

  • Prepares specialty meat merchandise (i.e. sausage, oven ready products, and cured meats). 

  • Checks product to make sure it meets WFM quality standards. 

  • Maintains sampling program. 

  • Monitors and assists in preventing spoilage. 

  • Mentors and supports assigned Meat Cutter Trainee(s). 

  • 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

  • Working understanding of Meat team processes and procedures. 
  • Excellent cutting skills with the ability to bread product down into sub-primal and retail cuts.  

  • Extensive knowledge of different cuts and cooking techniques of meat and seafood. 

  • Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness. 

  • Capable of accessing information about market conditions and communicating this information to customers. 

  • 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. 

  • Understanding of and compliance with WFM quality goals.

Experience

  • 14+ months retail experience.

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 a wet and cold environment. 

  • Ability to handle knives and other cutting equipment. 

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed. 

  • Ability to use tools and equipment, including box cutters, electric pallet jacks, and other heavy machinery. 

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. 

                                                                                      The wage range for this position is $18.00 - $24.10 Hourly, commensurate with experience. Whole Foods Market offers “Whole Benefits". Whole Benefits may include health insurance, retirement plan benefits, eligibility for a store discount, paid time off and access to other benefit programs. Eligibility for Whole Benefits is determined under the terms of the applicable Whole Benefits plan at a person’s date of hire.

                                                                                      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: Hourly ($18.00 - $24.10)

                                                                                      Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k


                                                                                      Required Skills

                                                                                      Cutting

                                                                                      Meat Cutting

                                                                                      Cutting and Preparing Meat Products

                                                                                      Preparation

                                                                                      Displaying and Selling Meat Products

                                                                                      Merchandising

                                                                                      Display

                                                                                      Ensuring a Positive Company Image

                                                                                      Customer Service

                                                                                      Selling

                                                                                      Providing Courteous and Friendly Service

                                                                                      Suggestive Selling Techniques

                                                                                      Following Standard Operating Procedures

                                                                                      Teamwork

                                                                                      Supporting WFM Core Values and Goals

                                                                                      Food safety regulations

                                                                                      Weighing and Measuring

                                                                                      Knowledge of Meat Cuts

                                                                                      Promoting National, Regional, and Store Programs and Initiatives

                                                                                      Safe Work Practices

                                                                                      Cooking Techniques

                                                                                      Ensuring Adherence to Health and Safety Regulations

                                                                                      Checking Product Quality

                                                                                      Cleaning and Sanitation

                                                                                      Quality Control

                                                                                      Communication Skills

                                                                                      Communication

                                                                                      Maintaining Sampling Program

                                                                                      Time Management

                                                                                      Preventing Spoilage

                                                                                      Organization Skills

                                                                                      Mentoring and Supporting Trainees

                                                                                      Organizational Skills

                                                                                      Work Ethic

                                                                                      providing excellent customer service

                                                                                      Knowledge of Different Cuts and Cooking Techniques of Meat and Seafood

                                                                                      Modeling Suggestive Selling Techniques

                                                                                      Ability to Visually Examine Products for Quality and Freshness

                                                                                      Flexibility

                                                                                      Maximizing Sales Potential

                                                                                      Passion for Natural Foods

                                                                                      Ability to lift heavy objects

                                                                                      Prepping, Storing, Rotating, Stocking, and Merchandising Product

                                                                                      Hand Use

                                                                                      Ability to work in a fast paced environment

                                                                                      Following Established Procedures

                                                                                      Grasping

                                                                                      Ability to Lift 50 Pounds

                                                                                      Maintaining a Clean and Sanitary Environment

                                                                                      Fine Manipulation

                                                                                      Ability to Work a Flexible Schedule

                                                                                      Maintaining Equipment

                                                                                      Pushing and Pulling

                                                                                      Ability to Use Cutting Equipment

                                                                                      Reporting Safety Hazards

                                                                                      Bending

                                                                                      Knowledge of Market Conditions

                                                                                      Working Understanding of Meat Team Processes and Procedures

                                                                                      Twisting

                                                                                      Ability to Mentor and Support Trainees

                                                                                      Squatting

                                                                                      Excellent Cutting Skills

                                                                                      Reaching

                                                                                      Extensive Knowledge of Different Cuts and Cooking Techniques

                                                                                      Knowledge of FDA Approved Cleaning Chemicals

                                                                                      Ability to Work in Cold and Wet Environments

                                                                                      Ability to Access and Communicate Market Conditions to Customers

                                                                                      Knife Handling

                                                                                      Strong Communication Skills

                                                                                      Ability to Work as Part of a Team

                                                                                      Box Cutters

                                                                                      Ability to Meet Customer Service Expectations

                                                                                      Electric Pallet Jacks

                                                                                      Ability to Follow Directions and Procedures

                                                                                      Time Management and Organization Skills

                                                                                      Strong Work Ethic

                                                                                      Understanding and Compliance With Quality Goals

                                                                                      Retail Experience

                                                                                      Ability to Stand/Walk for 6 8 Hours

                                                                                      Hand Use: Single Grasping, Fine Manipulation, Pushing and Pulling

                                                                                      Bending, Twisting, Squatting, and Reaching Motions

                                                                                      Exposure to FDA Approved Cleaning Chemicals

                                                                                      Exposure to Varying Temperatures

                                                                                      Ability to Work in Wet and Cold Environment

                                                                                      Ability to Handle Knives and Cutting Equipment

                                                                                      Ability to Use Tools and Equipment

                                                                                      Promotion Qualifications

                                                                                      health insurance knowledge

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