Whole Foods Market Part Time Produce Production Team Member in Bedford, Massachusetts

Job DescriptionProvide support as a member of the Produce team to include production of Produce goods, maintaining the Produce floor and displays, and selling product in support of regional Produce standards. Ensure a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient customer service to customers and team members. This position has a focus, although not exclusively, on the cut fruit/vegetable program.Responsibilities

  • Provide excellent customer service and address needs of customers in a timely and effective manner. Surprise and delight the customers with consistent, delicious food.

  • Cut fruits and vegetables consistently and safely while maintaining high productivity levels.

  • Ensure a fresh and appealing display by keeping cases and shelves clean and well stocked by front-facing, checking codes, rotating, and removing out-of-date products.

  • Uphold organic standards for produce.

  • Maintain accurate department signage and pricing.

  • Stock and clean produce shelves and displays.

  • Maintain back stock in good order.

  • Maintain a safe, clean and well-organized working and shopping environment by sweeping floors and completing sweep logs.

  • Assist with sampling program, keeping sample areas full, clean, and appealing.

  • Follow and comply with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and adhere to safe work practices.

  • Operate and sanitize all equipment in a safe and proper manner.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • 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 and customers

  • Proper handling of knives and other cutting equipment

  • Ability to follow instructions and procedures

  • Ability to sell proactively

  • Ability to learn basic knowledge of all products carried in department

  • Effective time management skills

  • Strong work ethic and integrity

  • Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness

  • Ability to work in a wet and cold environment

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

Desired Work Experiences

  • Previous Produce experience preferred

  • Customer Service Focus

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, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

Who are we? Well, we seek out the finest natural and organic foods available, maintain the strictest quality standards in the industry, and have an unshakeable commitment to sustainable agriculture. Add to that the excitement and fun we bring to shopping for groceries, and you start to get a sense of what we’re all about. Oh yeah, we’re a mission-driven company too.

Whole Foods Market attracts people who are passionate - about great food, about the communities they live in, about how we treat our planet and our fellow humans - and who want to bring their passion into the workplace and make a difference.

Learn more about careers at Whole Foods Market here!