Whole Foods Market Seafood Facility Production Team Member in Gloucester, Massachusetts

Job DescriptionSummary: The Production Team Member performs duties assigned by the Team Leader and related to the daily production and preparing of items for retail sale, including handling, trimming and boning of fish.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Handle, trim and bone fish to ensure quality control of finished product

Maintain a safe and sanitary work environment. Clean as needed.

Ensure compliance with HACCP sanitation procedures

Provide excellent customer service to stores and vendors

Use required personal protective equipment

Adhere to all policies and procedures of the company and facility

Comply with all occupational safety and health regulations

Attend all team and facility meetings

Report all life safety and fire hazards, along with any other violations of company policy, to Team Leader for correction and report all accidents and injuries to Team Leader or Facility Leadership immediately.

Properly and accurately record time using time clock at the beginning and end of each shift and for unpaid meal breaks during shift.

Responsible for proper dress code. Non-slip, waterproof boots must be worn.

Intellectual Requirements:

Self-motivated and able to work independently

Strong attention to detail

Ability to handle multiple tasks

Demonstrated ability to follow through on assignments

Dependable team player with a positive attitude

Strong organizational and communication skills

Basic computer skills or the ability to learn

Ability to perform simple math operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and


Other Requirements:

Speak, read and write the English language

Flexible schedule. Able to work a variety of shifts including weekends, evenings, and


Willingness to receive constructive feedback pertaining to job performance.

Willingness to provide exemplary work performance constantly and consistently.

Other Requirements (continued):

Willingness to contribute ideas/suggestions to the facility.

Good communication skills

Physical Requirements:

Must be eighteen years or older

Stand and walk for extended periods of time up to 4 hours without a break.

Bend and stoop to grasp objects and climb ladders.

Ability to perform job by repetitive use of right and left hands for simple grasping, power grasping, pushing and pulling and fine manipulation. While exact time may vary for each task, constant use may be anywhere from one hour up to six hours at a time.

Must be able to lift and carry loads up to 10 pounds regularly from 1-50 feet and 11-50 pounds intermittently during the course of the work shift. Distance to carry heavier loads may range from 1-20 feet.

Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness.

Demonstrated proficiency in the proper use of a dumpster, forklift, knives, and all related equipment.

Work Environment

Flexibility to work in varying temperatures (cold and Wet)

Work in a moderately noisy environment.

  1. Work on a variety of floor surfaces including tile and concrete
  • 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.

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