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Deli Clerk (Cook) - Twin Oaks

Company: Schnucks
Location: Ballwin
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Teamwork is the key to success in our Delis, where our teammates work together to take orders accurately, prepare fresh meals quickly, and serve customers with a smile. Schnucks Deli Clerks are devoted to providing the best customer service and the highest product quality possible. Without them, our stores wouldn't be able to provide freshly prepared sandwiches and salads to customers ready to eat a meal. Job Responsibilities
Provide friendly and courteous service to customers, both in person and on the phone at all times
Maintain a positive work environment
Maintain cleanliness of work area, equipment, deli cases, and backroom, following company food safety and sanitation guidelines
Follow proper personal hygiene requirements
Follow proper time and temperature controls
Follow good food handling practices to prevent cross-contamination
Follow proper sanitation principles
Wear company-approved slip resistant shoes or overshoes at all times
Practice safe lifting procedures and be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
Wear provided personal protective equipment when required i.e., cut gloves, chemicals goggles/gloves, etc.
Be able to safely operate powered equipment once you are properly trained
Understand the safe handling procedures with knives and other sharp utensils
Slice and weigh lunch meats and cheeses. Provide customer the opportunity to approve slice thickness before completing the entire order.
Establish product knowledge, suggestive selling and product sampling to assist with customer questions/requests. Effectively sell product(s) by providing customers with information needed to make product-related decisions.
Fill/rotate/date products for the display case
Operate meat and cheese slicer's, scales and wrapping equipment as required
Utilize cooking equipment including, fryers, rotisserie ovens and steamers. Have the ability to fry chicken and properly use all kitchen equipment.
Prepare sandwiches, party trays, salads and special orders while maintaining strict adherence to company recipes
Pull product from cases for proper storage (i.e., filling/rotating/wrapping) at closing
Ensure freshness of food and proper rotation of product. In addition, assist with product production, packaging, presentation and restocking
Multi-task and keep the customer as first priority
Maintain reliable attendance
Assist in with other duties as assigned
Offer product samples to help customers discover new items or products
Adhere to all safety, health, and weights and measures regulations; observe temperatures within cooler and cases and report failures to management
Answer phone and take special orders with courtesy and friendliness

Physical Demands
A Deli Clerk's duties are performed primarily in the Deli department. Work includes:
Stretching into display cases
Repetitive arm and hand movements
Exposure to extreme temperature changes
Standing and walking for a 4-8 hr. shift
Lifting deli products weighing up to 50 lbs.

Other Job Requirements
Must be at least 18 years of age
Able to demonstrate basic math skills (i.e., able to translate pounds and ounces Into decimals)
Able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, holidays, and weekends
Use of hair restraint required (i.e., hair net or hat)
Wear clean uniform and name tag at all times
Consistent use of cut gloves and safe use of knives
Utilize poly or production gloves at all times to ensure food safety
Wear slip-resistant shoes at all times
Ability to determine spoiled or damaged product
Food preparation experience is a plus
Works well with others -- is a team player
Has a passion for serving customers and working with the public
Attention to detail as the position requires working with sharp knives, slicers, box cutters and related equipment

Training & Future Opportunities
Training will be provided to all new teammates prior to first scheduled work day in the store
Variety of opportunities for growth and advancement are available to our teammates

Additional Requirements - Internal candidates:

  • Store/Facility Teammates: minimum of six months employment with Schnucks.
  • Store Support Center Teammates: minimum of one year employment with Schnucks.
  • Must be in good standing (not on a performance improvement plan or active discipline).
  • If invited for an interview, must have manager approval based on performance.

    Schnucks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Associated topics: appetizer, banquet, cocinero, dinner, food prep, maker, prep cook, restaurant assistant cook, stove, wok cook

Keywords: Schnucks, Springfield , Deli Clerk (Cook) - Twin Oaks, Hospitality & Tourism , Ballwin, Illinois

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