Whole Foods Market Dairy Specialist - Part Time - Speedway location in Tucson, Arizona

Job DescriptionThe Dairy Buyer / Specialist is responsible for stocking and replenishing the Grocery, Dairy, Frozen, and Bulk shelves. They are responsible for rotation of stock as well as breaking down and checking in loads as needed.. They will also maintain the Grocery area cleanliness and visually appealing manner. The Dairy Specialist’s main focus is keeping the Dairy section fully stocked and clean, ordering, and receiving of loads.

Essential Duties:

  • Orders all Dairy and perishable products

  • Give every customer immediate and undivided attention and follow through on all customer questions and requests.

  • Successfully complete QUEST (in store training program).

  • Follow established food safety procedures.

  • Keep all cases and shelves clean, well-stocked and properly rotated.

  • Maintain accurate retail pricing and signage.

  • Proper rotation of stock

  • Checking code dates on product daily on shelf and as new loads are landing

  • Sample department products to the customers.

  • Take special orders and inform the Team Leader.

  • Be aware of new products and their placement.

  • Maintain backstock areas and coolers.

  • Document product transfers, waste and spoilage using appropriate forms.

  • Follow established food safety procedures, practice safe use of all tools and equipment required by the position, practice proper care and maintenance of all equipment and know and practice proper lifting techniques. Report safety violations and hazards immediately.

  • Effectively communicate with all Team Members regarding proper department operations.

  • Adhere to cleaning and maintenance schedules.

  • Attend all department, store and training meetings when scheduled.

  • Accept and process product from Receiver.

  • Answer telephones with proper etiquette

  • Participate in regional and national sales promotions.

  • Assist Team Leader in completing scheduled inventories and reports.

  • Place product and supply orders when applicable and assist in other areas of Grocery as needed.

  • Regular attendance is essential.

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

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 1 year retail grocery experience or equivalent

  • Ability to work well within a team.

  • Ability to perform physical requirements of position, able to lift up to 40lbs unassisted to include constant standing, bending, stooping, twisting and lifting cases up to 40 up to 7 hours a day.

  • Must have a passion for natural foods.

  • Able to communicate effectively with others and convey enthusiasm.

  • Possess some customer service experience.

  • Must be self-motivated and solution-oriented.

  • Is available for flexible scheduling to meet the needs of the department.

  • Desire to learn all aspects of Team.

  • Must have Store Team Leader approval.

  • Team Member must be in good standing.

  • Team Members with written active Corrective Counseling’s must disclose this information to the hiring leader when they are applying for a transfer or promotion.

  • Team Members on an active Final Warning are ineligible to apply or be considered for transfers or promotions.

Working Conditions:

  • Some reaching above and below shoulder height.

  • Some exposure to dust, fumes and chemicals.

  • Repetitive use of hands and fine manipulation.

  • May need to use a ladder or stool to reach product or supplies.

  • Exposure to continuous background and occasional loud noises.

Any item over 40 pounds requires a team lift.

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!

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