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Produce Department

Company: Jerry's Food
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Primary Objective

To stock, rotate, and face products, cut, sort produce deliveries and build displays as required to ensure a positive shopping experience for customers.

Nature and Scope

The primary emphasis in this position is on meeting daily needs in stocking, load cutting, sorting, display building, and product availability to provide a high level of customer service. The primary challenge is to acquire the necessary production speed in cutting, sorting, stocking, and product knowledge. This position requires ongoing interaction with customers, judgment/decision making, social skills/verbal interaction, walking, moderate to heavy lifting, and operation of pallet jack and box cutter. Position functions and work hours may vary according to business needs. The Produce Manager or person in charge provides assignments and work direction.

Essential Position Functions:

* Assist customers Greet customers
* Answer customer questions; provide product sampling and suggestive selling
* Bring customers to the location of an item when needed
* Assist with product replacement and price checks
* Assist at checkout and cashier as needed

Stock Produce on Shelves, Racks, and Display Cases

* Complete assigned tasks in an efficient and timely manner, meeting or exceeding production requirements.
* Maintain department conditions: product availability and placement, display to shelf stocking, facing, rotation, cleanliness and safety, and signage
* Handle product carefully to avoid damage
* Rotate stock for freshness and quality
* Maintain floral items as needed
* Adhere to store and department safety and sanitation policies and procedures

Cut, Wrap, and Prepare Greens

* Follow safe food handling and sanitation policies and procedures
* Prepare pre-cut fruit display
* Trim and wrap vegetables
* Follow crisping program for greens
* Prepare seasonal fruit baskets

Receive the Product, Unload Trucks, and Sort Produce Loads

* Check product received for correct type and amount
* Properly log information and check invoices
* Verify product quality, freshness and check for damage
* Code and date all products for cooler storage
* Properly sort product, load onto cart or pallet in a stable manner, and move to the proper location for stocking
* Store overstock in the appropriate location

Build Displays and Perform Resets

* Prepare location according to instruction and cuts, stock and face display product
* Restock, rotate and face as needed

Assist in completing produce order

Clean sales floor and backroom as necessary

* Pick up/compacts cardboard, stack pallets, clean up spills, store overstock
* Clean shelves and racks as needed
* Ensure the department is swept and the sweep log is current

Follow all store and department policies and procedures

Perform other duties as assigned or delegated

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Jerry's Enterprises, Inc. will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit the store to which you are applying.


We respect our applicants' privacy. Applicants will be required to provide specific information to complete the application process. The information you provide, unless otherwise specified, will only be used in regard to our employment decision.

Keywords: Jerry's Food, St. Paul , Produce Department, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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