Hy-Vee Food Stores Bakery Clerk - Part Time in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Bakery Clerk FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Bakery Revision Date: 05/2015

General Function:

As Bakery Clerk, this position will be responsible for reviewing daily orders, preparing & replenishing products in a prompt, efficient and friendly manner. Additionally you will ensure a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient customer service to customers and team members.

Reporting Relations:

Accountable and Reports to: Store Director, Assistant Store Director; Managers GM, Perishables, and Store Operations, Assistant Managers, Bakery Manager, Assistant Bakery Manager

Direct Reports: None

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides prompt, efficient and friendly customer service by exhibiting caring, concern and patience in all customer interactions and treating customers as the most important people in the store

  • Smiles and greets customers in a friendly manner, whether the encounter takes place in the employee’s designated department or elsewhere in the store

  • Makes an effort to learn customers’ names and to address them by name whenever possible.

  • Assists customers by: (examples include)

  • escorting them to the products they’re looking for

  • securing products that are out of reach

  • loading or unloading heavy items

  • making note of and passing along customer suggestions or requests

  • performing other tasks in every way possible to enhance the shopping experience.

  • Reviews the status and appearance of the food for freshness

  • Reviews orders for the day

  • Takes customer orders at the bakery counter

  • Works with co-workers as a team to ensure customer satisfaction and a pleasant work environment.

  • Understands and practices proper sanitation procedures and ensures the work area is always clean and neat.

  • Ensures that an adequate food supply is ready and on hand and develops or follows a production list.

  • Anticipates product needs for the department on a daily basis

  • Prepares, finishes, and replenishes product as necessary.

  • Pulls product from cooler/freezer to prepare for baking

  • Checks in product, puts product away, and may review invoices.

  • Runs the department registers and receives payment, makes change, etc., where applicable.

  • Removes trash in a timely manner.

  • Maintains strict adherence to department and company guidelines related to personal hygiene and dress.

  • Adheres to company policies and individual store guidelines

  • Reports to work when scheduled and on time.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Washes dishes as necessary.

  • Orders product and supplies as necessary.

  • Prices products for customers as necessary

  • Delivers orders as needed.

  • Assists in other areas of store as needed.

  • Performs other job related duties and special projects as required

Education and Experience:

Less than High school or equivalent experience and six months of less of similar or related work experience.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to physically perform medium work: exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, 20 pounds of force frequently, and 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects

  • Visual requirements include clarity of vision at a distance of more than 20 inches and less than 20 feet with our without correction, color vision, depth perception and field of vision.

  • Must be able to perform the following physical activities: Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:

  • Must have the ability to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or verbal instructions; deal with a few concrete variables.

  • Ability to do simple addition and subtraction; copying figures, counting and recording.

  • Possess the ability to understand and follow verbal or demonstrated instructions; write identifying information; request supplies orally or in writing.

Working Conditions:

The duties for this position are normally conducted in a store environment. There is significant pressure to meet deadlines and handle multiple priorities. There is exposure to flour dust, noise, cleaning chemicals/solvents, electrical shock and temperature extremes.

Equipment Used to Perform Job:

Standard tools and equipment used in a bakery environment including mixers, ovens, wrapping, label printer, cash register, telephone, dishwasher, bread slicer, electric knife, microwave, airbrush, and copy cat.

Contacts:

Has daily contact with the general public and customers. Has contact with federal/state governmental or regulatory agencies regarding inspections.