SpartanNash Associates, Inc. Produce Associate in Grand Rapids, Michigan

At SpartanNash, "we deliver what our guests want, when they want it – fast and friendly." We take pride in service excellence and enjoy providing a great customer experience. There are many retail employers, but not all offer a place where you can learn, grow and thrive. That’s why SpartanNash is a cut above the rest.This position is located at the Gaslight Village DW Fresh Market.Position SummaryTo maintain and operate the produce department including trimming and preparation of merchandise according to company and department standards; to ensure that the work shift contributes to the financial best interest of the store. Complete all other duties as assigned in a timely manner.Minimum Requirements Degrees High School Diploma (Preferred) Job Experience One (1) year retail or related experience preferred Must be able to work with fresh fruits, vegetables etc. without negative allergic consequences that adversely affect the ability to perform. Supervisory Experience NONEResponsibilities and Essential DutiesCut, slice, and prepare produce as directed; follow established procedures for culling, trimming and storing productWeigh, package and label productsHandle spoiled/damaged products per established guidelinesProperly fill, rotate and merchandise produce and floral shelves, cases and displays; assist with unloading deliveries and stacking product in coolersNotify the Manager if products and supplies need to be orderedPractice suggestive selling techniques with customersHave familiarity with all products carried in the department; know differences in price, taste, preparation, use etc.Maintain clean, attractive and well stocked departmentsThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed as assigned for this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements; additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.Knowledge, Skills AbilitiesAbility to read, write, comprehend, and interpret documentsBasic mathematical skillsSuggestive Selling/Knowledge of ProductsDetail OrientedPhysical RequirementThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds frequently, and up to 50 pounds occasionally. The associate is required to stand and walk for extended periods of time and may bend, stoop, twist and turn frequently. May be required to travel. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is subject to a typical retail store environment (varied temperatures) and is rarely exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee will be exposed to refrigerated/freezer coolers on a frequent basis. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.EquipmentGeneral Retail Equipment (i.e., cash register, telephone, copy/facsimile machine, computer, etc.)Other Retail Equipment (e.g., pallet jacks, cardboard baler, sanitation and cleaning supplies, etc.)Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/ orientation/gender identity.