Cook
Whole Foods Market
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
2d ago

Responsibilities

  • Prepares food items for the cold case, fresh pack, salad, and hot bars according to production sheets.
  • Prepares food items according to recipe to ensure quality and consistency.
  • Ensures that all prepared items are labeled, dated, covered, monitored for quality and freshness, and rotated.
  • Monitors food levels and replenishes in a timely manner.
  • Arrives to work station on time, appropriately groomed, dressed and ready to work; works all scheduled shifts and attends required trainings and meetings.
  • Provides excellent customer service, addresses needs of customers in a timely and effective manner and models suggestive selling techniques;
  • answers phones and pages promptly and courteously.

  • Maximizes sales potential through effective and proper procedures for prepping, storing, rotating, stocking, and merchandising product.
  • Follows and complies, or ensures compliance, with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and safe work practices.
  • Maintains, or ensures maintenance of, a clean and sanitary working and shopping environment; maintains equipment in accordance with WFM cleanliness and safety standards;
  • ensures walk-ins and freezers are clean and organized.

  • Performs opening, mid, and closing duties as assigned; ensures accuracy of signs and pricing.
  • Immediately reports safety hazards and violations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by store, regional, or national leadership. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Thorough product knowledge.
  • Ability to follow a recipe.
  • Good understanding of food production and fundamental cooking techniques.
  • Good basic math skills.
  • Strong to excellent communication skills and willingness to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to deliver information in a clear and respectable manner to fellow Team Members, customers, and vendors.
  • Ability to meet customer service expectations and standards in all interactions with customers, vendors, and Team Members.
  • Ability to follow directions and procedures; effective time management and organization skills.
  • Passion for natural foods and the mission of Whole Foods Market.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency.
  • Understanding of and compliance with WFM quality goals. Desired Work Experiences 6-12 months retail experience.

    Physical Requirements / Working Conditions

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • In an 8-hour work day : standing / walking 6-8 hours.
  • Hand use : single grasping, fine manipulation, pushing and pulling.
  • Work requires the following motions : bending, twisting, squatting and reaching.
  • Exposure to FDA approved cleaning chemicals.
  • Exposure to temperatures :
  • 90 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Ability to work in wet and dry conditions.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.
  • Ability to use tools and equipment, including knives, box cutters, electric pallet jacks, and other heavy machinery.
  • May require use of ladders.
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