Shoprite Careers – Meat Cutter Clerk

Website ShopRite Supermarkets

Job Description:

  • To deliver a great customer experience while working in the Meat Department; to maintain a visually appealing department and to perform other tasks as required in an efficient and safe manner within Company policy. To cut meat and prepare related products in the variety, size, quality and trim prescribed by company and department standards; to communicate and courteously assist customers with the selection of meat items.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Understand and adhere to all Country of Origin Label (C.O.O.L.) regulations for all products in the Meat Department.
  • Removes outdated or damaged product from meat cases.
  • Removes trash to designated area.
  • Check prices and be knowledgeable about location of items in the store.
  • Complete all applicable department training programs.
  • Understand and adhere to Company shrink guidelines as relates to Meat Department operations.
  • Push/pull 4-wheel equipment loaded with product.
  • Maintain sanitation control according to Company policy.
  • Checks products received against invoices.
  • Work in an environment that includes continuous duties in refrigerated cutting rooms and storage areas (relatively high humidity) with occasional duties in frozen food storage boxes maintained at temperatures as low as 20 degrees (Fahrenheit) below zero.
  • Utilize and maintain equipment as required by department; report any equipment problems immediately.
  • Perform duties in accordance with QA handwashing standards and use disposable gloves when handling food.
  • Cut and trim meat according to Company specifications.
  • Rotates products in meat cases.
  • Follow approved procedures for receiving, code dating, preparing, storing, and price marking, arranging, and restocking products to ensure quality, accuracy and product rotation and protection.
  • Keep floor clear of debris and spills.
  • Stand at work station for duration of scheduled shift, which may exceed 8 hours per day.
  • Work cooperatively with others.
  • Clean and sanitize all work surfaces, utensils and equipment in accordance with Department of Sanitation and QA standards.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with all ShopRite Service Priorities (Safety, Friendliness, Presentation, and Efficiency).
  • Complete all applicable department training programs.
  • Promote for sale any current charitable promotions to Customers.
  • Regularly lift, pull, push and rotate merchandise that weights 35 lbs. and that occasionally weights 80-90 lbs.
  • Check refrigeration equipment for proper performance regularly; report any failure immediately.
  • Dress and groom according to Company policy including uniform, name badge and hat or hair restraint requirements.
  • Handle damaged and spoiled products according to Company policy and assist in controlling the level of damaged goods.
  • Maintain a clean, neat, organized and safe work environment.
  • Maintain punctual and regular attendance.
  • Unload trucks.
  • Must be 18 years or older to operate balers, hi-lo’s, power jacks, and slicing machines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Work overtime as assigned.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with Local, State and Federal regulations pertaining to the Meat operation.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with Company rules, policies, safety requirements, and security standard and all
  • Local, State and Federal health and civil code regulations.
  • Unload trucks and transport merchandise to Meat Department that weights 35 lbs. and that occasionally weights 80-90 lbs.
  • Fills in meat cases when required.

Job Requirements:

  • Must possess a strong knowledge of safe food handling and demonstrate safe work habits.
  • Ability to work with fresh, dried and/or processed products, spices and powdered substances without negative allergic consequences.
  • Ability to operate Meat Department equipment such as band saws, grinders, wrapping machines, power jacks, knives and cutters.
  • Ability to work in varying temperatures.
  • Ability to tolerate dust and cleaning agents during routine housekeeping duties.
  • Ability to work all assigned work schedules and comply with all time and attendance policies.
  • Ability to proficiently read, write, speak, analyze, interpret, and understand the English language.
  • Ability to interact with Customers in a friendly and helpful way.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to stand/walk for the duration of a scheduled shift.
  • Ability to stand, bend, twist, reach, push, pull and regularly lift 35 lbs., and occasionally lift 80-90 lbs.
  • Ability to perform basic math.

Job Details:

Company: ShopRite Supermarkets

Vacancy Type:  Part-time

Job Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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