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Cheese Steward

Company Name: Dillons
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Position Summary:

Prepare, merchandise, and order Specialty Cheese and Olive bar items for sale in accordance with company standards and policies. Wait on customers and provide customer services with Selling through Service Skills, which includes sharing knowledge of Specialty Cheeses and Sampling. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Prepare and display Specialty Cheese and Olive Bar in accordance with company standards, recipes, and policies in compliance with food safety policies and procedures.
  • Maintain proper signage, product rotation, freshness, quantity and quality.
  • Respond appropriately to customer or associate comments, complaints, requests, accidents, and questions. Be prompt, tactful, calm, courteous, and professional in all interactions.
  • Keep sales areas, backrooms, and coolers clean and well organized.
  • Keep carts, tools, and supplies in their designated areas.
  • Keep floors clean, safe, and free from clutter.
  • Wait on customers and counter promptly and cheerfully.
  • Wash and sanitize cookware and utensils in accordance with Dillon and Health Department policies and procedures.
  • Increase store sales and profits.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • Assist on special projects such as periodic inventories, store resets, and remodels.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Willing and available to work weekends and holidays.
  • Willingness to learn about Specialty Cheese through training.
  • Able to communicate with customers and associates.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to read shelf tags, signs, product labels, training materials, and bulletins.
  • Must work with various cleaning solutions, safely use sharp tools, and carefully operate slicing equipment.
  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities, present information in a professional manner and work with all levels of the organization.
  • Personal initiative and follow through to completion.
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment and willingness to help all members of the department.
  • Able to tactfully and calmly handle stressful situations and make a positive impression on associates and customers.
  • Possess abilities and skills for effective production, merchandising, and customer services related to preparation and sale of products.

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Deli, Food Service, Restaurant, or similar work experience.
  • Past work record reflects dependability and integrity.
  • Understanding of all key components of department operations. For example: managing people, merchandising, inventory management, shrink control, customer services, labor scheduling, and expense control.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to employment practices, safety, food handling.


Education Level: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time 
Shift(s): Day; Evening

Regions: Midwest


Jobs at Dillons, Baker's, and Gerbes: At Dillons, Baker's, and Gerbes, we are always looking for friendly and reliable people for a variety of positions, including management opportunities for those with retail management experience. We offer competitive wages and benefits, a flexible schedule, and room for career advancement. If you're interested in a new opportunity with our company, complete an online application today.


Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.


 Posting Notes:  KS || Topeka || 6829 Sw 29Th St || 66614 || Dillons || [[mfield2]] || Customer Service || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Topeka

Job Segment: Merchandising, Retail Sales, Food Safety, Retail, Quality