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Wine Steward

Department: FM Grocery
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Food Manager/Buyer-Merchandiser
Position Supervises: N/A
Pay Level: N/A
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Position Summary:

Select and order wine and beer, assist customers, and provide product information. Role model and demonstrate the Company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of self and others.

Fred Meyer also requires that all associates perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Model "Customer 1st" behavior; deliver and encourage other associates to deliver excellent customer service
  • Provide information on products to aid customers in purchasing wine and beer products
  • Select, order, and purchase wine and beer products
  • Maintain compliance with corporate policies/divisional standards; signing, recovery, shrink control, stockroom, fixtures usage and maintenance standards
  • Coordinate merchandising of the department floor and maintain merchandising standards
  • Prepare and submit seasonal critiques
  • Communicate competitor's activities to the buying and merchandising staff
  • Process mail and maintain department books
  • Monitor overstock/understock conditions to maintain ordering system integrity
  • Monitor daily/weekly sales
  • Maintain condition of the facilities and adhere to all safety guidelines/standards
  • Maintain salvage procedures, quality ordering functions, and shipping/receiving procedures, including Shipping/Receiving Log audit
  • Manage the inventory process
  • Promote and follow Company initiatives
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) plus a minimum of two years retail and/or wholesale wine experience and two years customer service experience; or combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • Ability to pass drug test
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work weekends on a frequent basis
  • Accuracy/attention to detail
  • Ability to organize/prioritize tasks/projects
  • Familiarity with wine and beer production terms and processes
  • Familiarity with foreign product names, pronunciation, and meaning of applicable foreign terms
  • Ability to continue education
  • State Server Permit
  • Fred Meyer lift truck certification/license
  • Any licenses or certificates required by federal and/or state

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Knowledge of Fred Meyer policies, procedures, and organizational structure
  • Second language-- Spanish
  • Related retail experience


Leadership Behaviors: Achieves Results through Teamwork, Coaches and Develops Others, Communicates Effectively and Candidly, Executes with Excellence, Leads Change and Innovation, Leads through Positive Influence, Provides Clear and Strategic Direction, Puts the Customer First. For more information on the Kroger Leadership Behavior model, click here.

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED Desired
Required Certifications/Licenses: Driver's License
Shift(s): [[mfield4]]

Regions: West




Nearest Major Market: Boise
Nearest Secondary Market: Meridian

Job Segment: Merchandising, Retail

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