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Fred Meyer Murray's Cheese Shop Associate

Company Name: Fred Meyer
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

 

 

Position Summary:

Assist Murray's Cheese Master to provide a full-service Murray's experience that will embody the food passion, cheese knowledge, interactive customer service, and industry leading merchandising that is uniquely Murray's Cheese. Provide customers product information and knowledgeable service. 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
  • Assist in the ordering of specialty cheeses
  • Cut, wrap and merchandise cheese and related grocery items
  • Create and maintain the Murray's kiosk experience: education, service, effective cross-selling, merchandising, and promoting of designated products
  • Provide active demos within the Murray's Cheese kiosk
  • Provide information on products to aid customers in purchasing cheese products
  • Assist in the ordering of cheese products
  • Maintain compliance with the following:

o divisional signing, recovery, and stockroom standards

o fixtures usage and maintenance standards

o all safety guidelines and standards

o shrink control guidelines

o corporate policies

o shipping/receiving procedures,

  • Organize merchandising of the department floor
  • Maintain condition of the facilities
  • 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 cheese/specialty cheese/food experience and two years customer service experience; or combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Ability to pass drug test
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Complete Murray's Basic Skills Training and Murray's Red Jacket Training
  • Ability to work weekends on a frequent basis
  • Accuracy/attention to detail
  • Ability to organize/prioritize tasks/projects
  • Familiarity with cheese production terms and processes
  • Willing to taste cheese regularly following Fred Meyer Associate Sampling policy
  • Ability to continue education
  • Any licenses or certificates required by federal and/or state

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Knowledge of Fred Meyer policies, procedures, and organizational structure
  • Knowledge of imported and domestic cheese varieties, their flavor profiles and how they are made
  • Knowledge of industry trends in specialty cheeses
  • Strong merchandising skills
  • Familiarity with foreign product names, pronunciation, and meaning of applicable foreign terms
  • Experience working with specialty cheeses and food
  • Developing a level of expertise in presentation skills
  • Second language-French, Italian, Spanish
  • Related retail experience

 

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

Regions: West


 

Jobs at Fred Meyer: Based in Portland, Oregon with over 130 stores throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho & Alaska, Fred Meyer offers one-stop shopping with store employment opportunities in apparel, home, food, pharmacy and home electronics as well as opportunities in our division office in merchandise and product development, store operations, customer communications, public affairs, food and pharmacy.  We are always searching for individuals who share our passion for service, leadership, honesty and diversity. Whether you like working with people, numbers or ideas, you can find a home at Fred Meyer. And with stores and offices across the Pacific Northwest, we have opportunities for talented individuals if you prefer to be closer to the mountains, ocean, or city.

 

Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states.  Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and 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:  OR || Happy Valley || 8955 Se 82Nd Ave || 97086 || Fred Meyer || [[mfield2]] || Customer Service || Employee || Non-Exempt || Part-Time || None 


Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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