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Cake Decorator

Date: Dec 6, 2017

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US, 85028

Company: Kroger

Company Name: Fry's Food Stores
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

 

 

Position Summary:

Create an outstanding customer experience through exceptional service. Establish and maintain a safe and clean environment that encourages our customers to return. Assist the department manager in reaching sales and profit goals established for the department, and monitor all established quality assurance standards. Embrace the Customer 1st strategy and encourage associates to deliver excellent customer service. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

· Promote trust and respect among associates

  • Create an environment that enables customers to feel welcome, important and appreciated by answering questions regarding products sold within the department and throughout the store
  • Gain and maintain knowledge of products sold within the department and be able to respond to questions and make suggestions about products
  • Prepare bakery items per customer requests using proper bakery equipment
  • Offer product samples to help customers discover new items or products they inquire about
  • Inform customers of bakery specials
  • Provide customers with fresh products that they have ordered and the correct portion size (or as close as possible to the amount ordered) to prevent shrink
  • Recommend bakery items to customers to ensure they get the products they want and need
  • Use all equipment in bakery such as the refrigerators, freezers, and ovens according to company guidelines
  • Measure, prepare and mix ingredients according to recipe, using variety of kitchen utensils and equipment
  • Adequately prepare, package, label and inventory ingredients in merchandise
  • Check product quality to ensure freshness. Review "sell by" dates and take appropriate action
  • Properly use kitchen equipment, stove, computerized scale and freezer
  • Decorate cakes, pastries, cupcakes, cookies and other bakery items
  • Label, stock and inventory department merchandise
  • Report product ordering/shipping discrepancies to the department manager
  • Display a positive attitude
  • Understand the store's layout and be able to locate products when requested by customer
  • Stay current with present, future, seasonal and special ads
  • Maintain an awareness of inventory/stocking conditions note any discrepancies in inventory
  • Adhere to all food safety regulations and guidelines
  • Ensure proper temperatures in cases and coolers are maintained and temperature logs are maintained
  • Reinforce safety programs by complying with safety procedures and identify unsafe conditions and notify store management
  • Practice preventive maintenance by properly inspecting equipment and notify appropriate department or store manager of any items in need of repair
  • Notify management of customer or employee accidents
  • Report all safety risk, or issues, and illegal activity, including: robbery, theft or fraud
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Ability to handle stressful situations
  • Effective communication skills
  • Knowledge of basic math
  • Current food handlers permit once employed

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • Bakery/Cake Decorating experience
  • Retail experience
  • Second language (speaking, reading and/or writing)

 

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

Regions: West


 

Jobs at Fry's Food Stores: Fry's Food Stores is headquartered in Tolleson, Arizona.  The company employs more than 17,000 Arizona residents who help us serve more than one million households per week. Fry's has been providing Arizonans with fresh food at famous low prices since 1960. Fry's Food Stores is a proud member of the Kroger Co. based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
 

Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly 443,000 associates who serve customers in 2,796 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia.  Kroger and its subsidiaries operate an expanding ClickList offering – a personalized, order online, pick up at the store service – in addition to 2,253 pharmacies, 787 convenience stores, 324 fine jewelry stores, 1,439 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is recognized as one of America’s most generous companies for its support of more than 100 Feeding America food bank partners, breast cancer research and awareness, the military and their families, and more than 145,000 community organizations including schools. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

 

 Posting Notes:  AZ || Phoenix || 4707 E Shea Blvd || 85028 || Fry's Food Stores || [[mfield2]] || Customer Service; Deli/Bakery; Store Operations || Employee || Non-Exempt || Part-Time || None 


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