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Wine Steward

Company Name: Ralphs
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: 

 

 

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, profit and shrink 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:

  • Adhere to all local, state, federal laws, safety and food safety regulations, and Company guidelines.
  • 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.
  • Offer product samples, consistent with company guidelines and applicable laws, to help customers discover new items or products inquire about.
  • Inform customers of wine specials.
  • Provide customers with products that they have requested as well as recommend additional wine items.
  • Maintain proper inventory levels, proper signage and merchandising standards for products normally carried as well as special orders.
  • Perform Price Changes and ensure overall price integrity.
  • Assist customers with pairing of wine and other items such as meat, cheeses, desserts etc.
  • Collaborate with store chef for wine tastings and other programs featuring wines.
  • Stay current with present, future, seasonal and special ads.
  • Execute CAO and Key Retailing Programs and maintain sales floor and backroom standards.
  • Ability to lift/carry up to 40 pounds and stand/walk for prolonged periods of time.
  • Ensure proper temperatures in cases and coolers are maintained.
  • Operate equipment safely and efficiently.
  • 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.
  • Report all safety risks, customer or employee incidents 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:

  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Effective communication skills
  • Knowledge of basic math (counting, addition, and subtraction)
  • Attend training sessions and pass industry certification testing.

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • Second language (speaking, reading and/or writing)
  • Knowledge of imported and domestic varieties, the flavor profiles and how they are made.
  • Knowledge of industry trends in specialty wines and beers as they relate to the consumer.
  • Experience working with wine and beer.
  • Retail experience.

 

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

Regions: West

 


Jobs at Ralphs: At Ralphs, our people make us who we are. They are more than just our associates, they’re part of the communities we serve. We offer a variety of exciting opportunities in every area of our operation. Whether you want to create a fast, fun and friendly shopping experience for customers in our stores or you want to be part of our innovative corporate team at our headquarters in Los Angeles, Ralphs is always looking for outstanding associates. Our associates enjoy competitive pay and excellent benefits, along with a positive work environment built on mutual respect and professionalism. If you are interested in building and advancing your career with Ralphs, we invite you to complete an online application today.

 

Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,796 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:  CA || Palm Springs || 425 S Sunrise Way Ste A || 92262 || Ralphs || [[mfield2]] || Customer Service || Employee || Non-Exempt || Part-Time || None 


Nearest Major Market: Palm Springs
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Merchandising, Food Safety, Quality Assurance, QA, Retail, Quality, Part Time, Technology

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