2018:VNF- BUR-3-009: Grocery Replenishment (b/t 6a-4p, inc. weekends)
Full Time/Part TimeFull Time Hourly (30+ hrs/wk)
Availability Needed6a-2:30p, inc. weekends
Wage Range$13.00-$15.00 DOE
Core Duties and Responsibilities:

Ordering, Stocking and Backroom 

  • Identifies self as employee by being in VNF smock or other optional merchandise and nametag.
  • Work with Grocery Manager to achieve sales and margin goals for department.
  • Review departmental financial reports (sales, labor, margin, turns) with Grocery Manager and take corrective action as needed.
  • Train new stockers and buyers using appropriate training modules and checklists.
  • Ensure that items unable to sell are returned or otherwise properly disposed of following established procedures.
  • Keep accurate shrinkage records.
  • Visit other stores for price comparisons, product and merchandising ideas.
  • Place orders as directed to ensure regular supply, and adequate supply for specials
  • Receive orders not handled by Receiver, according to the established procedures.
  • Ensure accurate, up-to-date shelf tags, PLU's, sale signs and scanned prices for department items.
  • Plan and maintain attractive, fully stocked, rotated and faced sections.
  • Stock displays full without overcrowding and rotate overstock into backstock.
  • Label items accurately with price tags or signs, remove damaged items and notify Grocery Manager.
  • Check in items using the invoice to verify piece count or damage and notify receiving of discrepancies.

Product Replenishment

  • Participate in inventories and place orders with assigned vendors.
  • Manage ordering to keep products in stock while maintaining budget.
  • Provide complete information for new products on Purchase Orders for Information Management Systems (IMS) to set up in Automated Receiving Systems (ARS)
Qualifications of the Position:

Mandatory Qualifications:

  • High ethical standards with personal integrity.
  • Excellent time management, organizational and communication (oral, aural, and written).
  • Detail oriented and able to multi-task and remain flexible to the changing needs of the business.
  • English proficiency with previous customer service experience.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, coordinate projects and work varied hours and days.
  • Demonstrated objectivity, neutrality, and calmness under pressure and timely follow-through to commitments.
  • Regular, predictable attendance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous purchasing experience in retail natural foods or products
  • Proficiency in MS Office and POS systems.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Strong aptitude to read financials and adapt to technology.
  • Previous experience in retail, grocery/co-ops, natural foods or related industry.
Physical Demands of Position:
• Ability to lift/push/pull/carry up to 30 pounds frequently; 30-50+ pounds occasionally
• Manual dexterity with ability to reach, grasp and utilize hands, wrists, and fingers for extended periods of time
• Close-to-general range visual acuity to evaluate and interact in working environment and focus on and/or read data and words on a computer monitor for extended periods of time
• Ability to sit, stand and walk for extended periods of time
• Regular exposure to working in refrigerated and frozen environments
• Ability to climb ladders, kneel, crouch, and bend occasionally required