Bakery Clerk

Hornbacher's Ada, MN 2019-07-08

Responsibilities

The purpose of this position is to prepare, display and promote bakery items, in addition to providing a positive shopping experience for our customers.

Assists customers during their shopping experience
  • Greet, Offer, & Thank all customers
  • Process customer orders properly (quantity, quality and price)
  • Answer customer questions
  • Provide product sampling and suggestive selling
  • Bring customers to the location of product
  • Assist with product substitutions
  • Perform price checks

Functional Requirement:

  • Physical: walking, bending, kneeling, able to reach, lift, stack and maneuver objects of varying dimensions and weighing up to 75 lbs., equipment operation (intercom, telephone, scanner, register, scale)
  • Mental: judgment/decision making, social skills/verbal interaction, knowledge of weights and measurements, memorization, reading, writing, & math

Maintaining a neat and organized store appearance

  • Ensures floors are clear of debris at all times
  • Cleaning equipment, shelves, cases, and racking according to cleaning schedule
  • Compacts cardboard, stacks pallets, stores and organizes overstock
  • Checks prices and verifies sign and product price
  • Maintains the eye-appeal of the department
  • Breaking down loads and dating product

Functional Requirement:

  • Physical: walking, bending, kneeling, able to reach, lift, stack and maneuver objects of varying dimensions and weighing up to 75 lbs., equipment operation (cardboard baler, garbage compactor, box cutter, pallet jack, shopping cart, ladder, knives, wrappers, scales)
  • May occasionally be exposed to temperatures of approximately -20F - 35F while handling products in freezers, coolers and display cases. Most of the work is performed in a temperature-controlled store environment.
  • Mental: judgment/decision making, social skills/verbal interaction, knowledge of weights and measurements, memorization, reading, writing, & math

Maintaining proper inventory levels on the sales floor

  • Ensures correct placement of product
  • Rotates and discards product following Hornbacher’s policy
  • Handles product carefully to avoid damage
  • Follows safe food handling and preparation processes
  • Builds and maintains product displays
  • Maintains proper records as assigned by the Supervisor
  • Properly prepares, trays, and wraps bakery product
  • Ensure proper application of icing, glazes, or drizzles
  • Preparation of cakes; applies decoration as requested
  • Accurately labels and prices all wrapped product

Functional Requirement:

  • Physical: walking, bending, kneeling, able to reach, lift, stack and maneuver objects of varying dimensions and weighing up to 75 lbs., equipment operation (pallet jack, box cutter, Telzon, shopping cart, step ladder, knives, automatic wrapper, scales, labeling machine, slicer)
  • May occasionally be exposed to temperatures of approximately -20F - 35F while handling products in freezers, coolers and display cases. Most of the work is performed in a temperature-controlled store environment.
  • Mental: judgment/decision making, social skills/verbal interaction, knowledge of weights and measurements, memorization, reading, writing, & math

Qualifications

Attention to detail
  • Checking product for the highest quality
  • Properly prepare, wrap, tray, price, and label bakery product
  • Ensures proper signage of product
  • Restocks and faces throughout the day
  • Verifying orders against invoices
  • Maintains cleanliness and eye-appeal of sales floor and back room
  • Maintain knowledge of product movement and specials
Communication skills
  • Ability to Greet, Offer, & Thank all customers
  • Ability to receive feedback and implement processes for improvement
  • Ability to follow directions from the Bakery Department Manager
  • Reporting any shortages and spoiled or damaged product to the Bakery Department Manager

Time management skills

  • Ability to complete assigned tasks without direct supervision in a timely manner
  • Ability to prioritize tasks based on customer and business needs
  • Must be able to work a variety of shifts; including nights, weekends, & holidays.

Overview

At Coborn’s, Inc. we go all out to “Be Remarkable.” Our culture celebrates employee ideas and encourages creative innovations. We’re growing, learning, and overflowing with energy. In a dynamic atmosphere that welcomes diversity, we are investing in our employees, along with the growth of our company. Join our grocery teams and connect with guests in a fast-paced retail position with advancement opportunities where you are encouraged to shine as you use your guest service skills. If you're friendly and dependable and you like to work with terrific guests, we'd love to talk about an opportunity on our team.

Coborn's, Inc. is a fast-growing employee-owned grocery retailer located through out the Midwest. Our grocery store formats include Coborn's, Hornbacher's, Cash Wise, Marketplace Foods, and Save-A-Lot stores and we offer unique online grocery home delivery services through our CobornsDelivers and Cash Wise Delivers locations. Coborn's Inc. also owns and operates liquor stores under the Coborn's Liquor, Cash Wise Liquor, Payless Liquor, and Captain Jack's brands. Additionally, our fuel and convenience division, in-house grocery warehouse and distribution center, in-house Central Bakery, and Tops Cleaners are significant assets to our operations. We also have a handful of other retail entities in the markets where the fit is right: Little Dukes, Holiday Stationstores, Ace Hardware, Caribou Coffee, Dunn Bros Coffee, and Subway.

Our remarkable employees strive to inspire happiness, healthy living and simplicity one guest at a time. With a vibrant and fun work environment, ongoing opportunities for career growth, and generous benefits packages, Coborn's offers a bright future for all employee owners.

Here’s a list of some of the many benefits that we offer:

  • Health, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance
  • Vacation Pay
  • Holiday and Sunday Premium Pay
  • Flex Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401(k) plans
  • Voluntary Benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Because we value our people and know our employees enjoy shopping our stores, we offer an employee discount on a variety of private brand items when employees use their MORE Rewards account at checkout.

Because we know everyone needs a coffee break to recharge from time to time, employees who work in a store with a coffee shop receive a discount on their purchase!

In addition to this list, we also offer flexible scheduling. We understand that many of our employees are trying to juggle school, practice, family time, errands and personal hobbies, all with only about 16 hours of “awake time” in a day.

We celebrate a culture of recognition, encouraging employees to recognize and thank one another for remarkable behavior. We even have an app for that!

We’re always looking for motivated, high-potential employees who want to be part of our next generation of leaders! There are opportunities to grow within our company to positions you may not yet even know exist. Coborn’s, Inc. offers a variety of development programs for employees who want to grow their careers with us.

Finally, we believe that building a team of people with different backgrounds, beliefs, experiences and perspectives inspires fresh thinking and opens us up to new possibilities. We are an EEO/AA Employer - All qualified individuals, including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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