The store began its journey in the United States Supermarket arena as a collection of small convenience stores in the year 1950. It has now evolved into a huge conglomerate in the Supermarket industry specializing in food grocery. While the store’s history dates back to 1950, the actual name of the store that is Trader Joe’s, was given in the year 1967, to a store opened in California. This store had quite a few collections on liquor (mostly wine) along with cheese and nuts. The store is well known for its own brand of food items which has the consumer addicted to it. The snacks offered by Trader Joe’s is both yummy and creative making the customers come back for more. Apart from evergreen snack items, there are also some seasonal snacks like the Peppermint Joe’s which are available in certain periods. And these are so popular that they sell out the minute they are brought in. The Fearless Flyer of this supermarket chain is another interesting aspect that ensures to keep its name fresh in the minds of the customers. It serves as a newsletter, catalog and an art piece, all rolled into one. There is an option to sign up for the official newsletter on email which also sports recipes and other how-to articles making it an interesting read.
Minimum age to work at Trader Joe's is 16 years old.
Mon - Sun: 8:00am - 9:00pm
Full-time, Part-time, Commission
There are plenty of Trader Joe’s careers and the unique workplace ethics only makes it all the more alluring. With stores across 350 locations, this chain of supermarkets is continuously recruiting fresh talent to keep up with the increasing customer demands. The organization is known for its support rendered to its employees. Trader Joe’s take applicants who are free spirited, passionate and who is capable of adapting to the work environment in the company immediately. The work environment is not very strict but is rather friendly and exciting. Most of the jobs here are available for part time but an employee can advance into full-time positions through hard work and commitment. Trader Joe’s jobs are available in multiple sections like customer service, food production, crew positions, etc. Some of the key positions that you can look for include:
Crew Member- Full Time, Crew Member-Part Time, Mate (Refers to Assistant Manager), Cashier, Captain, Section Leader, Trader Joes, Merchant, Sales Associate, Store Manager, Team Member, Supervisor, Grocery Clerk, Sign Artist, Food Demonstrator, Specialist Manager, Customer Service, Senior Programmer Analyst, Project Manager, Front Desk Employee, Bagger, Grocery Team Member, Grocery Manager, Grocery Stocker, Florist, Box Boy, Demo Hostess, Business Associate and more.
The uniform at Trader Joe’s is a great example of the fact that the organization places the employees as their frontrunners in gaining customer satisfaction. In the place of a standard stock or business clothing, the employees here are seen sporting Hawaiian shirts which add to the friendliness in the atmosphere. The organization believes that keeping their employees satisfied is the way to achieve customer satisfaction and it reflects in the benefit packages they offer.
The unique quality that Trader Joe’s look for in their employees is that they have the want to support the customers and give them the best shopping experience ever. The employees are also expected to be flexible with the timing as well as the work that they do. For instance, a cashier might be expected to do more than just handling the cash at times depending on the need of the hour. The Trader Joe’s employees are expected to be able to handle all the floor jobs, including bagger’s, cashier’s, cleaner’s, etc., so that they can lend in a hand when required. Keep these in mind, when you are on to the interview and be open about working in different roles to bag the job.
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