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Requisition Number 19-0424
Post Date 9/13/2019
Title Meat Wrapper
City Woodland Park
State NJ
Description Fairway Market wants to ensure that all of our customers are receiving the best shopping experience each time they walk into our store. The Meat Clerk is an integral part of the Fairway Market experience. As a Meat Clerk, you will be providing exceptional customer service while serving and replenishing a wide variety of fresh, high- quality product. The Meat clerk works to proactively engage customers and create opportunities to upsell and cross sell Fairway products. The following are role and responsibilities of the Meat Clerk position:

•Cut, trim, and process high quality cuts of meat (excluding red meat) and product for sale to customers
•Package, wrap, weigh, price and label items for retail sale.
•Build visually attractive displays, replenish and garnish, rotate and replenish stock as needed, and maintain accurate department signage and pricing.
•Prepare trays and set-up cases and overall food displays. Rotate product. Assure all product is within expiration codes.
•Check and maintain proper temperature and humidity levels within coolers and/or freezers on a regular basis.
•Properly prepare orders that are to be submitted in a timely manner.
•Properly receive orders of products, assuring freshness, quality standards, and superior quality is met.
•Ensure product availability, quality and freshness by proper rotation, stocking and replenishing of products on shelves and in cases.
•Maintain accurate department signage and pricing.
•Operate relevant equipment in a safe and productive manner.
•Be knowledgeable regarding all types of meat and poultry products offered, recognize the differences among products and be able to assist customers in buying decisions
•Observe safe and sanitary food handling practices at all times including, but not limited to, proper hand washing, use of food handler gloves, hair restraints, storing product in appropriate areas, etc. Maintain daily, weekly and monthly cleaning schedules.
Requirements Candidates who apply for the Meat Clerk position must possess the following skills:
•Good working knowledge of food quality, hygiene and sanitation, kitchen safety and food preparation
•Strong Customer Service skills and ability to interact with other people and participate actively in department and staff meetings
•Strong teamwork and diversity awareness and ability to recognize and welcome differences among people and resolve conflicts respectfully and in a timely manner
•Organizational and time management skills and ability to prioritize requests and department activities
•Problem-solving skills to effectively assist customers in a wide range of different transactions
•Meet physical demands required for the position
•Effective communication skills and ability to read, write and comprehend English
•Availability to work weekends, holidays, and other prime times of the business
•Must be at least 18 years of age to work in the department

Work Environment and Physical Demands:
•Continuous interaction with customers and coworkers in a fast-paced work environment
•Exposure to various food allergens throughout the store
•Frequent motions such as standing, walking, kneeling, squatting, bending, lifting, and reaching
•Lifting up to 50lbs. and pushing and pulling carts up to 100lbs.
•Standing and walking for 4-6 hours at a time
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