Deli Associate

    Tom's Food Center
    1619 W. Grand River Ave., Okemos, MI 48864
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Position Summary
    Stock, slice, cook, measure, weigh, package, prepare and accept payment (if cash registers are located in the department) for deli items to maintain and operate the deli department in an efficient manner within company policy, to ensure that the shift contributes to the financial best interests of the store. Complete all other duties as assigned in a timely manner.

    Responsibilities and Essential Duties

    • Properly use equipment to Cook hot foods, prepare and package sandwiches, special orders, and other items as needed
    • Accurately and efficiently weigh, package and label products
    • Practice suggestive selling techniques with customers
    • Properly fill, rotate and merchandise deli shelves, cases and displays
    • Notify the Deli Manager if products and supplies need to be ordered
    • Handle spoiled/damaged products per established guidelines
    • Have familiarity with all products carried in the department; know differences in price, taste, preparation, use etc.
    • Maintain a clean, attractive and well-stocked department
    • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed as assigned for this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements; additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

    Knowledge, Skills Abilities

    • Ability to read, write, comprehend, and interpret documents
    • Basic mathematical skills
    • Suggestive Selling/Knowledge of Products
    • Detail Oriented

    Physical Requirement
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds frequently, and up to 50 pounds occasionally. The associate is required to stand and walk for extended periods of time and may bend, stoop, twist and turn frequently. May be required to travel. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is subject to a typical retail store environment (varied temperatures) and is rarely exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee will be exposed to refrigerated/freezer coolers on a frequent basis. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.


    • General Kitchen/Deli equipment (i.e. slicers, fryers, scales, ovens, mixers, steamers, etc.)
    • General Retail Equipment (i.e., cash register, telephone, copy/facsimile machine, computer, etc.)
    • Other Retail Equipment (e.g., pallet jacks, cardboard baler, sanitation and cleaning supplies, etc.)


        High School Graduate (Preferred) 
        Job Experience
        One (1) year retail or other related experience preferred
        Supervisory Experience

    Posting ID: 576780030Posted: 2020-09-30Job Title: Deli Associate