Prepared Foods Team Baker Full-time 35 - Northampton
River Valley Co-op Northampton - Northampton, MA
Position Type - Full-time 35
Salary Range - $17.50 - $20.00 Hourly
Job Shift - Open
River Valley Co-op Our Mission: River Valley Co-op staff members are all empowered ambassadors for our cooperatives mission of creating a just marketplace that nourishes the community.
Cooperative values and the larger cooperative movement inspire us to work together for a more sustainable and just future. As a team, we work to leverage our grocery retail's economic impact for positive social change in the food system, our environment, and our community. We are committed to social justice and developing our anti-racism and multicultural skills throughout our organization.
Our cooperatively-owned business values working together in partnership with our local food producers, other vendors and service providers, community organizations, employees, and our customers to serve our community food needs in ways that sustainably support our mutual needs and aspirations. We prioritize building and sustaining our business operations capacity to generate positive impacts for our employees, business partners, customers, local economy, the common good of our community, and the environment.
Our friendly store operations specializing in fresh, local, organically grown, and natural foods, builds community resilience and grows our local economy. We work hard and have fun doing it, act with honesty, kindness, and respect, and strive to improve every day.
Position: PREPARED FOODS TEAM BAKER
Full-time 35-40 hours. Requires open availability, including evenings and weekends.
Status: Reports to Prepared Foods Assistant Manager
Pay Level: II, non-exempt.
Purpose: Bake tasty and natural baked goods, provide helpful customer service and build displays to help meet department goals for sales, margin, labor, and customer service.
Mix and bake a varied assortment including cookies, scones, muffins, ring cakes, layer cakes, coffee cakes, bars, and pies as directed by the Prepared Foods Assistant Manager.
Plan and maintain attractive, fully stocked Service and Grab and Go dessert sections.
Plan and maintain appropriate cross-merchandise pairings with our seasonal deli fare.
Visit other stores for comparison on price, display, and variety.
Provide product information for customers, staff, and newsletters.
Assist with special orders, and always provide prompt, friendly, and respectful customer service to all customers.
Record waste using proper shrink sheets.
Clean up spills, sweep, mop, and polish the work area.
Maintain department cleanliness and functionality.
Participate in all inventory counts.
Maintain department tools and equipment to proper working order.
Read, and initial deli communication logs daily.
ALL STAFF DUTIES
Attend and participate in department and storewide meetings.
Perform other tasks assigned by the Prepared Foods Assistant Manager.
Organized attention to detail.
Ability to lift 50 pounds.
Manual dexterity with department equipment.
Ability to stand for long periods and work in close quarters with many team members.
Ability to communicate in a positive tone with all team members and customers.
Ability to work varied shifts beginning at 4 am and ending after 10 pm.
Neat appearance and a personable attitude.
Ability to come to work on time for scheduled shifts and accurately use a time clock.
Ability to follow through on verbal and written instruction.
Ability to follow through on commitments while handling multiple demands.
How To Apply
Apply online at https://rivervalley.coop/employment.