Food Lion

FT Perishable Associate - Meat dept.

  • Food Lion
  • Dover, DE 19901
  • 13 days ago


Job Description


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Job Title: FT/PT Meat Market AssociateJob Code: 239/240Department: Meat MarketReports To: Meat Market Manager

Primary Purpose: Provide quality customer service within the Meat Market Department.

Responsible for maintaining standards in accordance with the standard practice manual, maximizing sales through excellent customer service and minimizing shrink through proper utilization of standard practice.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Maintain an atmosphere of enthusiastic customer awareness with primary emphasis on fast, friendly, and accurate customer service to create a positive shopping experience

Courteous and helpful to other associates

Safely operate all Meat Market Department equipment

Wrap, weigh, price, label and stocks fresh meat cases, according to Food Lion standards

Perform proper and safe use of all equipment including maintenance and daily sanitation of equipment

Perform proper stocking, pricing/labeling and rotation of fresh fish, shell fish and pre-cooked seafood items

Maintain proper case merchandising and allocation and set-up of ice beds

Ensure that ordering, receiving, preparation, conditioning and displaying of merchandise is done in accordance with policies and guidelines

Understand and use company tools such as; average cost inventory system (ACIS) and ordering (CAO)

Maintain a complete understanding of and adherence to company guidelines, policies and standard practice

Understand and follow Food Safety and Workplace Safety guidelines and procedures

Observe and correct all unsafe conditions that could cause associate or customer accidents

Report all associate and customer accidents in accordance with established Food Lion procedures to the

Manager on Duty

Ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations

Wear the Food Lion uniform with apron, complete with name badge, when on duty, has a neat and clean appearance while adhering to the Food Lion dress code

Successfully complete Computer Based Training (CBT), Training Packet and Training Aid courses

Perform all other duties as assigned


High school graduate or equivalent preferred

Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication and customer service skills

Ability and willingness to learn multiple tasks and technical requirements of the job

Ability to use technical information to solve problems

Must meet minimum age requirements to perform specific job functions

Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position, with or without reasonable accommodations

Physical Requirements:

Ability to use computers and other communication systems required to perform job functions

Perform repetitive hand and arm motions

Bend and lift products weighing up to 15 lbs.

continuously, 25 lbs.

frequently, and 50 lbs.

on occasion

Pull or push up to 75 lbs.

on occasion

Stand 100% of the time, frequently walking short distances

Be able to handle a variety of substances associated with cleaning and packaging materials

Frequent reaching and grasping at waist level: occasionally above shoulder or below waist level

Meet established volume activity standards for the position

Tolerate working in extreme hot/cold temperatures for up to 20 minutes at a time

Updated September 2017

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $11.50 - $19.00 per hour


401(k) matching

Dental insurance

Employee assistance program

Health insurance

Life insurance

Paid time off

Tuition reimbursement

Vision insurance


Day shift


Monday to Friday

Night shift

Weekend availability

Work Location: One location

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