+ Participates in pre-inventory preparation; includes back stock and assuring tags match products. + Sustains a high level of product knowledge and product preparation. + Walks department regularly to ensure an organized, sanitary, and overall clean appearance at all times.
Education and Experience + High school diploma or equivalency degree. + Preferred 1 -2 years grocery retail experience in Produce department processes and procedures. + Previous experience in a natural foods industry is a plus. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities + Must maintain the highest level of customer service at all times. + Ability to adapt to the ever changing high volume retail while working in a cross-functional team environment. + Must have the capacity to take initiative when problems arise. + Must have advanced attention to detail with the capability to prioritize and meet deadlines. + Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills for dealing cross functionally with peers and senior management.
+ Ability to multitask and have excellent organizational skills is essential. + Must be able to support and contribute to team goals. + Ability to work varied hours/days as business dictates. + Must be familiar with Health Department guidelines and regulations as they pertain to a grocery retail environment. + Must have basic knowledge of math, weights, and measures. + Must have the ability to push and pull fully loaded hand trucks and use box cutters. + Must understand proper handling, preparation, seasonality, and appropriate shelf life of products. Physical Demands Sit Rarely 1-2 hours Stand Continuously 1-8 hours Walk Continuously 2-8 hours Drive Frequently 2-4 hours Balance Frequently 34-66% Bend Occasionally 1-33% Climb (2-6 ft) Occasionally 1-33% Crawl Occasionally 1-33% Crouch/Squat Occasionally 1-33% Kneel Occasionally 1-33% Reach (forward & overhead) Frequently 34-66% Twist (45 degrees at waist) Occasionally 1-33% Lifting/Carrying 0-10 lbs. Never 0% Repetitive Motion Right & Left Grasping Frequently 34-66% Fine Manipulation Occasionally 1-33% Pushing and Pulling Occasionally 1-33% Lower extremities Never 0% Environmental Conditions: Inside - 90% Outside - 10% Some extreme temperatures are possible. Refrigerated and ambient environment 35 to 90 degrees. About Fresh Thyme Farmer's Market: 'Supermarket of the year in 2016' by Grocery Headquarters magazine. Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is a full-service specialty retailer focusing on value-priced fresh, healthy, natural and organic offerings. Our stores boasts an extensive produce department with organic and local fruits and vegetables, a natural meat department, healthy deli foods to go, bakery goods, 300 bulk food bins, dairy and frozen, and health supplement products. At Fresh Thyme, we believe you shouldn't have to give away the farm to feed your body nutritious food. We're on a mission to improve the way our communities eat by offering fresh and healthy food at amazing values -all in a vibrant and fun shopping environment, with smiling friendly faces. Our stores don't follow traditional grocery store design, nor do they have tall aisles or glitzy fixtures. In fact, our stores are so simple and easy to navigate that we don't number our aisles or hand out store maps. We believe shopping for fresh and healthy food should be easy and enjoyable. Please click on the short video hyperlink about Fresh Thyme and see what we're all about: About Fresh Thyme Farmers Market. The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job. Disclosure Statement: Search Firm Representatives, please read carefully: Fresh Thyme is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity.
Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Fresh Thyme via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Fresh Thyme in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of Fresh Thyme, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Fresh Thyme as a result of the referral or through other means. Fresh Thyme’s New Delivery Service Brings Healthy Living to Your Doorstep. New Customers Can Receive $20 Off Their First Fresh and Organic Groceries Order. New Delivery Service Brings Healthy Living to Your Doorstep. DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., March 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fresh Thyme Farmers Market®, a rapidly growing Midwest specialty grocer focused on healthy organic products and groceries, announces today that their delivery service, Fresh Thyme Delivers, is available in the majority of its Midwest markets thanks to a partnership with Instacart, the technology-driven on-demand grocery delivery service. “As part of our ongoing commitment to bringing healthy, natural and organic products to all, we’ve launched Fresh Thyme Delivers, to give shoppers greater access to affordable groceries and products whenever and wherever it’s convenient for them,” said Chris Sherrell, President and CEO of Fresh Thyme. “The demand for delivery services has never been greater. We’re pleased to combine this new delivery option with access to Fresh Thyme’s 5,000 plus organic items, 8,000 SKUs of vitamin and body care products and many more healthy, wholesome options.” The service allows Fresh Thyme shoppers to order through FreshThymeDelivers.com, or the Instacart smartphone app, and have groceries delivered to their front door at the time they choose – often in as little as one hour. Recently, Fresh Thyme has added almost 600 SKUs to their private label assortment, bringing the total to over 1,500. Shoppers with food allergies and specialty diets such as paleo, gluten-free and plant-based will find ample options available for delivery amongst the 30,000 items available for delivery.
First-time Instacart customers in the delivery areas can take advantage of $20 off their first order of $35 or more with promo code: DeliveryThyme, now through June 30, 2018. “Customers choose Instacart because of our ability to bring the products they want from their favorite neighborhood stores straight to their doorsteps,” said Sarah Mastrorocco, Instacart’s Vice President of Business Development. “We’re proud to partner with Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, adding the convenience of same-day delivery to their mission to improve the way communities eat by offering fresh and healthy food at amazing values.” Of Fresh Thyme’s 70 stores, 55 will provide delivery service in 590 zip codes throughout the Midwest, including: Chicago, Bloomington (IL), Cincinnati (OH), Cleveland (OH), Columbus (OH), Dayton (OH), Toledo (OH), Detroit, East Lansing (MI), Fort Wayne (IN), Indianapolis, Evansville (IL), Louisville, Milwaukee, Minneapolis and St.