Sous Chef (Stores)

Job Description

 
  • Exceed our customers’ evolving expectations by preparing the freshest quality product while providing World Class customer service and a pleasant and rewarding shopping experience. 
  • Use Engagement  and 10 Foot RuleÔ techniques to build relationships, educate our customers, and create sales.
  • Collaborate with management in decision-making, direction and implementation of one or more areas to ensure that operational and sales goals are met.
  • Provide training as needed through product knowledge and expertise.
  • Follow instructions for proper recipe creation.
  • Communicate with vendors regarding product lines and ordering.
  • Receive, prepare, weigh, finish, slice, price, package, merchandise, and stock product as needed.
  • Maintain proper department conditions (e.g., shelf, case, sales floor, backroom, freezer, and cooler, etc.).
  • Maintain inventory and order adequate product as assigned (e.g., in stock position, inventory management, days on hand, shrink).
  • Operate, clean, and maintain equipment/machinery, tools, and workstations.
  • Periodically oversee and direct workflow as assigned.
  • Engage in and encourage continuous improvement through ideas and innovation (e.g., Group Problem SolvingÔ (GPS) and Keep ThinkingÔ).
  • Adhere to all government employment and labor regulations, as well as all Company policies and procedures (e.g., employment laws concerning minors, harassment, discrimination, etc.).
  • Adhere to all government foods safety and sanitation regulations, as well as all Company policies and procedures (e.g., processing, cleaning, culling, coding, rotating, maintaining proper temperatures, etc.).
  • Adhere to all government safety regulations, as well as all Company policies and procedures (e.g., proper use of equipment, cleaning, straightening, sweeping, clearing unsafe conditions, etc.).
  • Adhere to all Company loss prevention policies and procedures (e.g., controlling waste and utilities, damaged goods, reporting theft, etc.).
  • Complete all training requirements by respective due dates.

Requirements

 
  • Previous perishable foods handling and/or preparation experience preferred.
  • Must be Serv Safe certified.
  • Ability to represent A Culture of Caring and The Pursuit of ExcellenceÔ through Big Y’s Firm FoundationsÔ (Character, Collaboration, Personal Development, Actions & Results).
  • Ability to demonstrate a passion for food through interactive sales techniques.
  • Willingness to learn and perform other specialist roles throughout the fresh foods area and the store as assigned.
  • Must project a clean and professional appearance.
  • Must be a team player with a positive attitude and businesslike conduct.
  • Ability to operate within company policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule in accordance with the needs of the store.
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, ability to prioritize and follow-through.
  • Possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Ability to learn and utilize computer applications.
  • Must be 18 years of age. 
  • Must consent to and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background investigation.