New job at Whole Foods Market (via |

Prepared Foods Order Writer, Full-Time - Burnaby

August 22 2019
Industries Retail
Categories Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing
Burnaby, BC

Job Description

Order, replenish, and merchandise perishables products and participate in regional and national sales promotions.


  • Replenish products through proper buying procedures.
  • Ensure product orders are timely and accurate to monitor inventory turns.
  • Ensure the product mix meets varied customer dietary needs and requests.
  • Find placement for all new products.
  • Provide outstanding customer service; ensure customer needs are met in a timely fashion.
  • Monitor product quality and freshness and ensure proper rotation or product.
  • Maintain accurate department signage and pricing.
  • Build displays according to movement, promotions, profitability, value and regional guidance.
  • Participate in regional and national sales promotions.
  • Oversee customer special order process.
  • Educate team members and customers on new, local, and private label products.
  • Follow department procedures for preparing, storing, rotating, and stocking of product.
  • Maintain and monitor department waste, spoilage, sweep, and transfer logs.
  • Maintain a clean and well organized work area.
  • Follow and comply with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and safe work practices.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • High energy, enthusiastic, and displays an affinity for our products, core values, and company philosophy
  • Ability to understand and convey to others the differentiating factors about our products
  • Ability to follow directions and established procedures
  • Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness
  • Ability to sell proactively
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic math skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Basic proficiency with computer applications and programs including email, Microsoft Office, and operations related applications
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed

Desired Work Experiences

  • 1+ year buying/merchandising experience
  • 1+ year perishables experience
  • Team Oriented
  • Customer Service Focus

The Company is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. If you require assistance or a reasonable accommodation in completing the application materials or any aspect of the application process, please contact the local Human Resources office at the worksite where you are applying for a position.

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