2 Jun 2014

Wine Specialist

Whole Foods Market Full-Time

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Job Description

Summary:
Performs all functions related to wine and specialty item preparation, counter service, sanitation, and stocking of products. Purchases and merchandises all wine and beer products for department. Maintain a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly and efficient Customer Service.
duties:
- Give every customer immediate and undivided attention. Surprise and delight the customers with consistent, delicious food.
- Ensure a fresh and appealing display by keeping cases, shelves, and displays clean and well stocked, while continuously checking and ensuring freshness and quality of products.
- Assist customers in selecting wine, beer, and other specialty products.
- Purchase all wine and beer for department.
- Responsible for achieving and exceeding margin and sales targets.
- Create effective merchandising displays and support sampling program.
- Request and ensure proper signs for all sale items.
- Participate in regional promotions program.
- Process invoices and returns.
- Maintain organized and safe back stock area.
- Control spoilage: generate turn movement; and participate in monthly inventory.
- Follow and comply with all applicable alcohol handling and service regulations, health and sanitation procedures and adhere to safe work practices.
- Operate and sanitize all Wine equipment in a safe and proper manner.
- This job posting is intended to describe the general requirements for the performance of this job. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned by leadership.
requirements:
- Extensive knowledge in beer/wine production and description. Able to communicate wine pairing with a variety of product offerings.
- Ability to perform physical requirements of a position that requires a lifting and stacking of boxes.
- Ability to learn proper use of baler (age requirements may apply) and all other equipment used during food preparation and clean up.
- Ability to work well with others.
- Communicate and teach product knowledge to staff.
- Able to work a flexible schedule based on the needs of the store, including nights, weekends and holidays as required.

Markets: Portland. Job Categories: Bar. Job Types: Full-Time.