Meat Clerk
Kroger Stores 19,573 reviewsOwensboro, KY 42301
Part-time
Company Name: Kroger Stores
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary:
Create an outstanding customer experience through exceptional service. Establish and maintain a safe and clean environment that encourages our customers to return. Assist the department manager in reaching sales and profit goals established for the department, and monitor all established quality assurance standards. Embrace the Customer 1 st strategy and encourage associates to deliver excellent customer service. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others. Essential Job Functions:

  • Role model the 3A’s of Friendly: acknowledge, assist and appreciate our Customers

Promote Corporate Brands to customers
Promote trust and respect among associates
Create an environment that enables customers to feel welcome, important and appreciated by answering questions regarding products sold within the department and throughout the store
Gain and maintain knowledge of products sold within the department and be able to respond to questions and make suggestions about products
Cut meats to customer’s requests using proper cutting equipment
Offer product samples to help customers discover new items or products they inquire about
Inform customers of meat specials
Provide customers with fresh/frozen products that they have ordered and the correct portion size (or as close as possible to the amount ordered) to prevent shrink
Recommend meat items to customers to ensure they get the products they want and need
Use all equipment in meat department such as the refrigerators, freezers, slicers, and ovens according to company guidelines
Prepare food to company standards
Adequately prepare, package, label and inventory ingredients in merchandise
Check product quality to ensure freshness. Review “sell by” dates and take appropriate action
Label, stock and inventory department merchandise
Ensure country of origin labels are correct for all meat products
Report product ordering/shipping discrepancies to the department manager
Display a positive attitude
Stay current with present, future, seasonal and special ads
Adhere to all food safety regulations and guidelines
Ensure proper temperatures in cases and coolers are maintained and temperature logs are maintained
Reinforce safety programs by complying with safety procedures and identify unsafe conditions and notify store management Practice preventive maintenance by properly inspecting equipment and notify appropriate department or store manager of any items in need of repair
Notify management of customer or employee accidents
Report all safety risks or issues, and illegal activity, including: robbery, theft or fraud to store management
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation Minimum Position Qualifications:
Ability to handle stressful situations
Effective communication skills
Knowledge of basic math (counting, addition, and subtraction)
Current food handlers permit once employed
Possess adequate knife handling skills and knife speed Desired Previous Job Experience
Meat experience
Comparable Retail experience
Second language (speaking, reading and/or writing)

Education Level: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Part-Time
Shift(s): Day; Evening
Regions : Midwest
States : Kentucky

Keywords :
Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.

Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly 443,000 associates who serve customers in 2,796 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Kroger and its subsidiaries operate an expanding ClickList offering – a personalized, order online, pick up at the store service – in addition to 2,253 pharmacies, 787 convenience stores, 324 fine jewelry stores, 1,439 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States. Kroger is recognized as one of America’s most generous companies for its support of more than 100 Feeding America food bank partners, breast cancer research and awareness, the military and their families, and more than 145,000 community organizations including schools. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

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