Produce Team Evenings – P/T

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PRODUCE TEAM MEMBER (Evenings, Part-Time)

We’re looking for someone who not only loves food, but is passionate about its preparation, presentation and quality and can work mornings.  Western Market is a diverse, fast-paced work environment that challenges individuals seeking to grow into skilled, knowledgeable and passionate team members.  Our Produce Department is renowned for offering the freshest, highest quality produce in Metro Detroit. You’ll be working on a team and we’ll expect you to bring a spirit of collaboration and cooperation to the Produce Department.

This position is offered as part-time and can grow into a full-time position depending on availability.

You’ll have to meet the following requirements in order to apply:

  • Have open availability, including weekends.
  • Must be available on weekends for closing shifts.
  • Be available for closing shifts, 2P-10P.
  • Be available at least 24 hours per week, consistently.
  • Have reliable transportation.

Position Summary:

The Produce Team Member is responsible for production, inventory control, quality control, merchandising, rotating and stocking items on the sales floor as delegated by the supervisor on duty.  This position may include the preparation of fresh salad items.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Produce and maintain inventory daily
  • Maintain the highest level of quality control standards at all times.
  • Maintain exceptional cleanliness in all production and stock areas.
  • Merchandise and price items on sales floor.
  • Maintain proper temperature of samples and other items requiring ice/refrigeration.
  • Assist in the training of Produce Team members.
  • Provide exceptional customer service.

Special Considerations:

  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Working conditions include a fast-paced retail environment that involves long intervals of standing, crouching and reaching while moving product.  Exposure cold temperatures while performing work in meat and poultry coolers.  Some outdoor work is required.
  • Language Skills: basic.
  • Mathematical Skills: basic.
  • Reasoning Ability: basic.
  • Equipment used: stove; Hobart scales; price gun; juicers; stove; knives; food processor; cardboard bailer; pallet jack; ice machine.
  • Computer skills: none.

Western Market Team Members enjoy a 20% discount on store purchases for their household (some restrictions apply).  Full-time Team Members qualify for benefits after a 90-day introductory period.

$10/hr DOE

How To Apply:

  • Reply to this ad by emailing jobs@westernmkt.com and include:
    • “PRODUCE TEAM MEMBER” in the subject line.
    • A short paragraph explaining why you’re excited to apply for this position.
    • A complete, properly formatted resume, including professional references (not family members) in PDF format.
  • Wait patiently – please do not call or email again to check the status of your application.  If you’re a good candidate for the interview process, we’ll be in touch with you within a week.

While the above description encompasses the majority of the responsibilities required of the position, at any time the Management may request that an employee perform reasonable additional duties, which may be required for the safe and smooth operation of the store.