Lufkin Bakery – Food Service Rep – Part-Time



Website H-E-B

We're in the people business. We just happen to sell groceries.

About the job
H-E-B is one of the largest, independently owned food retailers in the nation operating over 400 stores throughout Texas and Mexico, with annual sales generating over $25 billion. Described by industry experts as a daring innovator and smart competitor, H-E-B has led the way with creative new concepts, outstanding service and a commitment to diversity in our workforce, workplace and marketplace. H-E-B offers a wealth of career opportunities to our 110,000+ Partners (employees), competitive compensation and benefits program and comprehensive training that lead to successful careers.

Job Description

H-E-B needs energetic and motivated Partners willing to work hard and have fun while making our Customers feel welcome. No matter what background you bring, or where you are in your career, we welcome you to join our community where People come first.

As a Food Service Representative, you’ll provide a well-stocked, well-maintained department while providing superior customer service. You’ll prepare, package, and merchandise fresh product on a daily basis while maintaining all department and food safety / sanitation standards.

Once you’re eligible, you’ll become an Owner in the company, so we’re looking for commitment, hard work, and focus on quality and Customer service. ‘Partner-owned’ means our most important resources–People–drive the innovation, growth, and success that make H-E-B The Greatest Omnichannel Retailing Company.

Do you have a:

HEART FOR PEOPLE… commitment to work hard to make sure People come first?

HEAD FOR BUSINESS… a strong sense of how what you do affects our Customers and our success?

PASSION FOR RESULTS… initiative to step up and do what needs doing?

We are looking for:

a high school diploma
communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work in a fast-paced environment

 

What is the work?

Customer Service:

Provides superior customer service
Takes orders from customers by telephone or in person
Answers customer questions regarding products; assists them with selections

 

Food Service / Production:

Prepares, packages, and merchandises fresh product effectively
Slices, packages, labels, rotates, and culls products for poor quality
Assists in technical areas as needed (e.g., basic set-up and clean-up processes)

 

Sales:

Uses suggestive selling techniques and basic product knowledge to meet customer needs and build department sales

 

Food Safety:

Cleans and sanitizes display cases
Operates / maintains equipment properly
Complies with H-E-B food safety and sanitation standards
Complies with department / Store operating procedures

 

Additional Department-Specific Responsibilities:

BAKERY:

Records production and shrink to aid in production planning
Assists in technical areas as needed (e.g., baking, frying, and decorating)
Culls bakery products for poor quality, expiration dates

 

DELI:

Takes care of service counter Customers
Uses ordering system applications
Uses Fresh Production Planner
Performs inventory management processes (MSI, PAW) as required
If applicable, ensures catering orders are prepared and ready in time for Customer pickup
Performs all sanitation and maintenance tasks for Deli slicers

 

PREPARED FOODS:

Serves / packages products at customer’s request
Educates customers on preparation / reheating instructions of prepared foods
Prepackages condiments (sauces, dressings) for prepared food items
Cuts, slices, dices, chops, food in preparation for chef

 

What is your background?

Minimum age 18 (mandatory)
High school diploma, or equivalent
Completion of Company Orientation, and food safety and sanitation training upon hire

 

Do you have what it takes to be a fit as an H-E-B Food Service Representative?

Knowledge of computer systems and equipment (e.g., PC, symbol, scales, label machine)
Strong customer service skills
Communication and interpersonal skills
Reading and writing skills
Planning and organizing skills

 

Can you…

Function in a fast-paced, retail environment, in detailed and precise tasks
Work with Customers, staying attentive to their needs
Perform the following, based on your Department?

 

Bakery:

Constantly* reach at waist, grasp
Frequently stand, walk, reach at shoulder, bend
Occasionally sit, reach overhead, reach at knee, reach at floor, stoop, squat, crouch, kneel, stair climb, pivot, twist, push / pull with arms, pinch, perform fine motor movements, shoulder abduction
Occasionally be exposed to wet, cold, hot conditions, loud noise
Demonstrate the ability to lift 50 lbs, and manage in excess of 70 lbs**

 

Deli:

Constantly* reach at waist, grasp
Frequently stand, walk, stoop
Occasionally reach overhead, reach at shoulder, reach at knee, reach at floor, bend, squat, crouch, kneel, stair climb, pivot, twist, push / pull with arms, pinch, perform fine motor movements
Occasionally be exposed to wet, cold, hot conditions, loud noise
Demonstrate the ability to lift 55 lbs, and manage in excess of 65 lbs**
While there may be exceptions, the measurements noted are generally defined as–Constantly: 5.5+ hours per 8-hour day; Frequently: 2.5 – 5.5 hours per 8-hour day; Occasionally: 0 – 2.5 hours per 8-hour day
It is Partners’ responsibility to never lift beyond their own safe lifting limit. If an item is too heavy to lift, push or pull, and / or carry, the Partner must break the box down into lighter, smaller, more manageable components, or ask for assistance from another Partner or a manager.

 

08-2021

To apply for this job please visit jobs-heb.icims.com.