Whole Foods Market Full Time Deli Supervisor in Palo Alto, California

Job DescriptionAssist team leadership in the supervision of all prepared foods Team Members and ensure the smooth day to day operation of the department.Responsibilities

  • Model and deliver outstanding customer service; ensure customer needs are met in a timely fashion

  • Supervise the work of others in the department, ensuring production and service standards are being met at all times

  • Prepare, package, weigh, and price prepared foods products for sale

  • Monitor product quality and freshness and ensure proper rotation or product

  • Maintain accurate department signage and pricing

  • Maintain and monitor the use of temperature, production, spoilage, and department transfer logs

  • Follow department procedures for preparing, storing, rotating, and stocking of product

  • Follow established department opening and closing procedures

  • Assist leadership, as required, to select, train, develop, mentor, motivate and counsel team members in a manner that builds and sustains a high-performance team and minimizes turnover

  • 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 follow directions and established procedures

  • Ability to direct the work of others

  • Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness

  • Strong knowledge of general prepared foods department practices and procedures

  • Knowledge of proper knife-handling skills

  • Good verbal and written communication 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+ years of Supervisory experience

  • Prepared Foods Retail (Culinary / Kitchen / Restaurant)

  • Team Oriented

  • Customer Service Focus

At Whole Foods Market we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

Who are we? Well, we seek out the finest natural and organic foods available, maintain the strictest quality standards in the industry, and have an unshakeable commitment to sustainable agriculture. Add to that the excitement and fun we bring to shopping for groceries, and you start to get a sense of what we’re all about. Oh yeah, we’re a mission-driven company too.

Whole Foods Market attracts people who are passionate - about great food, about the communities they live in, about how we treat our planet and our fellow humans - and who want to bring their passion into the workplace and make a difference.

Learn more about careers at Whole Foods Market here!