Full Time Retail Sales Associate - Joliet, IL
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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 11/17/2016
Gordon Food Service
JOB DESCRIPTIONAre you looking for a new opportunity with a strong, stable and financially smart company? Do you want the opportunity for advancement in your career? If so, then Gordon Food Service is the place for you. For more than a century we have been honoring our promises to our customers and employees. As one of the largest privately held foodservice distributors in North America, our family-owned company has a history of pursuing innovative ideas and building strong relationships.
Gordon Food Service Store, the retail division of Gordon Food Service, first opened in 1979. Committed to serving the needs of our communities, Gordon Food Service Store is open to the public, and does not charge a membership fee. Now, with over 160 stores, we are rapidly growing throughout the Midwest and Florida. Our stores are the primary supplier for many small foodservice operators, including restaurants, churches, day care providers and other small businesses. We also assist our customers with their home and event-planning needs.
The continued growth of current and new markets allows for the addition of new talent to join our team. We're seeking great people looking for professional and personal growth and a place to make a difference in people's lives. If you are interested in joining an innovative, supportive, values-driven company, we invite you to consider a career with Gordon Food Service.
Among many responsibilities, this position is involved in the following activities on a regular basis:
Sales Associates are trained to perform the daily operations of Gordon Food Service Stores by being cross-trained to perform the following functions: building customer sales, providing superior customer service, stocking, inventory management, front-end services, operating a cash register and maintaining store conditions.
Sales Associates will be cross-trained to perform other duties within the store.
Key qualifications and requirements for this position include:
Currently enrolled in a high school program, or high school diploma or general equivalent degree, preferred.
* Retail stocking, cashiering, selling experience preferred.
* Must have good written and verbal communication skills and customer service skills. Must have the ability to multitask, prioritize, and work independently or within a team environment. Must have basic mathematical aptitude. Must be at least 18 years of age.
* Basic computer skills, cash-handling experience and experience utilizing general office equipment, POS, RF Gun, and slicer preferred.
Normal retail store environment. The employee is frequently required to lift, reach, handle and move products and items within the store environment. The employee must be mobile. The employee must frequently bend, lift, and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Some of the great things that we offer our full-time Associates, here at Gordon Food Service Store:
* Flexible schedules that fit your needs
* Associate Incentive Program
* Team-oriented, fun working environment
* Employee discounts
* Medical and dental benefits
Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Gordon Food Service Store is a drug free workplace and drug tests all employees.
All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco free.