Produce Associate

This is for our Highland Square location, zip code 44303.

Job Summary

Provides excellent customer service, maintains pricing, stocking, and rotation of merchandise in the produce area, performs point-of-sale and receiving functions.   

Supervisory Responsibilities



  • Provides customers with prompt and courteous service or assistance.
  • Assists in receiving and unloading merchandise; verifies items listed on vendor invoices are all delivered; checks products for quality, count, and condition.
  • Stocks display cases and ensures proper rotation of products, takes finished products to refrigerated storage or shelf areas, maintains organized cooler.
  • Follow procedures for receiving, code dating, trimming, juicing (Montrose), storing, price marking and restocking products to ensure quality protection, accuracy and product rotation.
  • Knows various aspects of all produce including taste, preparation, or use and price differences between similar classes of products.
  • Inform management of pricing problem areas or discrepancies.
  • Assists in ordering and maintaining inventory control.
  • Handles damaged products according to company policy and assists in controlling the level of damaged goods.
  • Maintains a safe and clean environment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions

Works in a non-smoking environment where there is not physical discomfort due to temperature, dust, noise, etc. Exposure to cold temperatures in produce cooler.

Equipment Operated

  • Compactor
  • Knife
  • Bailer
  • Pricing gun
  • Personal Computer
  • U-boat
  • Push Cart
  • Pineapple Corer Box Cutter
  • Scale
  • Processor
  • Wrapping Machine
  • Juice Machine (Montrose)
  • Pallet Jack
  • Pressure Washer

Dimensions And Motivators

  • Action Oriented
  • Attention to Detail
  • Patience
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Service
  • Listening
  • Verbal Communication 
  • Tolerance for Stress Initiative
  • Integrity & Trust
  • Professional Conduct

Education And Experience (E = Essential D = Desired)

  • (E) High school education or equivalent
  • (E) 2 years experience in retail environment
  • (D) 2 years experience in produce operations preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Verbal skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Interpersonal skills

Physical Requirements

  • Bending
  • Carrying 50 lbs.
  • Grasping
  • Hearing (Auditory)
  • Operating Equipment
  • Standing
  • Reading
  • Reaching
  • Walking
  • Sight or Peripheral Vision 
  • Communication (Verbal) Writing
  • Lifting 50 lbs.
  • Telephone Usage
Salary Description
Starts at $15.00 per hour