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On-Demand Food & Beverage Expert

Company: Target
Location: Ames
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

ALL ABOUT TARGET

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It's how we care, grow, and win together. The Food & Beverage team works together to provide the guest a fresh, full and food safe shopping experience all day, every day.

ALL ABOUT FOOD & BEVERAGE

The Food & Beverage team enables a consistent experience for our guests by ensuring product is fresh, in stock, available and accurately priced and signed on the sales floor. They are experts of operations, process and efficiency. This team leads food and food services including replenishment, inventory accuracy, food safety, presentation, pricing and promotional signing processes for all Food & Beverage areas of the store.

At Target, we believe in our team members having meaningful experiences that help them build and develop skills for a career. The role of a Food & Beverage Expert can provide you with the:

  • Knowledge of guest service fundamentals and experience building a guest first culture in Food & Beverage
  • Ability to provide guests with information around when to purchase items and in what quantity, as well as storage tips
  • Experience in Food & Beverage business fundamentals: department sales trends, inventory, quality and freshness management, guest shopping patterns and pricing and promotions strategies
  • Knowledge in food seasonality, freshness and quality, food safety standards and routines, and merchandising

    As a Food & Beverage Expert, no two days are ever the same, but a typical day will most likely include the following responsibilities:
    • Deliver an exceptional guest experience, providing a fresh and full shopping experience during all hours of operations, prioritizing the guest's needs over task
    • Uphold and maintain the execution of the Food & Beverage Standards
    • Understand how operational procedures impact shortage and profitability
    • Execute Food & Beverage processes including FDC/RDC replenishment, pulls, stocking, zoning, in-stocks routines, data accuracy, culling, rotation, cleaning, Item Removal, signing and backstock
    • Execute fast-mover inventory by proactively adding and removing items as seasonality, ad, transitions and demand require
    • Follow all food safety requirements as outlined through best practice
    • Use sampling and suggestive selling to promote products and increase sales
    • Partner with Direct Store Delivery (DSD) distributors to proactively set and maintain DSD POGs, transitions and backroom space
    • Ensure accurate in-stocks by placing store-initiated orders with DSD distributors according to best practices (where applicable)
    • Locate and identify damaged, recalled or expired items and process according to best practice
    • Create a welcoming experience by authentically greeting all guests
    • Observe to quickly understand whether a guest needs assistance or wants to interact. Follow body language and verbal clues to tailor your approach
    • Engage with guests in a genuine way, which includes asking questions to better understand their specific needs
    • Be knowledgeable about the tools, products, and services available in the total store, and specific to your area, to solve issues for the guest and improve their experience
    • Thank the guest in a genuine way and let them know we're happy they chose to shop at Target
    • Execute all federal, state and local adult beverage laws as they apply to your business
    • Properly handle environmentally sensitive items when breaks and spills occur
    • Appropriately use and care for in-store and personal protective equipment; follow equipment control guidelines
    • Always demonstrate a culture of ethical conduct, safety and compliance
    • Support guest services such as back-up cashier, order pick up (OPU) and Drive-up (DU) and maintain a compliance culture while executing those duties, such as compliance with federal, state, and local adult beverage laws
    • All other duties based on business needs

      WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

      We might be a great match if:
      • Working in a fun and energetic environment makes you excited.... We work efficiently and as a team to deliver for our guests
      • Providing service to our guests that makes them say I LOVE TARGET! excites you.... That's why we love working at Target
      • Stocking, Setting and Selling Target products sounds like your thing... That's the core of what we do
      • You aren't looking for Monday thru Friday job where you are at a computer all day... We are busy all day (especially on the weekends), making it easy for the guest to feel welcomed, inspired and rewarded

        The good news is that we have some amazing training that will help teach you everything you need to know to be a Food & Beverage Expert.But, there are a few skills you should have from the get-go:
        • Must be at least 18 years of age or older (Bakery Only)
        • Previous food or grocery experience preferred, but not required
        • Welcoming and helpful attitude toward guests and other team members
        • Learn and adapt to current technology needs
        • Work both independently and with a team
        • Resolve guest questions quickly on the spot
        • Attention to detail and follow multi-step processes

          We are an awesome place to work and care about our teams, so we want to make sure we are clear on a few more basics that we expect:
          • Accurately handle cash register operations
          • Climb up and down ladders
          • Scan, handle and move merchandise efficiently and safely, including frequently lifting or moving merchandise up to 40 pounds
          • Flexible work schedule (e.g., nights, weekends and holidays) and regular attendance necessary
          • You can work as much or as little as you like as an on-demand TM, however, we ask for your active engagement by picking up and working shifts (via our myTime mobile App) as well as responding at our attempts at contact. We will contact you throughout the year (via your provided contact information) and confirm your ability and interest in working shifts at Target. If we do not receive a response your employment with Target will be administratively terminated. You must work at least one shift within 6 months or you will be administratively terminated.
          • Handle and move merchandise in coolers and freezers up to 40 pounds
          • Ability to work in spaces where common allergens may be handled or present

            Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

            Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

Keywords: Target, Ames , On-Demand Food & Beverage Expert, Hospitality & Tourism , Ames, Iowa

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