Grocery Inventory Specialist

Company Overview

Bi-Rite Market

Bi-Rite Market Website
Create Community Through Food With Us!
The Bi-Rite Family of Businesses includes two Markets (on 18th Street and Divisadero), a world-renowned Creamery, a full-service Catering company and Commissary Kitchen and the Cafe at Civic Center Plaza. We believe that food does more than nourish, it brings people together. As a Certified B Corporation, we believe it’s our responsibility to build meaningful relationships with each part of our extended family: the food we make and sell connects our staff, our guests, our producers, and the environment. Named one of Forbes 25 Best Companies in America, our team is comprised of entrepreneurs, dreamers, doers, artists, activists, and, of course, food lovers! If you’re a people person with a passion for heartfelt service, we invite you to Create Community Through Food with us!

The Opportunity
We have an immediate opening for a Grocery Inventory Specialist. The Grocery Inventory Specialist is responsible for creating an inspiring experience for our guests. They give outstanding service by meeting and exceeding our guests’ expectations and providing excellent internal service to the team. Their responsibilities include assisting in the smooth and seamless operations of the business, reaching store goals, upholding product quality and consistency standards, controlling inventory levels and mitigating waste, maintaining equipment and facilities, and safely handling all of our products and equipment. They are part of a cohesive Bi-Rite team that supports the Bi-Rite Missions, 2024 Vision, and Community Values.

Job Categories

  • Hours: Full-time
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  • Industry: Food and Beverage
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Job Duties

- Welcomes guests, provides expertise and assistance in the Grocery department.
- Responsible for placing timely and accurate grocery orders, processing all purchase orders and invoices for payment, and planning future purchases.
- Works collaboratively with the grocery stockers to maintain beautiful and bountiful displays. Keeps the department displays neat, clean, accurately labeled, and well-stocked.
- Receives, organizes and stocks all merchandise on the sales floor, the refrigerated cases, back stock, and receiving areas.
- Puts away inventory in timely fashion, paying close attention to proper rotation, handling perishable items safely, and restocking high-volume products quickly.
- Handles damaged, out-of-date, spoils, and returned products to department standards.

Job Requirements

- Committed to Bi-Rite's mission to Create Community Through Food and values of Lead with Love, Pursue with Passion and Act with Integrity.
- Genuinely finds interest in learning about and sharing Good Food.
- Demonstrated ability to deliver great internal and external service: identifying what others need, getting it for them and taking the extra steps to ensure they have a positive experience.
- Able to work independently; possesses effective prioritization and time management skills.
- Demonstrated ability to follow directions and procedures, and accurately completes assigned tasks in a timely manner.
- Approaches new situations and people with openness, curiosity and humility; treats others with dignity and respect.
- Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with shifting priorities.
- Energetic, works with a sense of urgency and adapts to the needs of the business.
- Embraces change and proposes more effective ways of working.
- Ability to fulfill the physical requirements of the role with or without accommodations.
- Ability to communicate in a concise, clear and productive manner; seeks to understand others through active listening.
- Ability to effectively collaborate with others to complete tasks and achieve shared goals.
- Fluency in the English language, spoken and written.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays, as needed.
- Committed to punctuality and exemplary attendance.

Skills/Experience Preferred

- Two years purchasing or related experience.
- Required proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
- Excellent written, phone, and communication skills.
- Ability to manage a budget and identify cost effective solutions/options.
- Experience working in a cross-functional team.
- Solid math and computer skills, able to keep large amounts of data and information organized.
- ServSafe Certification, California Food Handler card is required within 30 days post-hire. Bi-Rite provides on-site training and certification.

Compensation

Benefits

Our unique staff culture and generous benefits package sets us apart from other food businesses. We offer a 25% (alcohol 20%) discount on purchases throughout the businesses, a meal provided with your shift, medical, dental and vision plan after 60 days of employment, a 401K retirement plan with employer match, access to 18 Reason classes and the opportunity for career advancement. And of course, a team of mindful, smart and happy people to work with every day!

Hours

Full-time. Schedule 6am-2:30 pm with the ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays.

Resume Required

Yes

Cover letter Required

Yes

Other Application Requirements

Submit your resume and cover letter. We’d love for you to take the time to write a few sentences telling what you know and love about the Bi-Rite Family of Businesses, your interest in working at Bi-Rite, and what you hope to learn by working with us.
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