Company Description: Big Y® is a family owned and family oriented retail food company serving people's at home food needs.
Our goal is to exceed our customers' evolving expectations by constantly seeking better ways to create and deliver World Class service and value.
A Big Y Application for Employment must be completed prior to receiving an interview.
To complete your application, visit bigy.com/careers.
Questions? Please contact the Employee Services Representative at your store location of interest:
North Adams - 413-663-6549
Pittsfield - 413-447-7301
Meat Apprentice - Pittsfield MA
Some High School Coursework
Exceed our customers’ evolving expectations by preparing the freshest quality product while providing World Class customer service and a pleasant and rewarding shopping experience.
Ability to represent Big Y by working together with fellow Big Y employees to deliver an exceptional customer experience.
Work alongside the Meat Specialist training in and performing the following:
Receive, process, cut, trim, scrape, package, tie, wrap, weigh, price and label meat products more than 50% of the time on average.
Process special customer requests, including special cuts of meat, as necessary.
Maintain meat supplies and identify all cuts of meat.
Collaborate with management in decision-making, direction and implementation to ensure that operational and sales goals are met.
Provide training as needed through product knowledge and expertise.
Receive, prepare, weigh, finish, slice, price, package, merchandise, and stock product as needed.
Maintain proper department conditions (e.g., shelf, case, sales floor, backroom, freezer, and cooler, etc.).
Maintain inventory and order adequate product as assigned (e.g., in stock position, inventory management, days on hand, shrink).
Operate, clean, and maintain equipment/machinery, tools, and workstations.
Periodically oversee and direct workflow as assigned.
Engage in and encourage continuous improvement through ideas and innovation (e.g., Chairman’s Challenge).
Adhere to all government employment and labor regulations, as well as all Company policies and procedures (e.g., employment laws concerning minors, harassment, discrimination, etc.).
Adhere to all government foods safety and sanitation regulations, as well as all Company policies and procedures (e.g., processing, cleaning, culling, coding, rotating, maintaining proper temperatures, etc.).
Adhere to all government safety regulations, as well as all Company policies and procedures (e.g., proper use of equipment, cleaning, straightening, sweeping, clearing unsafe conditions, etc.).
Adhere to all Company loss prevention policies and procedures (e.g., controlling waste and utilities, damaged goods, reporting theft, etc.).
Adhere to all Company procedures regarding store conditions as outlined in 5S (Sort and remove, Shine and inspect, Set locations and visual cues, Systematize, Stay the course).
Complete all training requirements by respective due dates.
Medium work: Lifting 50 lb. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 lbs.
Continuously standing, walking, and handling.
Frequently bending, reaching, balancing, and feeling.
Occasionally squatting, climbing, kneeling, or crouching.
Work in cold (freezer/cooler) as needed.
Previous perishable foods handling and/or preparation experience preferred.
Ability to represent A Culture of Caring and The Pursuit of Excellence? through the support of Big Y’s Mission & Vision.
Ability to demonstrate a passion for food through interactive sales techniques.
Must project a clean and professional appearance.
Must be a team player with a positive attitude and businesslike conduct.
Ability to operate within company policies, procedures, and standards.
Ability to work a flexible schedule in accordance with the needs of the store.
Attention to detail, accuracy, ability to prioritize and follow-through.
Possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Ability to learn and utilize computer applications.
Must be 18 years of age.