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Deli Packager

Skagit Valley Food Co-op

Skagit Valley Food Co-op

Marketing & Communications, Product
Mt Vernon, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Job Type

The Skagit Food Co-op is hiring a Deli Packager. The Deli Packager is responsible for preparing and packaging food products for distribution and sale. Products must be packaged as specified by Bakery Manager or Kitchen Supervisor. Products must meet presentation standards in order to exceed our customers’ expectations.

Wage Range: $17.33 - $21.00 per hour

Full time 7:00am-3:30pm. Open availability required.


Primary Duties Include

  • Package and label finished products in accordance with guidelines
  • Visually inspect for correct or incorrect labeling
  • Count or weigh items for accuracy
  • Report any noticeable product defects to Supervisor
  • Maintains focus and pace to complete projects in a timely manner
  • Assists in cleaning work areas and equipment as needed Communicates concerns and ideas to manager
  • Other tasks as assigned

Qualifications and Skills

  • Previous customer service experience desired; background retail grocery/deli industry preferred
  • Proven ability to provide excellent, professional customer service by projecting a friendly, outgoing presence and maintaining a respectful demeanor at all times
  • Ability to handle multiple demands, remain calm, think quickly, prioritize effectively, and problem solve within established guidelines
  • Ability to work well with others in a cooperative environment where teamwork, compassion and constant communication are essential
  • Ability to meet expectations of regular, predictable attendance
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including mornings, evenings, and weekends
  • Ability to maintain current food handler card
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Essential Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged moving on the sales floor; standing and walking
  • Frequent reaching, bending, twisting, and rotating
  • Continuous fine motors skills work and gripping with hands
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs. often, up to 50 lbs. occasionally
  • Exposure to FDA approved cleaning chemicals.
  • Exposure to temperatures such as walk in coolers and freezers

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER NOTICE: The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors, requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and not exhaustive of the tasks that the employee may be required to perform. The Co-op reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations or a work environment change.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Salary Description
$17.33 - $21.00/hour