Swedish Food Market & Bistro (Sales and Service) Coworker
IKEA - Seattle, WA

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Increase sales in the Swedish Bistro/Foodmarket by utilizing effective selling and merchandising skills to satisfy customer needs and to strengthen IKEA’s position as the best home furnishing store

YOUR ASSIGNMENT Your main tasks will include: • Perform cashiering opening and closing procedures as assigned and adhere to cash balancing policies. • Plan and execute sampling programs according to the Commercial Calendar. • Ensure food sales are processed in an accurate and timely manner • Follow food handling health, safety and sanitation regulations and guidelines • Perform customer flow studies as directed by the IKEA Food manager • Perform Basic Actions in Swedish Foodmarket area including replenishment, cleaning, sanitizing, and maintaining utensils and equipment for sampling areas • Maintain sanitary sales and storage facilities by adhering to state and local sanitation requirements and codes. • Maintain supplies inventory by checking stock; anticipating and communicating needs; insuring FIFO and best before dates; verifying receipt and handling storage. • Perform daily temperature tests to ensure food and refrigerated and freezer equipment is maintained at appropriate temperature. • Adhere to inventory control and monthly and weekly inventory routines and all other administration routines. • Support and develop co-operation with fellow co-workers, through working closely together, sharing knowledge and showing understanding of each others responsibilities in order to present the range in the most commercially profitable way; reflecting our range priorities, low price profile and unique offer. • Utilize the Concept Description, Documentation and manuals together with the relevant tools to develop the business and yourself. • Promote a safe working environment for fellow co-workers, customer and visitors by reporting any safety hazards, concerns or ideas for improvement. • Perform basic merchandising routines and execute SFM merchandising platforms YOUR PROFILE Your knowledge, skills and experience include: Knowledge/Experience: 6 months of experience in the following knowledge areas: • Good mathematical ability and cash handling experience • Good customer service, and verbal communication skills • Merchandising and problem-solving skills High school or equivalent Capabilities/Motivation:  Knowledge and interest in Home Furnishings  Effective verbal and written skills in the English language • Contribute to an environment where the IKEA culture is a strong and living reality that embraces the diversity of co-workers and customers. • Ability to work independently and in groups • Basic computer skills • Prefer fast-paced, retail work environment • Basic math skills Additional Information • Work Location: Fast-paced, deadline driven, high volume retail store  Physical/Mental Demands (Essential Functions): Having the ability to access and observe all areas of the store; to handle multiple and changing priorities/deadlines and moderate stress; to communicate with customers and co-workers and manage conflict; to lift and move 50 lbs (25 kg); to use the PC for extended periods during the shift; to wear PPE (personal protective equipment); and to use small power tools and related equipment. • Physical/Mental Demands (Non Essential Functions): Bending, stretching, reaching, climbing, lifting and wearing required IKEA uniform GROWING TOGETHER IKEA offers an exciting and empowering work environment in a global marketplace. And as the world’s leader at life at home, you have exceptional opportunities to grow and develop together with us.

Additional Information :
This position offers at least 20, and up to 32 hours per week. This position requires open and flexible availability, including nights, Saturdays and Sundays.

Job ID
156924BR

Removal Date
03/

10/2013

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