Vegetable Prep Cutter
FreshDirect - Long Island City, NY

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FreshDirect is one of the nation’s leading online food brands, known for its convenient home delivery service and the manufacture of fresh, delicious food. Changing the way customers shop for groceries since 2002, the company uses a direct distribution model with in-house, overnight production that cuts out the middleman and helps FreshDirect offer farm-fresh food at low prices. Every product is 100% satisfaction guaranteed , every time.

Fresh Direct is currently seeking a Vegetable Prep Cutter associate in the New York City area. The Associate is responsible for weight specific portioning of vegetables, proper cutting of all raw materials as well as complying with specific policies and procedures in producing and packaging food.

Responsibilities:
  • Properly weigh and scale specific food items.
  • Cutting of all raw materials.
  • Proper knife handling and proper kitchen etiquette.
  • Reports all issues that occur daily to the appropriate manager in a timely manner.
  • Comply with Food and Safety rules as well as specific policies and procedures in producing and Packaging food.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications
  • Previous prep cook experience in restaurant, hotel or country club
  • Demonstrates accuracy in tasks and proper food handling
  • Good communication skills, respectfully in interactions with staff, peers and supervisors
  • Eager to learn, self driven individual in search of excellence on a daily basis
  • Must be able to stand 100% of shift
  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays and varied shifts
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of sizing, weights, measures, and vegetable cuts
  • Ability to follow instructions and specific production procedures and methods
  • Able to work in a clean and safe manner
  • Ability to follow and enforce security and safety regulations and ensure correct follow up on all regulations
  • Ability to clearly communicate in English. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus
  • Ability to work in cold environment for a long period of time.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs.

DisclaimerThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the Teammember(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Descriptions may be subject to change as the needs of the organization changes.

As EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYERS , Fresh Direct, LLC and its affiliates do not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender (except where gender is a bonafide occupational qualification), disability, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by federal, state, or local law.

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