meat department clerk resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Background includes fast-paced work in busy meat departments focused on unloading, stocking and processing products. Skilled in managing inventory, sanitizing surfaces and arranging products.

Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

Hardworking and reliable employee with extensive background operating cash registers, stocking merchandise and providing excellent customer service. Highly organized, proactive and punctual. Works well within team settings.

Grocery Stocker smoothly evaluates shipments and checks out customers. Possesses excellent communication skills and strong commitment to teamwork. Devoted to satisfying customers and delivering current, well-organized stock and updated promotional pricing.

  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Equipment Troubleshooting and Maintenance
  • Customer Relations
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Stocking and Replenishing

Improvement Plan Knowledge

  • Planning and Coordination
  • Relationship Building
  • Problem Resolution
  • PPE Use
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Team Management
  • Customer Service
  • POS Systems
  • Cash Handling
  • Reliable and Responsible
  • Problem-Solving
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Product Location
  • Problem Solving
  • Employee Training
  • Price Identification
  • Inventory Stocking
  • Product Labeling Abilities
  • Pallet Jack Usage
  • Merchandise Unloading
  • Stock Rotation Requirements
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Equipment Operation
  • Safety Procedures
  • Physical Stamina
  • Able to Lift over 35 Lbs.
  • Critical Thinking
  • PPE Compliance
  • Time Management and Prioritization
12/2015 to 02/2023
Meat Department Clerk Meijer, Inc. Aurora, IL,
  • Priced, dated, wrapped and bagged meat products using department scales and stocked and rotated merchandise shelves, cases and displays for fresh and frozen meat.
  • Monitored point-of-purchase signs and displays and distributed recipe cards, product coupons, promotional material and information on complimentary foods to customers.
  • Adhered to department procedures for safety management, meat handling and prevention of cross-contamination.
  • Cleaned and sanitized freezers, fixtures and display cases, received and unpacked meat, poultry, seafood and cheeses and placed in meat cooler and freezer.
  • Removed incoming merchandise from trucks and stocked display cases with new items according to rotation policies.
  • Responded to customer questions with friendly and knowledgeable service about cuts and types of meat.
  • Practiced sanitation procedures by maintaining clean and neat work area.
  • Checked products for temperature and expiration dates to maintain consumer safety.
  • Reviewed dates on product labels to take appropriate action.
  • Maintained product knowledge to respond to customer questions and make suggestions.
  • Kept detailed track of inventories and restocked products in cold storage units.
11/2011 to 11/2020
Food Operations Specialist Texas Health & Human Services Commission Falfurrias, TX,
  • Reduced process lags and trained team members on best practices and protocols.
  • Trained, mentored and motivated employees to maximize team productivity.
  • Oversaw implementation of procedures, goals and objectives within operations.
  • Engaged employees to create safe, energetic work environment through feedback and recognition.
  • Identified areas for improvement and implemented new processes to enhance overall company quality and performance.
  • Built strong operational teams to meet process and production demands.
  • Served in multiple States and Countries.
10/2006 to 09/2011
Cashier Giant Eagle, Inc. West View, PA,
  • Operated cash register or POS system to receive payment by cash, check and credit card.
  • Accepted cash and credit card payments, issued receipts and provided change.
  • Answered customer questions and provided store information.
  • Delivered high level of customer service to patrons using active listening and engagement skills.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer services.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
  • Scanned merchandise using point-of-sale system for accurate purchase totals.
  • Discounted purchases by scanning and redeeming coupons.
07/2000 to 11/2006
Grocery Stocker Publix City, STATE,
  • Identified and quickly handled spill clean-up.
  • Removed expired and overripe items to provide freshest options and eliminate health risks.
  • Stocked pallets throughout shift to keep warehouse clean, maintained and organized.
  • Assessed floor displays to restock merchandise.
  • Assisted customers with product, promotion and policy information.
  • Pushed carts and loaded customer purchases into vehicles.
  • Updated pricing and sales signs to promote merchandise.
  • Processed payments and bagged items for customer check out.
  • Lifted materials of varied weights on regular basis.
  • Followed proper stock rotation procedures to minimize obsolescence and remove out of date items from sales floor.
  • Replenished items to maintain stock availability.
  • Maintained neat, safe and orderly workspace to prevent accidents and injuries.
  • Received incoming product deliveries and relocated to storage shelves, coolers, or bins.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2003 to to
High School Diploma:
Dixie Hollins Adult Education Center - Kenneth City, FL
  • Accident Free Award (5x)
  • The Army Achievement Medal (3x)

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School Attended

  • Dixie Hollins Adult Education Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Meat Department Clerk
  • Food Operations Specialist
  • Cashier
  • Grocery Stocker


  • High School Diploma

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