Produce Associate resume example with 1+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Hardworking Product Associate well-versed in maintaining food safety standards while presenting fruit and vegetables attractively for customers. Proficient in monitoring temperatures and helping to move older product and prevent losses. Expertise in food rotation and supplies management. Personable Produce Clerk excels at organizing merchandise and creating amazing product displays. Dedicated and driven with excellent history of defusing volatile customer situations quickly and effectively. Highly skilled in inventory management and stock rotation. Multilingual associate with team-oriented nature and expertise to handle diverse tasks, including checking shipments and processing customer payments. Positive and upbeat communicator dedicated to customer satisfaction. Proficient in keeping stock current, organized and properly identified to promote sales. Dependable individual with exceptional people skills. Real team player committed to high levels of job performance. Positively interacts with customers and employees alike in retail environment. Efficient associate skilled in managing stock and merchandising products. Expert in assisting customers, multitasking, and handling high-volume work. Well-versed in stressful and peaceful environments. Motivated associate with experience in customer service and retail grocery industry. Excels working as part of dedicated team of employees. Hardworking associate skilled in order fulfillment, warehouse processes and inventory management. Reliable and dependable with 2 years of industry experience. Demonstrated success in contributing to team objectives. Accurate individual comfortable lifting up to 80 pounds and working independently with little to no supervision. Quick learner accomplished in organizing shipments and unloading delivery trucks. Expertise in multiple areas. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction. Enthusiastic worker eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of task and training in all skills. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in any company of work.

  • Monitoring inventory
  • Quality control guidelines
  • Product processing
  • Cleaning and sanitation
  • Price Checking
  • Merchandise Organization
  • Product Knowledge
  • Store Operations
  • Storing Daily Deliveries
  • Removing Defective Products
  • Basic math
  • Safety standards and protocols
  • Management interaction
  • Marking down products
  • Written and oral communication
  • Retail Sales
  • Temperature Monitoring
  • Product Displays
Work History
01/2020 to Current Produce Associate Wal-Mart | Roseville, CA,
  • Maintained current knowledge of shelf planograms and end cap plans to effectively merchandise products.
  • Helped customers complete purchases by moving heavy items, collecting payments and bagging purchases.
  • Rotated grocery products ensuring that expired or spoiled items were immediately removed and adhered to "first in, first out" rule.
  • Assisted customers with price checking fruits and vegetables and finding requested items in department.
  • Readied items for sales floor stocking by affixing tags and preparing shelf labels.
  • Performed regular segment cycle counts and in timeframe inventory audits to maintain accurate records.
  • Monitored refrigeration, freezer and cooling areas for proper functioning and reported issues to supervisor.
  • Monitored deliveries by checking merchandise against invoice paperwork and notifying supervisor of discrepancies.
  • Operated various types of equipment including balers, power jacks and slicing machines.
  • Supported promotional plans by updating signage with price changes.
  • Assisted with time framed inventory counts.
  • Stocked fruits and vegetables and removed old or poor quality products.
  • Pleasantly greeted customers and provided prompt and courteous service at all times.
  • Checked product shelves to review for proper price labels and handled price changes when requested by management.
  • Maintained safe, neat and clean working environment and closely monitored for wet floors or other hazards.
  • Received and unloaded new items upon delivery and checked products for damage and order accuracy.
  • Blocked produce and culled damaged or spoiled pieces.
  • Stayed current on available products, store promotions and customer service policies to better shoppers.
  • Completed prep work on pre-packaged vegetables and fruits.
01/2020 to Current Bakery Associate B&G Foods, Inc | Yadkinville, NC,
  • Prepared all pastry items in accordance with standards of quality, quantity control, taste and presentation.
  • Mixed dough, scaled breads and cakes, fried doughnuts and performed all baking duties.
  • Trained new bakery staff on company policies and POS system use to maximize job satisfaction, expertise and team performance.
  • Monitored counter and display inventory, replacing stock and requesting new product from kitchen to keep areas well-stocked for maximum sales.
  • Provided superior customer service to promote guest satisfaction, brand loyalty and consistent revenue.
  • Assisted bakers with procuring necessary ingredients from inventory area during high-volume periods with demanding order levels.
  • Helped customers locate ideal menu items by listening to needs and recommending specific products or services.
  • Arranged bakery displays to showcase baked goods, cakes and pies to drive product sales.
  • Prioritized helping customers over completing other routine tasks in store.
  • Stocked merchandise, clearly labeling items, arranging according to size or color and preparing attractive displays.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs to promote loyalty, satisfaction and sales numbers.
  • Assisted customers with locating and choosing merchandise in any store department.
  • Used product knowledge, sales abilities and customer relations skills to drive substantial sales increases in products.
  • Volunteered for extra shifts during holidays and other busy periods to alleviate staffing shortages.
  • Checked prices for customers and processed items sold by scanning barcodes.
01/2020 to Current Deli Associate Kroger | Englewood, OH,
  • Used downtimes to prepare ingredients and restock supplies for expected busy periods.
  • Greeted customers at deli counter to fulfill requests and answer questions.
  • Strictly followed sanitation and food safety guidelines as required by regulatory agencies and company.
  • Prevented food spoilage by monitoring dates, rotating stock and following proper storage procedures.
  • Handled busy, fast-paced situations and agitated customers with relative ease while remaining professional and calm.
  • Opened new inventory and rotated stock by dates to maintain freshness.
  • Kept work areas clean, neat and sanitized to prevent possible illness or injury among coworkers and customers.
  • Promoted new or high-value food items by creating attractive displays in cases and other customer-facing areas.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dishes and utensils, consistently keeping adequate supplies on hand for expected customer loads.
01/2020 to Current Meat Associate Heinen's Grocery Store | Barrington, IL,
  • Analyzed meat temperatures for safety and quality and monitored heat conditions for stability.
  • Conducted proper operations of butchery equipment, including tenderizers, injectors and smoking ovens.
  • Designed effective signage and upsold products to increase sales %.
  • Created appealing daily meat displays to increase product sales by %.
  • Restocked products based on available inventories and customer demands.
  • Priced orders daily by correctly wrapping, weighing and labeling cuts.
  • Fulfilled over daily orders worth up to $ with 100% accuracy.
  • Collaborated with associates to define special deals for products.
  • Completed inventory counts, reordered stock and removed expired items from supply.
  • Completed daily equipment inspections to maintain safety and efficiency.
  • Maintained excellent levels of food safety by frequently checking product dates and temperatures.
  • Performed meat inspections and checked temperature environment to maximize food safety.
  • Decreased meat waste by % through effective and accurate storage.
  • Passed inspections by closely adhering to safety and cleanliness standards and company processes.
  • Educated staff members on specialty meat cuts, food handling methods and sanitation guidelines.
Expected in Associate of Science | Nursing Jefferson Community And Technical College, Carollton, KY, GPA:
Expected in 06/2020 High School Diploma | Oldham County High School, Buckner, KY GPA:

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School Attended

  • Jefferson Community And Technical College
  • Oldham County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Produce Associate
  • Bakery Associate
  • Deli Associate
  • Meat Associate


  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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