Barista/Coffee Service Team Member

Whole Foods
Oct 16, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Barista/Coffee Service Team Member

Req ID 240888 - Posted Oct. 10, 2016, 7:39 a.m.

CT, Westport - Westport (10355) - Part-Time


Performs all duties related to all Coffee sub department preparation: counter service, back stock, sanitation and stocking of products. Team members may also work in the coffee bar with additional barista duties. Maintains a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly and efficient customer service.


* Make sure the customers are being taken care of and the department looks great at all times

* Ensure freshness standards are being upheld in whole bean, packaged, and brewed coffee.

* Make all coffee drinks ordered and juice bar drinks (where applicable).

* Conduct plunger pot sampling and hand sell coffees.

* Provide on-going equipment care and maintenance, per manual specifications.

* Stock and clean Coffee bins and shelves.

* Maintain back stock in good order.

* Sweep floors and maintain product throughout the department.

* Order all Coffee products.

* Responsible for achieving and exceeding margin and sales targets.

* Process product invoices and returns.

* Control shrink, and monitor inventory turns movement.

* Participate in monthly inventory.

* Comply with all applicable health and safety codes.

* Log guests special orders.

* Build displays and request appropriate signage.

* Follow and comply with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and adhere to safe work practices.

* Operate and sanitize all equipment in a safe and proper manner.

* This job posting is intended to describe the general requirements for the performance of this job. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned by leadership.


* Extensive knowledge of Coffee production and taste.

* Cash handling experience preferred.

* Must be outgoing, and have excellent communication skills.

* Proficient in math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division).

* Excellent organizational skills.

* Ability to perform physical requirements of position

* Proper use of box cutter and other opening devices.

* Ability to work well with others.

* Able to work a flexible schedule based on the needs of the store, including nights and weekends as required.

Essential Job Functions:

* Stand and walk for extended periods of time.

* Bend and stoop to grasp objects and climb ladders. Bend and twist neck and waist, reach above and

below shoulders and squat.

* Bend and lift loads, not to exceed 50 pounds. Push and pull carts weighing up to 100 pounds.

* Repetitive use of hands for grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation.

* Environmental exposure to extreme temperatures (coolers, ovens, freezer, outdoors, etc.)

About Us:

At Whole Foods Market, we empower our Team Members to make their own decisions, thus creating an environment where people are treated with respect and are highly motivated to excel. We mentor Team Members through education and on-the-job experience. As a result, we are able to fill a majority of leadership roles from our existing Team Member base. We also recognize that there are individuals with talent outside of Whole Foods Market, and have training programs to bring those new leaders into the company.

Our Team Members represent over 50 different nations. We are people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, yet all work together to meet the needs of our customers.

We offer great benefits beginning with a full complement of medical and other traditional group health plan coverage, 401k plan, and a 20% discount at our stores. To learn more, apply your passion today.

At Whole Foods Market we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

Close Date: 10/23/2016

Team/Department: Specialty (Wine, Cheese, Coffee)

Close Date: None