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Minimum USD hourly rate: 16.00
Maximum USD hourly rate: 17.00

Industry: Store Strategy Div, customer service



Store Support Associate (Customer Service Department)

Marukai Markets dba TOKYO CENTRAL is one of the fastest-growing chain of retail stores and supermarkets offering the widest selection of Japanese and Hawaiian imported grocery and retail products in the nation. Customers are provided with a variety of products that you won’t find in a typical grocery store environment. Fresh, seasonal, and variety of foods are our passion!

We’re immediately hiring associates for our Cashiers. Weekend shifts (Morning to afternoon / Evening to closing 10pm) and late shift (Evening to Store closing 10 pm)

*This is a summary of some key duties and physical requirements and is not intended to be a complete job description.

• Employee Discounts
• Paid Sick Leave
• Health Insurance
• Supplemental Insurance available for Life and Disability Insurance
• 401 K (after one year)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES in Customer Service Department (Retail Associates) (responsibilities include, but are not limited to)

  • Providing premier customer service, including greeting them and responding to questions to all customers and staff
  • Responds quickly and in a friendly manner to customer inquiries and complaints
  • Engaging in suggestive selling and other sales techniques
  • Ability to bag merchandise
  • Assists in returning shopping carts and baskets to designated areas
  • Reports all irregular issues and problems to the Store Manager for solutions
  • Exceeds Customer Service Department’s sales goals assigned through the efficient execution of Company policies and procedures
  • Opens & closes assigned cash registers
  • Counts opening and closing cash and other transactions for assigned register
  • Scans merchandise purchased
  • Checks customers’ coupons and applies to purchases
  • Checks coupons for expiration dates and validity
  • Checks IDs for tobacco and alcohol transactions
  • Processes purchases quickly and efficiently
  • Process returns and credits customers utilizing the Company’s return policy procedures
  • Conducts transactions professionally
  • Works various shifts, days or nights as assigned by Store Manager in accordance with the Company’s business needs
  • Organizes and stocks Customer Service display areas per store’s layouts, planograms and standards
  • Setting up and maintaining the condition of the Customer Service Section according to company standards
  • Proactively supports any promotional activity within the store and contributes to an effective working environment
  • Ensures that all Customer Service products are in its right place, so employees and shoppers can find what they need quickly and easily

Customer Service:
Providing premier customer service, including greeting them and responding to questions
Engaging in suggestive selling and other sales techniques
Meets or exceeds Department’s sales goals assigned through the efficient execution of Company policies and procedures
Maintains cleanliness of work area, storage area, and selling floor
Ensures a safe and clean work environment
Cross Training:
Store Support Associates exemplify teamwork and are open to and willing to be trained and step in when needed in all departments and similar skilled areas for filling and development opportunities.

• High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred
• Must be 18 or older to use sharp knives, use ladders, scaffolds or their substitutes, substitutes above 6 feet in height, and to operate or assist in operating power-driven machinery or equipment.
• Must be able to use job related equipment such as a stepping ladder and dollies
• No experience required, but a minimum of 1-2 years of work experience in a similar work environment is preferred
• Previous experience as a Retail Associate, Cashier, or Grocery Clerk is preferred
• Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds without aid

• Able to deliver friendly, courteous, prompt customer service
• Able to read, write, and do simple math problems
• Able to interpret, understand and follow instructions
• Ability to effectively communicate and respond to questions from the general public and management
• Ability to interact with all levels of management
• Must be able to operate pallet jack, scissor lift, baler, compactor and scrub machine

  • Possess a food handling license or the ability to acquire one

Marukai is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E Verify.

Marukai is very aware of the COVID-19 pandemic and practices the highest and safest levels of precautions to keep associates safe with sanitizing practices, social distancing, personal protective equipment, and safety screening in adherence with the Health Department, CDC, State, Local, and Federal laws.

All Candidates must be able to work evening shifts, weekdays, weekends, and holidays.

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