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

Industry: Non Food, Lifestyle, Retail



Store Support Associate (Lifestyle 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 Lifestyle department. Experienced Retail Associates, and Beauty Clerks are Needed!

*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 Lifestyle Department (Retail Associates) (responsibilities include, but are not limited to)

  • Organizes and stocks Lifestyle display areas per store’s layouts, planograms and standards

• Setting up and maintaining the condition of the Lifestyle Department
• Ensures Lifestyle products are handled, stocked, rotate and merchandised

  • Checks for damage and unacceptable quality, follows established return procedures with immediate supervisor
  • Ability to price, label, organize and rotate Lifestyle products per Marukai’ standards

• Proactively supports any promotional activity within the store and contributes to an effective working environment
• Breaking down pallets, separating Lifestyle products for sales floor and/or back room area
• Processing and/or wrapping Lifestyle products

  • Maintains a well-organized back stock area
  • Ensures that all Lifestyle products are in it’s right place, so shoppers can find what they need quickly and easily
  • Maintains good communication with the store management team, associates and suppliers/vendors
  • Serves as a back-up for the Lifestyle Department and in other departments as needed

• Stocking empty shelves and helps customer service department when the line gets very busy
• Maintaining cleanliness of the store/ store upkeep

  • Notifies immediate supervisor of out of stock products
  • Notifies immediate supervisor of price discrepancies
  • Must be knowledgeable of merchandise placement and location

• Must clean and sanitize work areas

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 Beauty 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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