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Minimum USD hourly rate: 16.85
Maximum USD hourly rate: 18.00

Industry: Store Strategy Div, Delica, Food



Sushi Associate (Delica 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 Sushi department.

*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
• May qualify for health benefits – Including medical, dental, vision
• Supplemental Insurance available for Life and Disability Insurance
• 401 K with employer contributions (after one year)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES in the Sushi Department (responsibilities include, but are not limited to)

The Delica Department items for Delica products include all Deli, Sushi, and Bakery items.
• Processing, cutting, and wrapping Sushi items
• Maintains a well-organized back stock/cooler area
• Packaging sushi products
• Food Preparation
• Follow recipes and must accurately measure ingredients
• Maintains good communication with store management, associates and suppliers/vendors
• Maintaining cleanliness of the store/ store upkeep
• Ensuring proper presentation of our sushi items along with providing a smile, greeting, and assisting customers who visit our Store.
• Ensures sushi items are handled, stocked, rotated and merchandised
• Checks product temperature to ensure freshness and quality
• Ability to maintain a knife grip in order to cut items to specification
• Ability to weigh, price, label, organize and rotate sushi products per Marukai’ standards
• Unloading deli Items upon vendor deliveries
• Checks product temperature to ensure freshness and quality
• Ensures that all sushi products are in its right place, so shoppers can find what they need quickly and easily
• Operating baler, compactor and scrub machine
• Unpacking and stocking sushi items
• Must clean and sanitize work areas
Work Environment will be in extreme temperature

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 slicer, scale, saw, knife and wrapper
• No experience required, but a minimum of 1-2 years of work experience in a similar work environment is preferred
• Previous experience as a Line Cook, Prep Cook, or Deli Clerk experience is preferred
• Possess a CA Food Handling license or the ability to acquire one
• Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds without aid
Exposure to potential hazards exists with respect to equipment and work aides necessary to perform job duties. Hands are in frequent contact with water, vegetables, deli, and sushi meat while performing job duties.

• Comfortable with working in a kitchen environment
• Must be able to follow recipes and accurately measure ingredients
• Must be able to operate related equipment such as knives, scales, wrappers, compactors, garbage disposals, pallet jacks and hand trucks
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
• Has or willing to obtain a CA Food Handler’s Certificate within 10 days of start date
• Other job related tasks which are assigned by the supervisor and/or manager

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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