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Produce Prep Cutter

Company: FreshDirect
Location: Bronx
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Brief Description

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

FreshDirect, in compliance with New York City law, is requiring that all employees working in any of our New York City locations be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they are approved for a medical or religious accommodation. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide supporting documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment will be terminated.

As of February 9th, you are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status no later than your first day of your employment. Failure to provide timely proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will result in you being placed on an unpaid leave of absence and potential termination of employment from FreshDirect.

Produce Prep Cutter

Fresh Direct is currently seeking a Vegetable, Fruit Prep Cutter associate in the New York City area. The Associate is responsible for weight specific portioning of vegetables, proper cutting of all raw materials as well as complying with specific policies and procedures in producing and packaging food. The ideal candidate should be well versed in proper safe knife handling and proper kitchen etiquette.

Responsibilities:
Properly weigh and scale specific items.
Clean and have knowledge of culinary cuts and weights of measure.
Well-versed in proper safe knife handling and proper kitchen etiquette.
Use kitchen tools/ machinery with safety and efficiency
Comply with Food and Safety rules as well as specific policies and procedures in producing and packaging food.
Knowledge of FIFO, inventory, labeling, and Food Safety

Education and Qualifications:
Previous prep cook experience
Knowledge of sizing, weights, measures, and vegetable cuts
Ability to follow instructions and specific production procedures and methods
Able to work in a clean and safe manner
Demonstrates accuracy in tasks and proper food handling
Must be able to stand 100% of shift
Must be able to work in a refrigerated environment of 38 degrees
Must be able to work a shift of 8 - 10 hours a day
Must be able to work Saturday, Sunday and holidays
Ability to work in wet environment.
Ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs.
Available to start between anywhere between 2 am-6 am
Must wear non-slip resistant shoes
Must embody and demonstrate company values and culture

Who Is FreshDirect

FreshDirect is the northeast's leading online fresh food grocer, delivering directly to customers throughout seven states, including the New York City, Philadelphia, and District of Columbia metropolitan areas. FreshDirect is committed to sourcing the freshest and best-tasting meat, fish, produce, and specialty items through direct relationships with suppliers, growers, and farmers. FreshDirect is proud to have joined the multi-national grocery and technology organization, Ahold Delhaize, at the beginning of 2021. This acquisition will fuel FreshDirect's growth as a leading eCommerce grocer in the United States.

From the beginning, FreshDirect has set out to provide something different. We are a community partner with a mission to deliver the highest quality and service that customers can find. This is an environment in which associates can innovate, grow and have successful careers-most of our leaders have come up through our ranks. And thanks to our team's extraordinary efforts, we are a leading innovator in the e-commerce and grocery industries.

Why choose FreshDirect?

We're a company that thrives on teamwork. Our evolution is driven by our passionate employees and investment in perfecting the technology that lets us deliver the highest-quality food. Our state-of-the-art facility creates an environment for innovation. We support our employees with on-the-job training for plant employees and drivers, team-building activities, workplace recognition opportunities, and by encouraging direct relationships with our suppliers in the field.

Great people deserve great perks. We offer comprehensive benefits, plus many workplace extras, including:
Health Benefits and 401k plans
A flexible and generous paid time off plan
Learning & Development opportunities to grow your career at FreshDirect
20% off any orders placed through FreshDirect.com
Access to FD Market, FreshDirect's onsite discounted employee grocery store
24-hour access to the FreshDirect shuttle between our Bronx headquarters and the subway
Regular events and barbecues to share our gratitude for our employees' hard work

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Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the Team member(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Descriptions may be subject to change as the needs of the organization change.

As an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FreshDirect does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, creed, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Furthermore, FreshDirect will not discriminate against any applicant or employee because they are disabled, a disabled veteran, or a veteran of the Vietnam era, provided they are qualified and meets the requirements established by FreshDirect for the job.

Keywords: FreshDirect, New Rochelle , Produce Prep Cutter, Other , Bronx, New York

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