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Deli Cheese Specialist

3475 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, CT 06111, USA Req #232
Friday, May 22, 2020
Stew Leonard’s, a family-owned and operated fresh food store founded in 1969, has seven stores in Norwalk, Danbury, and Newington, CT and Farmingdale, East Meadow & Yonkers, NY, and Paramus, NJ. Stew’s earned its nickname, the “Disneyland of Dairy Stores” because of its country-fair atmosphere, with costumed characters and animated entertainment throughout the store that keep children entertained while parents shop. 

This is a part time job with potential to become full time.

Job Summary:

Cheese Specialists have extensive product knowledge, understand the basics of wine, cracker, and cheese pairings, and help in all areas of the department, including mozzarella production. Cheese products are prepared according to standards and customer preference, including cutting, weighing, and packaging a variety of cheeses. Team members work safely and adhere to all food safety and sanitation standards in each area of the department to provide customers with the highest quality cheese.

Key Responsibilities:
• Cut and prepare cheese products, while safely operating equipment
• Exam cases and products, being mindful of production dates
• Maintains, fills, and rotates products in display cases
• Prepare production list
• Provides excellent customer service by greeting and responding to customers
• Adhere to all health, sanitation, and safety regulations
• Assist in other duties, as assigned

Education and Experience (include knowledge, skills, and abilities):
• 18 years of age or older
• Safely use/operate knives, cheese wire, wrapper, and scale
• Great customer service
• Good oral communication skills

Working Conditions:
• The position requires frequent walking, standing, pulling, and lifting of 45lbs or more and occasional pushing and reaching

For more information on working at Stew Leonard’s click on the link below!

Stew Leonard's is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.  

Other details

  • Job Family Food
  • Job Function Retail Grocery
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Part Time
  • 3475 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, CT 06111, USA