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Fresh Food Coordinator - Retail


Westmorland, CA, US, 92281

Req ID: 135421

OBJECTIVE OF THE POSITION: A Fresh Food Coordinator will help run the deli department by assisting the General Manager to oversee the deli operations at the location.


JOB SUMMARY: A Fresh Food Coordinator will perform various daily deli duties by overseeing, coaching and coordinating activities around the deli to better serve customers. Fresh Food Coordinators will also be responsible for proper ordering and rotating of food product, cost control and working with the General Manager to implement solutions to ensure smooth operations with the deli functions of the location. This position will also act as a clerk performing basic cashiering duties.



  • Provide exceptional customer service in the deli department and ensure that all employees at the location are doing the same.
  • Recognize and resolve customer issues or complaints by determining optimal solutions in a timely manner.
  • Execute and coach all employees on following the food safety and cleaning processes and procedures in the deli area.
  • Execute and coach all employees on the hot & cold beverage processes and procedures.
  • Execute and coach all employees on the roller grill processes and procedures.
  • Execute and coach all employees on both the hot and cold sandwich processes and procedures.
  • Execute and coach all employees on the Fresh Fruit processes and procedures.
  • Responsible for the proper execution of other Deli programs as they become as applicable at the specific location.
  • Assist GM to ensure all deli records and reports are kept up to date and are being filled out accurately on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis to maintain compliance.
  • Collaborate with General Manager to identify areas of opportunity on the monthly P&L and weekly 13 weeker report to implement plans to correct any issues in the deli category.
  • Responsible for ordering and properly rotating product to ensure inventory levels are following company guidelines and waste is kept to a minimum in the deli category.
  • Responsible for keeping interior of the deli area kept in accordance with established company standards in terms of facility maintenance, proper merchandising and suitable marking procedures.
  • Follow company safety and sanitation practices to ensure that only the best product is available.
  • Follow and enforce health department/FDA and other key safety regulations as it relates to food handling, storage, and temperature of food (using the Fresh Temp program).
  • Collaborate with General Manager to effectively manage Mystery Shop scores and use them to implement plans to improve deli area ratings.
  • Perform clerk duties such as cashiering, cash handling, etc.
  • Perform other deli duties and other tasks as necessary or when assigned by management.
  • Maintain personal grooming and uniform standards.



  • Education:
    • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Experience:
    • 6 months of food service and cash handling experience preferred
    • 6 months of entry-level management experience preferred



  • Skills:
    • Hard Skills: Ability to learn and operate a cashier register; Ability to learn and perform basic computer functions
    • Soft Skills: Good verbal and written communication skills, leadership skills, time management skills, organization skills, can-do attitude, sense of urgency, and strong work ethic.
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Regularly required to talk and hear.
    • Requires standing and walking, with some bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing
    • Occasional light lifting not over 50lbs
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


BACKGROUND CHECKS: All offers of employment may be conditioned on receipt of a background check report and/or drug screen that is acceptable to Love’s


WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to outdoor elements in all seasons. Occasionally, the employee will also be exposed to fumes and particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and can be loud at times. While performing the duties, the employee is frequently exposed to dirt, dust, grime, grease, oil, gas, high-concentrated cleaning solutions, and human waste.


TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: No travel is expected for this position.


EEO STATEMENT: Love’s Travel Stops Inc. and Its Affiliates provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or genetics.  In addition to federal law requirements, the Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Job Function(s): Retail

Clean Places, Friendly Faces. It's been the guiding principle at Love's for more than 50 years, and it's leading us into the future. We're passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with plenty of fuel, food and supplies. Love's has two primary kinds of stores. Our 'Country Stores' are fueling stations with a convenience store attached. The larger 'Travel Stops' are located on interstate highways and offer additional amenities such as food from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and more. 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.

Nearest Major Market: San Diego
Nearest Secondary Market: Southern California

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