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Albertsons Meat Cutter Floater in EDMONDS, Washington

Safeway, Inc. Seattle Division

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Revision: 2002

Human Resources

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Meat Wrapper

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As a primary contact for Safeway customers, the Meat Wrapper provides friendly, courteous, and helpful

service. Wraps, weighs, and prices meat products cut by the meat cutter. Stocks meat cases with cut,

ground and otherwise prepared fresh meat, prepackaged meats and other items. Rotates product and

removes expired or poor quality product. Keeps department clean, orderly, and maintained in accordance

with State and Federal regulations.

JOB DUTIES:

Safeway Meat Wrapper employees are generally responsible for completing the following job duties:

  1. Provide customer service as currently defined by the employer within the scope of the position and

within company policy.

  1. Operate wrapping machine.

  2. Obtain fresh, frozen, smoked and prepackaged meats from storage coolers and freezers and display

in meat department display cases.

  1. Use carts, wheeled racks, dollies and pallet jacks to move bulky stock.

  2. Place precut or ground meat in plastic tray and wraps, weighs, and prices by hand or using automatic

machine.

  1. Periodically checks display and storage areas for product with expired dates and removes from area

for processing.

  1. Perform daily temp and tare checks.

  2. May order product and supplies.

  3. Other duties as assigned.

JOB RELATED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Ability to follow company customer service procedures. Demonstrated prior customer service skills or

related experience.

  1. Ability to interact with customers and co-workers.

  2. Ability to understand and follow instructions.

  3. Ability to operate a scale, read, and follow instructions.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None

PERMITS/LICENSES:

Varies depending on store location and state/county requirements.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

%Inside: 100% Outside: Rare

Temperature Extremes: Meat department is kept cool; employee may enter freezer for short periods.

Chemicals: Seldom (mild detergents, glass cleaner, and disinfectants).

MACHINES, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT:

hand truck, six wheeled cart, grocery cart, box cutter, pens and pencils, spray bottle, rags, mops, broom,

telephone/intercom, wrapping machine, scale, wheeled racks, trays, telxon, bailer, pallet jack

Safeway, Inc. Seattle Division

SAFEWAY, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Revision: 2002

Human Resources

Job Title: Meat Wrapper

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Constant (over 70% of the time)

Frequent (30-70%)

Occasional (10-30%)

Seldom (1-10%)

Lifting:

Constantly lifts 1-20 lbs. Frequently lifts 21-35 lbs. Occasionally lifts 36-50 lbs.

Carrying:

Frequently carries 1-20 lbs. Occasionally carries 21-35 lbs.

Pushing/Pulling:

Constantly pushes/pulls 1-10 lbs. Frequently pushes/pulls 11-20 lbs.

Reaching:

Constant knee to shoulder reaching. Occasional overhead reaching and at or above shoulder level

reaching.

Standing:

Constant standing while on job. Sitting allowed on breaks.

Walking:

Frequent walking while on job.

Climb/Balance:

Seldom. May use step stool or ladder.

Trunk Functions:

Frequent neck rotation and bending of head while wrapping and stocking. Frequent bending/stooping

while obtaining freight and reaching into coolers and freezers. Occasional twisting and crouching. Seldom

squatting and kneeling.

Upper Extremity:

Constant handling/grasping while wrapping, weighing, and stocking product. Frequent repetitive motion

while wrapping and stocking.

V

ision:

Use of peripheral vision and depth perception to move around crowded meat area containing dangerous

moving machinery. Near vision used to read tags, prices, dates, electric displays and other material. Use

of color vision to determine freshness and condition of meat and poultry products.

Hearing:

To converse with customers and provide service. To converse with employees to receive information and

instructions.

S

peech:

To converse with customers and provide service. To converse with employees to obtain instructions or

information.

Safeway will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities who can meet

overall job requirements.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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