Wegmans Full Time Sushi Cook II in Amherst, New York

Title: Full Time Sushi Cook II Location: NY-Amherst-ALBERTA DRIVE,675 Alberta Drive,Amherst,NY 14226 Other Locations:

Our Sushi department provides customers with a variety of delicious raw, cooked, and vegetable sushi rolls. In this position, you’ll play a valuable role by creating fresh sushi products for our case as well as made-to-order items for our customers, If you have a passion for sushi and are looking to develop your culinary skills and talents, this could be the role for you! People (Who We Are)

Support, encourage, and respect co-workers Work with supervisor to set and achieve goals for development Comply with Wegmans Policies and Work Rules, as well as, federal and state laws Maintain open lines of communication with supervisors and coworkers to ensure efficient department operations

Customer (What We Believe)

Assist customers at the counter, package prepared Sushi items as requested, and share knowledge by answering questions about products and offering suggestions Ensure customers are attended to while balancing prep work and multitasking responsibilities

Product (What We Do)

Follow Wegmans core recipes, job aids, production lists, and proper knife skills to prep ingredients and ensure a quality and consistent outcome Maintain appearance of Sushi case by refilling products, setting up supplies, and ensuring station is well-merchandised and signs are properly displayed

Results (What We Measure)

Assist in prioritizing tasks to ensure all items on the daily production list are made and use resources such as WISE and MORIS to make effective decisions Perform opening and closing procedures, leaving the department ready for tasks to take place efficiently the next morning Ensure team members properly handle products, use equipment, keep accurate logs and follow sanitation practices in accordance with food and human safety guidelines and Simplification 5S procedures

Work Environment

Work includes walking, standing for up to 4 hours without a break, repetitive hand and arm movements, bending, reaching, frequent lifting, and occasional heavy lifting, along with continuous interaction with customers and co-workers in a fast-paced environment. Work involves exposure to various work environments, including temperature changes. The average weight range of items lifted is 5-20 pounds with a maximum weight lifted of 50 pounds rarely. May be exposed to various allergens (things that may cause an allergic reaction) Work may include use of hand pallet jack, power pallet jack, power walkie-reach, scissors lift or WAV unit. Wegmans certification required for use of power equipment

Employment at Wegmans may be contingent upon your completion and our evaluation of a drug screen physical and/or criminal background check. All Applicants will be screened; only those closely matching the job posting will be interviewed. Preferred Qualifications

Associates Customer service experience preferably in a food service, restaurant, grocery or retail setting Experience cutting sashimi and sushi neta Experience in Sushi preparation in a high volume retail environment Experience producing 40 packages of high quality Sushi per hour Experience working as a Sushi cook Preferred Skills

Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate to customers and follow directions for recipes and detailed procedures Knowledge of fish species