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Bottle Person

Company: Hy-Vee
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

At Hy-Vee our people are our strength. We promise "a helpful smile in every aisle" and those smiles can only come from a workforce that is fully engaged and committed to supporting our customers and each other.

Job Description:

Job Title: Bottle Person

Department: Grocery

FLSA: Non-Exempt

General Function:

Provides prompt, efficient and friendly customer service. Assists customers in the bottle/can redemption room of the store.

Core Competencies:

* Partnerships
* Growth mindset
* Results oriented
* Customer focused
* Professionalism

Reporting Relations:

Accountable and Reports to: District Store Director, Store Manager, Assistant Managers General Merchandise, Perishables, and Store Operations; Service Managers

Positions that Report to you: None

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

* Provides prompt, efficient and friendly customer service by exhibiting caring, concern and patience in all customer interactions and treating customers as the most important people in the store.
* Maintains bottle room and keeps it clean.
* Assists customers with distributing bottles in proper locations.
* Smiles and greets customers in a friendly manner, whether the encounter takes place in the employee's designated department or elsewhere in the store.
* Makes an effort to learn customers' names and to address them by name whenever possible.
* Assists customers by escorting them to the products they're looking for, securing products that are out of reach, and loading or unloading heavy items.
* Works with co-workers as a team to ensure customer satisfaction and a pleasant work environment.
* Assists customer in transporting purchases to their mode of transportation.
* Cleans can redemption area and empties the recycle bins, where applicable.
* Stocks, faces, rotates merchandise, cleans shelves, understands shelf tags, and knows location of merchandise in the store and also in the back room.
* Maintains supplies on front-end; i.e. paper/plastic sacks, receipt paper, etc.
* Maintains strict adherence to department and company guidelines related to personal hygiene and dress.
* Adheres to company policies and individual store guidelines.
* Reports to work when scheduled and on time.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:

* Assists in all departments as requested (within the wage and hour guidelines).
* Delivers product to customers (within the wage and hour guidelines).
* Shovels, salts, and sands walkways.
* Assists in other areas of store as needed.
* Performs other job related duties and special projects as required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:

* Must have the ability to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or verbal instructions; deal with a few concrete variables.
* Ability to do simple addition and subtraction; copying figures, counting and recording.
* Must be able to understand and follow verbal or demonstrated instructions; writes identifying information request supplies orally or in writing, increased contact with people.

Education and Experience:

No education or experience requirements.

Supervisory Responsibilities (Direct Reports):


Physical Requirements:

* Must be physically able to exert up to 75 pounds of force occasionally; exert up to 20 pounds of force frequently; and exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
* Visual requirements include vision from less than 20 inches to more than 20 feet with or without correction, depth perception, color vision, and field of vision.
* Must be able to perform the following physical activities: Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.

Working Conditions:

This position is exposed to noise, temperature extremes, dampness, dirt, and chemicals/solvents.

Equipment Used to Perform Job:

Bottle machines, window washing equipment, vacuum cleaner, power washer, brooms, delivery vehicle, phone, fax, copier, two wheeler, pallet jack, box cutter (within wage and hour guidelines).

Financial Responsibility:



Has daily contact with the general public and occasional contact with suppliers/vendors.


No access to confidential information.

Are you ready to smile, apply today.

Keywords: Hy-Vee, Des Moines , Bottle Person, Hospitality & Tourism , Des Moines, Iowa

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