Meat Clerk

  • Houston, TX
  • Part-time

Company Description

Sprouts is a neighborhood grocery store with the feel of an old-fashioned farmers market. Our bright, friendly stores are filled with everyday staples and specialty items at a great value. You’ll find mountains of fresh fruits and vegetables, barrels of wholesome grains, nuts and sweets, full-service deli, meat and seafood counters—complete with homemade burgers and sausages. Roam around our spacious aisles and you’ll find fresh baked goods, eclectic beer and wine, gourmet cheese, sensibly-priced vitamins and supplements, and thousands of natural, organic and gluten-free groceries. Our friendly and knowledgeable team members are here to help you make healthier choices that are better for you and your budget.

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Job Description

Summary Description

The Meat Clerk is responsible for providing a high level of customer service and practicing safe food handling procedures. This position receives, stores, and grinds meats; unloads and transports fresh, cured and boxed meats and poultry from delivery truck; counts and weighs incoming articles and compares results against invoice; and examines meats in storage and rotates meats to avoid aging.


Essential Job Functions

  • Provides a high level of prompt and friendly customer service; assists customers with questions, and special orders and needs.
  • Maintains a positive work environment.
  • Properly wraps, scales and labels product.
  • Maintains strict adherence to Company recipes.
  • Assists in unloading and stocking merchandise; displays and maintains in-stock conditions.
  • Has knowledge of weekly ad items; gives customers direction of product location throughout the store.
  • Cleans and sanitizes work area (including tables, floor, walls, cases, cooler, freezer, etc.); assists in maintaining all equipment in safe working condition.
  • Follows all safety, health and Weights and Measures regulations; monitors temperatures within cooler, freezer and cases on a regular basis.
  • Rotates product and pays particular attention to code dates; maintains fresh and appealing appearance throughout the department.
  • Follows "Clean as You Go" and "Fresh at 4" Programs.
  • Maintains excellent communication with store management team and front end at all times; assists Meat Manager as needed.
  • General housekeeping in the department.
  • Assists with shelf stocking, facing and dusting as needed.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Reliable and dependable; ability to follow direction.
  • Ability to provide and receive constructive feedback.
  • Strong communication skills; outgoing and friendly demeanor.
  • Ability to perform repetitious activities.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and stay organized.
  • Excellent customer service skills and a positive attitude are essential to interact with customers and employees.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule.


Physical Requirements

  • Requires standing and walking for long periods of time.
  • Repetitive arm and hand movements; manual dexterity to wrap, package and stock product; grabbing up to 30 lbs.
  • Must be able to lift and carry product weighing up to 90 lbs.; push/pull up to 85 lbs. and utilize a pallet jack to move product weighing up to 500 lbs.
  • Exposure to extreme temperature changes.
  • Requires vision to work with sharp instruments such as knives, band saw, grinder, box cutter and other equipment.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Sprouts' management reserves the right to amend and change duties, responsibilities, and requirements to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

Additional Information

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