SpartanNash Guest Care Associate in Grand Rapids, Michigan

At SpartanNash, we deliver "what our guests want , when they want it – fast and friendly." We take pride in service excellence and enjoy providing a great customer experience. There are many retail employers, but not all offer a place where you can learn, grow and thrive. That’s why SpartanNash is a cut above the rest.

This position is located at Gaslight Village D&W.

Position Summary

Responsible for providing courteous customer service in person or by telephone; answers incoming calls to the retail store and directs incoming calls to the appropriate department and assist with guest questions in store. Also responsible for operating cash register and/or assisting guests with self-checkouts.

Minimum Requirements


High School Diploma (Preferred)

or equivalent (GED) preferred

Job Experience

One year prior retail or related experience preferred

Responsibilities and Essential Duties

Provide courteous customer service in person or by telephone; answer incoming calls to the retail store and direct calls to the appropriate department and assist with guest questions in store.

Perform/process guest services transactions such as credits, over-rings, refunds, lottery ticket sales, money orders/transfers (Western Union), media related purchases, etc. in accordance with Company policies.

Operate cash register to itemize customer purchases and assist guests with self-checkouts; handles a variety of products which may include dry groceries, frozen foods, dairy products, produce, poultry, fish, beef and pork products.

Process financial transactions including, but not limited to; cash, checks, credit cards, food stamps, WIC, loyalty cards, gift certificates, rain checks, voids, and coupons; and bag customer purchases.

Maintain understanding of current store programs and product locations.

Understand use of check-stand equipment (register, self-checkouts) and its efficient operation.

Comply with Company policies regarding security, cash handling/cash drawer accounting procedures, product handling (i.e., damaged/spoiled products), the sale of alcohol and tobacco products, etc.

Communicate the Company programs (i.e., loyalty program, scans, etc.), in-store specials and coupons to customers, and models high standards of service to achieve a customer oriented store.

Maintain a clean and well-stocked department; ensure the department complies with Company safety and sanitation procedures and standards.

Notify the department lead or manager of any issues with pricing, cash registers, etc.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed as assigned for this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements; additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Knowledge, Skills Abilities

Good verbal communication skills; ability to interact politely and effectively with customers. Good customer service and organizational skills; detail-oriented. Good reading, writing and arithmetic skills are required.

Physical Requirement

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds frequently, and up to 50 pounds occasionally. The associate is required to stand and walk for extended periods of time and may bend, stoop, twist and turn frequently. May be required to travel. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is subject to a typical retail store environment (varied temperatures) and is exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.


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