Old Creamery Cooperative

Old Creamery Cooperative
Your Hilltown Community Market

Store Hours
Mon - Sat 7:30am - 7:30pm
Sunday 8:30am - 7:30pm
(413) 634-5560

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Meet our new 2019 Board Members

Employment Opportunities

Meet Our Fun and Capable Staff

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Are you interested in employment at the Old Creamery Co-op?  When we have openings they will be listed here.  You are welcome to fill out an application for future consideration.

The cashier can provide you with an application form, or you can download one HERE

Fill it out and return it to the store along with a resume if you have one.  We will contact you if any positions meet your qualifications.

 

 

Hiring Sandwich Artists ~ Join our Deli Team!

Job Description 
A sandwich artist at The Old Creamery builds sandwiches, panini’s wraps and salads from a list of preselected breads, meats, cheeses and toppings, interacts directly with customers in our deli, takes orders and prepares sandwiches and panini’s that are especially to their liking. Sandwich artists have excellent interpersonal skills and talent for making awesome sandwiches out of extraordinary ingredients.  DELI STAFF enjoy interacting with our customers and primarily make "to go" and "eat in" wraps, sandwiches and paninis. They also make coffee and portion/serve items from the deli case.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of a Sandwich Artist

Greets customers and takes their orders
•Explains menu options in order to help customers make a selection
•Cuts bread into sandwich-sized portions
•Builds sandwich’s using precisely the right meats, cheeses, and vegetable toppings
•Wraps sandwiches appropriately for eat-in or carryout meals as appropriate

•Makes coffee and portion/serves items from the deli case
•Stocks toppings, meats and condiments so they are readily available when needed
•Cuts and preps vegetables such as lettuce, tomato, onion and peppers for placement on sandwiches
•Keeps the work area and any utensils needed clean
•Manages food products in order to reduce waste
•Washes dishes
•Operates cash register as needed
•Inventories and rotates stock
•Assists when necessarily, with unloading deliveries whenever they arrive at the store

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

•Cares about customer service
•Able to build and prepare sandwiches quickly while still keeping them neat
•Listens and follows instructions carefully
•Willing to be flexible enough to accommodate the wishes of all customers
•Knows the basics of food sanitation and hygiene
•Is able to make basic math calculations quickly and easily
•Capable of following basic recipes

 


 The Creamery is a membership driven cooperative market and deli supporting local farmers, producers, manufacturers and artisans to the fullest extent possible. We attempt to follow sustainable practices in all facets of the operation and are primarily organic and non-gmo in our kitchen and deli.  To apply, fill out an application or send your resume to Karl Sabo, General Manager at gm@oldcreamery.coop

 

 

Join our Grocery Team!

Job Description 

To keep displays, coolers, and shelves for packaged grocery, produce, chilled, frozen, meat, beer & wine and bulk dept’s fully stocked and rotated. And ensure a positive Co-op image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient customer service to customers and team members.  GROCERY TEAM MEMBERS enjoy interacting with our customers and primarily, receives product, rotates and stocks shelves, refrigerators and freezers

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the Grocery Team

  • Assist with unloading of deliveries as needed, perishable deliveries socked daily
  • Stock shelves fully without overcrowding; face items on shelves
  • Rotate older stock to front, making space for new stock
  • Pull short-date or low-quality items and follow procedures for recording, utilization or disposing of them
  • Label items accurately with price tags or signs, notify Store Manager of discrepancies
  • Maintain stocking lists for other shifts, notify Store Manager of out-of-stocks
  • Check deliveries to verify piece count, notify Store Manager of discrepancies
  • Check for damage and unacceptable quality, notify Store Manager of problems.
  • Operates cash register as needed
  • Ensure that unsellable items are returned or otherwise properly disposed of, following established procedures
  • Remove trash promptly
  • Ensure that department areas (aisles, shelves, bins, and storage areas) are clean and orderly condition.
  • Participate in quarterly inventory counts
  • Monitor cooler and freezer temperatures. Advise Grocery Manager of equipment problems
  • Keep department equipment in assigned area, in working order
  • Assist customers with product questions, in prompt and friendly manner
  • Assist customers with special orders.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

  • 1-2 years’ experience in a retail environment, preferably in a co-op or natural food store
  • Willingness to work weekends and evening hours and regular predictable attendance
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge (MS Excel, MS Word, POS system knowledge)
  • Willingness and ability to learn to meet the changing requirements of the job
  • Experience serving the public. Physical Demands/Working Conditions
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk for 6 hours/day on average and the capability to lift up to 40 lbs.

 

The Creamery is a membership driven cooperative market and deli supporting local farmers, producers, manufacturers and artisans to the fullest extent possible. We attempt to follow sustainable practices in all facets of the operation and are primarily organic and non-gmo in our kitchen and deli.  To apply, fill out an application or send your resume to Karl Sabo, General Manager at gm@oldcreamery.coop

 

 

Love Local? Become our next Produce Coordinator!

The Old Creamery is looking for a Produce Coordinator to join our grocery team!

Read the full job description here

The Old Creamery Co-op is looking for a part-time, year-round Produce Purchaser / Coordinator to join our grocery team.  Our small but busy store carries an eclectic selection of items to meet the needs of the community and traveling public. Our goal is to provide the best and freshest produce available and to support local growers whenever possible. Our focus is on local, organic, sustainable and GMO-free products whenever possible

If you are a Produce Buyer or have serious interest in farming, produce and natural foods and would like to work with an experienced and dedicated grocery team, consider applying for this position.

The position is open beginning early April for orientation and training. A flexible schedule will require around 24-28 hours per week, 4 to 5 days a week.  Please fill out an application or send your resume to Karl Sabo, General Manager at gm@oldcreamery.coop.