We’re Hiring: Full-time Supplements Assistant

Dandelion foods – Supplements Assistant

Dandelion Foods is an independent, employee-owned organic grocer and supplements store in Almonte, Ontario. With a focus on our community, we offer the best in whole, local and organic foods, as well as alternative foods for specialty diets and a large selection of vitamins and supplements.

Job Summary:

We’re looking for a customer-service oriented person to join our growing team at Dandelion Foods. As Full-Time Supplements Assistant, you will report to our Manager of Supplements and Health & Beauty. Your responsibilities will be to ensure the highest level of service possible to all Dandelion Foods customers while assisting in the departments of Supplements and Health & Beauty. We’re looking to fill this position immediately.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing excellent customer service, specifically: answering customer inquiries; guiding customers through our wide variety of supplements; making appropriate product recommendations; offering protocol support; and, assisting with dietary suggestions
  • Operating cash registers, scales, scanners, and point of sales systems
  • Maintaining a professional relationship with our company representatives and co-workers
  • Receiving, processing, and organizing inventory
  • Prompt communication with management and coworkers
  • Cleaning and organizing
  • Maintaining excellent product knowledge, including: attending company and product webinars, tele-trainings, and dinner trainings.

Mandatory Qualifications:

  • Strong natural health product knowledge
  • Post-Secondary Education — preferably Holistic Nutrition, Homeopathy or Naturopathy
  • Minimum of one year’s experience in retail, sales and customer service
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask and thrive in a very fast-paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Familiarity with MS Office and POS systems
  • Familiarity with natural foods, grocery industry

Physical Demands of Position:

  • Manual dexterity with ability to use hands, wrists, and fingers for extended periods
  • Ability to stand, walk, kneel, crouch for extended periods of time

Work Environment:

Fast- paced retail floor environment. Ability to work well with others while performing many tasks with emphasis on upholding department and product standards while ensuring a high level of friendly and community-oriented customer service.

Please send your resume/CV with cover letter to: info@dandelionfoods.ca. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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