Schnucks supermarket chain, one of the largest privately owned supermarket chains in the U.S., has been in business for over 70 years. During this time Edward and Ana Schnuck, along with their two sons Edward and Donald, have over 100 stores in over 5 states in the Midwestern United States area. In 1995, Schnucks grew exponentially when it acquired the National Supermarket chain. Schnucks application link can be found below.
Schnucks has a well rounded set of core values that has been passed down through the three generations that have been running Schnucks for the past 75 years. These values are integrity, customer focus, friendliness, passion, dedication and community involvement. All of these values create a rewarding and fulfilling career in this industry.
Today Schnucks employs well over 15000 employees working in their offices, warehouses and production facilities as well as their retail stores. As you can see Schnucks careers are plentiful throughout the Midwest area. Schnucks has many different in store departments offering opportunities for employment such as a floral department, bakery, gluten-free, meat and seafood, and deli to name a few. Some locations even have specialty cheese and wine departments. They also have a pharmacy department offering low price prescriptions making Schnucks a one stop shop.
Why should you seek a career with Schnucks? Schnucks jobs offer you competitive wages, flexible schedules, the ability to work close to your home, PTO and health benefits. They also provide top notch training and mentoring to ensure your success. With so many facilities and locations to choose from, job opportunities and the ability to advance to other areas within the Schnucks family.
Schnucks jobs at the retail store level include but aren’t limited to Pharmacy Technician, Customer Service, Cashier, Deli and Seafood clerk, Bakery clerk, Meat clerk, Food Service, Stock clerk, Store Porter. There is a fuel station at some locations which offers even more job opportunities. See the link below on how to apply for Schnucks online.
Schnucks careers at the corporate lever include Clerical, Technical, and Professional Opportunities. Schnucks usually promotes from within however, occasionally does have a need to hire outside the company for these careers. See the link below for Schnucks applications on these opportunities
How old do you have to be to work at XYZ? The minimum age to apply for job at Schnucks is 16 years old although some positions require that you be at least 18. Please check the job description for age requirements for individual positions before filling out your online application.
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Upon getting hired for one of the many Schnucks careers you will enjoy many company benefits including PTO (paid time off), health benefits (after the Qualifying period), competitive salary and set pay increases. You will also be rewarded for your excellent performance, as you gain experience, with a chance to advance with the company.
Hours of operation vary from store to store. Some locations are open 24 hours a day. Other locations are open from 6am till 11pm or later. Pharmacy hours generally are from 9am until 9pm Monday through Friday, Saturdays 9am until 6pm, and 10am till 4 pm on Sundays. Please check with your local store when filling out your application form online.
Schnucks Job Descriptions
Customer Service/Bagger – This position is key in providing excellent customer service while bagging the customer’s grocery items and assisting with carryout. You’re the last person the customer sees during their visit. Make it a fun and lasting impression. Other duties include gathering carts from outside and making sure our parking area and store front are clean and free of debris. Pay is typically around minimum wage.
Checker/ Cashier – As a checker you must provide fast, courteous service while scanning the customers purchases. Accurate money handling is a must since you will be responsible for taking customer’s money, making accurate change, and maintaining an accurate drawer. Knowledge of the produce is a must as well as the lay out of the store. Pay is commensurate with experience.
Bakery Production – Bakery production team members proof, bake, and fry select dough to prepare different bread products in the bakery. This position has several responsibilities including following the safety and sanitation procedures, receiving deliveries from the warehouse and vendors. This position works the overnight and early morning shift between 10pm and 10am.
Deli/Seafood Clerk – As a Deli team member you will be responsible for slicing to order and weighing meat, cheeses, and seafood for the customer. You must follow the safety and sanitation procedures for your department. You will also be packaging fresh salads and making sandwiches and party trays for customers’ orders. Suggestive selling is also a part of this position.
Stock Clerk – This position is responsible for stocking merchandise in all departments of the store including Dairy/Frozen, Produce, and general merchandise. Other tasks include customer service, straightening and rotating merchandise on the shelves. You are required to lift up to 75 pounds, squat, stoop, push, pull and will be subject to different temperatures.
Schnucks Interview Questions
There are a few typical questions you should be prepared to answer during your interview that will be used to help during the hiring process.
Why do you think you would be a good fit for Schnucks? This is a difficult question to answer but what they want is for you to tell them your strengths and how you will be an asset to their company. Just answer honestly and be yourself.
What made you want to apply here? Tell them exactly what made you decide to apply to Schnucks out of all the places to work in your area. Maybe it is their flexible scheduling; great benefits package or maybe you shop here all the time and you just thought it would be a fun place to work.
Have you ever had to smooth over a difficult situation with a customer? What did you do? Tell them exactly what steps you used to diffuse the situation and how the customer reacted to your help. This will help them to know how you handle stressful situations.
If you are applying to a specific department such as the Pharmacy or the fueling station, there might be more pointed questions so be prepared to answer those as well.
Advice For Application Process
Once you click the link below to apply online you will be asked to register a user name and password before you proceed with the online application. There are 8 total steps in the online application process. Be sure to complete each step to ensure you are logged as a candidate for the position. Come to your interview dressed to impress. You don’t have to wear an Armani suit but look your best. Business casual attire, appropriate footwear, neatly styled hair all are a bonus. Don’t forget to wear your smile.
You may be asked for your resume` at the beginning of the interview. Have a clean copy ready along with references if they are asked for. You may also be asked to fill out a paper application before the interview starts. Make sure you write legibly and fill it out completely. Always project and attitude of gratitude during the interview process. Let them see you are excited and eager to be a part of the team.
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