Food Production Associate

5 months ago
Job ID
Amazon Retail LLC
Position Category
Facilities, Maintenance, & Real Estate

Job Description

Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no lines and no checkout—you just grab and go! Customers simply use the Amazon Go app to enter the store, take what they want from our selection of fresh, delicious meals and grocery essentials, and go!
Our checkout-free shopping experience is made possible by our Just Walk Out Technology, which automatically detects when products are taken from or returned to the shelves and keeps track of them in a virtual cart. When you’re done shopping, you can just leave the store. Shortly after, we’ll charge your Amazon account and send you a receipt. Check it out at Designed and custom-built by Amazonians, our Just Walk Out Technology uses a variety of technologies including computer vision, sensor fusion, and advanced machine learning. Innovation is part of our DNA! Our goal is to be Earths’ most customer centric company and we are just getting started. We need people who want to join an ambitious program that continues to push the state of the art and impacts the daily lives of our customers.
Amazon is seeking experienced Prep Cooks that have a passion for producing high quality food in a scratch kitchen environment. Prep Cooks will assist in the daily preparation of a wide range of delicious, chef driven recipes. We’re looking for motivated, hardworking individuals who enjoy working as a team, possess a strong work ethic, attention to detail, the ability to meet deadlines, and an obsessive commitment to customer safety, service, quality, and consistency. In short we need people with great attitudes who we can count on! We currently have fulltime AM and PM positions.

Role summary
  • Measure ingredients and prepare them in accordance to chef’s specifications and recipe cards
  • Prepare fresh fruits and vegetables to be used in different meals
  • Prepare various proteins according to chef’s specifications
  • Prepare salad dressings and sauces according to recipe guidelines
  • Adhere to proper food handling procedures
  • Maintain proper rotation of food to assure top quality freshness
  • Clean and sanitize the working surfaces, tools, utensils and working area in order to maintain a safe and sanitary work environment
  • Carefully supervise the food temperature to ensure that the ingredients kept are at the appropriate temperature
  • Assist with cooking and packaging as needed

Basic Qualifications

  • Ability to obtain a Washington State Food Handler’s Permit
  • Proven reliability, demonstrated by continuous employment
  • Prep production experience for a Food Production, Restaurant or Catering company.
  • Ability to retain focus while tackling repetitive tasks
  • Work experience where attention to detail has been required in order to ensure the highest quality for customers
  • Ability to stand/walk for long periods of time with repetitive motion

Preferred Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in a commissary environment
  • Understanding of HACCP protocol and implementation
  • Active Food Handler’s Permit
  • Excellent knife skills
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