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Upcoming Hiring Events
Join us at one of our upcoming hiring events to learn about the benefits of working at Uwajimaya and available opportunities at all of our locations, including our new store Kai Market! 
 

 

Saturday, August 5  •  11am to 3pm
Bellevue Uwajimaya (699 120th Avenue Northeast, Bellevue, WA 98005)

Tuesday, August 15 •  11am to 3pm
Beaverton Uwajimaya (10500 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy, Beaverton, OR 97005)

Saturday, August 19  •  11am to 3pm
Bellevue Uwajimaya (699 120th Avenue Northeast, Bellevue, WA 98005)

Uwajimaya is the largest Asian grocery and gift market in the Pacific Northwest.  Our mission is to be the premier destination to experience Asian food and culture through exceptional customer service, positive attitudes and world-class quality merchandise.  Our employees are essential for our continued success. We believe a team of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences working together powers our success.  We encourage all qualified candidates who are passionate about food, customer service and Asian culture to apply for any of our open positions.

Our expectations:

  •  Have a passion for excellent customer service
  • Do your best on the basis of your abilities
  • Desire to do a good job
  • Open to improvements
  • Passionate about learning

Our offers for most team members:

  • Flexible, friendly, diverse work environment
  • Competitive Pay
  • Employee Discounts
  • Excellent health benefits
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Supplemental Insurances available
UWAJIMAYA’S HIRING EVENTS & JOB FAIRS

Come join our team! Stop by any of our upcoming hiring events to learn about available job openings and benefits of working for Uwajimaya. Download and print an application here (Adobe Reader required) and bring your completed application with you.

Click on Read More to see all of our upcoming hiring events.

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Uwajimaya - Bellevue
August 19, 2017 • 11am - 3pm
699 120th Ave. NE
Bellevue, WA 98005

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Leveraging the Skills of Mature Workers Job Fair
Worksource Rainier
August 24, 2017 • 10am - 12pm
2531 Rainier Ave. S
Seattle, WA 98144

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Uwajimaya - Seattle
August 24, 2017 • 1pm - 5pm
600 5th Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98104

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King County Job Fair
Rainier Community Center
August 26, 2017 • 10am - 2pm
4600 38th Ave. South
Seattle, WA 98118

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Uwajimaya - Bellevue
September 1, 2017 • 1pm - 5pm
699 120th Ave. NE
Bellevue, WA 98005

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YWCA - Greenbridge Learning Center
September 6, 2017 • 10am - 1pm
9720 8th Ave. SW
Seattle, WA 98106

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North Seattle College - Mature Job Seeker Job Fair
September 13, 2017 • 10am - 12:30pm
9600 College Way N.
Seattle, WA 98103

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Uwajimaya - Seattle
September 15, 2017 • 11am - 3pm
600 5th Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98104

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Uwajimaya - Bellevue
September 16, 2017 • 11am - 3pm
699 120th Ave. NE
Bellevue, WA 98005

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Seattle Pacific University
Upper Gwinn Building
September 28, 2017 • 11am - 2pm
3307 3rd Ave. W
Seattle, WA 98119

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Deli Cook - Full Time

The Deli Cook’s responsibility is to provide excellent customer service to our customers.  Deli Cook’s responsibilities include: prepare ingredients for daily productions in Deli, occasionally cook special items as needed, ensure that quality food items are available for Deli sale and arrange attractive displays of food items. He/she will help control inventory and maintain the cleanliness of the kitchen and back room while following company’s safety standards.

  • Must have good command of English, excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Prior knowledge of food production and operation of commercial kitchen equipment.
  • Must have excellent knowledge and skill of Chinese and Japanese cooking.
  • Ability to manage own time to meet production deadlines.
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Possess good oral communication (bilingual helpful), and a positive attitude.

We offer competitive wages, excellent health benefits, paid time off, 401 K, employee discounts and a flexible, friendly work environment.

Applications for all positions can be picked up at the customer service counter of any Uwajimaya location or our corporate offices located at 4601 6th Avenue South in Seattle's Industrial Area. Applicants may also fill out an online application by clicking apply below or download and print an application here (Adobe Reader required). Completed applications can be dropped off at any of our retail locations or our corporate offices.

Uwajimaya is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing an equal opportunity before and during employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, political affiliation, disability, marital status, or other similar factors not related to job requirements.

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Meat Wrapper - Part Time

Meat Wrapper is responsible for wrapping and pricingmeat products.  Ensure products in tray meet manager’s specifications for size and appearance. Ensure labels have correct prices and product descriptions. Constantly check the display areas to ensure they are stocked with fresh products and communicate with meat cutters when display inventory is low.  Prepare merchandise for the following days according to the department standards. Monitor wrapping supplies to ensure adequate stock of items. Maintain cleanliness of display and working areas. Answer customer questions regarding menu suggestions, portions, and cooking techniques. Have a thorough knowledge of safety procedures and precautions required.

  • Excellent customer service
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds, standing, bending, working in cooler.
  • Able to learn to identify all meat and related merchandise.
  • Retail experience helpful.
  • Ability to use pricing machines and pricing guns.
  • Ability to work independently while contributing to the team as a whole.
  • Basic computer skills, a plus

We offer competitive wages, excellent health benefits, paid time off, 401 K, employee discounts and a flexible, friendly work environment.

Applications for all positions can be picked up at the customer service counter of any Uwajimaya location or our corporate offices located at 4601 6th Avenue South in Seattle's Industrial Area. Applicants may also fill out an online application by clicking apply below or download and print an application here (Adobe Reader required). Completed applications can be dropped off at any of our retail locations or our corporate offices.  If you would like to submit a resume or have an inquiry about our job openings, please e-mail jobs@uwajimaya.com.

Uwajimaya is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing an equal opportunity before and during employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, political affiliation, disability, marital status, or other similar factors not related to job requirements.

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