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Available Jobs at Bellevue

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! 

 

Friday, February 16 •  11am to 3pm
Seattle Uwajimaya (600 5th Ave. S, Seattle, WA 97104)

Friday, March 2 •  1pm to 5pm
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 (Wage starts at $15.00/hr)
  • 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 - Seattle
February 16, 2018 • 11am - 3pm
600 5th Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98104

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wajimaya - Bellevue
March 2, 2018 • 1pm - 5pm
699 120th Ave. NE
Bellevue, WA 98005

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Uwajimaya - Seattle
March 9, 2018 • 11am - 3pm
600 5th Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98104

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Gift Clerk - Part Time

Gift Clerk is responsible for providing excellent customer service to our patrons. It is his/her responsibility to provide products’ information and to promote gift items to our customers. Assist customers in selecting the appropriated products for their needs. Gift clerk will assist the Gift Manager in controlling inventory and suggestions for ordering selections. He/she is responsible for stocking, facing, pricing, displaying and maintaining the overall look of the department while following company’s safety standards.Excellent customer service.
 

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good merchandising skills preferred.
  • Exhibits a positive attitude in the workplace, seeks resolution to problems.
  • Basic math, 10-key skills required.
  • Ability to handle and lift approximately 20 to 30 pounds.
  • Must have flexible schedules.

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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Meat Cutter - Journeyman - Full Time

Meat Cutter is responsible for preparing traditional and specialty cuts of meat products to our customers.  He/she will provide excellent customer service by interacting with customers and provide them with information on special cuts of meat, recipes and menu suggestions, portion recommendation and cooking techniques.  He/she will insure proper quantities of items are received against invoice/packing slip and/or order sheet, and rotate stock in the cooler. He/she will follow meat department’s and safety precautions and procedures to ensure a safe work place environment.

• Excellent customer service.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Knowledge of all types of meat products preferred.
• Minimum of 2 years meat cutting experience, a plus.
• Able to handle and lift approximately 150 pounds.
• Ability to work independently and has the ability to multi-task.
• Basic math & computer skills required.
• Must have flexible schedules.

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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POS Pricing Coordinator - Full Time

The POS/IT Coordinator is responsible for monitoring pricing, signage and maintaining BRData batches for all departments. He/she will coordinate with RCS (Retail Central Services) on store's pricing needs. He/she will maintain the scanning FM guns and assist with any special events or requests needed by the store.

• Excellent customer service skills.
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and able to relate to all levels of individuals.
• High School diploma or GED equivalency is required.
• Knowledge of Asian food products and culture, a plus.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office such as Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Adobe, I.E.
• Excellent planning, organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
• Ability to work independently.

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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