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Available Jobs at Kai Market

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! 

 

Tuesday, June 19 •  1m to 5pm
Kai Market (400 Fairview Ave N., Seattle, WA 98109)

Friday, June 22 •  11am to 3pm
Seattle Uwajimaya (600 5th Ave. S, Seattle, WA 98104)

Friday, July 13 •  11am to 3pm
Seattle Uwajimaya (600 5th Ave. S, Seattle, WA 98104)

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
June 22, 2018 • 11am - 3pm
600 5th Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98104

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Uwajimaya - Seattle
July 13, 2018 • 11am - 3pm
600 5th Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98104

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Operations Supevisor - Full Time

Operations Supervisor's responsibility is to provide customer service and product information to our customers. He/she is responsible for ringing up customers’ purchases accurately and efficiently. Familiarize with basic knowledge of store layout and products’ prices. Bookkeeper/Cashier also responsible for basic accounting bookkeeping such as counting monies, prepare daily sales/cash recaps, and preparing cash bundles for cashier. Input monetary records in the computer using ISS45 and AS400 software.

  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Basic math and 10-key skills required.
  • Ability to become familiar with store merchandise and basic uses of products.
  • Ability to operate NCR register and scanning machine preferred.
  • Must have flexible schedule.

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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