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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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Assistant Deli Manager - Full Time

The Assistant Deli Manager's responsibility is to assist the Deli Manager’s in managing the Deli department by ensuring that the Deli team is trained in all aspects of their job, including food preparation, customer service and safety. He/she will assist in establishing goals and create an effective, efficient deli operation by providing leadership and direction through open communication, coaching, training and promoting a positive work environment. He/she will coordinate the production and sales of the deli products and ensure quality of standards, product movement and gross profit achievement. He/she will ensure that company’s polices/procedures, especially safety/sanitation, are understood and followed.

• Excellent customer service
• Excellent communication skills
• Minimum of 2 years Deli / Restaurant managerial experience preferred.
• Knowledge of deli products and Asian culinary skills a plus.
• Knowledge of purchasing, marketing and merchandising, preferred.
• Basic math and 10-key required.
• Able to lift up to 50lbs.
• 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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Cashier - Full Time

Cashier’s responsibility is to provide excellent customer service and product information to our customers. He/she is responsible for ringing up customers’ purchases accurately and efficiently. Cashier is also responsible for stocking small items around the registers and familiarizing with basic knowledge of store layout and products’ prices.

  • Must have good command of English, excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Must have good math skills and 10-key skills required.
  • Ability to operate register and scanning machine preferred.
  • Ability to acquire good overall store, product and general pricing knowledge.
  • Must be able to work at least one or both weekend days.
  • Ability to become familiar with store merchandise and basic uses of products.

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.

Apply

Cashier - Part Time

Cashier’s responsibility is to provide excellent customer service and product information to our customers. He/she is responsible for ringing up customers’ purchases accurately and efficiently. Cashier is also responsible for stocking small items around the registers and familiarizing with basic knowledge of store layout and products’ prices.

  • Must have good command of English, excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Must have good math skills and 10-key skills required.
  • Ability to operate register and scanning machine preferred.
  • Ability to acquire good overall store, product and general pricing knowledge.
  • Must be able to work at least one or both weekend days.
  • Ability to become familiar with store merchandise and basic uses of products.

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.

Apply

Deli Clerk - Part Time

Deli Clerk’s responsibility is to provide excellent customer service to our customers. He/she will be replenishing food on the steam table and ensuring that the food items are fresh and appetizing.  Deli Clerk will assist customers with their food order and answer customers’ questions.  In addition, he/she will be responsible for cashiering, stocking and overall upkeep of deli area and assisting the kitchen and deli cooks as needed.

  • Must have good command of English, excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Must have knowledge of Deli products and Asian merchandise, beneficial.
  • Must possess basic math skills.
  • Ability to operate cash register.
  • Ability to work independently while contributing to the team as a whole.
  • 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.  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.

Apply

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