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FT Meat Cutter - Food Lion
Job Title: FT Meat Cutter - Food Lion
Provide quality customer service to our customers in the Market Department. Proper performance of the duties and responsibilities of this position contributes to and ensures achievement of proper Market conditions.
Responsible for reading, understanding, and following all guidelines in the Market Standard Practice Manual, maximizing sales by providing extraordinary customer service and minimizing shrink through proper utilization of Standard Practices. Responsible for providing direction and instruction to Meat Cutter Trainees and Market Associates in the absence of the Market Sales Manager. Receive and handle product.
Ensure quality control and conditions of department.
Maintain variety according to Food Lion standards. Provide friendly, courteous and prompt customer service.
Engage and interact with customers to create a positive shopping experience. Process fresh meats, smoked meats, seafood, random weight, lunchmeat, frozen food and salted meats to the production standards set by Food Lion. Maintain sanitation of the entire department.
Maintain rotation, pricing, and price changes. Wrap and weigh meats when necessary to achieve proper conditions in department. Find more efficient ways to do the job and seek to reduce costs and improve labor productivity.
Provide proper handling of reductions. Understand and follow Food Safety guidelines and procedures. Continually review current Standard Practices to ensure proper Standard Practice execution.
Adhere to all company guidelines, policies and standard practices. This description is intended to outline the primary responsibilities, general nature and level of work being performed by associate assigned to this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and competencies. Requirements
Ability to safely operate all Market Department equipment including slicer, grinder, scale, saw, knife, wrapper and cuber.
Ability to maintain a knife grip in order to cut primals and subprimals to specification. Ability to disassemble, clean and reassemble all equipment as part of the sanitation process.
Ability to reach, bend, stoop and lift up to 70 pounds.
Ability to push or pull up to 2000 pounds with a pallet jack.
Ability to withstand, for long periods, a working environment of 45°F or less.
Ability to weigh, price, label, organize and rotate product.
Ability to meet production standards established by Food Lion.
Ability to complete Computer Based Training (CBT) and Training Aid courses.
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The Meat Cutter is responsible for keeping store meat cases stocked and clean during business hours. They are required to assist customers as needed and maintain a friendly, energetic demeanor. This position requires adhering to all procedural guidelines set by the Meat Department.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Stocks meat cases; includes presentation of product, facing, filling, and organization of all product items as set by the Meat Department schematics as well as ensuring tag and pricing accuracy.
Ensures cleanliness of meat aisles, storage area, and work area for safety; includes cleaning of shelves and products, keeping floors free of liquid spills or water, removing hazardous debris from floor and sweeping.
Monitors the rotation of all meat products paying particular attention to expired stock.
Responds positively to customer's inquiries and assists customers with purchases, information and product selection while working the meatcounter; requires selling and cross selling of products.
Receives, inspects, and logs products for accuracy of shipment, temperature, and quality.
Requires operating and using equipment such as knives, scales, wrappers, compactors, garbage disposals, pallet jacks, and hand trucks.
Monitors that proper temperatures are being maintained at all stages during the production of meat and seafood items.
Cuts, trays, and packages all of the required meat and seafood products required for the day.
Maintains the organization, stacking, and rotating of all meat products in the cooler and freezer.
Uses knowledge of scales, weight measures, and tares to accurately weigh and label meat products; includes packaging and wrapping product and following the proper dating procedures.
Prepares various specialty meat and seafood products using the recipe standards set by Fresh Thyme; includes using the appropriate ingredients and proper assembly for product being made.
Maintains proper safety practices and care while using all the cutting accessories available in the meat department; complies with the use of mesh gloves while using a knife.
Participates in pre-inventory preparation; includes back stock and assuring tags match products.
Sustains a high level of product knowledge and product preparation.
Walks department regularly to ensure an organized, sanitary, and overall clean appearance at all times.
Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalency degree.
Must have a minimum of 2 years professional experience.
Preferred 2-3 years grocery retail experience in Meat department processes and procedures.
Previous experience in a natural foods industry is a plus.
Journeyman cutter or apprenticeship program completed preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Must maintain the highest level of customer service at all times.
Ability to adapt to the ever changing high volume retail while working in a cross-functional team environment.
Must have the capacity to take initiative when problems arise.
Flexibility to adapt in a variety of situations.
Must have advanced attention to detail with the capability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills for dealing cross functionally with peers and senior management.
Ability to multitask and have excellent organizational skills is essential.
Must be able to support and contribute to team goals
Ability to work varied hours/days as business dictates.
Must be familiar with Health Department guidelines and regulations as they pertain to a grocery retail environment.
Must have basic knowledge of math, weights, and measures.
Must have skills working with knives, tenderizers, grinders, and general meat machinery.
Must have expert packaging and wrapping skills.
Ability to cut and weigh various amounts of meat and seafood.
Understands COOL compliance for seafood products; what country the various products are coming from.
Sit Rarely 1–2 hours
Stand Continuously 1–8 hours
Walk Continuously 2–8 hours
Drive Frequently 2-4 hours
Balance Frequently 34–66%
Bend Occasionally 1–33%
Climb (2–6 ft) Occasionally 1–33%
Crawl Occasionally 1–33%
Crouch/Squat Occasionally 1–33%
Kneel Occasionally 1–33%
Reach (forward & overhead) Frequently 34–66%
Twist (45 degrees at waist) Occasionally 1–33%
- 0–10 lbs. Occasionally 1–33%
- 11–25 lbs. Occasionally 1–33%
- 26–50 lbs. Occasionally 1–33%
- 51–100 lbs. Never 0%
- Right & Left Grasping Frequently 34–66%
- Fine Manipulation Occasionally 1–33%
- Pushing and Pulling Occasionally 1–33%
- Lower extremities Never 0%
Inside – 90% Outside – 10%
Some extreme temperatures are possible. Some ventilation and exhaust fans.
Refrigerated and ambient environment 35 to 90 degrees
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The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.
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Meat Cutter No Experience Necessary
The Meat Cutter first and foremost is responsible for guest relations and satisfaction. He/She will perform all meat processing, sanitation, safety and stocking procedures on all fresh meat products (beef, pork, and chicken) as outlined by company and directed by management.
When a guest enters my area or department, my first and most important responsibility becomes to acknowledge, greet, and engage that guest.
Follow daily work schedule as assigned by management.
Follow dress code in accordance with team member handbook and all required health codes.
Follow attendance and tardiness guidelines in accordance with team member handbook and training video.
Perform market duties such as cutting, grinding and wrapping fresh meat products according to proper procedure to ensure product quantity, quality and freshness.
Stocks and rotates product and ensures trim specifications are followed and proper temperatures are maintained in all phases of meat preparation, display and storage.
Prevent shrink and control expenses by following the proper weighing, labeling, code dating and handling of reworked and reduced-to-clear items.
Perform market duties in accordance with company guidelines to ensure proper handling for guest safety, convenience and value.
Perform market duties such as stocking, wrapping; clean up as assigned by management in accordance with company guidelines.
Perform any other related duties as requested or required by management.
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, but efficient and controlled manner.
Ability to perform all physical aspects of the meat cutter duties, including but not limited to standing, bending, lifting, squatting, climbing and walking.
Ability to lift to a height of 4 feet, items weighing up to 100 lbs. on a regular basis.
Ability to read, write and complete company forms for sales reporting purposes.
Ability to work for periods of up to 8-10 hours in 50 degree temperatures. (controlled atmosphere for sanitation purposes)
Ability to accept supervisory coaching related to performance, work habits and attitude.
Ability to function as a team member and get along with others.
This job description is intended to provide a high-level of general requirements for this position. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned as necessary to ensure proper operations.
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Bring us your retail knowledge and skills and we will train you in McKinnon's Markets and Super Butcher Shop operations and culture.
Performs functions related to the cutting, display and merchanidising of product. Provides efficient and courteous customer service. We are looking for experienced individuals with outstanding retail skills as well as the passion to excel and move into a meat cutters position within the company.
Flexibility to work any/all hours of operation.
Support and assist the Meat Manager and Meat Assistant Manager in all tasks
Drive great customer service throughout the store
Help with overall meat merchandising plans
Help maintain strong team morale
Assist the Meat Manager and Store Manager to meet or exceed financial targets
Complete specials projects as assigned
Other duties as assigned
Experienced Retail Meat Cutters preferred
Exceptional customer service skills
Demonstrated merchandising ability
Excellent communication skills
The ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, holidays and weekends.
Meat And Seafood Cutter
Position Title: Meat and Seafood Cutter
Supervisory Responsibility: Not responsible for supervising others.
Reports To: Assistant Manager - Perishable or as assigned
Region: Northern Washington
FLSA Classification: Non-exempt
Position Description: Processes, cuts, trims and fabricates meat and seafood products. Provides exceptional customer service and contributes to a positive and collaborative team environment.
Duties and Responsibilities
Contributes to a positive and supportive work environment.
Demonstrates an adaptable and flexible work style, shifting tasks as priorities and circumstances change.
Demonstrates ability to multi-task and manage own time. Adjusts priorities, productivity, efficiency and speed based on needs and conditions of department.
Self-motivated and able to work independently, as well as cooperatively within a team.
Gives and receives feedback in a constructive manner. Responds to feedback in order to improve performance.
Understands and follows through on verbal and written directions.
Speaks up. Shares ideas and feedback that contributes to success of store and company.
Conserves company resources. Works in a manner consistent with company Vision, Mission and Values and sustainability program.
Observes all company rules and policies.
Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.
Assists customers with product selection. Shares product knowledge with customers. Makes recommendations and suggestions based on customer needs.
Engages the customer in a friendly manner and assists in locating product throughout the store. Seeks opportunities to exceed customer expectations and enhance the customer experience.
Adapts service based on customer needs, handles difficult customer situations and seeks solutions to delight the customer.
Position Specific Functions
Processes, cuts, trims and fabricates meat and seafood products to company standards.
Merchandises and maintains meat and seafood cases.
Builds displays and arranges department products to make attractive presentations, highlighting featured/unique/seasonal items.
Prepares, wraps, weighs, tares, prices and presents meat and seafood products.
Complies with company organic standards.
Works with department management team to plan production for weekly ads, promotions, holidays and events.
Works with department management team to assess and adjust production needs and schedule based on sales.
Completes customer special orders thoroughly and provides follow-through as needed.
Receives and unloads merchandise; checks quality, count and condition. Communicates any issues to management and merchandising team.
Stocks and rotates products with attention to product quality and expiration dates.
Maintains cleanliness, organization and rotation of all areas, products and supplies.
Maintains accurate pricing and signage that meet merchandising standards.
Handles damaged and spoiled product according to company policy.
May participate in inventories and ordering.
Understands and complies with specific shift guidelines, tasks and responsibilities.
Maintains awareness of current ads, promotions, holidays and events.
Maintains professional vendor relationships.
Demonstrates familiarity with products in department, including terminology, cuts, recommended product uses, vendor/supplier information and product labeling, with willingness to continue learning.
Notifies Group Leader or Manager On Duty of any situations relating to customer service, safety, productivity, security or any other situation that may have an adverse effect on the store.
Required Permits and Licenses: Food Handler's card
Facilities, Sanitation, Work Safety and Food Safety
Adheres to work and food safety policies set forth by the company and regulatory agencies.
Performs janitorial tasks in compliance with sanitation standards established by store policy and state and local health departments. Contributes to store cleanliness.
Maintains equipment, informs store/department management of any problems.
Reports all safety concerns and work related injuries to management.
Frequent handwashing is required.
Tools and Equipment Used
This position may be required to use the following tools and equipment: knives, slicer, band saw, blast chiller, smoker, sausage pump, scale, heat wrapper, temp gun, grinder, cuber, cart, hand truck, baler, industrial food processor, mixers, dishwasher, pallet jack, office equipment, and computer
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, and other applicable state or local law, we will make reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities.
Qualifications and Experience
Friendly and customer service oriented, with an interest in food and cooking.
Previous meat and/or seafood cutting or production experience and strong knife skills required. Experience in a high volume environment preferred.
Retail or customer service experience preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge of meat and seafood products and familiarity with cooking/preparation techniques required.
Basic math and computation skills required.
Skills to work independently, effectively manage own time and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
Skills to adapt to the shifting priorities and needs of a retail environment.
Skills to exercise good judgment at all times.
Self-motivated, with high attention to detail, quality and presentation.
Skills to collaborate and communicate effectively and professionally in a team environment and one on one with coworkers, supervisors and customers.
Skills to manage difficult customer interactions preferred.
Skills to read, understand and follow through on verbal and written instructions.
Ability to maintain a flexible schedule in order to meet needs of the department.
Ability to reliably meet required work schedule and adhere to company attendance policy.
Heavy work level
Continuously required to be on feet with a mix of standing and walking throughout shift. Sitting seldom required.
Continuously required to: lift and carry 1-20 pounds; use arms, hands and wrists; grasping/squeezing; reach at/above shoulder; reach below shoulder
Frequently required to: lift and carry 21-50 pounds; bend/stoop; twist; push and/or pull 1-80 pounds
Seldom required to: crouch/squat
Frequency of climbing stairs and ladders dependent on location
Work occurs in a grocery store environment which includes surfaces that can be wet and slippery, moderate noise level, and temperature extremes in controlled environments in the cooler and freezer.
There may be exposure to dust, mold, gluten, fragrances and other fumes and airborne particles, fresh fruits, vegetables, house plants, and flowers.
Work requires use of and working in proximity to common commercial cleaning agents.
This position works on or around moving machinery or moving parts; may include vibration.
Important Notice: The job duties, responsibilities, requirements and conditions, physical requirements and work environment listed in this job description are examples of the tasks that a staff member may be required to perform and may vary slightly based on location. New Seasons Market reserves the right to revise the job description at any time and to require staff members to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of business change.
Company: Newport Meat Northern California
Zip Code: 94536
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 1
Travel Percentage: 0
More information about this job:
This is a position that is responsible for cutting and processing custom and standard inventory items fabricating whole muscle meats for further processing.
An individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Skills and Knowledge
Basic mathematical skills.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Product knowledge – quality of meat and to be able to tell the difference between type of product.
Knife skills – knowledge of how to portion with maximum yield on product.
Essential Duties: (essential functions are in bold)
Assesses quality of product to ensure that poor quality is not being sent out.
Works directly with management to control shrink – bring product quality to attention of management so credit can be taken from vendors.
Accurately cut to trim and yield specifications (cut to ounce size per customer specifications).
Provide communication to supervisor of any discrepancies between cutting tickets and normal customer purchases.
Pull raw materials and pre-cut inventory according to code dates and report any short shelf-life items to the supervisor.
Properly label all products to conform to all legal and safety regulations.
Properly and accurately record all necessary data to produce assigned cutting yield tests.
Accurately count product inventory levels and maintain levels set forth by supervisor.
Ensure that all product specifications are being met according to guidelines.
Maintain work areas in compliance with U.S.D.A guidelines.
Assemble and tear down any equipment in work area at the beginning and/or end of the shift.
Properly clean, store and maintain all knives, scales, etc. assigned.
Ensuring that the portion size and quantity the customer ordered is always correct and consistent.
Avoid cross contamination by not mixing the different species on tables, bandsaws, or bins.
Bandsaw – Only employees who have been trained may use.
Less than high school education.
1 year related cutting/portion experience.
Basic knife skills.
To be successful in this position, the individual performing the duties must successfully demonstrate the following competencies:
Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
Treats people with respect; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
Follows policies and procedures.
Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence.
Uses time efficiently.
Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
Safety and Security
Observes and demonstrates safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly. Uses all required PPE consistently.
Adapts to changes in the work environment; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Is consistently at work and on time; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Asks for and offers help when needed.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch, and talk and hear. The associate must regularly lift and /or move 10-40 pounds, and occasionally lift 50 -80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet, extreme cold and/or humid conditions and slipper/icy environment; moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is constant but is under the OSHA standard.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.
Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.
Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION:
Will wrap and price packages, weigh up any price per lb packages that will be displayed in counter.
Have knowledge of rotation, sanitation, shrink awareness merchandising skills, cutting skills, using the saw and grinder.
Posses leadership skills.
Knowledgeable in order writing, making signs, able to use computer, (Word, Excel, Outlook).
Cuts and trims meat to size for display or as ordered by customer by performing the following duties.
Cuts, trims, and bones meat according to company standards.
Operates electric grinder/saw/knife sharpener/tenderizer/slicer.
Wraps meat, prices and labels for sale.
Rotates product in meat cooler and ensures proper storage practices.
Uses MCS technology to generate production list and track 're-works'.
Keeps total department clean and sanitary.
Assists customers with product questions.
Operates in compliance with federal and state fresh meat regulations
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION:
Eighteen (18) years of age or older
Fast paced and requires detailed work and precision
One year experience and/or training
The noise level in the work environment is moderate
Lift and carry moderately heavy loads (40-60lbs)
Bend, Reach, Push and Pull
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and extreme cold and high tech chemicals
The Partner is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions
365 Meat Cutter - Upland, CA
Works together with other Team Members to assure that all the objectives and goals of the department, as communicated by Team Leader, are met and exceeded. Prepares all meat and poultry products for purchase by customers and assists them with product selection. Knows and abides by company sanitation and food handling requirements and standards.
Always serve customers in a courteous, helpful, friendly and efficient manner.
Work safely. Only operate equipment and knives after being properly trained. Know and observe safe work practices. Immediately report or correct safety hazards.
Assure customer safety and satisfaction. Keep sales floor clean and dry at all times. Help customers in other areas of store as needed to facilitate customer service.
Be always ready to serve customers: bone leg of lamb, skin chickens, bone turkey breast, prepare boneless pork roasts and gourmet cuts of meat, and answer customers' questions regarding cooking and meat selection.
Become familiar with company purpose, policies, standards, procedures, and store merchandise.
Become familiar with store policies and procedures including security, intercom & paging system, telephones, returns, etc.
Stock and maintain meat and poultry display cases.
Break beef hindquarters and forequarters into primal cuts.
Bone and fabricate round and headloins for cutting and displays.
Cut, trim, and platter steaks and roasts for display in meat case.
Bone and roll shoulder clod.
Roll or jet-net oven roasts, I.e., sirloin tip and bottom round.
Break, trim, cut, scrape, and platter pork loins for display.
Process lamb from carcass into various retail cuts (lamb leg, lamb chops, rib chops, etc.)
Break and bone veal round for cutlets and ground veal.
Cut chickens for breast and leg displays.
Remove bone and excess fat from trimmings to make stew, cube stead, and ground beef.
Grind lean trimmings for ground beef.
Receive and verify all meat products and record according to prescribed receiving procedures.
Keep working area clean.
Know and always follow all food handling, sanitation & safety procedures.
Know selling points of all meat products. Suggestive sell to customers.
Keep products properly garnished and displays appearing fresh.
Attend at all department, store and training meetings.
Follow instructions and perform other duties as requested by the Department and Store Team Leaders.
Strong desire to become the Meat Team Leader.
Ability to work well within a team.
Can lift a minimum of 15 up to 40 pounds.
Able to meet physical job requirements.
Must have a passion for natural foods.
Able to communicate effectively with others and convey enthusiasm.
Possess some customer service experience.
Must be self-motivated and solution-oriented.
Is available for flexible scheduling to meet the needs of the department.
Desire to learn all aspects of Team.
Possession of a current Serv-Safe certificate is highly recommended.
Must have Store Team Leader approval.
Team Member must be in good standing.
Team Members with written active Corrective Counseling's must disclose this information to the hiring leader when they are applying for a transfer or promotion.
Team Members on an active Final Warning are ineligible to apply or be considered for transfers or promotions.
Team Members must work 6 months in current position before requesting a transfer.
Some reaching above and below shoulder height.
Some exposure to dust, fumes and chemicals.
Repetitive use of hands and fine manipulation.
May need to use a ladder or stool to reach product or supplies.
Exposure to continuous background and occasional loud noises.
Any item over 40 pounds requires a team lift.
At 365 by Whole Foods Market we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. 365 by Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.
Meat Cutter / Part Time
Carlie C's IGA is seeking an EXPERIENCED Meat Cutter to fill an immediate opening. Only candidates WITH PRIOR EXPERIENCE in all cuts of beef, pork, and chicken in a Grocery Store Meat Market environment will be considered.
The ideal candidate is proficient in using band saws, slicers, cubers, grinders, and knives to cut all cuts of beef, pork, and chicken. Wrapping skills also required, as well as maintaining all sanitation and safety requirements. This is a full time position with optional company benefits.
Candidate will be required to work 40 hrs. per week that will include weekend work and most holidays. A Meat Cutter at Carlie C’s IGA realizes that providing prompt and friendly customer service is priority #1. Being courteous and cooperative with both customer and coworker is a critical aspect of maximizing sales and building business for years to come.
Cutting, grinding, slicing, trimming, weighing, sealing, packaging and labeling product.
Unload trucks, store in proper place.
*Check product dates, rotate properly.
Sanitize and clean equipment.
*Keep meat department floors clean of clutter.
Assist customers in finding products; wait on them at counter timely and cheerfully.
Must be able to lift 80 lbs with no assistance.
Must be at least 18 years of age, friendly, outgoing, neat and clean in appearance.
Must enjoy working with the public.
Must be very customer oriented.
Must be able to read shelf tags, labels and signs.
Must have a good work record as a Meat Cutter.
Meat Cutter FT #013
Meat Cutters are responsible for assisting with the managing of department inventory, in-stock levels, pricing integrity, merchandising, and other operational processes to company standards. They must follow the company sales and production planning standards. They will assist in planning, ordering, preparing cutting lists, and processing meat according to the production tools and standards to maximize sales and gross profit. Meat Cutters will assist with the training of new department associates and will ensure correct cutting methods, ordering, receiving, unloading, storage, and rotation of merchandise and displays. Meat Cutters will also ensure a high level of customer engagement and satisfaction at all times by answering customer questions regarding services and products offered.
Assists with managing all functions and activities of the Meat/Seafood Department. Helps to manage labor costs and reduce losses due to shrink, damage and pilferage.
Assists with the training and development of all Meat Cutters and Meat/Seafood Clerks.
Handling and cutting a variety of the department's specialty meats and seafood throughout the day per customer requests and to maintain quality product levels all while ensuring outstanding customer service at the counter.
Demonstrate the ability to be organized, to work independently and with the team to provide the highest quality shopping experience, all while assisting to maintain the overall appearance of the department; ensuring cases are well-merchandised and properly signed to ensure the highest quality products and supplies are available to complete tasks efficiently. Follow approved procedures for receiving, weighing, and breaking down meat and seafood products.
Assisting in managing the inventory and ordering; enforces and follows department practices regarding the cutting procedures, receiving, stocking and unloading of product to ensure freshness and quality. Unloading and breaking down deliveries as needed; stocking cases and coolers with products; Maintain proper product assortment, merchandising and product quality on the sales floor and following rotation standards when filling items are running below acceptable levels.
Physically making meat and seafood items according to TFM written recipes and processes for preparing, assembling, and mixing fresh ingredients. Preparation includes a variety of steps that may include: marinating, seasoning, cutting or grinding beef, poultry, lamb, steak, pork and seafood, chopping, slicing, and mixing meats, produce, and other food products together as indicated within TFM recipes.
Monitors temperature of cases, shelves and storage areas and reports any failures to the Department Manager. Follows maintenance and sanitation procedures established by TFM for coolers and freezers; reports problems to Department Manager.
Quality and safety duties include cutting, receiving, inspecting and storing products to ensure quality, following proper cleaning and sanitation procedures, operating equipment in a safe and focused manner while tracking date and rotation of products and completing any necessary reports. Prep area cleaning includes taking apart, washing, rinsing, and sanitizing all equipment, prep-tables, pans, and utensils, and washing floors, walls, coolers, and storage racks. Adhere to all local, state, and federal health and civil code regulations.
Observe all store rules and Company policies, shift operating hours at all times as scheduled or assigned by Store Manager. Must wear approved hat or hair net, beard guard, non-slip shoes and cutting glove.
Maintains knowledge of weekly ad items; gives customers direction of product location throughout the store.
Maintains excellent communication within the department at all times.
Assists with on-the-job training efforts in the department.
Addressing and greeting customers; answering questions in a friendly manner, proactively offering assistance and providing accurate and timely information, making product/ service recommendations and accommodating special requests
Responsible for the finical success and overall success of the department
Ensuring the retention of employees and minimizing labor costs
Demonstrating the necessary leadership skills
Being able to listen to others' points of view and recognizing and appreciating differences
Properly handle, prepare, transport and store products; ensuring practices are strictly adhered to
Prioritizing requests and department activities while managing interruptions and attending to details to complete tasks within deadlines is a must
Utilize training resources and fellow team members to educate self and others about product uses and characteristics
Have knowledge of products used throughout the store and works across departments to provide and assist customers in finding complete meal solutions
Oral and written communication skills that allow for productive communication with co-workers, management and customers
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must have at least 2 years of experience cutting meat.
Must be able to successfully pass TFM Meat Cutter Certification test.
What you bring to the job:
Organization and highly detailed oriented
Ability to prioritize
Ability to follow through on deliverables and meet objectives and deadlines
A LOVE of food
Ability to take initiative and work independently
Superior customer focus
Be a team player, goal-oriented
Excellent time management
Ability to perform in an intense, fast paced environment
Work Environment/Physical Responsibilities
Work involves continuous interaction with customers and co-workers in a fast-paced environment
Typical motions include repetitive hand and arm movements, repetitive grasping, bending and reaching
Responsible for moving or lifting an average of 10-40 pounds with a maximum weight lifted of 70 pounds occasionally
Exposure to extreme temperatures (coolers, freezer, outdoors, etc.)
The safe and proper handling of slicers, knives and other kitchen utensils and equipment
Will be required to spend the majority of time on his or her feet and stand or walk without a break for up to 4 hours
At The Fresh Market we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. The Fresh Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled. The position covered by this is expressly declared to be 'at will,' meaning the Company has the right to terminate the incumbent's employment at any time, with or without cause. Any written or oral promises or representations to the contrary are expressly disavowed and should not be relied upon by any employee. Any change to this 'at will' employment status must be in writing and signed by the company designated personnel.
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