Meat Cutter Job Description Sample
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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Are you passionate about the retail grocery market and organic products? Are you a leader? Are you ready to join one of the fastest growing companies in the retail grocery market? If so, Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is the place for you! Our unique business model, fast paced and growing environment, promote from within culture, and excellent benefits make Fresh Thyme the best employer in the grocery market. Careers have been blooming at Fresh Thyme since our inception in 2002 - yours should be no different!
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
About Fresh Thyme Farmer's Market:
'Supermarket of the year in 2016' by Grocery Headquarters magazine
Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is a full-service specialty retailer focusing on value-priced fresh, healthy, natural and organic offerings. We have opened up over 60 stores since 2013! Our stores boasts an extensive produce department with organic and local fruits and vegetables, a natural meat department, healthy deli foods to go, bakery goods, 300 bulk food bins, dairy and frozen, and health supplement products. At Fresh Thyme, we believe you shouldn't have to give away the farm to feed your body nutritious food. We're on a mission to improve the way our communities eat by offering fresh and healthy food at amazing values -all in a vibrant and fun shopping environment, with smiling friendly faces. Our stores don't follow traditional grocery store design, nor do they have tall aisles or glitzy fixtures. In fact, our stores are so simple and easy to navigate that we don't number our aisles or hand out store maps. We believe shopping for fresh and healthy food should be easy and enjoyable.
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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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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.
To cut meat and related products in a variety, size, quality, and trim as directed by company standards.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Cut and trim all merchandise as directed by company standards.
- Price and display product in cases as directed by Meat Manager or Meat Supervisor.
- Maintain a clean and sanitary work, display, and storage areas.
- Communicate temperature failure of cases and storage areas to manager in charge.
- Maintain good customer service relations by providing prompt and courteous service at all times.
- Observe policies and procedures established by the department.
- Observe all local, state, and federal health weights and measures laws.
- Abide by all company policies stated in the Employee Handbook.
SUPPLEMENTAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Assist in wrapping and packaging of product when needed.
- Receive, weigh, and breakdown meats and related products.
- Maintain operating equipment and follow OSHA regulations.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
- Ability to read and write to properly tag product.
- Must have dexterity in hands to ena
Currently, Meijer is looking for an Meat Cutter. The individual selected for this position will be responsible for assisting in the daily cutting of fresh beef, pork, and grind. The individual will also follow the production schedule to meet requirements for advertised fresh meat cuts.
Key responsibilities include:
Assisting in the writing of fresh meat orders
Organizing and checking in fresh meat deliveries
Maintaining a positive working relationship with customers, team members and leadership
Familiarity with weights and measure processes specific to meat processing
Ability to understand and follow specific safety and sanitation procedures
Experience in product presentation and packaging
Experience using Computer Assisted Ordering applications
Current handjack/hilo license
Experience with inventory control procedures
Meat CutterVacancy Ann. #OCEO-18-007TitleMeat CutterSupervisorTrading Post ManagerDepartmentENTERPRISESLocationWellpinit, WAStatusPart-TimeRate of Pay$11.50/HourOpening DateJanuary 1, 2018Closing DateOpen Continuous
Trading Post Meat Cutter
This is a full time position. Primary responsibility is to Take Excellent Care Of Our Customers by satisfying each customer.s needs and exceeding their expectations.
This requires a defined level of product knowledge, food preparation skills, sales ability, customer relations skills, and cooperation with fellow associates to create An Incredible Place To Work and Shop. Responsible for efficiently cutting and processing the complete variety of meat products to achieve maximum yield and gross profit according to Meat Standards, cleaning work areas, providing customer service unloading stock, and reloading salvage.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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. Associates must be at least 18 years of age.
PERSONAL SKILLS Exceptional interpersonal skills. Willingness to participate in and successfully complete required training and to work with the team to increase customer satisfaction and sales.
LANGUAGE SKILLS. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos [in English]. Ability to write simple correspondence [in English]. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, vendors, and other
associates of the organization who only speak English.
REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Complete Company.s training including but not limited to: new hire orientation, food sanitation, customer service network, safety, food safety, and product knowledge.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS 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
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The associate is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch.
The associate must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and reaches from 6-72 inches. The associate must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds and reaches from 6-72 inches. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color, and depth perception.
WORK ENVIRONMENT 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 associate constantly works in a cool environment with an average temperature range of 34-36 degrees Fahrenheit and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. The associate is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and is frequently exposed to extreme cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
Company Name: Smith's Food and Drug
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Create an outstanding customer experience through exceptional service. Establish and maintain a safe and clean environment that encourages our customers to return. Assist the department manager in reaching sales and profit goals established for the department, and monitor all established quality assurance standards. Embrace the Customer 1st strategy and encourage associates to deliver excellent customer service. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.
Create an environment that enables customers to feel welcome, important and appreciated by answering questions regarding products sold within the department and throughout the store.
Gain and maintain knowledge of products sold within the department and be able to respond to questions and make suggestions about products.
Offer product samples to help customers discover new items.
Suggestive sell through intercom announcements.
Provide customers with fresh/frozen products that they have ordered and the correct portion size, or as close as possible to the amount ordered, to prevent shrink.
Use all equipment in meat department according to company guidelines.
Prepare food to company standards.
Check product quality to ensure freshness; review "sell by" dates and take appropriate action.
Label, stock and inventory department merchandise.
Ensure country of origin labels are correct for all meat products.
Report product ordering/shipping discrepancies to the department manager.
Stay current with present, future, seasonal and special ads.
Adhere to all local, state, and federal health and civil code regulations.
Ensure proper temperatures in cases and coolers are maintained and temperature logs are maintained.
Must be in compliance with all state, county and local weights and measures laws, in addition to labeling requirements.
Observe scheduled shift operating hours.
Condition all products in assigned sections in accordance with company policy.
Maintain cleanliness of counters, cases, coolers, and work areas.
Increase and maintain knowledge of cutting, traying, and wrapping of product.
Ensure that all current merchandising, customer service, cash control, labor control, expense and supply controls, loss prevention, maintenance, safety, food safety, associate and customer engagement rules are being followed.
Reinforce safety programs by complying with safety procedures and identify unsafe conditions and notify store management.
Practice preventive maintenance by properly inspecting equipment and notify appropriate department or store manager of any items in need of repair.
Notify management of customer or employee accidents.
Report all safety risk, or issues, and illegal activity, including: robbery, theft or fraud.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Minimum Position Qualifications:
Ability to handle stressful situations
Effective communication skills
Knowledge of basic math: counting, addition, and subtraction
Current food handlers permit once employed
Possess adequate knife handling skills and knife speed
Must be able to meet the minimum physical demands of the position
Must be 18 or older
Desired Previous Job Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent
Second language: speaking, reading and/or writing
Education Level: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time
Shift(s): Day; Evening
Jobs at Smith's: A division of the Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) one of the nation's largest grocery retailers, Smith's currently operates 139 stores and 95 fuel stations throughout seven western states. Smith's charitable giving, in partnership with 18,000+ associates, generous customers and suppliers, totaled $13.8 million in cash and food products to local organizations in 2015. For more information visit: www.smithsfoodanddrug.com or https://www.facebook.com/careerarsmiths.
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly 443,000 associates who serve customers in 2,796 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Kroger and its subsidiaries operate an expanding ClickList offering – a personalized, order online, pick up at the store service – in addition to 2,253 pharmacies, 787 convenience stores, 324 fine jewelry stores, 1,439 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States. Kroger is recognized as one of America's most generous companies for its support of more than 100 Feeding America food bank partners, breast cancer research and awareness, the military and their families, and more than 145,000 community organizations including schools. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.
Posting Notes: NV || Reno || 175 Lemmon Dr || 89506 || Smith's Food and Drug || [[mfield2]] || Customer Service; Meat/Seafood; Store Operations || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || None
Company: Fulton Provision
Zip Code: 97230
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 1
Position Type: Non-Exempt
Travel Percentage: 0
The meat cutter is responsible for the cutting and processing of custom orders and standard inventory items.
Duties and Essential Job Functions:
Each employee is responsible for the food safety and quality of our products.
Accurately cut to trim and yield specifications as specified by information provided by cut tickets.
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 and equipment 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 your shift.
Properly clean, store and maintain all knives, scales, etc. assigned to you.
Manage profitability by achieving product yields and meeting deadlines for product readiness.
Other Functions and Responsibilities:
Perform other duties as assigned.
To know and understand the company’s safety and health goals and the objectives. Assist the company in achieving these goals by participating in the safety program.
To help develop and follow all safe work practices.
Participate in daily stretching activities to prevent employee injury.
To give a written report of unsafe conditions or unsafe acts to management.
To report all accidents, injuries or illnesses to my supervisor immediately.
Prior experience with portion cutting meat
Ability to perform mathematical calculations and conversions to determine amounts and sizes of products needed for orders.
Ability to read, write and communicate in the English language.
Ability to adjust to sudden changes in customer demands or operational goals.
Commitment to work until job is completed.
Interacts well with others. Good team player.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment:
Physical strength to lift and maneuver 50-80 pounds. Standing, stooping and climbing are regular activities for this employee.
Employee must have the ability to negotiate throughout the production and warehouse areas unassisted without disrupting regular production and warehousing activities. Normal levels of eyesight and hearing after correction. Color vision is required.
The ability to touch, feel, manipulate fingers and limbs to operate various processing and material handling equipment is necessary. The ability to smell is required, in order to detect levels of wholesomeness and spoilage.
This position requires the candidate to be in refrigerated processing and warehouse areas. These areas are cold and wet and exposure to moving machinery and sharp surfaces are a regular occurrence. This is a high noise area.
For questions regarding the status of your application, please contact Sherry Beickel at 503-408-5605
or by email at email@example.com
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis without future employment sponsorship.
Fulton Provision is proud to be an EEO/AA employer - M/F/D/V.
This opportunity is available through Fulton Provision. This is not a Corporate position.
All hiring decisions will be made at the sole discretion of Fulton Provision.
Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon
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
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