MEAT CUTTER

Part Time

Location:

2020 Oregon Street

 

Purpose:  
 

To cut and prepare all types of meat product for sale and to provide prompt, friendly, knowledgeable customer service in a fast paced meat department.


Status:

 

Reports to Meat Department Supervisor and Manager

Responsibilities:

 

Customer Service

  • Assist customers in a prompt, friendly, and courteous manner. Offering suggestions and ideas of how to prepare and use the products.

  • Be able to answer questions regarding product as well as having an overall familiarity with the store.

  • Performs trimming and cutting of various meat species (beef, pork, chicken, etc.) for displays and for customer special requests.

  • Ability to operate and maintain scales, and follow procedures to ensure proper pricing.


Receiving and Processing

  • Maintain attractive, fully stocked displays and cases.

  • Package bulk meat products for retail sale.

  • Construct trays of meat and poultry products, rotating product to maximize product freshness.

  • Must have the ability to work quickly, efficiently, and safely, adhering to all requirements for safe food handling.

  • Accurately label and sign items by price, description, and country of origin (COOL).

  • Able to accurately weigh and wrap product adhering to Health Codes, and Dept. of Weights and Measures’ rules.


Department Maintenance

  • Maintains the meat department in all areas including removal of garbage, washing floors, cases, and dishes, and other items as directed.

  • Follow city and county food safety and sanitation regulations.

  • Carry out opening and closing procedures.

  • Follow established guidelines for use, safety, and maintenance for all department equipment including knives, saws, grinder, …

  • Maintains all coolers, freezers, and storage areas in a neat, clean, sanitary, and safe condition.

 

Qualification:

  • Ability to project a friendly, outgoing personality and work as a positive team member. 

  • Possesses the ability to cut and trim various meat species.

  • Familiarity with cooking techniques is desirable.

  • Able to handle multiple demands in a fast paced setting.

  • Experience with using power equipment (saw, grinder, tenderizer, etc.) and possessing knife skills.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

 

Requirements:

  • Able to stand for extended periods of time.

  • Basic math skills required.

  • Willingness to work with meat and seafood.

  • Able to understand written and spoken English.

  • Willingness to work in a cold and wet environment.

  • Manual dexterity with hazardous equipment.

  • Willingness to work with sanitizers and cleaners.

  • Ability to lift 50lbs.

  • Must be 18 years of age to operate equipment.

  • Willingness to work various shifts including early mornings, evenings, and weekends.