Northern Canadian City (3 Vacancies)
Our client a National Retail based business located in a Northern Canadian City, is currently looking for an experienced Meat Cutter to join their team. As one of the individuals on this team you will report to the Store Manager. The Meat Cutter is responsible for the operating of the Meat department in a safe and efficient manner. The Meat Cutter will provide direction and training to the clerks to ensure product quality, proper ordering, pricing, handling, controlling and food safety of merchandise as well as the integrity of transactions involving assets. The Meat Cutter will order, receive, store, process and merchandise all products in the department while maintaining profitability, high quality products and service levels as outlined by the business. This position is located in a Northern Canadian City and offers all the amenities and feel of a big city. Salary band and compensation and relocation packages are outstanding.
Provide ongoing training and direction to clerks in the meat department.
To provide customer service in a manner that models exemplary conduct to other staff and maintain positive member relations through the proper handling of questions, comments and complaints. Effectively work in a diverse team environment in a proficient and friendly manner.
Operates the meat sales and stock areas in an efficient manner and ensures price integrity to facilitate the accurate processing of sales. Responsible for ordering, receiving, processing and merchandising of product for the counter to ensure an adequate selection of product is available with requests from the meat wrapper as a priority.
Required to do counter set up, merchandising and closing as per department requirements. This includes correct product storage, sanitation and cleans up.
Replaces stock, rotates current stock and ensures satisfactory inventory levels.
Ensures the proper care, use and maintenance of all equipment, software and links; including reporting required repairs to management.
Presents a neat and clean department while maintaining cleanliness and sanitation standards.
Assists the Meat Manager/Assistant Meat Manager in the implementation of plans and procedures for the Meat operations; administers plans and procedures to enhance operations.
Performs duties following established safety, health and environmental regulations and standards to ensure the safety of all customers and staff.
Understands, follows and instructs all pertinent Food Safety guidelines, procedures and requirements.
Ensures the proper handling of merchandise.
Provides directions to staff ensuring daily functions are completed in an organized and efficient manner.
Provides technical training with day to day instruction and verbal feedback.
Shares successes and fosters an atmosphere of success for the front end team.
Experience of 2 – 5 years as a Meat Cutter
Must be a journeyman meat cutter or have the equivalent meat training and experience, or be part of an in store apprenticeship program.
Must be knowledgeable in food preparation and handling. Certification would be an asset but not required,
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide – math skills to ensure accuracy of all transactions, inventory and procedures
Open availability and flexibility to work nights, weekends, store opening and closings to meet the needs of the business
Computer literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft office software packages and e-mail.