Meat cutter – retail or wholesale

Royal Mercato based in Calgary, AB is inviting applications from suitable applicants for the position of Meat cutter – retail or wholesale who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Part time leading to full time job. The shift timings include Day, Evening and Weekend.

Employer Name: Royal Mercato
Position: Meat cutter – retail or wholesale
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $17.00 to $20.00 hourly for 24 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Part time leading to full time
Location: Calgary, AB

Job Description

  • The candidate will have to slice cooked meats.
  • The candidate will be required to remove bones from meat.
  • The candidate must prepare special displays of meats, poultry, and fish products.
  • The candidate must be able to prepare special cuts of meat that customers have requested.
  • The candidate will be required to make special sausages.
  • The candidate will be responsible for cutting, grinding and preparing meats for sale.
  • The candidate must be able to cut poultry into parts.
  • The candidate will be expected to cut, trim, and prepare standard meat cuts.
  • The candidate must cut carcasses, sides, and quarters.
  • The candidate will be required to wrap and package prepared meats.
  • The candidate will have to weigh meats for sale.
  • The candidate will be responsible for training meat cutters.
  • The candidate will be expected to sell meat to customers.
  • The candidate will have to price meat products.
  • The candidate will be required to clean meats in preparation for processing or cutting.
  • The candidate will be expected to supervise other butchers, meat cutters, and fishmongers.
  • The candidate should perform quality inspections on meats and other products.
  • The candidate will be in charge of adhering to food safety and sanitation regulations.
  • The candidate will be responsible for cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment, as well as ensuring that displays and signage are accurate and appealing.
  • The candidate must maintain the sharpness, cleanliness, and sterilization of knives and tools.
  • The candidate will be required to store meats in the refrigerator or freezers at the required temperature.
  • The candidate will be expected to manage inventory, keep sales records, and determine the quantity, product line, and freshness of products in accordance with company and customer requirements.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of Other trades certificate or diploma.
  • Candidate having experience is an asset.
  • The candidate must have 1st Period Apprentice and Meat Cutter Trade Certification.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be energetic with a positive attitude.
  • The candidate should have thorough understanding of types, cuts, and preparation methods of meat.
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • The candidate should be client focused.
  • The candidate must be capable of acting on their own initiative.
  • The candidate should have excellent customer service skills.
  • The candidate should have excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • The candidates should have the knowledge of meat cutting and techniques.
  • The candidate must be able to use hand tools.
  • The candidate must be able to concentrate on a singular task.
  • The candidate must pay close attention to what they are doing to avoid injury and waste of product.
  • The candidate must have good hand control in order to make proper cuts of meat that are the right size.
  • The candidate should have the ability to work quickly without compromising quality.

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • The candidate should have prior experience operating a slicing machine, a power grinder, a manual cutting tool, and a band saw.

Work Setting

  • The candidate will be required to work in a butcher shop or a supermarket/grocery store.

Security and Safety

  • The candidate must have a basic level of security clearance.
  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate.

Work Site Environment

  • The candidate should be willing to work in Cold or refrigerated environment.
  • The candidate will be required to work in an environment with a high concentration of odours.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand eye coordination.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must perform manual dexterity tasks.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be required to handle heavy loads on a regular basis.
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in standing position for extended periods.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

[email protected]

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