Retail meat cutter

Walker Lake Meat Shop based in 5049 22nd Ave SW, Edmonton, AB T6X 2N4 is inviting applications from suitable applicants for the position of Retail meat cutter who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. Walker Lake Meat Shop works extremely hard to keep customers happy and to provide them with the best quality meats. We are a direct-to-consumer brand because all of our meats, including chicken, goat, lamb, honey, and eggs, are sourced from local farmers across Alberta, allowing us to bring in the best quality fresh and never frozen meat products to our customers. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Full time job. The shift timings include Day, Evening, Weekend and Shift.

Employer Name: Walker Lake Meat Shop
Position: Retail meat cutter
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $20.00 hourly for 35 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: 5049 22nd Ave SW, Edmonton, AB T6X 2N4

Job Description

  • The candidate will have to slice cooked meats.
  • The candidate must shape, lace, and tie roasts, other meats, poultry, and seafood.
  • The candidate will be required to remove bones from meat.
  • The candidate must prepare special displays of meats, poultry, and fish products.
  • The candidate will be required to prepare special orders.
  • The candidate would be responsible in cutting, grinding and preparing meats for sale.
  • The candidate will be required to cut fish into steaks and fillets.
  • 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 will be required to clean and prepare fish and shellfish
  • The candidate must cut carcasses, sides, and quarters.
  • The candidate will be responsible for weighing, packaging, pricing, and displaying products.
  • The candidate will be responsible for training meat cutters.
  • 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 would be in charge of receiving and fulfilling custom orders.
  • The candidate would be in charge of adhering to food safety and sanitation regulations.
  • The candidate should have the knowledge of meat preparation techniques and cuts.
  • 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 label meat with the cut, grade, preparation date, best-by date, and other pertinent information.
  • The candidate must maintain the sharpness, cleanliness, and sterilization of knives and tools.
  • The candidate must keep the preparation areas clean.
  • The candidate would be responsible for negotiating order details with representatives from supply companies.
  • The candidate will be required to record the quantity of meat received and distributed to cooks, as well as to keep track of meat sales.
  • The candidate will be expected to prepare and arrange meat cuts and products in the display counter so that they look appealing and catch the shopper’s eye.
  • The candidate will be required to do curing, smoking, tenderising, and preserving meat.
  • The candidate will be required to store meats and fish in the refrigerator or freezers at the required temperature.
  • The candidate must be able to prepare special cuts of meat that customers have requested.
  • 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 Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • The ideal candidate should have a minimum 7 months to less than 1 year of working experience in similar industry.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • 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 be accurate.
  • 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 should be strong enough to lift and carry heavy boxes of meat, which often weigh up to 50 pounds.
  • 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.
  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate
  • The candidate should have a thorough Criminal record check.
  • 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.

Equipment and Machinery Experience

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

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 willing to work standing position for extended periods.
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should be required to handling heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate should ready to work overtime if needed.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in bending, crouching and kneeling positions.

How to Apply

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

By email

[email protected]

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