Empact Group is looking for a Butcher in Botha’s Hill

Position Summary

EE position: No


The incumbent will be responsible to provide high-quality meats and services in a busy school butchery. The butcher will perform quality inspections, use meat grinders, knives, saws, and other tools to cut meat down, weigh, cost, package cuts and coordinate orders and deliveries.

Job description


Key areas of responsibility:
• Cutting, grinding and preparing meat for sale
• Cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment and ensuring displays and signage are
accurate and attractive
• Weighing, packaging and proper storage of products
• Keeping records, budgets and inventory
• Performing quality inspections on meats and other products
• Negotiating and confirming orders with suppliers
• Adhering to food safety and sanitation controls
• Full control of stock and manage stock using FIFO method


Minimum requirements


Desirable education and experience:
• Matric
• Blockman NQF 3 qualification will be advantageous
• Minimum 2 years management experience within the meat industry
• Basic knowledge of First Aid will be advantageous
• Knowledge of meat cuts/products
• Knowledge of butchery operations and hygiene and safety standards
• Operations of butchery equipment
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
• Excellent Computer Literacy
• Must have excellent numerical skills
• Problem solving
• Food preparation or meat cutting experience
• Ability to use hand tools, stand and walk for long periods of time, lift heavy items and
work in cold environments
Knowledge, skills and competencies:
• Courteous, knowledgeable and detailed orientated
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent customers service skills
• Strong understanding of meat quality, cuts and preparation
• Excellent knowledge of Health and Safety policies and processes as well as record
• Problem solving skills and ability to think on their feet