Reports to: Supermarket Manager

Supervises: Butchers/Sales Assistants/Display Employees

Main objectives: Plans and organises the supermarket butchery department. Directs employees in the meat/butchery department.

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Organise and control the work of butchery department staff.
  • May direct the engagement and training of staff. Monitor customer service.
  • May be responsible for buying within an accountable budget allocation.
  • May liaise with suppliers and could be involved in negotiating purchase prices and set selling prices.
  • Maintain work efficiency by evaluating operations and revising procedure within the Department.
  • Confer with other Department Managers to formulate and standardise new or revised policies and procedures.
  • Oversee the work of the unit and suggests improvements and changes.
  • Explain and enforce safety regulations.

Typical qualifications and experience: Three to five years in business and staff management; may be a qualified butcher.