Reports to: Store Manager/Department Manager

Supervises: Assistants within the butchery

Main objectives: To cut, prepare and present meat into portions for sale to customers.

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Break down and bone animal carcasses into cuts of meat.
  • Mince meat, make sausages and other meat products as required.
  • Help customers choose meat, and give advice about cooking methods.
  • Sharpen and maintain knives and butchery equipment.
  • Keep the workplace clean and hygienic.
  • Package meat for display.
  • Order and carry out stocktakes of supplies.

Typical qualifications and experience: Trade Certificate.