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Experienced Butcher

£14 per hour
Sapphire Recruitment


Job Title: Experienced Butcher

Overall Job Purpose: To join our successful client in Mid-Devon as an experienced Butcher on the nightshift team - You will be expected to prepare; Beef, Lamb and Pork to required specifications while adhering to required food, hygiene and safety regulations at all times.

Responsible to: Manager/Supervisor

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Deconstruction/break down of animal carcasses
  • Preparation of; Beef, Lamb and Pork to required specifications
  • Maintain/Manage health, safety and hygiene standards at all times
  • Completion of customer’s orders to meet required delivery dates/times
  • Follow appropriate rules and regulations set by your employer

Person Specification

  • Previous experience working as a Butcher or similar role
  • Comfortable working in a food production environment (Raw Meat)
  • High standard of cleanliness
  • Demonstrate excellent punctuality and reliability
  • Ability to work as an individual or as part of a team
  • Excellent knowledge of food safety practices and health & safety procedures
  • Work well under pressure

Qualifications and Certification

  • Secondary School Level Education (English & Maths)
  • Food hygiene certification (Advantage)
  • In the absence of formal qualifications, relevant experience will of course be considered.

Additional Information

Type of Employment: Permanent

Night Shift Hours: Sunday-Thursday (19:00-06:00)

Or, Wednesday to Friday (19:00-06:00)

Location: Mid-Devon

Remuneration: £14ph

Additional Benefits:

  • Pension scheme
  • Holidays
  • Generous staff discount
  • PPE provided

Probationary Period: 3 Months

Training and Development: At managers discretion