Meat Cutter

Location: Butler, Pennsylvania, United States

SUMMARY:

Perform general duties and cut all meat for the department. Prepare specialty merchandise consistent with Miller’s Quality Meats goals. Maintain a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient customer service. Support the Production Manager, Supervisor, and Retail Store Leader in maintaining standards.

DUTIES:

    • Prepare specialty merchandise like sausage, ready-to-cook products, and cured meats.
    • Place orders in the absence of the Production Manager and Supervisor.
    • Explain cooking techniques for all meats and cuts to the customer.
    • Train and mentor other meat cutters on how to cut and prepare various meats.
    • Answer customer questions, and practice suggestive selling.
    • Assist with sampling program, keeping sample areas full, clean, and appealing.
    • Follow and comply with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and adhere to safe work practices.
    • Operate and sanitize all equipment in a safe and proper manner.
    • Receive, unload, and put away product delivery. Break down beef, pork, lamb, and poultry products.

REQUIREMENTS:

    • Meat retail experience required.
    • Wholesale USDA experience welcome.
    • Demonstrated ability in knife handling and use of other cutting equipment.
    • Excellent cutting skills, with ability to break beef/pork sub-primals into food service and retail cuts.
    • Extensive knowledge of meat cuts and cooking technique.
    • Willingness to receive constructive feedback pertaining to job performance
    • Willingness to provide exemplary customer service constantly and consistently.
    • Good communication skills.
    • A desire to learn about natural and organic foods and products.
    • Available for flexible scheduling to meet the needs of the department.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    • Stand and walk for extended periods of time.
    • Bend and stoop to grasp objects and climb ladders. Bend and twist neck and waist, reach above and below shoulders and squat.
    • Bend and lift loads, averaging 80 pounds. Push and pull carts weighing up to 100 pounds.
    • Repetitive use of hands for grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation.
    • Environmental exposure to extreme temperatures (coolers, ovens, freezer, outdoors, etc.)
This job posting is intended to describe the general requirements for the performance of this job. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned by leadership.

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