Job Title
Butchery Specialist / Representative
Employment Type
Full Time
3 to 5 years
R15000 to R25000
Job Published
04 March 2022
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Job Description

Provide expert technical support and assistance to Customers on how to maintain a well-run butchery by educating and assisting customers on budgets, costing, staff and quality standards.


  • Food Science / Food Safety related Qualification
  • Fresh Meat Processing / Blockman related Qualification

Knowledge & Experience

  • Knowledge on how to manage and operate a Butchery is essential
  • Retail Experience will be highly advantageous

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to provide operational and technical support/assistance to our Customers i.e. within their Butcheries
  • Responsible to provide leadership and direction for the primary butchery operation to our customers
  • Work hand in hand with our customers i.e. cutting of meat/products, grinding, de-boning, weighing, labelling/packaging etc.
  • Provide support and guidance to customers on reducing wastes and maintaining supplies
  • Must have the know-how on how to operate and manage a Butchery
  • Assist customers with the set up and functioning of new butcheries including training their butchery staff
  • Deliver training sessions on our products to new Sales Representatives and at times directly to Customers when required
  • Monitors and mentors all Butchery Learners
  • Oversees schedule for all Butchery Learners
  • Provide work instructions for all Butchery Learners


  • Willingness to travel
  • Drivers Licence essential
  • At times extended hours would be required
  • Energy, creativity, passion and results are all important in this environment
  • Facilitation and presentation skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Personal effectiveness & attention to detail
  • Service orientated mind-set
  • Business Acumen


Desired Skills:

  • Butchery
  • Retail Management
  • Training & Development
  • Staff Development
  • Staff Training

Desired Work Experience:

  • 5 to 10 years FMCG
  • 5 to 10 years Abattoir

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Certificate

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