Job Title
Butcher Specialist
Employment Type
Full Time
5 to 10 years
R15000 to R25000
Job Published
07 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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