Production Butcher

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Who wouldn’t like to have a hand in helping to feed the people in their community? Production Butchers help ensure that all of the products available in your local grocery store’s meat and deli departments are prepared to safety standards. Our commercial production facility will allow you to work with America’s favorite traditional meat, premium black angus beef. You’ll report directly to our production supervisors, helping to manage inventory and prepare daily work items. Your skills in preparing various cuts of meat will come in handy, as will your knowledge of food safety standards. With your help, we can ensure that local restaurants, and residents have fresh and safe meat products on their plates.

Essential Functions

• Receive products for butchering, removing bones, sinews and fatty tissues and preparing various cuts of meat in preparation for packaging
• Utilize both industrial-grade cutters and slicers as well as knives and other manual devices in preparing meats of different cuts and textures, all while observing safety requirements
• Review daily work orders for select criteria such as cut, weight and fat content, and develop workflow based off of those requirements
• Prepare specialty items, per customer specifications such as Kosher
• Thoroughly inspect and clean all cuts of meat according to federal regulations and local health department standards prior to packaging
• Convey all prepped items to packaging area and utilize wrapping and packaging equipment to prepare items for delivery
• Coordinate with packaging supervisor at the end of each shift to ensure that all designated orders have been completed and items designated for shipment have either been stored or received
• Work with facility mechanical staff to ensure that all storage areas are functioning according to regulations and maintaining safe internal temperatures

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to cold and warm temperatures, fumes or airborne particles, sharp knives, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Required:

  • Able to endure fast-paced potentially strenuous working conditions such as: Lift, carry lower, push and pull heavy objects or loads that can weigh up to 50 lbs., reach overhead, bend, and twist, climb ladders, steps, stairwells, and walkways. With or without reasonable accommodations
  • Continuously stand and walk for the duration of the shift (normally 10-12-hour shifts), sometimes on wet, slippery surfaces.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position.

You will work Monday through Friday, 6:00am to 6:00pm, plus additional overtime most Saturdays.

Required Education and Experience

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!

Required:
• Must be 18 years of age and legally authorized to work in the United States.

Preferred:
• Previous food production or commercial kitchen experience
• Working knowledge of safety issues such as food-borne illnesses, cross contamination risks and workplace safety standards
• Mechanical skills and experience with industrial-grade food preparation equipment

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

APC believes all persons have the right to be treated with dignity and respect. It is the policy of APC to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, national origin, gender, race, color, religion, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. All applicants will receive consideration for employment based on merit, qualifications, and business needs. APC participates in the E-Verify program.

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