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  • Career LevelOthers
  • ExperienceFresh
  • GenderMale
  • IndustryManagement
  • QualificationsCertificate

Job Description

Butcher – Malton                      


The job holder will have a key part to play in the preparation of fresh meat. Their particular tasks will depend on where they work – Slaughterline, Main Butchery or Middle Debone – as the type of work and specialist skills will differ for each part of the process.


  • Experience as a butcher and strong knife skills are essential for this role
  • Attention to detail/good observational skills to spot faults
  • Good level of physical fitness as must be able to work at speed in a physically demanding job
  • Ability to work quickly in order to meet production targets
  • Good team working skills and the ability to work on own
  • Ability to follow strict health & safety guidelines, hygiene and quality procedures
  • Patience to carry out repetitive tasks
  • Self motivation


Typical activities will vary according to the specific department where the individual works but may include:

  • Cutting, boning and trimming meat against strict specifications
  • Adjusting machine settings to handle changes from one size/type of product to another
  • Identifying errors/faults and taking appropriate steps to rectify these
  • Reporting faults in machinery or goods to Chargehand
  • Packing goods ready for shipment in crates, boxes or dolavs (as required), against quantity and layout specifications
  • Preparing crates/boxes for despatch. This could include taping, labelling and wrapping in protective coatings
  • Ensuring hygiene and cleanliness procedures are followed at all times (e.g. hand-washing, knife sterilising and kit wash-down)
  • Strict adherence to Health & Safety rules and procedures. It is every employee’s duty, no matter what their position within the Company, to assist the employer with its responsibilities towards Health and Safety.

 for Further Details Contact:

Lauren Dineley Lauren.Dineley@karro.co.uk

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