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Meat Department

Minneapolis, Minnesota
6 Aug 2022

Primary Objective

To cut and prepare fresh meat and seafood products, rotate, stock, and provide quality products that meet the customer's needs, build displays as required, and to ensure a positive shopping experience for customers.

Nature and Scope

Primary emphasis in this position is to meet daily production needs and quality standards in meat and seafood cutting and preparation to ensure maximum department sales, product availability, and provide a high level of customer service. This position requires ongoing customer interaction, providing prompt courteous service, knowledge of retail cutting techniques, food safety regulations, ongoing heavy lifting, standing, operation of meat equipment, exposure to cold temperatures and wet surfaces, judgment/decision making, memorization, and reading. Position functions and work hours may vary according to business needs. Assignments and work direction provided by Meat Manager or person in charge.

Essential Position Functions

1. Assist customers

  • Greet customers
  • Answer customer questions; provide product sampling and suggestive selling
  • Answer meat and seafood telephone calls promptly
  • Bring customers to location of item when needed
  • Assist with product replacement and price checks
  • Assist with special orders
  • 2. Maintain meat and seafood cases

  • Pull outdated product and properly rotate stock
  • Restock as needed to maintain maximum selection
  • Follow merchandising plan
  • Clean cases and sales floor
  • 3. Cut and prepare meat and seafood

  • Follow safe food handling and preparation processes
  • Follow daily cutting lists and complete work in allotted time
  • Demonstrate proficiency in sawing, boning, cutting, trimming, grinding, weighing, traying, and wrapping techniques and equipment
  • Maintain store's quality and trim standards
  • Clean and sanitize all equipment used
  • 4. Clean and sanitize equipment, cases, work area and sales floor

  • Break down equipment according to procedures
  • Clean and sanitize equipment using pre-approved products and sanitation program
  • Continuously monitor area and sales floor for cleanliness
  • Utilize personal protective devices (rain suit, over boots, chemical splash goggles, metal mesh gloves, chemical resistant gloves) as instructed
  • 5. Assist in ordering and receiving meat and seafood shipments

  • Order to maintain appropriate stock levels as assigned
  • Maintain familiarity with movement of key items to ensure a minimum of over or under stock
  • Verify product with invoice
  • Ensure product meets quality standards; check product for freshness and damage
  • Keep cooler properly rotated and organized
  • Ensure processing of shop back, damaged goods and maintaining damage records
  • Ensure product is properly dated
  • 6. Follows all store and department policies and procedures

    7. Performs other duties as assigned or delegated

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    • Job Reference: 678929482-2
    • Date Posted: 6 August 2022
    • Recruiter: Jerry's Enterprises Inc.
    • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Salary: On Application