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Skilled Butcher

Location: Yeovil, South West

Pay: £36,000 per annum

Sector: Commercial

Job Type: Permanent

Date Added: 29-10-2018

Expiry Date: 11-10-2019

Vacancy ID: RG_Butcher

The gap personnel group are acting as an Employment Agency.

gap personnel are recruiting for a permanent Skilled Butcher to work based near Yeovil, Somerset. Salary £600+ per week. Key Tasks: • Comply with company policy and procedures on safe food handling and hygiene at all times • Cut, trim and prepare lamb to standards defined for relevant stage in production • Remove bones and cut meat to customer requirements • Recognise and be able to produce a cross range of quality standard lamb primal cuts • Follow traceability process and ensure product labelling integrity at all times • Ensure strict adherence to quality, animal welfare and ethical procedure/policy at all times • Ensure work is carried out to meet production deadlines • Seek training to maintain skills and remain up to date with best practice • Ensure all work carried out is in accordance with department SOP’s. • Be proactive in minimising waste to produce optimum production yield • Consistently meet and achieve the customer and site product specifications for quality and presentation. • Carry out all procedures in a safe manner in accordance with H&S legislation in accordance with the attached Health and Safety responsibilities Knowledge/Skills/Attributes: Candidates must be able to display knife skills and a minimum of 2 years previous experience gained in a comparable environment preferably with Lamb or Pork/Beef. In addition you must • Must be reliable and a team player • Good communicator • Must be physically fit • Able to follow detailed operating procedures with a high degree of attention to detail • Food Safety Level 2 qualification is desirable but not essential as training will be given • Qualification in Butchery i.e. NVQ Level 2 – Butchery desirable but not essential • Excellent knife skills Benefits: Cycle to Work scheme Subsidised meals in canteen Free Park Childcare Vouchers Early finish on a Friday during Off Peak Periods Free English Classes Training and Development, as you increase your skills level you will be able to increase your hourly rate of pay. As an experience Butcher you can look at earning £600+ per week and for the right person who is keen to learn and develop your rate will increase. Please send your cv to or call her on 07711006738.

The gap personnel group are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

For more information on this vacancy, please contact Rebecca Griffiths on 01392 273665.

Alternatively, you can email your cv to Rebecca at
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