Jon Thorners Ltd

Counter Butcher / Butcher

5 days left

Pylle, Shepton Mallet
£9.50-£11.00 per hour, depending on experience
12 Feb 2019
22 Feb 2019
Contract Type

Job Description

Jon Thorner’s Ltd are looking to appoint a Counter Butcher / Butcher to join their fresh meat team, based at Pylle, Shepton Mallet. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate!

Jon Thorner’s is a family run business operating in partnership with Hunts Foodservice Ltd - Jon Thorner’s specialise in locally sourced meat and home-made products, supplying a range of customers from farm shops to schools and universities. Hunts Foodservice is a Food Wholesaler operating from eight sites across the South West.

Job Role & Responsibilities

This is a varied/flexible role, creating a fantastic opportunity to work in different areas and utilise your skills and experience:

2 x days per week will be required on the Fresh Meat Butchery Counter in the Farm Shop:

To ensure that the counter is well stocked and presented, customers are well looked after, providing excellent customer service and advice to customers.

Additionally, up to 3 x days per week available in the Butchery:

The role of the Butcher will be responsible for completing the daily works order to a high standard ensuring that quality and pace are maintained:

  • General butchery of beef, pork, lamb and other species.
  • De-boning and trimming.
  • Cutting meat as required.

You will need to have:

  • Excellent knife skills and understanding of butchery techniques.
  • The ability to work as part of a team and under pressure at busy times.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills and an ability to interact with customers of all types.
  • A reasonable level of fitness as the job is ‘on its feet all day’.
  • The ability to complete record sheets and paperwork.
  • Basic English and Maths skills

Hours of Work:

Part-time or Full-time applicants would be considered - a minimum of 2 days per week (Tuesdays and Wednesdays are essential), or up to 5 days per week (Monday - Friday) 9am - 5pm (approximate hours - to be discussed further at interview stage).

There may also be the occasional requirement to work Saturdays to cover holiday/sickness.   

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