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Meat Clerk - Grocery Store

Company: Bristol Farms
Location: Goleta
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Who Is Bristol Farms?

Since opening our first market in Rolling Hills, CA, Bristol Farms has brought people together around a love for cooking and sharing delicious food. We have worked to create a community of curious foodies - people who enjoyed exploring the aisles and discovering new and exciting ingredients. We know that in order to achieve this goal, we must provide the freshest, highest-quality, locally sourced meat, seafood and produce, compliment it with an awesome array of groceries in each aisle and create an extraordinary experience for each and every guest.

To create that experience, we rely on our amazing team members and leaders to provide extraordinary service; to create a fun, interactive and engaging environment where we invite the guest to participate in the experience.

We seek out team members who not only enjoy food but are passionate about it. Team Members who thrive in a fast-paced environment and can still maintain a calm demeanor, who have a positive attitude and work well in a team environment. People who are warm, outgoing, authentically amazing and want to be inspired, challenged and proud of where they work. We look for team members who can connect with people and reach a level of hospitality that exceeds guests' expectations.

Ingredients You'll Bring to the Table

You love food and have the ability to create an experience that is beyond the everyday. You have a positive attitude and work well in a team environment. You can connect with people and reach a level of hospitality that exceeds guests' expectation. You are warm, outgoing, authentically amazing and want to be inspired, challenged and proud of where you work, You embody a spirit of entrepreneurship and mutual respect. You approach every situation with a YES! attitude and seek to find a solution to all opportunities that arise.

What Will Be On Your Plate?

Bristol Farms / Lazy Acres Natural Market

Job Description

Job Title: Meat Cutter

Department: Meat

Reports To: Meat Manager and Store Director

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

This is a customer service driven position. Not only does the Meat Cutter need to have the necessary knowledge and skill to work the equipment, but he or she must also have the willingness, commitment, and motivation to serve customers and the company.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Meat Cutter cuts, trims, bones, ties, and grinds meats to portion and prepares meat in cooking form while under the supervision of the Meat Manager by performing the following duties (other duties may be assigned):

  • Cuts, trims, and bones carcass sections or prime cuts to reduce to cooking cuts such as roasts, steaks, chops, stew cubes, and grinding meat.
  • Works out by products -- lamb necks, riblets, veal products -- assures nothing gets old.
  • Breaks veal and lamb.
  • Cuts and weighs steaks and chops for individual servings.
  • Tends electric grinder to grind meat.
  • Shapes and ties roasts. Fills showcase once meat has been cut.
  • Receives, inspects, and stores meat upon delivery.
  • Assures that deliveries are put away and rotated.
  • Informs Meat Manager on status of stock -- especially shortage on items.
  • Assures back-up supply of marinated products and sale items.
  • Assures that enough counter help is on the floor to guarantee excellent customer service.
  • Assures that customer special requests are met with excellence.
  • Provides information to customers about all the cuts of lamb, pork, beef, poultry, and types of sausage, convenience items and self-serve items.
  • Prepares convenience items for the show case including but not limited to kabobs, stir-fry, stuffed items, and marinated items.
  • Provides customers with information regarding the preparation of product in the showcase.
  • Maintains all Meat Department display cases up to Bristol Farms standards.
  • Responsible to organize and direct all Meat Cutters in prioritizing tasks; checking production and quality control; maintaining proper rotation of all perishable products; receiving procedures; sanitation and safety; management.
  • Trains all Meat Cutters and Apprentices to cut meat and display according to merchandising plan.
  • To learn Assistant Manager job responsibilities for consideration of future advancement.
  • Engages and coaches others in suggestive selling techniques.
  • Responsible for serving customers with excellent service and adhering to the "15 Second Service" policy.
  • Ensures the active practice of "7 Points to Extraordinary Service."
  • Follows the owner/partner handbook at all times, especially on service standards and appearance.
  • At all times, meets and exceeds Bristol Farms standards in service, quality, and cleanliness.
    Supervisory Responsibilities

    At times, may directly supervise 3-5 employees in the Meat Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Bristol Farms policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include: training; planning, assigning and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

    Customer Service Skills (15 Second Service policy)

    All Meat Cutters are required to acknowledge and/or greet customers within the first 15 seconds of the customer's arrival. Customers are to be greeted and/or acknowledged while waiting at a counter, or as they are passed on the sales floor. The "Seven Points to Extraordinary Service" are to be fully executed by Meat Cutters at all times.

    Education and/or Experience

    High School diploma or general education degree (GED); six months to one-year related experience and /or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Language Skills

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, or employees of Bristol Farms.

    Mathematical Skills

    Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to add, subtract, divide, and multiply using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

    Reasoning Ability

    Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to resolve conflicts in such a manner to create a win-win situation. Ability to analyze a variety of situations, think through to a solution and implement the solution.

    Knowledge Of English

    This is a customer service driven position. The candidate must have the ability to speak, read and understand English.

    Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger; handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee occasionally is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and /or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and color vision.

    Work Environment

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme heat and/or cold, to electrical shock, and to risk of burn. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

    Why You'll Love Working at Bristol Farms:
    • Amazing earning potential, paid weekly!
    • A values-based culture that will engage and empower your growth and development
    • A strong training program that will build your restaurant and guest service skills
    • Opportunity for growth within our family of brands
    • Benefits available - Including medical, dental, vision, and 401K
    • Numerous scholarship opportunities available to full & part time team members
    • 20% discount at all Bristol Farms and Lazy Acres locations
    • $60 credit to Shoes for Crews every 6 months of employment
      #TAL1 Associated topics: cafeteria, cocinero, cocinero de produccion, commercial, diner, dinner, meat cutter, salad, steakhouse, stove

Keywords: Bristol Farms, Santa Barbara , Meat Clerk - Grocery Store, Other , Goleta, California

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