Retail Butcher

Location Donegal, Republic of Ireland
Job type Permanent
Salary €30000 - €32000 per annum
Published 4 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Sarah Munnelly
Job ref 1020D_1612434755

Job description

Staffline Recruitment Ireland have an fantastic opportunity for a Retail Butcher in Donegal. Our client is a fast growing network of stores that are looking for an experienced butcher to join their team. The successful candidate will be joining a well established store with a positive working environment that promotes growth and goal attainment. Our client is looking for someone with a minimum of three years' experience in Butchery. Good communication and positive attitude are also essential for this position. This Butcher job comes with excellent training and career development along with opportunities to develop within the business.

Main Purpose of the Job:

Manage the Meat Department and ensure it operates efficiently and effectively at all times. Provide our customers with excellent quality and products and services. Communicate to team any range changes, offers or new initiatives.

Relevant Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years' experience as a Butcher;
  • Craft Butchery course desirable;
  • Numerical skills required;
  • Experience in gross profit and margins desirable;
  • Good stock control;
  • Creative;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Ability to engage with and prioritise customer needs;
  • Accuracy, attention to detail, organised and flexible;
  • Ability to use your own initiative and work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment;
  • Previous customer service experience is an advantage.
  • Good Knowledge of HACCP

Main Duties: * Drive sales through our own prepared in store range

  • Ensure all staff reporting to you are competent in any duties required and are given adequate training relevant to their tasks;
  • Train fully any new employees who join the department;
  • Drive Sales through KPIs reports, financial reports, brand initiatives, customer initiatives and employee knowledge;
  • Adhere to weekly stocktaking procedures and ensure they are accurate and any necessary action is taken in the Butcher;
  • Ensure purchasing of stock is carried out in accordance with procedures and control of stock rotation, so that quality and freshness of goods is of the highest order so as to maximise turnover;
  • Monitor and control department overheads (i.e. packaging, cleaning equipment etc.);
  • Achieve targets for stock holding as set out by the Store Owner/Manager;
  • Have a strong working knowledge of relevant legislation as it pertains to the Store, in particular but not limited to, Food Safety regulations, Health & Safety regulations and employment legislation;
  • Adhere to company rules, policies and procedures at all times;
  • Adhere to the food safety quality policy and focus on continuous improvement;
  • Enhance product knowledge by gaining information from a range of sources and share ideas, suggestions, builds on existing procedures/processes with employees and management;
  • Merchandise and present the department to the highest standard at all times;
  • Be aware of and adhere to Health & Safety Regulations relevant to your department and to notify any breaches to management;
  • Engage with new initiatives and embrace new ways of working


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