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Meat Cutter (Streamline)

Edison, New Jersey
Production


Job Description

Company: Buckhead Meat Northeast
Location: US-NJ-Edison
Zip Code: 08837
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 0-1
Position Type:
Travel Percentage: 0

 

More information about this job:

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The meat cutter is responsible for the cutting and processing of custom orders and standard inventory items.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

Employees receive a copy of Buckhead Beef’s organizational reporting structure at time of hire. It is also posted in the break rooms.

 

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Each employee is responsible for the food safety and quality of our products.

 

  • Accurately cut to trim and yield specifications as specified by information provided by streamline.
  • Inspect meat products for defects, bruises or blemishes and remove them along with any excess fat.
  • Obtain and distribute specified meat.
  • Separate meats and byproducts into specified containers and seal containers.
  • Use knives and skinners, or other equipment to perform meat cutting and trimming. Properly clean, store and maintain all knives, scales, etc. assigned. 
  • Accurately cut to trim and yield specifications as specified by information provided by cut tickets.
  • Provide communication to supervisor of any discrepancies between cutting tickets and normal customer purchases.
  • Pull raw materials and pre-cut inventory according to code dates and report any short shelf-life items to the supervisor.
  • Properly label all products and equipment to conform to all legal and safety regulations.
  • Properly and accurately record all necessary data to produce assigned cutting yield tests.
  • Ensure that all product specifications are being met according to guidelines.
  • Maintain work areas in compliance with U.S.D.A. guidelines.
  • Assemble and tear down any equipment in your work are at the beginning and/or end of your shift. 
  • Achieve product yields and meet deadlines for product readiness.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES            
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • To know and understand the company’s safety and health goals and the objectives.  Assist the company in achieving these goals by participating in the safety program.
  • To help develop and follow all safe work practices.
  • To give a written report of unsafe conditions or unsafe acts to management.
  • To report all accidents, injuries or illnesses to my supervisor immediately.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in the English language.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations and conversions to determine amounts and sizes of products needed for orders. 
  • Ability to adjust to sudden changes in customer demands or operational goals.
  • Commitment to work until job is completed.
  • Interacts well with others. Good team player.
  • Results-oriented.
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Detail oriented. 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

None

 

REQUIRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

Not applicable

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

Physical strength to lift and maneuver 50-60 pounds.  Standing, stooping and climbing are regular activities for this employee.  Employee must have the ability to negotiate throughout the production and warehouse areas unassisted without disrupting regular production and warehousing activities.  Normal levels of eyesight and hearing after correction.  Color vision is required.  The ability to touch, feel, manipulate fingers and limbs to operate various processing and material handling equipment is necessary.  The ability to smell is required, in order to detect levels of wholesomeness and spoilage. 

 

This position requires the candidate to be in refrigerated processing and warehouse areas.  These areas are cold and wet and exposure to moving machinery and sharp surfaces are a regular occurrence.  This is a high noise area.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

TRAINING

  New Hire Training:

 

  GMPs: Promoting Personal Hygiene

 

  GMPs: Effective Hand Washing Techniques

 

  Foodborne Illness & Employee Reporting

 

  Preventing Food Contamination

 

  Overview of HACCP

 

  Basic Food Facility Security

 

  Lean Manufacturing

 

  Intro Food Safety Standards

 

  Intro to Food Allergens

 

  Overview of Dangerous E. Coli

 

Job/task performance

Annual refresher training

 

DISCLAIMER: While all care has been taken in the preparation of this material, no responsibility is accepted by the Buckhead Beef for any errors, omissions or inaccuracies. The material provided in this resource has been prepared to provide general information only. It is not intended to be relied upon or be a substitute for legal or other professional advice. No responsibility can be accepted by Buckhead Beef for any known or unknown consequences that may result from reliance on any information provided in this publication.

 

 

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

 

Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

 

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time

ReqID: 81340