Meat Cutter

Job Description

Company: Buckhead Meat New England
Location: US-RI-Warwick
Zip Code: 02886
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 0-1
Position Type:
Travel Percentage: 0


More information about this job:




Cutting and processing of custom orders and standard inventory items. 



Job Functions:

  1.  Accurately cut to trim and yield specifications as specified by information provided by cut tickets.
  2.  Provide communication to supervisor of any discrepancies between cutting tickets and normal customer purchases.
  3. Pull raw materials and pre-cut inventory according to code dates and report any short shelf-life items to the supervisor.
  4. Properly label all products and equipment to conform to all legal and safety regulations.
  5. Properly and accurately record all necessary data to produce assigned cutting yield tests.
  6. Accurately count product inventory levels and maintain levels set forth by supervisor.
  1. Ensure that all product specifications are being met according to guidelines.
  2. Maintain work areas in compliance with U.S.D.A. guidelines.
  3. Assemble and tear down any equipment in work area at the beginning and/or end of your shift. 
  4. Properly clean, store and maintain all knives, scales, etc. assigned to you. 
  5. Manage profitability by achieving product yields and meeting deadlines for product readiness.
  6. Complete other duties as assigned.
  7. Hours need to be flexible Subject to Company needs



  1. Prior experience with portion cutting meat
  2. Knowledge of portion cutter operations
  3. Knowledge of sub-primal trimming
  4. Knowledge of bone-in portion cutting
  5. Ability to perform mathematical calculations and conversions to determine amounts and sizes of products needed for orders.
  6.  Ability to read, write and communicate in the English language.


Skills Needed:

  1. Ability to adjust to sudden changes in customer demands or operational goals.
  2. Commitment to work until job is completed.
  3. Interacts well with others. Good team player.
  4. Results-oriented.
  5. Customer-service oriented
  6. Detail oriented. 
  7. Work overtime when asked


Physical Demands and Working 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.



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