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Date Added: Sat 14/11/2020


Cape Town, South Africa
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: 7000 - 11000 / monthly

Our client is looking for an experienced Blockman to join their team in Athlone.

Wrap, weigh label, and price cuts of meat.
Mark products, workpieces, or equipment with identifying information.
Weigh finished products.
Prepare meat products for sale or consumption.
Prepare and place meat cuts and products in display counter, so they will appear attractive and catch the shopper's eye.
Prepare meat products for sale or consumption.
Prepare special cuts of meat ordered by customers.
Cut meat products.
Cut, trim, bone, tie, and grind meats, such as beef, pork, poultry, and fish, to prepare meat in cooking form.
Prepare meat products for sale or consumption.
Cut meat products.
Estimate requirements and order or requisition meat supplies to maintain inventories.
Estimate material requirements for production.
Order materials, supplies, or equipment.
Supervise other butchers or meat cutters.
Direct operational or production activities.
Receive, inspect, and store meat upon delivery, to ensure meat quality.
Inspect food products.
Record quantity of meat received and issued to cooks or keep records of meat sales.
Record operational or production data.
Shape, lace, and tie roasts, using boning knife, skewer, and twine.
Prepare meat products for sale or consumption.
Cut meat products.
Negotiate with representatives from supply companies to determine order details.
Confer with customers or designers to determine order specifications.
Cure, smoke, tenderize and preserve meat.
Load items into ovens or furnaces.
Total sales, and collect money from customers.

Key Skills
Must pay close attention to what they are doing in order to avoid injury and wasting meat.
Customer-service skills. Butchers who work in retail stores should be courteous, be able to answer customers' questions, and fill orders to customers' satisfaction.
Dexterity. Butchers use sharp knives and meat cutting equipment as part of their duties. Therefore, they must have good hand control in order to make proper cuts of meat that are the right size.
Physical stamina. Butchers spend hours on their feet while cutting, packaging, or storing meat.
Physical strength. Butchers should be strong enough to lift and carry heavy boxes of meat.

Key Requirements:

3 years of Blockman experience.
Matric certificate and / or any relevant Diploma.

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