SKILLED BONING OPERATIVE (BUTCHER)

Morrisons
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  • Contact: Human Resources
  • Reference: 38729

You'll hear us refer to our Abattoirs as 'Woodheads' which is one of the best known names in the British meat industry, with a history of over 100 years. Today it is a wholly subsidiary of Morrisons and we're still the only major supermarket to have it's own abattoir and meat processing operations. We have three sites in Spalding (Lincolnshire), Colne (Lancashire) and Turriff (Aberdeenshire) and process over 3,400 cattle, 15,000 lambs and 28,000 pigs per week. So it's a pretty big operation. 

As a Skilled Boning Operative you would work within our Boning Hall and report directly into a Team Manager. Tasks would include:
  • Using a knife or bladed machine to prepare primal for trimming
  • De-boning using knife or machinery to prepare for trimming
  • Follow training in food safety to ensure a high quality, food safe products are produced for our customers
  • Ensuring health and safety to create a safe working environment for self and colleagues
  • Training in knife safety to ensure risks of injury
  • Completing tasks as efficiently as possible in order to reduce waste and downtime and maximise yields and profits
  • Working as part of a team, being supportive to colleagues and demonstrating a positive attitude and sharing knowledge
  • Training new members of the team as required
  • Work flexibly across multiple roles and areas within the boning hall to ensure service levels are met
Shift information:
This role is a 40 hour contract and requires you to be able to work 5 over 7 days as required by business needs.

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As well as being able to maintain a high level of concentration, you must also have:
  • Previous experience in butchery (essential)
  • The ability to understand detailed training
  • The ability to complete tasks within defined time limits
  • Knife skills essential
  • The ability to maintain a sterilised knife at all times when undertaking my role
  • The ability to follow verbal instruction
In return you'll get competitive pay rates, up to 6 weeks holiday (including bank holidays) and many benefits including a discount card for you and 2 more for friends or family members giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, Retirement Saver, Free Life Assurance and much more.
 
 

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