Butcher Assistant

Full Time
Brisbane QLD
Posted 30+ days ago
Job description
  • Based at Lytton, Brisbane
  • Full Time - Monday to Friday
  • Fresh Meats Butchers Assistant required for one of Australia's leading Foodservice Companies

With an extensive range of fresh meat and seafood, frozen, chilled and drygoods products, PFD has proven their unwavering commitment to their customers since 1943. In 2021 PFD formed a partnership with another proud Australian company, Woolworths Group.

The Role

We are searching for a skilled butchers assistant, the purpose of this role is to satisfactorily perform duties under the direction of the production Manager in the handling, packaging, weighing, and labelling of fresh meat and other like products in a chilled environment and undertake other duties within the production department as required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Packing, wrapping, weighing & labelling meat in a presentable manner
  • Maintain labeling of products ensuring PFD and HACCP requirements are being met
  • Assist butcher in preparing crumbed cuts of meat, bonding & rolling fillets, scraping portions, marinating and seasoning special cuts
  • Assist butchers with preparing meat for processing
  • Assist in operating filling machines, pickling, packings and mincing
  • Assist with production machinery including vacuum packer, scales & labelling, Cryovac machine, tenderizer, mincing & dicing machine
  • Assist with warehouse & dispatching staff
  • Performing general physical activities including lifting cartons and tubs
  • Assisting with pack down & clean up

Key Competencies, Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience in packing, weighing and labelling
  • Experience with Triton preferred but not essential
  • Awareness of OH&S and Food Safety requirements
  • Awareness of HACCP food safety program
  • Ability to do quick and accurate work with hands
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Customer focused
  • Ability to work in a team environment

What PFD is Offering the Successful Candidate

We are offering competitive remuneration, superannuation and other staff benefits (such as discounts on staff purchases, discounted accommodation, health insurance and banking). Should you be eligible, the company may also offer nationally recognised Certificate III training.

If this sounds like you, submit your application now! There’s no need to write a cover letter, just click ‘apply now’ below and submit your resume.

As part of our recruitment process, do you agree to undertake employment checks? These checks may include a medical assessment (including a drug and alcohol test), National Police History Check, Working With Children/Vulnerable Groups Check, Licence Validation/Demerit Point Check.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.

PFD Food Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

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