Butcher (Malta)

Reference Number: LC395

Butcher (Malta)

We are looking for skilled butchers to join our agency and assist our clients’ customers with choosing the right meat for various meals. The right applicant will have profound knowledge of preparing meats for cooking to reduce the workload of customers once they have purchased their high-quality selections. 

NOTE: MUST work with all types of meat (beef, lamb, pork, chicken, duck, rabbit etc.) throughout ALL times of the year.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Arrange cuts of meat and place them in an attractive manner in the display case so that customers will wish to purchase them.
  • Weigh, label and price a variety of cuts of meat for on-demand selections by customers in an efficient manner that keeps customers satisfied.
  • Receive deliveries of meat and inspect them to ensure that they adhere to the highest quality standards and are not expired.
  • Use skewers, bone knives, twine and other tools to lace, tie and shape roasts so that they are ready for customers to buy and cook.
  • Prepare meat into forms ready for cooking using a variety of actions, including boning, tying, grinding, cutting and trimming to make it easier for customers.
  • Educate customers on different selections and types of poultry, pork, beef and fish to help them decide what to purchase.
  • Rotate products to reduce the chance of any meat spoiling to reduce waste and loss of profits.
  • Maintain and clean the meat preparation counter to reduce the risk of food contamination and adhere to food safety guidelines.

Person Specification:

  • 1-2 years’ experience as a butcher
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent oral and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of food safety
  • Fluency in English
  • Must work with ALL types of meat including pork, lamb, chicken and beef during ALL times of year.

IMMEDIATE PLACEMENTS for candidates with fluent English, meeting all the above requirements.

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