Butcher Apprentice

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The Butcher Apprentice shall perform various duties and undertake various responsibilities consistent with Belcampo values. Job duties may vary from kill floor, processing room, inventory and VAP. The Butcher Apprentice may be asked to assist the General Manager with training employees from time to time.
- Assist with harvesting (skinning, evisceration, trimming) when needed
- Assist with processing whole carcasses to wholesale and resale cuts when needed
- Assist with morning set-up of production areas
- Packaging/labeling of products
- Assist with Value Added Products as needed
- Assist with HACCP monitoring
- Contributes to team effort by going above and beyond duties described here

- Proficient with basic kill floor operations
- Proficient with basic processing floor operations
- Comfortable with cutting/trimming/labeling cuts of meat
- Proficient with all work related tools and equipment

Skills / Abilities
- Ability to complete many tasks with minimum supervision
- Ability to work independently and follow through on tasks with minimum supervision
- Ability to work without distractions
- Ability to take direction
- Excellent time management skills
- Ability to perform repetitive work according to set procedures with correct and consistent outcomes
- Ability to perform effectively under conditions of fluctuating workload
- Ability to effectively train new employees safely and correctly
- Ability to work as part of a team

Minimum Qualifications
At least one year experience as Plant Operations Assistant (within Belcampo Butchery)
- At least 3 years experience as butcher/meat cutter (outside Belcampo)
- High school diploma/GED equivalent required
- Valid driver license required
- Must pass drug screening and background check

Physical Requirements
- This positions requires an employee who can work standing for 8 hours a day, 5 days a week
- Lift approximately 50+ pounds
- The main location for this position is at the Belcampo Butchery in Yreka, California
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