Earth Fare, Inc Raleigh , NC 27611
Are you an experienced Meat Cutter/Butcher looking to bring your career to the next level? We are seeking individuals with at least one year of meat cutting experience who enjoy working in a team atmosphere while serving customers with a friendly upbeat attitude.
The Assistant Meat & Seafood Manager is responsible for modeling Earth
Fare's Vision, Mission, Declaration and Customer Service Creed, while training and developing
team members within their department. They work closely with the Meat & Seafood Manager to
ensure profitability and positive results of the department. This person ensures team members
adhere to the departments Standard Operating Procedures, proper production, display,
excellent customer service, and a clean and safe work environment.
procedures, merchandising guidelines, and financial goals to Team Members, with
strong emphasis on customer service, safety and sanitation. Assists in the interview,
selection, training, and support of team members with the goal of developing new
leaders in the Meat & Seafood Department. Maintains a positive and professional work
environment. Supports Meat & Seafood Manager in daily operations of department.
2) Production: Supervises and participates in the production of in-house meat cutting with
knowledge of meat and seafood varieties and cuts. Maintains proper presentation and
display of quality meat and seafood items. Ensures high standards of quality control.
3) Operational Tasks: Supports Meat & Seafood Manager with ordering and receiving
deliveries; scheduling; checking daily and weekly sales/movement reports, shrink
reports, emails and responding accordingly; conducting monthly department inventory.
4) Merchandising: Develops and maintains attractive fresh meat and seafood cases by
implementing Earth Fare merchandising guidelines. (25%)
5) Department Conditions: Establishes cleanliness, sanitation, and overall organization of
the department including all fixtures, storage, work stations, freezers, and coolers. (10%)
Total Percentage Equals 100%
Must have a thorough understanding of meat cuts and cooking techniques with an understanding of cutting meat into sub-primal categories. Additionally, must be skilled in cutting whole chicken into standard parts and advanced cuts for other meats.
1.Strong communication skills with the ability to train, coach in the moment, and lead
people in a positive and professional manner.
2.Strong organization, time management, and multi-tasking skills.
3.Proficient knowledge of meat and seafood varieties and cuts.
4.Understanding of food safety, sanitation, and proper use of knives, saws and other
equipment used in meat and seafood preparation.
5.Willingness to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends, and holidays.
6.Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Excel and Outlook. Ability to learn and
use a Falcon hand-held computer scanner.
7.Desire to develop and grow your career with Earth Fare.
8.Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus.
1.1-2 years minimum experience as a meat cutter.
2.1-2 years' experience working in a retail/customer service environment preferred.
3.1-2 years leadership experience preferred.
4.Perishable experience and OSHA ServSafe Certification preferred.
5.Earth Fare experience preferred.
The knowledge, skills and abilities listed above may be acquired through levels of education and
experience. However, any equivalent combination of education and/or experience, which
provide an applicant with the listed knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential duties
and responsibilities of the job, is acceptable.
1.Works in a fast-paced environment with a focus on customer service.
2.Will work in environments of extreme cold for extended periods of time (coolers &
3.May travel periodically for meetings.
1.Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. (In the event an item weighs over 50 pounds the
Team Member should have another member of the team help lift the item).
2.Must be able to bend, reach, stoop, kneel and squat.
3.Must be able to push, pull, and maneuver heavy loads.
4.Must be able to stand and be on one's feet the majority of the work day.
ADA: Earth Fare will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990.
EEO: Earth Fare does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion,
age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, height, weight, or marital
status in employment or the provision of services.
This job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with
business necessity. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.