Butchery Assistant

Vacancy Details

This is a Jobs Growth Wales vacancy

Employer Name:

Charcutier Ltd, Carmarthen

Type of vacancy:

Jobs Growth Wales



Closing Date:


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Meets National Minimum Wage

Hours of Work:


Start Date:


Duration of vacancy:

Six month job initially with a view to becoming a permanent position

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Vacancy Description

Catering and Hospitality
The applicant will provide support to the production team by undertaking butchery tasks, operating meat processing machinery, assist with the making of products in addition to slicing, packing and labelling products. The role includes basic recipe calculations, managing stock levels, order picking, routine cleaning and record keeping. When necessary the role will also require the candidate to represent the business at markets, events, functions as well as on regular delivery rounds. Other duties that may arise according to the needs of the business.
The products produced by the business include traditional British sausages and cured meats as well as highly specialist continental products such as salami. The placement will offer the candidate with a good basis for a future within the meat industry

Preferred Learning Provider


Desirable personal qualities

The role can be physically demanding and includes manual work as well as heavy lifting. Candidates should be organised and diligent and have an eye for detail as the work is often intricate. The production team is very small and candidates will be expected to work independently at times and under their own initiative. General duties such as recipe calculations calls for basic arithmetic skills, and stock control and record keeping requires a level of administrative skills. All employees are expected to have impeccable hygiene, both personal and within the workplace.
The successful candidate will require a minimum of an supervised Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate, however this will be funded by the employer and training will be provided.

Qualification(s) Required

No Minimum Requirements

Welsh Language Requirements

Welsh Spoken Skills: Advantage.
Welsh Written Skills: Advantage.

Interview arrangements

Employer Will Contact Successful Applicants


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