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Meat Cutter Trainee

Location: All Retail Locations
Job ID: Meat Cutter Trainee
Department: Retail
Date Posted: Jun 08, 2023


Job Description

Meat cutter trainees are devoted to providing the best customer service and the highest quality product possible. They cut and prepare meat as well as maintain, fill, and rotate product in meat cases, verify and unload meat deliveries from trucks, and clean equipment. They also greet customers and answer questions. Attention to detail is particularly important for meat cutter trainees because Publix has high standards of food safety, associate safety, and product quality. This role prepares trainees for meat cutter positions at Publix.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Providing premier customer service, including greeting them and responding to questions.
  • Cutting and preparing meat.
  • Obtaining additional skills to increase proficiency.
  • Dynamically selling product by providing customers with information needed to make product-related decisions.
  • Helping to verify and unload meat deliveries from trucks.
  • Maintaining, filling and rotating product in meat cases.
  • Moving meat from coolers to cutting area and returning meat to coolers.
  • Maintaining Publix’s high standards for product guidelines in sanitation, freshness, trim and cutting.
  • Cleaning equipment.
  • Assisting in other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • At least 18 years of age or older.
  • Ability to deliver friendly, courteous, prompt customer service.
  • Ability to interpret, understand and follow instructions and solve problems.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Able to work well with others as a team member.
  • Previous experience at Publix
  • A passion for serving people.

Work Conditions

A meat cutter apprentice’s duties are performed primarily in the cutting room with the temperature ranging from 40 to 50 degrees at all times. Work includes lifting and carrying product weighing up to 110 pounds, repetitive arm and hand movements, eye-hand coordination, substantial hand strength, and standing in place for long periods of time. This includes safely operating tools and meat department equipment, along with interacting with customers and associates.

What we’re looking for in an applicant

Every job at Publix demands dedication to serving our customers. It’s vital that each Publix store lives up to our commitment to offer the freshest products, the best customer service, and the most pleasing shopping experience. We look for outstanding people whom we can train in the methods that lead to our level of excellence, and we encourage professionals in the food service and culinary fields to join us and grow their careers.

Additional Information

We look forward to receiving your application.

Be sure to update your applications regularly. Applications remain active for 30 days. If you are not contacted within 30 days, you must update your application to be considered for any new openings.

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