Trainee Butcher - Apprentice

Posted 22 January by Danish Crown Featured

We have new opportunities for Butchery Trainees working as part of an Apprentice Scheme.

Our apprenticeship programme provides an exceptional level of training and support, to give you all the skills, knowledge and behaviours needed for your rewarding career in butchery. We offer the opportunity for permanent full-time roles upon successful completion of the programme.

Main Duties and Responsibilities include;

  • Working on a training line, pace line or butcher’s blocks: trimming, making cuts and deboning pork products to required specifications.

  • Experiencing a variety of environments, learning about the supply chain, processing, retail, and all elements of Health & Safety and Food Hygiene requirements.

  • Learning all the necessary knife skills to produce quality cuts which maximise profitability from and reduce waste.

What We Are Looking For;

  • A natural drive to deliver results in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to work at a consistently high pace dictated by line speed

  • Dexterous with good hand-eye coordination

  • Able to follow instructions and procedures accurately and consistently at all times

  • Work well in a team and surrounding teams

Other Details;

  • Applicants will be required to attend the apprenticeship training which will be on a fixed schedule.

  • Hours of work for the apprenticeship will initially be 08:00-16:30, and will be aligned to the Butchery hours as the programme develops.

Application questions

Can you confirm you are over 18 years by 19th February 2018?
Why have you applied for the Trainee Butcher role?
Are you able to meet the shift requirements.?
Have you worked for Danish Crown or associated companies previously?

Reference: 34290317

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