Careers - Journeyman Meat Cutter — Foster's Supermarket
Careers – Journeyman Meat Cutter

Meat Cutter

Foster's Food Fair Ltd.

Job Title:  Journeyman Meat Cutter
Department: Meat and Seafood  
Reports To:  Department Supervisor and/or Department Manager

Job Summary – The position will be responsible for in-store activities within the Department, including providing assistance to the Department Supervisor and/or Manager by maintaining, preparing and presenting merchandise. The position will be responsible for providing quality customer service in a safe and healthy environment. Position must also observe all store and company policies; while maintaining a neat, well-groomed personal appearance.

Job Duties

  • Provide all customers with prompt, courteous and friendly service.
  • Maintain knowledge of different types of meat and seafood products with the ability to make suggestions and sell to customers.
  • Cut meat in accordance with USDA standards.
  • Cut all meats and related products processed in the Meat & Seafood Department.
  • Set service case with beef, pork, lamb, veal, and fresh sausage items.
  • Ensure that all meat cuts are properly trimmed and attractively presented following
  • Trim policies for all retail cuts.
  • Prepare orders from customers for special meat and seafood orders in a timely manner.
  • Weigh and break down meat products.
  • Takes products to refrigerated storage or shelf areas, and stores at proper temperature.
  • Code-dates and rotates all merchandise to ensure quality and freshness.
  • Follow all department inventory control procedures.
  • Always maintain an organized and clean work area.
  • Always show interest and willingness to learn the industry.
  • Guide Apprentices, and Frozen cutters as needed in their development


  • Ability to read, comprehend, write, and speak English. Ability to perform basic Math.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated. Exhibit attention to detail and commitment.
  • Positive interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in largely diverse teams.
  • Ability to work early and varied hours/days as store dictates. Ability to lift to 751bs and to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work in consistently cold temperatures of below 50 degrees. Ability to timely multitask while working in fast-paced environment.
  • Company will provide certification for the Complete Basic Food & Hygiene certification. Proven knowledge of USDA cutting techniques.
  • 2-3 years retail cutting experience in a high-volume environment.
  • Cuts for maximum profit and efficiency required for departmental productivity expectation.

When starting with Foster’s Food Fair, Ltd. as a Journeyman Meat Cutter, you’ll start earning CI$15.10 to CI$20.79 per hour based on experience. As you progress with the company within this role, opportunities for a pay increase will be determined through annual evaluations.

Application submission deadline: September 24th, 2023