Blockman - Randburg, South Africa - Kayur Investments

Thabo Mthembu

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We are seeking an experienced blockman to join our butchery team.

The blockman will be responsible for the cutting, trimming and preparation of consumer sized portions of meat for retail in our store.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensure the butchery team exercise hygiene control and maintain excellent housekeeping protocols in compliance with health departments.

Prepare special cuts of meat ordered by customers.

Cut, trim, bone, tie, and grind meats, such as beef, poultry, and fish, to prepare meat in cooking form.

Prepare and place meat cuts and products in display counter, so they will appear attractive and catch the shopper's eye.

Wrap, weigh, label, and price cuts of meat.

Shape, lace, and tie roasts, using boning knife, skewer, and twine.

Cure and tenderize and preserve meat

Estimate requirements and order or requisition meat supplies to maintain inventories.

Management and control of inventory; stock checks; exercise the first in first out principal and control wastage

Extend beyond personal responsibilities to assist and teach fellow colleagues and be respectful, appreciative; fair and thankful of other teammates and give attention to detail in daily work habits without losing focus on the overall task at hand.

Can work under pressure and meet deadlines

Good communication skills.

Knowledge of meat preparation techniques and cuts

Ability to use hand tools

Ability to lift heavy items and work in cold environments



Have a minimum of 2 years' experience as a Blockman

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