Job opportunities-Senior Retail Butcher (Supervisor) Full-time Permanent

An exciting opportunity to join our great team as a Senior Retail Butcher- #craftbutcher #wearehiring #farmtofork #jointheteam #localfood- please see our website for more details

Job Description: Retail Butcher (Supervisor)
Job Type: Full-time Permanent
Location: Central-West Fife: Dunfermline (KY11)

We're Recruiting for Senior Retail Butcher (Supervisor)

  • Full time permanent position working over 5 days /comprising of 5 x 10 hour shifts(8am - 6pm / 50 hours a week)
  • Immediate start is available
  • Butchering Experience: 3 years minimum
  • Language: English (Required)
  • Location: Butchery concession in Dobbies Dunfermline, KY11

Join the family! Puddledub is an award-winning, family-run food company. We are passionate about making exceptional products from our farm. We manufacture, process and supply our high quality meat and meat products across the country through our own retail shops, website & Farm shop partners. Our bacon & sausages are much loved across Scotland.

Our people are what make our business successful. We aim to provide a great place to work, where individuals feel valued by listening, developing, and rewarding them. We are a forward thinking company with exciting plans for the future and have an opportunity for the right individual to join our small, friendly growing team as a senior Retail Butcher.

This supervisor role is varied week to week and offering opportunity for career development. The senior retail butcher will work alone part of the week, with additional shop help at busier times. The Senior Retail Butcher will report to the General Manager/Business Owner. The purpose of the role is to ensure excellent level of customer service providing customers with our fresh range of home reared and locally sourced farm meats, both prepared onsite in the shop and at our farm butchery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The right candidate will have exceptional customer service and a passion for retail butchering, producing cuts to the highest quality.
  • We are looking for a proven track record in whole carcase butchery, beef, pork & lamb (essential), cutting and preparation skills across all species. From breaking down whole carcass, boning and preparing joints, portion control, dicing, mincing and packing. Use of mincer, vacuum packers, slicing equipment, knife skills (essential). The role requires use of equipment and resources in an optimum way to maximise customer counter sales throughput and minimise waste.
  • The right candidate will be able to create interesting fresh meat displays and explain to customers Puddledub's provenance and traceability. This is a very busy hands on role, including all weekly responsibilities for the shop including (but not limited to); taking customer order requirements, accountability for the correct standard and specification of products, the timely despatch of the orders, maximising daily sales, the rotation of stock and complying with use by dates.
  • The successful candidates must be able to demonstrate working from their own initiative to a high standard and show the ability to follow and advise others ensuring that our products are made to the consistently high quality that our customers are accustomed to. You will be able to demonstrate advanced documentation procedures are followed in total compliance with strict statutory requirements covering Environmental Health Officers, Health and Safety, HACCP and record keeping. You will maintain all Health and Hygiene rules as laid out by the Company at all times uphold a high level of cleanliness, both of the production & retail area.
  • You will be honest, trustworthy, reliable and a great team player. You will possess good interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal) & excellent timekeeping. A hard working, highly motivated individual with high output, you will have a positive and proactive attitude to work. You will have the ability to remain calm under pressure and will be experienced in balancing the needs of the customer whilst working to a clean and safe manner. A constructive member of the team, you will proactively support Puddledub's reputation.
  • Fluent in English with independent transport to our retail concession at KY11.

Additional skills: Drivers License, First Aid Training, Elementary Food Hygiene Certificate, HACCP (level 2/Level 4).

Contact tom@puddledub.co.uk or call 01592 783157.

CV & cover letter plus 2 References will be required.

 

Job opportunities- Skilled Craft Butcher 

Skilled Craft Butcher Opportunities available. Please see our website or indeed for more details.

#wearehiring #scottishcraftbutchers #farmtofork #jointheteam #localfood

Join the family! Puddledub is an award-winning, family-run food company. We are passionate about making exceptional Pork & Bacon products. Our products are much loved across Scotland. We manufacture, process and supply high-quality meat and meat products across the country through our own retail shops, website & Farm shop partners. Our people are what make our business successful. We aim to provide a great place to work, where individuals feel valued by listening, developing, and rewarding them.

We are a forward-thinking company that has big ambitions with an opportunity for the right individual to join our small and friendly team. Due to the growth of our business, we now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced butcher to join our well-established team, working at our shops in both Kirkcaldy & Dunfermline,

Role & Key Responsibilities

We are seeking someone with the skills and experience to break down Pork, Beef & Lamb carcass efficiently to agreed specifications. The successful candidate must be able to bone out, cut & trim pork to Puddledub’s high standards, whilst demonstrating taking initiative and ensuring that our products are made to the consistently high quality that our customers are accustomed to.

Compliance on safe food handling are required at all times. You will maintain all Health and Safety Hygiene rules as laid out by the Company at all times and uphold a high level of cleanliness,

Confidence and a competent understanding of all aspects and species of carcass meat.

This is a full-time, permanent role, working 5 days a week Monday to Friday, including weekends at busy times (with overtime at busy times)

The Right Person - Knowledge & Experience

The right candidate will have a passion for butchering and good food, producing cuts to the highest quality and have experience gained in a comparable environment preferably with Lamb, Pork & Beef.

Experienced whole carcass butcher; Pork, Beef, Lamb, minimum of 2 + years. Knowledge of Making Sausages & Burgers, following recipes and spec

Proactive in minimising waste to produce optimum production yield

A hard-working, highly motivated individual with high output, you will have a positive and proactive attitude to work. You will be reliable, hard-working and a great team player, used to working in a fast-paced environment

You will possess good interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal) & excellent timekeeping.

You will have the ability to remain calm under pressure and will be experienced in balancing the needs of the customer whilst working to a clean and safe manner. A constructive member of the team, you will proactively support Puddledub’s reputation as one of the country’s leading food producers.

Fluent in English with independent transport to our on farm butchery & store at KY1 & KY11.

Drivers License an advantage, Apply in strictest confidence.

Reference ID: Skilled Puddledub Retail Butcher

Contact us with cv & cover letter

tom@puddledub.co.uk

01592 783157

 

Job opportunities- Part-time Office Administrator, Credit Control & Book Keeper

Part-time Office Administrator, Credit Control & Book Keeper with an immediate start.
Location: Central Fife: West Kirkcaldy
Salary: Competitive: Subject to experience

As Fife based, family-run food company, we are passionate about making exceptional food products for a range of customers across the UK. We are a forward-thinking company that has big ambition and have an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join our small friendly growing team. While this role involves on-site part of the week and working from home. The ideal candidate will have their own transport to enable them to travel to the business address KY2

Roles & Responsibilities The role is wide-ranging, encompassing everything including

· answer all incoming calls / Email enquiries and deal with appropriately

· Taking Customer orders by Telephone & Email

· Processing & inputting Supplier invoices

· Processing card payments

· Customer Invoicing through Accounting Software package

· Credit Control on late and overdue payments

· Record keeping Food Safety & Environmental health

· Holiday cover for office manager

· Monthly VAT Return submissions

· Weekly sales reporting

· Calculating overtime.

· Booking on parcels for delivery with courier

· Stock Ordering & Purchasing Administration for ingredients and supplies

· Bank reconciliations

· Stock check

What we’re looking for:

· Reliable, adaptable team player with excellent interpersonal communication skills(written & verbal)

· Strong computer skills (Email, Microsoft Office) are a necessity as is a great telephone manner and positive ‘can -do’ attitude.

· Experience with Xero & Clearbooks or similar accounting package

· Excellent administrative, organisational and time management skills whilst paying high attention to detail, with ability self manage and work remotely (from home when required)

Ideally have experience working in a busy office, accountants or bookkeeper
· Comfortable dealing with clients and suppliers on processing orders

· Knowledge of food industry would be favourable, but full training will be given to the right applicant.

£9-£10 Hour 30hrs a week 8am to 3:30pm Monday to Thursday.

Part-time hours: 30 per week

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £9.00-£10.00 per hour

apply to tom@puddledub.co.uk

01592 783157

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