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Meat Cutter

Company Name: Jay C Stores
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Position Summary:

Create an outstanding customer experience through exceptional service. Establish and maintain a safe and clean environment that encourages our customers to return. Assist the department manager in reaching sales and profit goals established for the department, and monitor all established quality assurance standards. Embrace the Customer 1st strategy and encourage team members to deliver excellent customer service. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Promote trust and respect among team members with a positive attitude and create teamwork.
  • Create an environment that enables customers to feel welcome, important and appreciated.
  • Gain and maintain knowledge of products sold and be able to respond to questions and make suggestions.
  • Inform customers of meat specials, offer samples, and slice meats to customers' requests.
  • Recommend meat items to customers to ensure they get the products they want and need and correct portion.
  • Use all equipment, including a meat saw, according to company guidelines.
  • Prepare food to company standards.
  • Check product quality to ensure freshness. Review sell by dates and take appropriate action.
  • Label, stock and inventory department merchandise. Adequately prepare, package, label and inventory ingredients in merchandise.
  • Ensure Country of Origin Labels are correct for all meat products.
  • Report product ordering and shipping discrepancies.
  • Stay current with present, future, seasonal and special ads.
  • Adhere to all food safety regulations and guidelines and ensure that temperatures in cases are monitored.
  • Ensure proper temperatures in cases and coolers are maintained and temperature logs are maintained.
  • Reinforce safety programs, safety procedures and identify unsafe conditions and notify store management.
  • Practice preventive maintenance and notify appropriate store management of anything in need of repair.
  • Notify management of customer or team member accidents, safety risks, issues or illegal activity.
  • Standing- 100 percent of the time
  • Lifting- Maximum 90 pounds, Meat Cutter average is 50 pounds, Meat Clerk is 35 pound average
  • Bending, twisting, turning, pushing, and pulling
  • Manual dexterity- 100 percent of the time
  • Tolerate cold- Meat room, freezer, and cooler
  • Repetitive Motion- Hands and wrists
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Ability to handle stressful situations
  • Effective communication and reading skills
  • Knowledge of basic math
  • Current food handlers permit once employed
  • Possess adequate knife handling skills and knife speed
  • Must be 18 years old

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • Meat experience
  • Retail experience
  • Second language


Education Level: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Part-Time 
Shift(s): Day; Evening

Regions: Midwest


Jobs at Jay C Food Stores:  Jay C Food Stores is always looking for friendly team members who enjoy serving customers. Jay C is a great place to work. Our company offers competitive pay, good benefits, a flexible schedule, career advancement opportunities, and much more. If you are interested in a job opportunity with Jay C, please complete an online application today!


Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.


 Posting Notes:  IN || Bedford || 2631 West 16Th St || 47421 || Jay C Stores || [[mfield2]] || Customer Service; Store Operations || Employee || Non-Exempt || Part-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Bloomington Indiana

Job Segment: Grocery, Food Safety, Quality Assurance, QA, Retail, Part Time, Quality, Technology

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