Country: Canada (CA)
Province: British Columbia (CA-BC)
Location: 4977 Safeway Burquitlam
A proudly Canadian retail company, Sobeys began in 1907 as a small meat delivery business in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. Today, Sobeys Inc. serves the food shopping needs of Canadians with approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Lawton’s Drug Stores as well as in-store pharmacies, liquor and more than 350 retail fuel locations.
Together with our 125,000 employees and franchise affiliates and a collective passion for delivering exceptional food and shopping experiences, Sobeys’ purpose is to improve the lives of Canadians by helping them Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better. .
All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.
Safeway grocery stores provide an exceptional food shopping experience to consumers from Vancouver, British Columbia to Thunder Bay, Ontario. We are the newest member of Sobeys Inc.’s retail food offering which serves the needs of Canadians with more than 1,500 stores in over 800 communities from coast-to-coast. Whether it’s your first job or you’re ready for a new challenge, we have a career to fit your life. Our commitment to delivering top quality products and superior service to our customers, and for giving back to the communities we serve has earned us a reputation as an employer of choice for those looking for an exciting career in food retail.
A day in the life of a Meat Cutter:
You will deal directly with customers and answer questions on everything from grilling to nutrition. Our highly skilled Meat Cutters are trained here to prepare the outstanding quality cuts that Safeway has built its reputation on. Become part of the team that offers our customers some of our best-selling products.
Strong preference will be given to candidates with previous Retail Meat Cutting experience
Knowledge of various cuts of meat an asset
Safeway specific training will be provided
Upholds and complies with company procedures, standards and policies in all situations
Greets customers in a polite and friendly manner
Demonstrates superior customer service in accordance with Safeway’s programs
Cut and prepare meat products for display using knives and saws
Stocking various meat products to shelves
Maintaining and building merchandise displays in compliance with Safeway programs
Use of commercial power equipment
Receiving and rotating product
Filling product showcases
Cleaning and sanitizing of work area
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Ability to learn quickly
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Highly motivated and team oriented
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both oral and written form
Possess strong Customer Service qualities
Works in a Safe and responsible manner
Available to work flexible hours
Evening and weekend availability is strongly encouraged
Previous Retail Meat Cutting experience an asset
Must be available to be scheduled anytime on Sunday (Alberta Only)
(Seldom: Not Daily, Rare: 0-5% of shift, Occasional: 6-33% of shift, Frequent: 34-66% of shift, Constant: 66-100% of shift)
Constant lifting of up to 20 pounds
Constant hand coordination, reaching and gripping
Frequent standing, squatting, bending, walking, twisting, pushing or pulling
Occasional lifting of between 20-100 pounds
Occasional exposure to cold temperatures
Why work for us:
We offer regular pay increases for hourly employees, flexible scheduling and a comprehensive benefit plan that includes employer funded prescription drug coverage, vision care, dental coverage, and pension plan for eligible employees
We are looking for friendly, enthusiastic individuals who enjoy giving our customers the best shopping experience
If you want the chance to join one of the best retail teams in the industry, enhance your skill set, learn from experts and advance your career, this is the place to be
We are an award winning organization that is renowned for its inclusive work environment and recognized as a great place to work
Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.
While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.
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