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  • Retail Meat Cutter
  • Hamilton, ON
  • June 30, 2021

Website R. Denninger Limited

Denninger's Foods of the World

R. Denninger Limited is one of the finest food companies in the world. For more than 60 years, quality has been the founding criteria of our company. Denninger’s has five retail locations, a manufacturing plant and a warehouse all located throughout Southern Ontario. Denninger’s associates are hand picked to provide the best service in the industry. If you have a passion for customer service and thrive in a team environment, Denninger’s is the place for you!

We offer a rewarding and fun work atmosphere with flexible work schedules, competitive salary options and all associates receive a 20% discount on our product. We provide training focused on practical skills and teamwork, along with opportunities for career advancement.

Job Summary: Responsible for cutting and preparing fresh meat products to Denninger’s standards. Also responsible for serving customers at the Meat Counter in a courteous and friendly manner.

Reports to: Fresh Meat Department Head (large format stores), Deli Department Head (medium format stores).

Job Duties

Assists customers in the selection of cuts of meat, and other products sold at the meat counter.
Cuts fresh meat products to Denninger’s specifications.
Prepares fresh meat value added products to Denninger’s standards.
Weighs, prices and wraps products selected by customers.
Monitor quality of product and report any concerns to the Department Head.
May use slicers, saws, knives and tenderizers.
Assists in the end of day clean up and storage of meats for the Meat Counter
Assists in the stocking of the self service counter of vacuum packed meat and kitchen items and ensures proper product rotation.
May prepare special orders for customers.
Ensures that the Meat Counter area and meat coolers are safe, clean, sanitary and visually appealing.
May assist with Curbside orders.
Other duties as directed by Store Management.

Job Requirements

1 – 2 years experience as a Meat Cutter are required.
Excellent knife skills are required.
Formal education in a Culinary or Meat Cutting program is an asset.
Must be comfortable working with meat (Beef, Pork, Chicken and Seafood).
Experience working with equipment such as a grinder, power saw, slicer and/or tenderizer is an asset.
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Ability to communicate effectively with customers, staff and other departments within the organization.
Strong customer service skills are required.
Ability to work independently and as a part of a team.
Available for flexible scheduling to meet the needs of the store.

Essential Job Functions

Standing and walking for extended periods of time.
Bend and stoop to grasp objects and climb ladders.
Bend and twist the upper body, reach above and below shoulders.
Bend and lift loads, up to 50 pounds.
Push and pull carts weighing up to 100 pounds.
Repetitive use of hands for grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation.
Environmental exposure to extreme temperatures (coolers, ovens, freezer, outdoors, etc.)

We thank all applicants, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

R. Denninger Limited is an equal opportunity employer and we value the importance of diversity and dignity in the workplace. If you are contacted by R. Denninger Limited regarding a job opportunity, please advise prior to the interview if you require accommodation and we will work with you to make appropriate arrangements.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@denningers.com


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