Murdoch Butchers was established 1916 and more than 100 years on we're still going strong! Our team of butchers, bakers, cooks, shop assistants and support staff maintain the standards and reputation of the award-winning meat products and pies we produce.
At various times we have job and career opportunities for enthusiastic, dependable and hard-working local people to join our team. Find out more about our current job vacancies at Murdoch Butchers in Forres, Moray below. More about the Murdoch Butchers story here.
FULL TIME - MANUFACTURING OPERATIVE
Be part of a passionate production team preparing thousands of award-winning meat products every week!
Average 35-40 HOURS PER WEEK*
7am - 4pm MONDAY TO FRIDAY
APPLY BEFORE: Sunday 30th May 2021
Murdoch's is looking to recruit a reliable and organised individual to take on the manufacturing and production position within our butchery. Working within the shop butchery team your main role will be working on the manufacture of award-winning meat products. Murdoch's makes and supplies award-winning sausages, burgers, bacon and other fresh meat products to our high street butcher shop, convenience stores and supermarkets across Scotland, as well as for online UK distribution. Murdoch Butchers is certified by SALSA, operating to the highest food standards set out for small businesses.
We are looking for someone who can work well within a small production team
You will have good numeracy skills and be capable of following strict recipes, maintaining excellent quality standards and have good attention to detail.
You will be motivated and enthusiastic, demonstrating good time-management and organisational skills
Previous experience of working in food production environment.
Some previous butchery/knife skills would be of benefit, but full training will be given to a candidate who displays a keen and enthusiastic attitude.
Current food hygiene certification would be advantageous.
You will be responsible for following recipes and preparing the fresh meat for the production of sausages, burgers, bacon and other meat products. You'll be involved in the whole production process from preparation to packaging and dispatch. The position will involve manual/heavy lifting, organising of ingredients, operating and cleaning of machinery and workspaces.
You will be working within the butchery team to ensure all daily production tasks are carried out. Once fully trained you will be responsible for organising of ingredients, following strict production processes, maintaining quality standards, stock rotation, packaging and labelling for dispatch.
SALARY, WORK TRIAL & INDUCTION INFORMATION
As a Fresh Meat Manufacturing Operative you will be on an hourly rate (at or above minimum wage) confirmed following a successful fully paid four week work trial. During the work trial you will be paid at basic rate (depending on experience) and given full induction training.
Your rate will be formally reviewed/agreed after successful completion of a work trial. Work trial will be Monday to Friday from 7am daily.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR FORMAL QUALIFICATIONS - SVQ Levels 2-7
We can support the right candidate to obtain formal qualifications and training in Meat and Meat Processing as a member of Scottish Craft Butchers
25 days annual holiday (pro-rata based on hours accrued) with Christmas Day/New Year's Day included
* WORKING HOURS
Hours can vary depending on demand (average 35-40 hours per week over the year) Monday to Friday, 7am - 4pm
Closing date for applications 30/05/2021 with an immediate start available.