Butchers / Abattoir Operatives

Location UK / Ballymena Area

Job Type Not disclosed

Salary See description

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1429062

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Butchers and Abattoir Operatives based in Ballymena


Butchery & Abattoir Opportunities

Cranswick is one of the largest food producers in UK, but we’ve stayed true to our simple ethos – to create authentically made British food, without compromise. Using the skills of artisans and the dedication of generations of craftsmanship, we make great, tasty food.

People are at the heart of the business – from the farm to the factory to the retail shelf, our people deliver exceptional food experiences. If you have the desire and ambition to work with a business that recognises its employees as the heart of their company, then Cranswick Country Foods (Ballymena) could be the place for you. We are looking for innovative, motivated and dedicated candidates to join our team to join us in achieving our ambitious growth plans.

Butchery Role

Hrs of Work – 6am – 2.30pm

Pay rate – up to £10.50

Job Duties to include:

  • Working on production line, using a knife.  Remove primal cuts from carcass cuts following the correct cutting lines and seams for the station you are operating.
  • Ensure that any bones removed are to the required customer specification and ensure yields are achieved.
  • Qualifications/Skills/Experience – Training will be given

Abattoir Role

Hrs of Work – 7.30am – 4.00pm

Pay rate – up to £10.00

Job Duties to include:

  • Work to guidelines for hygienic slaughter, dressing and evisceration of animals.  Maintain proper knowledge and use of slaughter equipment, including knives.
  • Assist with loading of lorries ready for despatch.
  • Qualifications/Skills/Experience – Training will be given

What we offer

Because we’re committed to personal and professional development, our positive and collaborative culture will bring out the best in you. And you’ll join a market leader who produces products for our customers, the farmers who supply us and the whole world.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Some of our great benefits include company pension, 29 days holiday and discounts on Cranswick products from our site shop. We will invest in your future and offer regular training, provided both in house and with our external providers to ensure you keep you up to date with the latest legislation and technology.

Please note we do not accept CV’s.

Closing Date: 3pm on 30 August 2019

Cranswick Country Foods (Ballymena) are an equal opportunities employer