About The Role You'll hear us refer to our Abattoirs as 'Woodheads' which is one of the best known names in the British meat industry, with a history of over 100 years.
Today it is a wholly subsidiary of Morrisons and we're still the only major supermarket to have it's own abattoir and meat processing operations.
We have three sites in Spalding (Lincolnshire), Colne (Lancashire) and Turriff (Aberdeenshire) and process over 3,400 cattle, 15,000 lambs and 28,000 pigs per week.
So it's a pretty big operation.
As a Skilled Boning Operative you would work within our Boning Hall and report directly into a Team Manager. Tasks would include :
Using a knife or bladed machine to prepare primal for trimming
De-boning using knife or machinery to prepare for trimming
Follow training in food safety to ensure a high quality, food safe products are produced for our customers
Ensuring health and safety to create a safe working environment for self and colleagues
Training in knife safety to ensure risks of injury
Completing tasks as efficiently as possible in order to reduce waste and downtime and maximise yields and profits
Working as part of a team, being supportive to colleagues and demonstrating a positive attitude and sharing knowledge
Training new members of the team as required
Work flexibly across multiple roles and areas within the boning hall to ensure service levels are met
Shift information : This role is a 40 hour contract and requires you to be able to work 5 over 7 days as required by business needs.
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About You As well as being able to maintain a high level of concentration, you must also have :
Previous experience in butchery (essential)
The ability to understand detailed training
The ability to complete tasks within defined time limits
Knife skills essential
The ability to maintain a sterilised knife at all times when undertaking my role
The ability to follow verbal instruction