Trainee - Meat Cutter
Company: Whole Foods
Location: Newtown Square
Posted on: November 26, 2022
As a Butcher Apprentice, explore your purpose and enrich your
experience at Whole Foods Market by joining a time-honored
profession: the art of butchery. You will learn the techniques
required for best-in-class cutting, preparation and merchandising
of a variety of species. Apprentices receive culinary training and
develop the art and technique to enrich Whole Foods Market s legacy
of butchery. The Butcher Apprentice Program creates a path for
aspiring butchers to develop a deep understanding of our Quality
Standards, animal welfare, food safety, and our commitment to
retail excellence. The program is both hands-on and academic.
Explore your purpose and enrich your Whole Foods Market experience
by developing both art and technique.
At Whole Foods Market, we uphold our Core Values and Leadership
Principles by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient service
to customers and Team Members at all times. All positions must be
performed in accordance with team and store Standard Operating
Procedures. Further, Team Members must be prepared and able to
perform the duties inherent in other Team Member job descriptions.
All positions promote national, regional, and store programs and
initiatives, and ensure adherence to all applicable health and
safety regulations including Food Safety and regulatory duties
required in the department.Job Responsibilities (Will Do)
- Under the guidance of an experienced Butcher:
- Performs Butcher duties, including but not limited to: cutting,
plating, and merchandising meat products to achieve margin;
preparing specialty meat merchandise; checking product to make sure
it meets WFM quality standards; maintaining sampling program;
maximizing sales potential; monitoring and assisting in preventing
- Provides excellent customer service, addresses customers needs
in a timely and effective manner, models suggestive selling
techniques, answers phones and pages promptly and courteously
- Follows and complies, or ensures compliance with established
procedures, including Food Safety, Weights and Measures, health and
sanitation, and safe work practices.
- Arrives to workstation on time, appropriately groomed, dressed,
and ready to work; works all scheduled shifts and attends required
training and meetings.
- Performs opening, mid, and closing duties as assigned; ensures
accuracy of signs and pricingJob Skills (Must Have)
- Passion for natural foods, animal welfare, and the mission of
Whole Foods Market.
- Strong communication skills, enthusiasm for work, and
demonstrated collaborative work ethic.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a sense of
- Ability to deliver information in a clear and respectful manner
in all interactions with customers, supplier partners, and fellow
- Respect for proper knife handling and other cutting equipment
- Ability to follow directions and procedures; effective time
management and organization skills.At Whole Foods Market, we
provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all Team
Members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion,
national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender
identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other
legally protected characteristic. Whole Foods Market hires and
promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the
position to be filled and business needs. Associated topics:
banquet, beverage, cook, food, food industry, food preparation, ice
cream, pastry, server, vegetable
Keywords: Whole Foods, Philadelphia , Trainee - Meat Cutter, Other , Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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