Butcher – General Assistant Meat Wholesale (Night Shift)

Company: David Andrade & Sons Ltd
Location: City of London
Salary: £18,000.00 - £24,000.00 per year
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The Company is a friendly, family-run; very well established wholesale meat market trading company operating from Smithfield Market in the City of London.

Smithfield is the largest wholesale meat market in the UK and one of the largest of its kind in Europe. Located within the Square Mile of the City of London it is housed in three listed buildings – and operates during the night.

Candidate Requirements

We are looking for a General Assistant who will be working both at the wholesale and retail end of our business with our direct customers.

The role will involve assisting our sales team with our big wholesale customers to working across our fresh meat counter servicing our many and diverse retail customers. Previous experience working as a Butcher or within this sort of retail environment is desirable.

We are seeking somebody with a warm, friendly outlook; customer focused and able to fit comfortably into a hardworking, close team.

Your day will also be filled with a variety of other interesting tasks, from checking stock and keeping records to looking after health & safety and food hygiene.

You need to show us that you have the following:

The ability to communicate clearly and confidently with customers and the team is essential.

You will need the ability to organize and prioritize your workload effectively.

Enjoy servicing customers in a friendly, polite and approachable manner along with some experience or working in a customer service environment.

Working as part of a team and have a flexible attitude towards work, and working hours.

Experience of working in a retail environment, food retail or Butchery is desirable along with good level of GCSE grades and basic food hygiene certification.

This is a physically demanding role involving heavy lifting.

This is a night based role – applicants must therefore be able to work night shifts Monday – Friday.

Part-time hours: 40 per week

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £18,000.00 – £24,000.00 per year


  • Company Pension


  • 8 Hour Shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No Weekends


  • Butchery/Retail: 1 year (Required)
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