Butcher | Preston

Company: Cranswick Country Foods
Location: East Riding of Yorkshire
Salary: TBC
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Monday to Friday, 06:00-14:30

Cranswick Country Foods, Preston, HU12 8TB

Cranswick is a leading UK food producer with revenue of over £2 Billion. We produce and supply premium food to high profile UK grocery retailers, the food service sector and other UK and global customers. Now with 22 sites nationwide, Cranswick are dedicated to growing and developing our team.

We are expanding out Preston site Butchery department by recruiting experienced butchers to the team.


Main duties include (but not limited to):

  • To work to the department targets and cut or butcher any part of the carcass to specification.
  • All muscles on any primal, on any line, within the Butchery Hall to be cut correctly, seamed and trimmed to the required standard
  • All bones to be removed from any primal and to the required standard
  • Fully skilled on the hand-held whizzer
  • Complete all tasks on the Cutting Line (including knife work)
  • Competent in operating all saws on the Cutting Line, including the loin derinder

You will have:

  • Previous butchery experience/knife skills
  • Understanding of continuous improvement tools and techniques

We offer:

  • Excellent and competitive rates of pay
  • Strong commitment to progression and personal development through department specific training matrix. This will include machine specific training and upskilling.
  • Profit sharing through discounted share scheme
  • Hassle free auto-enrolment into company pension scheme including enhanced contribution options
  • Access to the Cranswick Package which includes Cycle to Work Scheme, Free Parking, Discounted products, ‘Feed your Wellbeing’ platform, ‘Hapi’ discounts app and buying extra holiday entitlement

A full job description is available upon request. Salary to be discussed at application stage

To apply, please submit your CV & Cover Letter to: [email protected]

Closing Date: 21/06/24

(Please note that if a suitable candidate is found, this closing date may be brought forward)

If you are an internal applicant, please ensure you have made your line manager aware before applying and confirm this when submitting your application

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