Butchery Operative

Company: Tulip Ltd
Location: Lincolnshire
Salary: Competitive
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Are you looking for Monday to Friday work, with start and finish times similar each day? This may be the ideal role for you – here, at Dalehead Foods Spalding.


We know about food!


Dalehead Foods is a division of Tulip Ltd, who is the UK’s leading food solutions business, supplying all major food retailers, wholesalers and foodservice companies with a wide range of quality meat products. If you have an appetite for more, this could be the role for you.


Delivering business success through our people


We have exciting opportunities for full time operatives within Dalehead Foods, Spalding, in the Butchery Department.  As part of a team, you will cover various tasks as follows;


  • Ensure work is carried out to the best of the Operative’s abilities to meet production deadlines
  • Seek training to maintain skills and remain up to date with best practice
  • Work as part of a team and take responsibility for own work
  • Carry out all procedures in a safe manner in accordance with training
  • Comply with Company policy and procedures on safe food handling and hygiene at all times
  • Maintain responsibility for operational effectiveness of equipment and machinery and report faults to Management in a timely manner
  • Maintain personal PPE
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties assigned necessary to meet business needs.


  • Previous experience in a food production environment is desirable
  • Ability to demonstrate knife skills for the skilled roles, or
  • Willingness to learn in semi-skilled / trainee roles
  • Good communication
  • Ability to work on own initiative whilst working as part of a team, striving to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction


Our people really make the difference  


• Determination • Simplicity • Availability • Humility • Sincerity • Discipline • Ownership


What We bring to the table


As an international organisation, we pride ourselves on creating high quality food and exceed many recognised industry standards. We care about our people and offer an excellent package including:


• Life insurance and pension to all of our employees

• Wellbeing activities and support, including mini health MOT’s, fruity Friday and more

• Learning opportunities

• Competitive holiday entitlement

• Long service awards

• Subsidised restaurant or vending machines at the majority of our sites

• Discounted staff shop at many of our sites

• On site free parking

• Discounts on retail, food, cinema, travel and much more


If you are as serious about food as we are and ready to help us make a difference, we would like to hear from you.

, we would like to hear from you.

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