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Fresh Market Commons Meat Cutter in Newtonville, New York

Meat Cutters are responsible for assisting with the managing of department inventory, in-stock levels, pricing integrity, merchandising, and other operational processes to company standards. They must follow the company sales and production planning standards. They will assist in planning, ordering, preparing cutting lists, and processing meat according to the production tools and standards to maximize sales and gross profit. Meat Cutters will assist with the training of new department associates and will ensure correct cutting methods, ordering, receiving, unloading, storage, and rotation of merchandise and displays. Meat Cutters will also ensure a high level of customer engagement and satisfaction at all times by answering customer questions regarding services and products offered.

Position Description
Core Accountabilities:
Assists with managing all functions and activities of the Meat and Seafood Department.
Helps to manage labor costs and reduce losses due to shrink, damage and pilferage.
Assists with the training and development of all Meat Cutters and Meat and Seafood Clerks.
Handling and cutting a variety of the department's specialty meats and seafood throughout the day per customer requests and to maintain quality product levels all while ensuring outstanding customer service at the counter.
Demonstrate the ability to be organized, to work independently and with the team to provide the highest quality shopping experience, all while assisting to maintain the overall appearance of the department, ensuring cases are well merchandised and properly signed to ensure the highest quality products and supplies are available to complete tasks efficiently.
Follow approved procedures for receiving, weighing, and breaking down meat and seafood products. Assisting in managing the inventory and ordering; enforces and follows department practices regarding the cutting procedures, receiving, stocking and unloading of product to ensure freshness and quality. Unloading and breaking down deliveries as needed; stocking cases and coolers with products
Maintain proper product assortment, merchandising and product quality on the sales floor and following rotation standards when filling items are running below acceptable levels.
Physically making meat and seafood items according to TFM written recipes and processes for preparing, assembling, and mixing fresh ingredients.
Preparation includes a variety of steps that may include: marinating, seasoning, cutting or grinding beef, poultry, lamb, steak, pork and seafood, chopping, slicing, and mixing meats, produce, and other food products together as indicated within TFM recipes.
Monitors temperature of cases, shelves and storage areas and reports any failures to the Department Manager.
Follows maintenance and sanitation procedures established by TFM for coolers and freezers; reports problems to Department Manager.

Minimum Qualifications:

Oral and written communication skills that allow for productive communication with co-workers, management and customers
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must have at least 2 years of experience cutting meat.
Must be able to successfully pass TFM Meat Cutter Certification test.
What you bring to the job:

Organization and highly detailed oriented
Ability to prioritize
Ability to follow through on deliverables and meet objectives and deadlines
A LOVE of food

Ability to take initiative and work independently
Superior customer focus
Be a team player, goal-oriented
Excellent time management
Ability to perform in an intense, fast paced environment

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