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Safeway Meat Cutter Apprentice in Burlington, Colorado

POSITION TITLE: Meat Cutter ApprenticeA DAY IN THE LIFE OF A MEAT CUTTERYou will be on the cutting edge with our beef, poultry, and other meatproducts, and you must be willing to carve out time to engage our customersin friendly conversations about our products. To be successful in thisposition, you need to be passionate about meats and the success of thedepartment. We invite you to beef up our team and create a lasting impressionand positive experience for the customers we serve.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS**Provide high-quality customer service in accordance with our Company'scustomer service standards and policies and procedures.Comply with established Weight and Measures, health and sanitation andsafety policies, procedures and guidelines. Use knives and operate(power) saws, grinders and other meat processing machinery to cut,trim and prepare meat products, minimizing waste wherever possible.Clean/sanitize all equipment and area in a safe and proper manner accordingto federal, state and local regulations and employer policy.Weigh, package and label meat and poultry items for display.Promote sales within department.Inspect displayed products for expired dates and remove when necessary.Follow the established division markdown policy.Take special orders from customers and provide special cuts.Maintain area and conduct business in accordance with federal, state andlocal laws and regulations and employer policy.Adhere to uniform and grooming policy as defined within company policy.JOB QUALIFICATIONSThe following describes the general qualifications and physical, sensory andmental abilities normally associated with performing the essential jobfunctions of this position: ***Ability to operate various hand tools, knives and power equipment such ascubing machine, grinder and (power) saws * Knowledge of and ability toprepare different cuts of meatAbility to oversee Meat Wrappers in the absence of the Meat ManagerAbility to be subject to environmental exposure to extreme temperatures(coolers, freezer for short periods of time)Ability to operate wrapping machine and hand wrap product when necessaryExcellent customer service skillsAbility to understand and follow instructions, and ability to read, retainand comprehend guidelines, policies and procedures applicable to the positionAbility to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environmentAbility to work independently as well as within a large teamSelf-motivated and driven to increase knowledge of Albertsons Safeway productsand share that knowledge with our customersAbility to provide regular and predictable attendance. (Employees may bescheduled to work early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays, andschedules may vary on a weekly basis)Ability to comply with workplace conduct standardsPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSThe following attempts to communicate the traditional physical demandsassociated with this position: **Seldom: 1-2 hours , Occasional: 3-4 hours , Frequent: 5-6 hours ,Continuous: 7+ hours (Based on an 8 hour work day.)Stand/Walk: ContinuousGrip/Grasp: ContinuousLift/Carry: Frequent, 1-75 lbs.Bend/Stoop: FrequentTwist/Turn: FrequentReach: OccasionalPush/Pull: Seldom, 1-90 lbs. carts/scrap barrels (weight may vary)Squat/Kneel: SeldomSubject to environmental exposure to extreme temperatures (coolers,freezer): OccasionalJob duties and responsibilities may vary by location and employees may beassigned duties and responsibilities in addition to those listed above.** The Company is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to compliancewith its obligations under all applicable state and federal laws prohibitingemployment discrimination. In keeping with this commitment, it attempts toreasonably accommodate applicants and employees in accordance with therequirements of the disability discrimination laws. It also invitesindividuals with disabilities to participate in a good faith, interactiveprocess to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made withoutimposing an undue hardship.AL