Journeyman Meat Cutter

Job Attributes

Full Time
St. Louis, Missouri
Performance Middendorf (0700)
July 10, 2024

Company Description

Performance Foodservice, PFG's broadline distributor, maintains a unique relationship with a variety of local customers, including independent restaurants and hotels, healthcare facilities, schools, and quick-service eateries. A team of sales reps, chefs, consultants, and other experts builds close relationships with customers - providing advice on improving operations, menu development, product selection, and operational strategies. The Performance team delivers delicious food but also goes above and beyond to help independent restaurant owners achieve their dreams.
Job Description
We Deliver the Goods:
  • Competitive pay and benefits, including Day 1 Health & Wellness Benefits, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, 401K Employer Matching, Education Assistance, Paid Time Off, and much more
  • Growth opportunities performing essential work to support America's food distribution system
  • Safe and inclusive working environment, including culture of rewards, recognition, and respect
Position Summary:
Coordinates team to ensure efficient and effective meat/seafood cutting process. Assists in meat/seafood cutting to specific sizes and weights according to work order specifications and customer preferences, clean and sanitize tools ensuring all safety, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and quality standards are met and to maintain the efficient flow of product through the production process. May assist in Meat/Seafood Cutter training. Functions as a team member within the department and organization, as required, and perform any duty assigned to best serve the company.
  • Coordinate team's efforts to ensure efficient and effective meat/seafood cutting process. Review production schedule, perform safety check on equipment, obtain supplies required to perform the work and prepare for operations; At the end of the shift secure all equipment and complete all necessary paperwork. Perform general housekeeping duties, clean packaging work area and equipment, maintain and abide safety and quality regulations and standards as required.
  • Check cutting list and obtain stock from coolers, open cases and place trash in proper receptacle.
  • Cut various size portions of raw meat/seafood (Beef / Pork / Lamb / Seafood) by hand with knives using proper cutting techniques. Clean and sanitize knives and tools, maintain and abide by USDA regulations and standards as required.
  • Cut portions of meat/seafood using band saw or slicer, check weights and place cut meat portions into proper tubs.
  • Remove totes and tubs of scrap and place in pick-up area.
  • Assist Packers and Sanitizers as required.
  • Assemble boxes, pack, label and seal boxes and stack full cases on pallets for shipping as assigned; Open cases of products, remove contents, rotate dated stock items, as well as maintain meat inventory as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
High School Diploma or Equivalent
1 - 3 Years Meat/Seafood cutter experience or related area.
Preferred Qualifications
High School Diploma or Equivalent
3-5 Years Meat/Seafood cutter experience or related area; team lead experience.
EEO Statement
Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster and supplement; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.