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Butchery Team Member

Riverford Organic Farmers

Join Riverford's Butchery Team and craft high-quality organic meat products in an employee-owned, ethically-minded company


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Dean Court

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In-person- Bournemouth United Kingdom

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Riverford Organic Farmers is renowned for delivering fresh, organic produce to homes nationwide. With a commitment to sustainability and quality, Riverford stands out for its organic, British-sourced meat that's expertly hung and butchered. As part of our team, you'll contribute to over 18,000 weekly meat packs while embracing Riverford's ethos of environmental responsibility and co-ownership benefits.

  • Efficiently cut and pack chicken, duck, and turkeys for retail packs.
  • Prepare vacuum packs for dispatch with precision and care.
  • Join a thriving employee-owned business with a strong community spirit.
  • Receive extensive training and career development opportunities.
  • Experience in a production or warehousing environment is ideal.
  • Ability to work in a chilled environment and handle physical tasks.
  • Good communication skills with proficiency in English for understanding work requirements.
  • Attention to detail and efficiency is paramount.

This full-time position offers a weekly schedule from Sunday to Thursday, starting early morning. Our butchery is located at Dean Court, Lower Dean, Buckfastleigh, ensuring a serene working environment. Enjoy a generous benefits package that includes ample holidays, company pension, profit share, premium pay on bank holidays, and of course, a bounty of free organic produce.

Butchery Team Member - Poultry

Salary: £13.00 per hour from April 24

What you'll be doing…

Although perhaps better known for our veg, Riverford has its own butchery, and delivers organic meat to homes across the country. Riverford meat is organic, British, meticulously sourced, properly hung and carefully butchered for the very best quality and flavour. 

At our butchery we produce over 18,000 packs of meat a week. As a Butchery Team Member in the poultry department, you will cut and pack chicken, duck and turkeys to produce our meat packs and stock. This will involve packing the retail packs into vacuum packs for the dispatch team. We are looking for someone who can demonstrate that they have the right work ethic, and the aptitude and enthusiasm to learn and progress; if you have that and are willing to work hard, we can offer you the chance to learn more about meat production.

Skills & experience…

  • Ideally you will have previous experience of working in a production or warehousing environment
  • Must be comfortable working in a cold environment
  • You must be able to lift and manoeuvre crates of produce.
  • You should have good communication skills and be able to speak and write English to a level that enables you to comprehend instructions and daily requirements of the role
  • Accurate and efficient

This is a permanent contract, 39 hours a week Sunday to Thursday from 6am until 15:00. Based at The Butchery, Dean Court, Lower Dean, Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0LT

Work with us at Riverford and join a thriving employee-owned business

  • Be part of a friendly & supportive butchery team
  • Grow with us – we’re proud to offer a bucket load of training and development opportunities to support your chosen career path
  • We’ll give you an abundance of free organic fruit & veg plus, a bounty of benefits: 33 days holiday pro rata (including bank holidays), generous company pension scheme, annual profit share (10% of all our profits are split equally between all co-owners), time and half on bank holidays, and free parking.

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