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Meat Cutter

Sheridan Fruit Co
Portland, OR
  • Expired: January 25, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.

SUMMARY: The Meat Cutter is responsible for cutting, trimming, boning, and grinding meats to portion and preparing meat in cooking form by performing the following duties.

We offer many valuable benefits for our employees including:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical Insurance & Dental Insurance
  • Voluntary Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Plans- 401k & Roth 401k
  • Discounted Shopping at Sheridan's
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Direct Deposit
  • Optional Paperless Payroll Experience
  • Under 100 employees

  • Wraps, weighs, labels and prices cuts of meat.
  • Cuts, trims and grinds meats, such as beef, pork, poultry, and fish, to prepare meat in cooking form.
  • Place meat cuts and products in the display counter so they will appear attractive and catch the shopper's eye.
  • Prepares special cuts of meat ordered by customers.
  • Tends electric grinder to grind meat.
  • Ensures that food safety standards are followed for cooling and storage of food items to prevent an environment for exposure to bacteria associated with food-borne illnesses.
  • Take necessary measures to avoid food waste.
  • Recommends, slices, weighs, packages and prices meat & seafood products.
  • Maintains and rotates products and displays to ensure new items and promotions are showcased.
  • Provides excellent service to meat counter customers by responding to requests and making recommendations.
  • Maintain kitchen work areas, equipment, or utensils in clean and orderly condition. Clean food preparation areas, facilities, or equipment.
  • Wash dishes, utensils, pots, or pans, using dishwashers or by hand
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

  • At least 1 year of meat cutting experience preferred
  • Other skills required:
    • Knowledge and understanding of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures.
    • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays.
    • Ability to perform duties in a team environment.
    • Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance

  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

  • Continually required to stand
  • Frequently required to walk
  • Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
  • Frequently required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crawl
  • Continually required to talk or hear
  • Continually works near moving mechanical parts
  • Frequently exposed to extreme heat or cold (non-weather)
  • While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually loud
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision; distance vision; depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Specialized equipment, machines, or vehicles used: knives, meat slicer, meat grinder, dishwasher

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Sheridan Fruit Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Sheridan Fruit Co


Portland, OR
97214 USA