Sunday , February 5 2023

Morrison Jobs – Skilled Slaughter Operative

Website Morrisons

Job Description:

You’ll hear us refer to our Abattoirs as ‘Woodheads’ which is one of the best known names in the British meat industry, with a history of over 100 years. Today it is a wholly subsidiary of Morrisons and we’re still the only major supermarket to have it’s own abattoir and meat processing operations. We have three sites in Spalding (Lincolnshire), Colne (Lancashire) and Turriff (Aberdeenshire) and process over 3,400 cattle, 15,000 lambs and 28,000 pigs per week. So it’s a pretty big operation.

Job Responsibilities:

As a Skilled Slaughter Operative you would work within our Abattoir on the slaughter line and report directly into a Team Manager.

  • Operating equipment and machinery (which could include knife/bladed machinery) to prepare carcass for chilling
  • Follow training in food safety to ensure a high quality, food safe products are produced for our customers
  • Ensuring health and safety to create a safe working environment for self and colleagues
  • Training in knife safety to minimise risks of injury
  • Completing tasks as efficiently as possible in order to reduce waste and downtime and maximise yields and profits
  • Working as part of a team, being supportive to colleagues and demonstrating a positive attitude and sharing knowledge
  • Training new members of the team as required
  • Work flexibly across multiple roles and areas within the Abattoir to ensure service levels are met

Job Requirements:

  • The ability to follow verbal instruction
  • The ability to complete tasks within defined time limits
  • Previous experience in an abattoir environment
  • The ability to maintain a sterilised knife at all times when undertaking my role
  • Knife skills essential
  • A slaughter licence
  • The ability to understand detailed training

Job Details:

Company: Morrisons

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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