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Danish Crown



Skilled Butcher 


Better Food. Brighter Future


Our Butchery Team debone the raw product of pork legs, ready for the other teams to process and pack based on the requirements of our Customers. If you are a Skilled Butcher who thrives on the ability to consistently work at a high pace dictated by line speed we would love to hear from you. We have both AM and PM shifts to suit :


AM Shift 05.30-14:0 Monday –Thursday and 05.30-13.50 Friday
PM Shift 15:00-24:00 Monday to Thursday and 14:15-2:45 Friday


Within this role there may be the requirement to work additional or different hours to cover the business needs at peak times, so flexibility is required.


Rates of pay start from £10.30 per hour including OTB to £13.02 including OTB for PM shifts a £0.40 shift premium is paid after initial 12 weeks  
Main Duties and Responsibilities


•    To De- bone and trim pork legs to required customer specifications.
•    Removing all bone chips and cartilage from legs.
•    Working on Pace lines.
•    To examine the quality of finished product to ensure it has met the required standard.
•    To wear PPE provided correctly this would also include ear protection.
•    Cutting gloves and chainmail to be worn on every occasion where a knife is being used.
•    To comply with the food and hygiene requirements at all times.
•    Report any hazards or machine problems immediately to your supervisor
•    Be aware of all KPI indicators i.e. ways in which efficiency and yields can be improved, labour costs and waste can be reduced.
•    To operate within the company health and safety standards and ensure that the workstation is kept clean and tidy.
Previous experience of pro would be desirable, although not essential.
Successful candidates will need to demonstrate good manual dexterity, have a good eye and hand co-ordination, show attention to detail and commitment to quality.                                                                                                                                                                                                  
•    In addition they will need to demonstrate an understanding and application of good manufacturing practices, including hygiene and health and safety.


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Join us on our journey towards creating a more sustainable future for food. Send your application in now.

We hold recruitment sessions on a weekly basis where we will carry out a practical assessment to determine the skill levels along with an Interview.


We are a Food Company owned by Danish Farmers supplying high-quality food to customers and consumers all over the world. From butchers to business developers, we're more than 23,000 colleagues, all committed to lowering our carbon Footprint and become Carbon Neutral by 2050 for Better Food and a Brighter Future.


Danish Crown UK Ltd. Is committed to safeguarding the health, safety and welfare of all employees and workers at all our sites.  As such, we are keeping in regular contact with the experts, and have put in place a number of measures to ensure all of our sites are Covid-19 Secure.




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