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Trainee Butcher 

Better Food. Brighter Future


Proud to do our part; Changing a centuries-old industry takes passion, skills, and patience, and we’re proud to use our craftsmanship to aim for better results for our planet. 

Craftsmanship fit for a crown; United by our time-honoured craftsmanship 


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.  Our Butchery Team is made up of experienced butchers who have worked the more traditional route from retail butchery, we have also had great success in running our own training lines developing and upskilling individuals with no previous experience.  We are recruiting for 2 more training lines to meet the demand in our product. 


What We Are Looking For;
An appetite to deliver results in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to work at a consistently high pace dictated by line speed.
Dexterous with good hand-eye coordination.
Able to follow instructions and procedures accurately and consistently at all times.
Work well in a team and surrounding teams.
Commitment to personal development.


Starting rate of pay for Trainee Butchers £10.14 per hour and £0.56 per hour OTB. 
Progression to £13.52 per hour (inc OTB bonus)


Progression will be on your commitment to improving your skills and pace, it is expected L1 will be reached in approx. 12 weeks, earnings for L1 are £10.14  per hour and On Target Bonus of £0.56 per hour, total £10.70


AM Shift 05.30-14.20 Monday to Thursday, Friday 05.30-13.50

PM Shift 15:00-24:00 Monday to Thursday, Friday 14:15-22.45

Shift Premium of £0.40 per hour working the 15:00-24:00 shift after 12 weeks. 


Leave your mark on our footprint

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 and look forward to meeting you.


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 becoming climate 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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