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Danish Crown Commcercial



Head Butcher 



We are looking for a Head Butcher to work at our London site  NW9 0HD  

As the UK’s leading catering butcher, we’re passionate about meat! From BBQ smokehouses to pubs, premium steakhouses and casual dining, we promise to produce and deliver the very best meat, tailored to chefs’ needs.

Our London site is where we produce bespoke products to the customer's specifications such as burgers, steaks and pork products.

We value dedication and in return invest in the development of employees.

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.


The Job

  • To be a hands-on Butcher supporting the delivery of daily performance targets and orders.
  • Ability to lead a small butchery team
  • Quality assess incoming goods

  • To examine the quality of finished product to ensure it has met the required standard.
  • Support the delivery of key performance targets within your area, ensuring attention to detail and that procedures are followed.
  • Act as a role model and lead by example demonstrating Core company values, behaviours and high-performance standards at all times

What we are looking for;


  • A high level of experience of butchery of multi-species
  • Able to plan the day and deliver key targets in your area
  • Will be positive, flexible and hardworking with a passionate commitment to quality
  • Support the delivery of all orders and key performance targets in your area and ensure attention to detail and that procedures are followed
  • Act as a role model and lead by example demonstrating core company values, behaviours and high performance standards at all times
  • Successful candidates will need to demonstrate good manual dexterity, have good eye and hand co-ordination, show attention to detail and commitment to quality.
  • Able to carry out the physical tasks that would be reasonably required
  • Able to work within a team and independently
  • Ability to work and deliver to deadlines.
  • Ability to follow instructions and procedures accurately and consistently.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy with all tasks.
  • Experience of working within a factory environment
  • Experience of working within food manufacturing

Further information


Hours of work Monday to Thursday 06:00-16:00 and Friday 06:00-15:00

Salary up to £45,000 depending on experience. 


Applicants will be assessed in the process with a practical test to demonstrate knife skills.  

Please send your application as soon as possible, as we review these continuously.

Danish Crown UK Ltd. Is committed to safeguarding the health, safety, and welfare of all employees and workers at all our sites.

The Company is therefore keeping in regular contact with the experts and has put in place a number of measures to ensure all of our sites are Covid-19 Secure.



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