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7 Jul 2022

PermanentJob Vacancy for Meat Technician Wanted

Evergreens – Posted by JobPlace24 Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description

Job Vacancy for Meat Technician Wanted

Location: Kempton Park
Job Type: Permanent
Company/Employer: Evergreens
Job Title: Job Vacancy for Meat Technician Wanted


Evergreens the Fresh Market, a well established retail and wholesale company based in Kempton Park, is looking for an experienced Blockman / Meat Technician to join their team. The Blockman responsibilities will include quality inspections, use of meat grinders, knives, saws, and other tools to cut meat down into smaller portions, weigh, price, and package cuts, and ensure that displays and signage are attractive and eye-catching. You will also speak to customers to determine their needs, provide advice regarding proper cuts of meat and preparation methods, and coordinate pickups or deliveries.

Duties & Responsibilities

Areas of Responsibility (Your duties will include but are not limited to)

1 Meat Processing

Cutting, grinding, and preparing meats for sale.

Cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment.

Weighing, packaging, pricing, and displaying products.

Performing quality inspections on meats and other products.

2 Customer Service

Ensuring displays and signage are accurate and attractive.

Greeting and speaking to customers, providing advice, answering questions, and accepting orders.

3 Teamwork

Support department managers and co employees.

Actively participate as a member of the team

Performing any other task, not specified herein, which from time to time may be assigned by the manager.

4 Housekeeping and Safety Standards

Ensures that cleaning and housekeeping standards on equipment and work areas are maintained according to laid down standards and norms.

Ensure Personal hygiene standards are maintained

Take reasonable care for own health and safety as well as the health and safety of others

Wear the correct PPE in accordance with the company policy and procedures

No interference or abuse of any health, safety and environmental welfare equipment.

Be actively involved in the OHS and Food Safety System, partake in OHS and Food Safety System activities as and when directed

Keep work areas clean and free from hazards and risks

Desired Experience & Qualification

Knowledge, skills, and experience required

Educational Background:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand Afrikaans & English
  • Knowledge of meat preparation techniques and cuts.
  • A minimum of 3 years blockman experience


  • Ability to use hand tools, stand or walk for extending periods, lift heavy items, and work in cold environments.
  • Operational Agility
  • Ensure Vision, Mission and Values underpin all activities
  • Competencies
  • Ability to show initiative
  • Strong communication, task management, and customer service skills
  • Additional training is often required.
  • Performance Driven
  • Well-organised
  • Package & Remuneration
  • Market Related


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