Meat Cutter resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Sales-oriented Meat Cutter with distinct cutting, customer service and quality assurance skills. Proven history of best-in-class work with knowledge of meat .

  • Meat processing
  • USDA classifications
  • Band saw
  • Meat identification
  • Retail cuts
  • Food safety
  • Sanitary standards
  • Boning
  • Machinery maintenance
  • Recordkeeping and bookkeeping
  • Following regulations
  • Multitasking and prioritization
  • Meat preparation
02/2001 to Current Meat Cutter Weis Markets, Inc. | Newton, NJ,
  • Increased [Product] sales by [Number]% through effective merchandising and product displays.
  • Decreased company spending by [Number]% through effective inventory management and waste minimization.
  • Accepted and examined quality and correctness of [Number] daily meat deliveries.
  • Maintained proper food temperatures for over [Number] different products.
  • Supplied and trained personnel on matters of cleanliness, client interactions and various types of meat cuts.
  • Cut, wrapped, weighed and labeled orders for customers.
  • Properly stored meat to decrease waste and increase product freshness span.
  • Answered customer questions about specific products and cut meats to specifications.
  • Trained new employees on cleanliness, client interactions and various types of meat cuts.
  • Educated customers on meat choices and preparation methods to increase sales.
  • Passed health inspections by correctly evaluating meat temperatures for safety and quality and keeping detailed records of heat statuses.
  • Filled daily specialized requests and completed wholesale orders.
  • Kept detailed records of meat cuts to ensure accurate inventories.
  • Monitored employee use of machinery, including mincers, slicers and sausage fillers.
  • Closely monitored display and refrigerator temperatures to ensure safety and quality of products.
02/2001 to Current Seafood Manager Kroger | Forest Park, GA,
  • Kept department on-target to meet sales and profit objectives by minimizing waste and pursuing revenue generation opportunities.
  • Coordinated work schedules and distributed tasks to [Number] employees in [Type] department.
  • Stocked and rotated seafood merchandise in accordance with company standards on merchandise presentation, safety, sanitation and customer service.
  • Delivered superior service to customers during high-volume hours to cultivate great company reputation.
  • Informed customers about available seafood choices and convenience items.
  • Directed daily work schedules and tasks for seafood department employees.
  • Promoted high customer satisfaction by resolving problems with knowledgeable and friendly service.
  • Delegated work to staff, setting priorities and goals.
  • Remained calm and professional in stressful circumstances and when dealing with unhappy customers, effectively diffusing situations.
  • Treated associates with fairness and respect, providing recognition of accomplishments.
  • Planned and optimized warehouse work processes to improve fulfillment system efficiency.
  • Oversaw efficient receiving and inventory management to keep stock within optimal levels.
02/2001 to Current Meat Manager Albertsons Companies | Wells, ME,
  • Delivered quality meat and poultry products to meet specifications of customers, resulting in consistent sales.
  • Packed display case with meat and poultry products, checking price tags for accuracy.
  • Performed waste minimization, saleable yield and predictive costing methods for meat department.
  • Modeled primary and secondary meat cutting skills with steak and boning knives to mentor meat counter associates.
  • Coached team members on equipment safety, food handling and merchandising techniques.
  • Priced items correctly and created all related signs and tags to notify customers of sales and special promotions.
  • Determined effective department schedules and delegated work to employees based upon strength and experience.
  • Checked inventory on [Timeframe] basis, placed supply orders and managed stocking of new goods.
  • Established loyalty, executing flawless customer engagement to drive client retention.
  • Used empathy and persuasive negotiation skills to deliver positive customer experience.
  • Completed [Timeframe] stock inventories and tracked loss by inputting data into [Software] system.
  • Advised customers on alternative cuts, cooking methods, storage requirements and nutritional aspects of meat.
  • Guided and supported [Number] staff members to consistently achieve team and personal goals.
  • Directed and supervised staff performance.
  • Oversaw entire stock management process, including receiving incoming merchandise, shelf replenishment and shrinkage control.
  • Ordered merchandise with accuracy by verifying back stock and maintaining inventories.
  • Conducted department walkthroughs to assess and remedy factors such as cleanliness, inadequate stock levels and poor merchandising.
  • Maintained safe, organized store by keeping aisles free of merchandise and boxes.
  • Grew revenue by improving sales and service strategies.
  • Managed [number] employees.
  • Reviewed inventory and sales records, tracked trends and reported on activities to senior management for use in key decision making.
  • Wrote and submitted reports.
  • Hired, trained, supervised and motivated team of [Number] retail professionals to provide knowledgeable and fast service to every guest.
  • Researched out-of-stock items to find additional inventory in other store locations.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2007 GED | Montecito High School, Ramona, CA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Montecito High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Meat Cutter
  • Seafood Manager
  • Meat Manager


  • GED

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