Meat Production Team Member
Whole Foods Market - Lexington, KY

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Performs duties related to the daily production of preparing items for retail sale. This includes tasks such as breaking down and cutting meat and poultry to ensure quality control of finished product.

DUTIES:

- Prepare meat for retail sale - to include handling, trimming, etc.

- Be aware of new products and their specifications

- Maintain high levels of efficiency and productivity

- Adhere to cleaning and maintenance schedules

- Adhere to daily production orders

- Wrap and store unused products in coolers

- Wash dishes, knives, and utensils

- Follow and comply with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and adhere to safe work practices.

- Operate and sanitize all equipment in a safe and proper manner.

- This job posting is intended to describe the general requirements for the performance of this job. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned by leadership.

REQUIREMENTS:

- Ability to work well within a team

- Follow established food safety procedures

- Know and practice proper lifting techniques

- Ability to learn safe and proper use of all equipment used in department.

- Ability to work well and communicate with others as a part of a team.

- Available for flexible scheduling to meet the needs of the department.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Stand and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Bend and stoop to grasp objects and climb ladders. Bend and twist neck and waist, reach above and below shoulders and squat.
  • Bend and lift loads, not to exceed 50 pounds. Push and pull carts weighing up to 100 pounds.
  • Repetitive use of hands for grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation.
  • Environmental exposure to extreme temperatures (coolers, ovens, freezer, outdoors, etc.)

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