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Butcher

  1. Full Time
  2. Knightsbridge
  3. Back of House
  4. Permanent
VAC- 38360

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Here at Harrods we house more celebrity chefs, exclusive dining brands and unique food halls than any other location in the UK. We are currently looking for a Butcher to join our passionate, supportive, and award-winning Production Kitchen, all within our iconic Knightsbridge store.


As we celebrate this momentous anniversary year, now more than ever, it’s an exciting time to join the Harrods Team. Whether you’re a recent school, college or university leaver, or you’re looking to restart your career in an exciting new field, at Harrods we firmly believe in offering exciting career opportunities.


About the Role


As a Butcher, you’ll act as a vital part of the team by ensuring the smooth running of the Butchery section, and providing support to the Sous Chef and other team members. You’ll be responsible for cutting, trimming, and preparing a variety of meat products according to company standards for the Production Kitchen and Restaurants. 


In this role, you’ll actively provide direction and support to the team to deliver the operational requirements of the day as needed. You’ll assist the management in the planning and forecasting of stock and orders, support with the organisation, stock rotation and labelling of food that is stored. You’ll guarantee that Food Safety standards are adhered to by enforcing a high standard of hygiene and sanitation in all-food related outlets.


About You


You’ll have a strong track record of time spent within a professional butchery, assisting in the management of your section ideally within a hotel, retail store or other high volume catering environment. You'll have extensive knowledge of meat cutting techniques and food safety standards, and experience supervising junior cooks in your area.


You’ll have great time-management skills and a strong customer focus when dealing with both internal and external parties. You’ll have exceptional interpersonal skills and good attention to detail, which will be evident through paperwork completed, organisation of department and sufficient stock levels. Having good PC literacy is a must.


About Us


Our 175th anniversary will see the Knightsbridge store become a stage for our legacy of firsts, our house of world-leading brands and our reputation for exceptional. We want you to come and be a part of all this - and help us deliver exceptional service that represents our authority as a long-standing icon, industry-leader and innovator. Inspired by our past, celebrating our present and focusing on our future, you’ll be joining a team with the belief that anything is possible. What makes you different makes us exceptional.


Our Promise to You


Help us make the impossible possible for our customers and we’ll do something remarkable for you. As well as offering a friendly environment to inspire your best work, we provide abundant opportunities and support to build an exceptional career across the varied specialisms of our business. 


In return for your hard work as a Butcher, we will offer you: 

  • Competitive salary package of up to £17 p/h (this is made up of a generous base salary plus service charge)* 
  • Set contracted hours – paid additional working hours at an overtime rate of 1.5 p/h 
  • Day shifts only, 7 am – 5 pm 
  • Access to our subsidised staff canteen 
  • Supportive HR and Training Opportunities 
  • 30 days’ annual leave (including bank holidays) + birthday off 
  • Up to 33% Harrods discount


Uniquely You


At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.


While our job adverts outline the ideal qualities, skills, and prior experience for the role, we believe in the potential for growth and value individual strengths. If you do not meet every desired criteria but feel you have the skills and experience to thrive in this role as well as a genuine interest in working for Harrods and you can demonstrate an alignment with our values, we would encourage you to apply.


If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods 


*The amount of tronc you receive will vary and is not guaranteed by either Harrods Ltd or the Troncmaster. However, the Troncmaster will always distribute 100% funds available each period according to the Rules, a copy of which will be provided to all members
 

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