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Experienced Butchers

Mangere, Auckland

We are looking for Qualified & Experienced Butchers to join our Butchery Team based in our Auckland Foodservices branch located at Mangere. This role is full-time, permanent.


Days of work: Monday-Friday

Hours of work: 5.00 am - 01:30 pm (approx.)

Friday shifts can finish early

Permanent full time


To perform preliminary duties required to commence butchery work including the setting up of operating machines

To prepare cuts of meat to specification including de-boning with maximum yield achieved and trimming and cutting product effectively

To operate specific butchery instruments where required to further prepare product to specification i.e. Band saw, mincer, skinner and knife-work

Cut meat, trim, scrap, clean and preparation of standard meat cuts.

Operate sausage filling machines, smoking chambers, and/or cooking kettles and vats.

Operate machines to grind, mix, mince and dice meat


Previous experience as a qualified Butcher and a good understanding of the industry

Experience in Wholesale, Boning and Small Goods etc.

Hands on experience in cutting meat and preparation of standard meat cuts

Excellent knife handling skills

Good reading, writing, and arithmetic skills.

Basic Time management skills are necessary

Attention to detail and flexibility

Have high energy levels, be fit and strong

Have a great attitude, commitment and reliability

Positive mindset to work in a team environment

Prior NZ experience in this field mandatory. Knowledge of basic food ingredients is essential.

Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid work visa to apply for this job.

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