Meat Cutter / Journeyman (PT)

Buy Low Foods - Tisdale, SK (30+ days ago)

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Buy-Low Foods has an immediate opening for a Meat Cutter / Journeyperson in the Meat Department of our store in Tisdale, SK. This role is part-time, permanent and reports to the Store Manager.

Please note – there will be potential future opportunities to join our Journey Meat Cutter Apprenticeship program available for the right candidates. This is a field with great wages and long term career potential!

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that our food quality, quantity, freshness, and presentation meet or exceed our company’s high standards
  • Wrap and package prepared meats
  • Assist with preparing orders for special cuts, as per customer requests
  • Courteously answer all customer inquiries regarding different cuts, serving sizes etc
  • Stocking displays to ensure adequate product levels in the department
  • Ensure all prepared items are properly labeled, covered and rotated
  • Operate and sanitize all equipment in a safe and proper manner
  • Keep department continually clean, organized and free of safety hazards
  • Follow all workplace and food safety policies and practices to ensure a safe work environment
  • Present a neat, fresh, and well-merchandised department

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Food Safe ticket an asset
  • Knowledge of Meat department operations and skills an asset
  • Positive attitude and superb customer service skills
  • Previous retail or customer service experience in a grocery setting an asset
  • Commitment to health and safety in the workplace, with the ability to work in a safe and responsible manner at all times
  • Must be self-motivated, reliable and able to work independently or in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency
  • Can juggle multiple tasks, manage your time well, and work well under pressure
  • Able to take direction, adhere to established company policies and follow through with assigned tasks
  • Willingness and availability to work a variety of shifts, including: Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings, Weekends & Holidays
  • Demonstrated high level of communication, interpersonal & conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent command of the English language (both verbal and written)

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Ability to stand and perform physically demanding, repetitive physical tasks for extended periods of time
  • Physical ability to stand, lift and handle up to 50 pounds on a regular basis
  • Job requires manual dexterity; attention to detail; hand-eye co-ordination;
  • Standing for extended periods and bending, crouching, kneeling at times
  • Cold environment, noisy, with some strong odours

Our commitment to you:

  • Competitive wages with starting rates based on experience
  • Automatic pay increases based on the number of hours you have worked
  • Flexible work environment to fit almost any schedule
  • Room for advancement - all new opportunities posted internally first
  • Company matched RRSP Program
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • For full time positions: Comprehensive benefits package including Dental, Extended Health, Life & Disability

If you feel that you possess the knowledge, skills and abilities mentioned above then we would love to hear from you!

More than one way to apply:

  • Respond to this job ad: apply in confidence to the Hiring Team
  • In person: Drop off your application at the store – 354 100 A Street, Tisdale, SK
  • Please include a cover letter outlining your work schedule availability

We would like to thank everyone for applying, however due to the volume of applications received only those moving forward to the interview process will be contacted.



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Reference ID: PT

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent


  • Employee assistance program
  • RRSP match


  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends

COVID-19 considerations:
Plexiglass partitions, directional markings, hand sanitizer, regular sanitization of high touch areas and buggies/baskets, social distancing when possible. All employees wear face masks. Following current Public Health recommendations.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Tisdale, SK (required)

Application question(s):

  • Are you available to work a variety of shifts (morning, afternoon, evening, Monday - Friday)?


  • Meat Cutting: 1 year (preferred)


  • Canadian citizenship, PR card or valid work or study permit (required)

Work remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Plastic shield at work stations
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place