Butchery Manager

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Job Reference: booker/TP/23404/2242
Planned Number of Hires: 1
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Working Hours: 42
Closing Date: 30/09/2019
Job Category: Butcher
Dept/Region: Region 3
Business Area: Booker Wholesale

Whats in it for you

Real opportunities for progression across the Booker Group with many of our Butchers moving into Butchery Management roles.

Additional hours available (we are a 7-day week operation)

Overtime rate available (hours over 38 hours per week)

28 days’ holiday (including bank holidays)

Contributory pension

Discounted healthcare plan

Sharesave scheme option


The working hours/pattern for this role will be discussed and confirmed at interview. Please note that we are a 7-day operation and therefore offer a variety of flexible working patterns to fit personal circumstances and support work and family demands whilst meeting the needs of the business and our customers.

* Due to the nature of the role, applicants must be over 18 years of age.


About the role

We are looking for experienced Commercial Butchers to run our Butchery Departments like their own business.

You will:-

Ensure that the Butchery Department complies with all legal and company standards.

Engage with Customers, building relationships with them to understand their business and their needs.

Manage a team and relish the opportunity to train Butchers with the support of internal Butchery Apprentice scheme.

Use your expertise to generate new customers, develop existing customers business and grow Butchery for Booker Group.

Responsible for butchery sales & profit

Manage a team to provide the highest customer service and merchandising standards

Ensure compliance to health and safety and legal requirements

You will be responsible for

Reporting to: Area Manager

You will have:

Previously ran your own Butcher shop or coached and developed a team of Butchers

Commercial awareness and the understanding of yields and costs

Proven ability to manage profit and loss margins.

Excellent customer service and cutting skills

Experience of working with carcases and knowledge of businesses within your local area is an advantage but not essential

About The Company

Booker is the UK's leading food & drink wholesaler. We are privileged to serve independent retailers, caterers and small businesses, from locations across the country. 

Booker Group comprises of Booker Wholesale, Makro, Booker Direct, Classic Drinks, Ritter Courivaud and Chef Direct.  Our customers include Premier, Family Shopper, Budgens and Londis retailers and we have one shared aim - improving choice, price and service for all our customers.

Our business is incredibly diverse, so it takes a wide range of skills to deliver the exceptional service our customers require.

Wherever you join us, you’ll be part of an organisation that will help your career to keep moving forward.

*Booker Group is part of Tesco plc, however is operated separately from the core Tesco business and as such the benefits offered will be different from those offered at Tesco*