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Whats in it for you
At Booker Group we offer excellent benefits that help make our business a great place to work. These include but aren’t limited to;
A great holiday package
Life Assurance Scheme
Save As You Earn Scheme
Give As You Earn Scheme
Free eye tests and subsidised eye care
A commitment to your career development
Discounted shopping in both Tesco and Booker stores
Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile and Tesco Bank
Deals & Discounts through many other external businesses
Free on-site parking
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 an experienced Commercial Butcher to run our Butchery Department in our Watford site. This is an exciting role where you will champion the needs of the customer, understand your local market and provide them with great service. You will work alongside the Store Manager to develop a business plan that will support the growth in sales and profitability of your department
Of course you will need to make sure that you are all over the legal requirements that come with running a fresh food department and you will make sure that these standards are delivered consistently and that your team know the expectations required too. There will be no "beefing" around when it comes to legalities.
So if you like the idea of being able to really make a difference and see your self as being a cut above the rest when it comes to Butchery, leading your team to great things, then click and apply.
You will be responsible for
The profitable and legal operation of the Meat Department. To achieve this you will lead your team of butchers , coaching them on delivering the highest operational standards and customer service. We have trainees too, so you will take them under your wing and develop them into being key members of the team.
Delivering profitable sales growth is fundamental to the role and by working closely with the site Manager and the Catering Development Manager you will be able to offer experience and advice to your customer base so that they too can grow. This will come through understanding your customers' needs. As a Butchery Manager in Booker we expect you to be the Business Partner to the catering businesses in your local area.
You will need
Previously experience of running your own Butcher shop/department- coaching and developing 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*