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Sysco Senior Meat Cutter in Edison, New Jersey


US1150 Buckhead Meat New Jersey, Division of Buckhead Meat Co

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The purpose of the Senior Seafood/Meat Cutter is to cut and process of custom orders and standard inventory items. RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Accurately cut to trim and yield specifications as specified by information provided by cut tickets.

  • Provide communication to the supervisor of any discrepancies between cutting tickets and normal customer purchases.

  • Pull raw materials and pre-cut inventory according to code dates and report any short shelf-life items to the supervisor.

  • Properly label all products and equipment to conform to all legal and safety regulations.

  • Accurately record all necessary data to produce assigned cutting yield tests.

  • Precisely count product inventory levels and maintain levels set forth by the supervisor.

  • Ensure that all product specifications are being met according to guidelines.

  • Maintain work areas in compliance with USDA guidelines.

  • Assemble and tear down any equipment in the work area at the beginning and/or end of your shift.

  • Properly clean, store and maintain all knives, scales, PPE, etc. assigned to you.

  • Manage profitability by achieving product yields and meeting deadlines for product readiness.

  • Know and understand the company’s safety and health goals and objectives.

  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures and safety quality guidelines.

  • Must be able to cut various raw products. Such as all species of fish, fresh and saltwater or meat.



  • Demonstrated high-level ability in cutting raw product accurately and timely.

  • Prior experience and knowledge to identify and cut all meat/seafood species.

    Professional Skills

  • Ability to reduce processing costs by cutting and sizing portions accurately with good yields.

  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

  • Perform mathematical calculations and conversions to determine the amounts and sizes of products needed for orders.

  • Ability to read, write and communicate

  • Able to adjust to sudden changes in customer demands or operational goals.

  • Commitment to work until the job is completed.

  • Interacts well with others.

  • Good team player.

  • Results-oriented.

  • Customer-service oriented

  • Detail oriented.

  • Capable of handling multiple tasks at once.

  • Ability to negotiate throughout the production and warehouse areas unassisted without disrupting regular production and warehousing activities.

    Physical Demand

  • Lift, sit, and maneuver 50-80 pounds.

  • Standing, walking, stooping, balancing, kneeling, crouching, and climbing are regular activities for this employee.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus .

  • Ability to touch, feel, manipulate fingers and limbs to handle objects, controls, operate various processing, and material handling equipment is necessary.

  • The ability to smell is required, to detect levels of wholesomeness and spoilage.

    Work Environment

  • This position requires the candidate to be in refrigerated processing and warehouse areas. These areas are cold and wet and exposure to moving machinery and sharp surfaces are a regular occurrence.

  • This is a high noise area.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place


Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.