We are currently recruiting for a Blockman

Position summary

Industry: Wholesale & Retail Trade

Job category: Other; Hospitality, Hotel, Catering, Tourism and Travel

Location: Western Cape

Contract: Permanent

Remuneration: Market Related

EE position: Yes


We are currently recruiting for a Blockman to join our dynamic team, based in Worcester (Western Cape).

Job description

The purpose of Blockman is to cut meat products to quality standards according to the Butchery manager’s production plans.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement Daily production plans
  • Control stock
  • POS and Pricing 
  • Hygiene & Housekeeping 
  • Customers
Minimum requirements

Formal Education and Training:

  • Grade 10 school leavers certificate / NQF level 3 equivalent 
  • Grade 2 Meat Cutting Certificate
  • Recognized Butchery Apprenticeship / Learnership


  • At least 3 – 5 years experience in a retail meat market
  • Super-marketing experience would be advantageous 


  • Cutting skills of all species
  • De-boning
  • Meat processing  
  • Communication


  • Product knowledge       
  • Cold Chain management   
  • Production planning        
  • Meat cutting techniques     
  • Block tests and costings      
  • Quality indicators    
  • Sanitation control
  • Meat and Poultry cooking methods
  • Butchery trends

Kindly note: All applications are to be submitted through the Careers Site and Pnet. Please refrain from calling the Distribution Centre (DC) or emailing applications directly.

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  1. The SPAR Group LTD, with its head offices at 22 Chancery Lane in Pinetown, is collecting this information to enable us to facilitate your application and /or assess your suitability for the advertised position. This information will be used for this purpose only and disposed of thereafter, unless you consent to the information being retained for marketing purposes.
  2. Where shortlisted, your information will be retained for a period of 3 months and disposed of immediately thereafter if you are unsuccessful in your application. Where employment is offered, it will be retained as part of your employee portfolio and secured accordingly.
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