The main purpose of any cover letter is to customize the candidate’s professional background to suit a Meat Cutter position. Your cover letter for meat cutter position must convey your enthusiasm and interest in the butchering field. There have been many debates regarding the tone of a cover letter. Resume experts generally agree upon using a formal tone since the cover letter is not a personal letter, however there is no harm to take up a conversational format as long as the language is kept official and is free of grammatical mistakes. It is important to write the letter in your own style, since one of the purposes of the cover letter is also to communicate your personality.
If you are sending a soft copy through email, it is highly advisable to send a PDF format file or directly paste it into body of email, since MS word files are vulnerable to auto formatting changes when uploaded and downloaded at the other end. In case you are sending a hard copy, make sure your font size is a minimum 12pt, the font style is clear and readable and the last but not the least, the letter is printed on good quality paper.
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February 27, 2015
Mr. Timothy Gates
899 Sandy Springs
Oakland, CA 26554
Dear Mr. Gates:
I am eager to join your team at Buckhead Beef in the capacity of Meat Cutter. Having 2+ years of hands-on experience in butchering using relevant hand and power tools, preparing specialty merchandise, meat sampling and weighing, I am eager to utilize my competencies effectively at Buckhead.
You have mentioned a need of specialty in sub primal cutting. My experience at ABC Company has equipped me with unique sub-primal and customized meat cutting skills. I possess substantial knowledge regarding federally approved meat quality standards, COOL and USDA issued guidelines, preservation protocols and hygienic meat handling procedures. The same could be productively utilized at Buckhead. In addition to fulfilling all your job requirements mentioned in the ad, I possess an agreeable personality and my customer dealing skills have always been as asset during my career as a meat cutter.
I will be calling you next week to arrange a suitable time and date to speak with you regarding the prospect. In case you need to speak earlier, I’ll be available at the above mentioned contact number. I strongly appreciate your time and consideration.