Butcher Resume Sample and Template

Updated on: July 12, 2020

Butchers or meat cutters prepare and sell meat (Beef, pork, chicken, lamb, fish) and meat-based products at shops, supermarkets or local markets.

If you want to apply for a butcher or meat cutter position, you need to write an attractive resume, along with a Butcher Cover Letter. Let us help you with this challenging task to help you get the job successfully.

Sample Resume for Butcher Position

John Smith
36 4th Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ 65214
Contact #, Email Address

Bringing strong knife skills, customer service abilities, and extensive experience in meat cutting and processing.

Over eight years’ experience working as a meat cutter and butcher. Highly skilled in processing and cutting all kinds of meat including beef, lamb, fish, and poultry items. In-depth knowledge of maintaining appropriate temperatures of meats.

• Hands-on experience in operating knife and meat-processing equipment
• Talented in mixing, tenderizing, preparing, weighing and packaging meat products
• Proven record of using hand tools and power equipment to make meat portion control cuts to specifications
• Demonstrated ability to maintain high standards of sanitation and personal cleanliness


Performance Food Group – Elizabeth, NJ
2017 – Present
• Portion beef, lamb, veal and pork
• Cut, bone and trim meat
• Serve consumers at the counter
• Advise customers on how to prepare and cook meat
• Prepare product displays
• Receive deliveries and check their content and hygiene
• Buy, order and control stock
• Move meat stock to cold storage areas
• Assist in maintaining clean and sanitary work conditions

Meat Cutter
Citarella – New York, NY 
2012 –  2017
• Boned, tied and grinded the meats
• Prepared special cuts of specific meat orders
• Shaped, laced, and tied roasts, using the boning knife, skewer, and twine
• Wrapped, weighed, labeled and priced pieces of meat
• Maintained and stocked product in the display
• Dispatched and delivered orders
• Maintained a clean and organized work station and backroom

ABC SCHOOL, Elizabeth, NJ – 2007

• Profound ability to work well in a team
• Excellent communication and customer service skills
• Good math skills
• Bilingual: English and Spanish; able to communicate continually with a high degree of professionalism

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