Butcher Resume Sample and Template

Updated on: May 29, 2022

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

Strong knife skills | Customer service | Meat cutting and processing

Hardworking meat cutter and butcher with 8+ years of successful track record in processing and cutting all kinds of meat including beef, lamb, fish, and poultry. 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 grind meats
• Prepared special cuts for 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 products on the display
• Dispatched and delivered orders
• Maintained a clean and organized workstation and backroom

ABC SCHOOL, Elizabeth, NJ – 2007

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

My good communication and interpersonal skills helped me bring more customers.

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