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Become A Meat Wrapper

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Working As A Meat Wrapper

  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Outdoors/walking/standing

  • $17,222

    Average Salary

What Does A Meat Wrapper Do At Festival Foods

* Provide customer service to guests
* Assists guests with finding items they are looking for
* Takes orders and other special requests
* Packages, wraps, and prices all items to company standards
* Answers the telephone and assists callers using proper phone etiquette
* Wrapping products
* Reduces shrink by using the appropriate packaging standards
* Ensures accurate pricing by placing the corresponding price and ingredient labels on each package
* Fills, rotates, and removes products from the sales floor
* Identifies which products are at an unacceptable stock level and replenishes them with available supply
* Maintains freshness by filling newer products to the back/bottom of the display and ensuring that closer dated products are sold first, as well as removing products that are outdated, or otherwise unacceptable to make available for sale
* Maintains adequate level of supplies by replenishing packaging and other items as needed
* Contributes to overall cleanliness of the department by picking up, organizing, and cleaning work areas, shelving, and sales floor as needed
* Required to maintain food safety logs
* Ensure all quality standards are being met, including quantity expectations at 100% by 10 am and 5 pm
* Other duties as assigned

What Does A Meat Wrapper Do At Jewel-Osco

* Adheres to Company and Division customer service programs to meet or exceed Division customer service goals.
* Handles customer relations in a positive manner, including effective resolution of customer complaints and reporting to the Meat Manager or Store Director as appropriate.
* Promotes Albertson’s philosophy of personalized service.
* Maintains and encourages an atmosphere of fast, friendly, courteous customer service.
* Weighs, wraps, prices and labels poultry and meat products.
* Follows laws and Company policy on weighing, labeling, code-dating and the handling of reworked and reduced-to-clear items.
* Assists with the receiving and breaking down of loads.
* Organizes and rotates product in cooler, organizes storage areas and refrigerates products immediately.
* Checks for quality and quantity.
* Maintains product quality by ensuring compliance with Company policies and federal and state regulations on handling, storage and temperatures.
* Transports wrapped product from work area to display cases.
* Maintains and stocks display cases.
* Controls shrink.
* Pulls out of code date.
* Ensures proper merchandising, signing, inventory level and eye-appeal of department.
* May perform limited cutting duties for training purposes only.
* May occasionally work in the butcher block.
* Accurately completes and monitors daily log sheet and other required paperwork and logs.
* Maintains and organizes meat department cooler and freezer.
* Ensures cleanliness and sanitation of sales floor, meat deli and butcher block cases, work areas, cooler, freezer, equipment and retail cases.
* Ensures that product packaging, labeling, rotation and wrapping standards are met.
* Ensures proper merchandizing of product by understanding and implementing schematics, merchandising of advertised items, proper signing procedures and monitoring product flow.
* Complies with retail labeling laws, federal and state regulations and Company policies.
* Complies with all federal, state and local health, and food handling and safety standards.
* Assists customers by taking and filling special orders.
* Makes product suggestions and engages in suggestive selling.
* Makes intercom announcements.
* Answers and responds to incoming calls appropriately.
* Responsible for performing all job duties and responsibilities safely, accurately and with honesty and integrity.
* Other necessary and required duties

What Does A Meat Wrapper Do At The Butcher Block Custom Meats

* Wrap and label meat products in accordance with company guidelines on merchandise presentation, food safety, and sanitation.
* Uses professional cutlery, cubers and grinders to process bulk meat.
* Box customer orders and assist customers in loading their orders.
* Follow strict guidelines for mixing sausage products.
* Assist in end of day

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How To Become A Meat Wrapper

Food preparation workers typically learn their skills through on-the-job training. No formal education or previous work experience is required.


There are no formal education requirements for becoming a food preparation worker.


Most food preparation workers learn their skills through short-term on-the-job training, usually lasting several weeks. Trainees typically start by working under the supervision of an experienced worker, who teaches them basic kitchen duties. Training also may include basic sanitation and workplace safety regulations, as well as instructions on how to handle and prepare food.

Important Qualities

Dexterity. Food preparation workers chop vegetables, cut meat, and perform many other tasks with sharp knives. They must have the ability to work quickly and safely with sharp objects.

Listening skills. Food preparation workers must understand customers’ orders and follow directions from cooks, chefs, or food service managers.

Physical stamina. Food preparation workers stand on their feet for long periods while they prepare food, clean work areas, or lift heavy pots from the stove.

Physical strength. Food preparation workers should be strong enough to lift and carry heavy food supply boxes, which often can weigh up to 50 pounds.


Advancement opportunities for food preparation workers depend on their training and work experience. Many food preparation workers advance to assistant or line cook positions as they learn basic cooking skills.

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Meat Wrapper Demographics


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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • French

  • Vietnamese

  • German

  • Yoruba

  • Japanese

  • Russian

  • Polish

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Top Meat Wrapper Skills

  1. Customer Service Skills
  2. Meat Wrapping Machine
  3. Meat Department Products
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Evaluate and coach coworkers on their customer service skills.
  • Operated meat wrapping machine and repaired as needed to meet customer needs.
  • Received, stored, wrapped, weighed, priced, and rotated meat department products.
  • Wrapped meat, helped with counter, worked in seafood department.
  • Stocked and packaged meat department's deli items and frozen food products utilizing meat packaging equipment.

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