This personnel receives, cuts, grinds, wraps, and weighs meat products. He/She prices, merchandises, and rotates the products. He/She also performs inventory duties restocking products and storing them appropriately. As a meat wrapper, you are responsible for preparing products for display and cleaning the counter area regularly. You load and unload products. Apart from this, you maintain all necessary equipment and report malfunctions to management. Also, you answer customer's questions about the products, their source, preparation, and other related information.
This position is found in butcher shops and the meat departments of grocery stores. Meat wrappers use wrapping machines, grinders, saws, coolers, etc. Employers require a minimum of a high school diploma and relevant work experience. Some employers offer on-the-job training. Applicants must possess communication, customer service, and numeracy skills. You must be familiar with every meat product. Your salary ranges from $28,683 to $33,852, with an average annual salary of $29,881.