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Meat Lead

At SpartanNash, we deliver the ingredients for a better life through customer-focused innovation. We do this for our supply chain customers and U.S. military commissaries, retail store guests and, most importantly, our Associates. In fact, we see a day when each will say, “I can’t live without them.”

Our SpartanNash family of Associates is 17,000 strong, ranging from bakery managers to order selectors; from IT developers to vice presidents of finance; from HR Business Partners to export specialists. Each of them plays an integral role in SpartanNash’s People First culture, Operational Excellence and Insights that Drive Solutions. Ready to contribute to the success of our food solutions company? Apply now!


45 East Columbia Avenue - Battle Creek, Michigan 49015

Job Description:

This role is responsible to properly cut all types of meats into various types of cuts and all preparations of related products in the variety, size, quality, and trim prescribed by company and department standards; to ensure that the work shift contributes to the financial best interest of the Micro-Fulfillment Center. Complete all other duties as assigned in a timely manner.

Here’s what you’ll do:

Assist with ordering and maintaining inventory control to ensure freshness, product quality and turnover

Check and verify receivables for amount, quality, count or weight, condition and store in appropriate areas

Label and stock to ensure quality protection, accuracy and product rotation

Cut and weigh steaks, chops, etc. for individual services; produce ‘value-added’ products per established guidelines

Cut, trim, and bone carcass sections or prime cuts to reduce to cooking cuts; follow established recipes to grind and tray meats and make sausage, and other products

Price, date, wrap and/or bag meat products per established guidelines using department scales

Properly fill and rotate cases

Notify the supervisor/manager if products and supplies need to be ordered

Receives, unloads, and stocks merchandise

Have familiarity with all products carried in the department; know the differences in price, taste, preparation, use, etc.

Maintain a clean and well-stocked department

Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed

Here’s what you’ll need:

High School Diploma or GED (Preferred)

One year – retail, warehouse or other related experience preferred.

Prior experience in a Meat Cutter, Apprentice role strongly preferred

Ability to read, write, comprehend, and interpret documents

Basic mathematical skills

Knowledge of products

Accounting/Bookkeeping skills

Interpret/Analyze financials

Develop/Manage Budgets


Detail orientated

As part of our People First culture, SpartanNash is proud to offer a robust and competitive Total Rewards benefits package.

SpartanNash is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veteran, that celebrates diversity and believes employing a diverse workforce is key to our success. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals.

We are not able to sponsor work visas for this position.

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