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Butchery Apprentice
Location: Lurgan
Salary: £10.92 per hour
Categories: Apprentice, Butcher

As a Butchery Apprentice at ABP UK, you will embark on a hands-on learning experience, gaining foundational knowledge and practical skills in the art of butchery. Working within our dynamic team, you'll contribute to the production of award-winning British and Irish beef and lamb products, aligning with our commitment to quality, efficiency, traceability, and sustainability, as well as learning about animal welfare, stress prevention, and lean manufacturing practices.

Your apprenticeship will be a journey of continuous learning the latest butchery techniques. This apprenticeship is a foundation for a fulfilling career in meat processing. Post-apprenticeship, advance within the butchery team or explore management roles.

This isn't just a stepping stone; it's a launchpad for a dynamic, rewarding butchery career, supported by ongoing professional development and experienced mentors.

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities:
- Acquire foundational knowledge in butchery principles, meat species, and carcass processing techniques
- Learn and apply craft and knife skills for cutting, boning, trimming, and mincing meat.
- Gain knowledge about the meat sector's history, values, culture, and traditions.
- Collaborate with the team to meet deadlines and productivity targets in a busy environment
- Adhere to health, food safety, and hygiene standards in the butchery environment
- Support stock control, product pricing, quality assurance, and customer expectations

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Please note: The closing date for this opportunity is Sunday 3rd March and we aim to come back to you after this date. If you have any questions during this time, please contact TalentAcademy@abpbeef.com and a member of the team will come back to you.

Join us and you'll get

As part of completing your apprenticeship you will gain the following qualifications: Level 2 Meat and Poultry Industry Skills Diploma

This apprenticeship serves as a stepping stone for your butchery career. Successful completion opens pathways to advanced qualifications and specialised roles within ABP UK. As you continue to grow, explore opportunities in sustainable butchery, retail, or pursue further education in the broader meat industry.

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Please note: The closing date for this opportunity is Sunday 3rd March and we aim to come back to you after this date. If you have any questions during this time, please contact TalentAcademy@abpbeef.com and a member of the team will come back to you.