Graham Eyes Butchers – Butcher – Preston, Lancashire

Graham Eyes Butchers – Butcher

James Hall & Co. Ltd

Preston, Lancashire


Graham Eyes Butchers – Butcher

Contract Type: Permanent  

Hours of work: 39 Hours Per Week

Location: SPAR Warton, Townsend Garage, Lytham Rd, Warton, Preston 


Job Overview

A Bit About Us

James Hall & Co. LTD traces its roots back to 1863 when founder James Hall opened a bacon cutting business and retail shop in Southport, Lancashire. James Hall Group of Companies has operated in Lancashire for over 150 years. We believe that our success is due to the team work, skills and commitment of our employees.


Graham Eyes opened his first butcher's shop in 1982, at the age of 21. His first shop was on Rufford Road, Crossens, Southport. With over 30 years’ experience as a successful high class butchers, as well as caterers, we are proud to be able to offer our customers meat and produce of the highest standard. We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic individual to join our sales team as a Butcher.

Here’s What You Can Expect to be Doing 

  • Producing meat for sale including bone out carcasses with good cutting standards
  • Effectively developing and managing staff
  • Ensuring that all food safety and health and safety regulations are met within the butchery department
  • Cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment
  • Weighing, packaging, pricing, and displaying products
  • Keeping records, budgets, and inventory
  • Performing quality inspections on meats and other products
  • Greeting and speaking to customers, providing advice, answering questions, and accepting orders or payments
  • Coordinating deliveries or order pickups
  • Developing the sales and profit
  • Controlling waste

A Few Things about You

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Product knowledge is essential
  • Be helpful and friendly and feel comfortable working with the public
  • To be enthusiastic, committed and self motivated
  • Adopts a ‘can do’ attitude to challenging situations
  • To be able to work as part of a team
  • Have a flexible approach to working hours
  • To be able to work as part of a team but also to use their own initiative
  • Basic food hygiene certificate
  • Thorough knowledge of HACCPS
  • A minimum of 3 – 4 years proven experience in a butchery environment


Great People Deserve Great Things

As a member of Graham Eyes Butchers you can take full advantage of our benefits package, which includes:

  • Occupational pension scheme
  • Life insurance scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • SPAR discount scheme
  • Annual loyalty bonus scheme
  • Long service awards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Retail discount scheme
  • Paid leave in the event of a family bereavement
  • Enhanced Christmas day rate of pay
  • Christmas gift
  • Training and development
  • Apprenticeship opportunities



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