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Job Title: Butchery Packer (Nights)

Contract Type: Permanent,  Full-time 

Salary: £29,155.43 per annum

Contracted hours: 

40 hours per week 

Working Days: Sunday to Thursday

Shift Pattern:  8 Hour Shifts, 09:00 - 17:30

Location: Cheltenham 

Benefits: View our Employee Benefits leaflet.

About Creed

Creed is a family business, established in 1972, which is ambitious with it's growth within the industry. We deliver a great range of multi-temperature food products, including our butchery and fresh ranges to caterers across the country from our offices in Cheltenham, Ilkeston & High Wycombe. It's a great place to be and we are proud of our role in supporting our local community. We are dedicated to creating a great place to work, with great people and in 2020 were listed by Sunday Times as one of the top 100 companies to work for, having achieved a “two star” status with best companies. Our people are committed to our values, choose their attitude and focus on the needs of the customer. They work hard and are committed to providing a great service but want to have some fun and development along the way. Our employees often get involved in charity events, attend the company conversations, put forward their ideas for improvement and contribute in the team briefings. Our core business values are being: Commercial, Proud, Friendly and Nurturing.

Role Details

The day to day duties of a Butchery Packer include picking and packing meat to a high standard, ready for distribution to customers, in accordance with safety legislation.

Some responsibilities of the role include: 

  • To package all meat in accordance with the company specification guidelines

  • To ensure that all fridges, preparation rooms and freezers are kept as clean and tidy as possible

  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of all the companies’ products

  • Adhere to companies’ personal hygiene policy

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, managers, suppliers and any visitors

  • Operate packing machine in a safe and professional manner, as per the manufacturer’s instructions

  • Report any machine maintenance problems immediately to the supervisor

  • Adhere to procedures relating to the proper use and care of equipment and materials for which the role has responsibility

  • Operate labelling machine to print off labels for all the products

  • Understand the important of best before dates

  • Be aware of any products falling below the required standard, and reject these products as necessary

  • Load products into large trays safely without damage to the products

  • Operate the metal detector machine in a safe and professional manner, as per the manufacturer’s instructions

The Ideal Candidate

No experience required!

The successful candidate must have a positive ‘can do’ attitude, be keen to learn new skills and have a desire to make a difference. Successful candidates will also be required to have the flexibility to work extra hours in line with the business needs.

Apply now if you want to start your career in a role that offers opportunities for development and progression.

Creed Careers


To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to detailing why you are perfect for this role and what value you can add to the business.

At this stage, we will not be accepting agency applications.


We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age, as outlined in our equal opportunities policy.