Meat Associate

Meat Associates Part & Full-Time Opportunities Dierbergs Markets

Meat Associates works as part of a team to provide quality products . They are task-driven and thrive in a collaborative environment where they can be customer-focused with a variety of responsibilities:

  • Stock, food handling, clean and help customers
  • Represent our quality products with expertise and enthusiasm
  • Learn about meat products and communicate your knowledge to customers
  • Promote our products via suggestive selling techniques
  • Use and clean equipment such as grinder, cubing machine, patty machine, wrapper, scale, slicers, knives, etc. (must be 18+ to use and clean some equipment) (cannot use band saw)
  • Make sure meat cases are well-stocked and look showroom-worthy
  • Process customer orders accurately by clarifying and checking for understanding
  • Weigh, wrap, and label merchandise
  • Examine, stock, and rotate meats according to sell by date
  • Break down loads and transfer to carts
  • Cut, trim, and weigh meats for production and customer requests
  • Work in varied temperature-controlled environments (refrigerator and freezer)
  • Keep work area sanitary by using company approved cleaners and equipment


  • At least 16 years of age
  • Ability to follow safety and food-handling guidelines and keep your work area safe and clean
  • Read and locate basic information from food specifications books, follow recipes, charts, invoices, and temperature gauges
  • Basic computer and math skills (including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, conversions, and percentages)
  • Flexibility to work a varied schedule that includes weekends and holidays
  • Prompt and regular attendance based on your schedule
  • Adherence to our dress code, appearance and personal hygiene standards
  • A Hepatitis A vaccination (MO only)
  • May be cross-trained in other departments

Physical Requirements

  • Lifting & Carrying - Up to 90 lbs occasionally & 40 lbs frequently
  • Pushing & Pulling- Up to 50 lbs of force occasionally
  • Occasional - Sit, kneel, stoop, squat, climb, overhead reach & power grip
  • Frequent - Stand, walk, head turn, side reach, grasp, pinch, finger manipulation & feel
  • Constant - Handling & forward reach

What's in it for you?
  • Weekly paychecks - yes, we are going to pay you every single week!
  • Medical insurance, 401(k), pension plan, and paid time off - even for part-time Associates
  • Automatic, scheduled pay increases to reward your awesome performance
  • Work/life balance and flexible scheduling
  • Training and growth potential to help you reach your career goals with us
  • Discounts at the Starbucks kiosks inside some of our locations
  • Wellness initiatives, Associate appreciation and volunteer opportunities to keep you engaged and involved


Embody and BE the following:Be Connected,Be Curious,Be Courageous,Be Caring,Be People Centric, Be a Contributor, Be a Cultivator, and in all you do,Be YOU!

This job description is representative only and is not all inclusive of the responsibilities that the Associate may be required to perform.