Blockman / Bandsaw Operator – Montague Gardens


  • Cutting, portioning and weighing of products as per order picking slip
  • Operating the band saw
  • Ensure that you are wearing clean undamaged protective clothing as per company policy
  • Meet the daily production output as planned for your band saw
  • Ensuring the selection of the correct base stock for orders
  • Ensure the use of the correct meat cut for specific orders
  • Ensure stock rotation when selecting products from the chiller or freezers
  • Ensure the use of the correct packaging material for the correct product
  • Ensure correct pre – planning of available base products to ensure adequate production of stock needed
  • Ensure that all products have the correct batch or lot numbers
  • Ensure conformity in taste, weight, size, colour and visual appearance of all portioned products
  • Ensure finished products are checked for deviations from quality standards
  • Ensure that portioning is in line with customer specifications
  • Ensure product is packed to customer specifications
  • Ensure product is correctly weighed and labelled
  • Ensure that all final products are labelled with the correct batch or lot number
  • Ensure good housekeeping practises in your dedicated work area
  • Maintain measures to reduce wastage of products during production and cutting
  • Work thoroughly and avoid unnecessary off cuts or floor waste
  • Rework as many off cuts and cutting loss products as possible
  • Ensure that temperature controls to products are adhered to and that the correct thawing procedures are followed



  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12) compulsory
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Industry related experience
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Work well under pressure
  • Intermediate computer skills (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Solid time management
  • Be able to work well in a team



  • Monday: 07:00-18:00
  • Tuesday: 07:00 – 16:30
  • Friday: 07:00 -14:30
  • Saturdays – Alternative
  • Sundays: off
  • Public holidays: off



R 1200 – R1600 per week (negotiable)


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