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It all starts with you. If you have a passion for food and a passion for people then we want to hear from you.

Working at one of our stores is more than a job, it’s an opportunity to learn and grow. We offer full and part-time hours, a friendly work environment, competitive wages, on the job training, advancement opportunities and health care benefits for full time employees.

We are proud to be Canadian, proud to support the communities we work in and proud of our continued success for over 50 years.

If you want to make a fresh start then join the Highland Farms family today.

Meat Manager

Position Type
Full Time
Vaughan, ON

This position is available at both our Mississauga and Vaughan locations

Key Responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities

• Motivate, encourage and engage employees to maximize performance.
• Lead, coach and be a role model for the team.
• Develop and train employees to reach their full potential.
• Responsible to ensure that all new hires are onboarded and trained, ensuring the new hire package is
reviewed and completed.
• Complete weekly employee schedules to meet the needs of the business.
• Direct employees to ensure that they are making customers feel welcome by providing professional
customer service at all times.
• Provide thorough and accurate knowledge of meat products and services.
• Address special situations or requests and customer concerns/ complaints efficiently and effectively.
• Complete customer orders and make recommendations to customers on various items and complete customer
• Share knowledge of different meat cooking techniques with customers and employees.
• Perform merchandising activities to enhance appeal of products and maximize sales by preparing displays
of meat, maintaining self and full service displays, and determining amount and freshness of products.
• Ensure quality of products by conducting quality control measures, performing inspections and adhering
to company standards.
• Ensure employees are following all health, safety and cleanliness standards.
• Ensure proper food storage and follow Food & Safety regulations and guidelines.
• Order products as per process, requirements and direction from buyer.
• Physically making meat and seafood items according to standardized written recipes and processes for
preparing, assembling, and mixing fresh ingredients. Preparation includes a variety of steps that may
include: marinating, seasoning, cutting, chopping, slicing, and mixing meats, produce, and other food
products together as indicated within the standardized recipes.
• If needed, participate in food product recall process
• Ensure work surfaces are clean and properly disinfected and tolls and equipment are sanitized.
• Practice safe food handling procedures at all times.
• Store received product as required to meet Food Safety regulations.
• Comply with legislation/ regulations at all times.
• Effectively communicate product knowledge to team members.
• Minimize out of stock and overstock to ensure fresh merchandise.
• Monitors temperature of cases, shelves and storage areas and reports any failures to the Store Manager.
• Other duties as assigned by management to meet business needs.

Job Requirements:

Skills & Knowledge

• Minimum of 2 to 3 years working and managing a meat department.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Excellent interpersonal, motivational, team building and leadership skills.
• Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness.
• Knowledge of different cuts of meats as well as cooking procedures.
• Previous knowledge of using various equipment, such as grinders, scales, wrapping machines, saws and
• Proper knife handling skills.
• Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
• Skilled at working in a fast-paced environment while maintaining priorities and a high level of

Working Conditions

• Walking and standing for extended periods of time.
• Able to bend, squat and lift occasionally.
• Able to lift up to approximately 50 lbs.
• Will be exposed to limited cold temperatures from freezer/cooler area.

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Current Opportunities


9940 Dufferin Street
Vaughan, ON, L6A 4K5


850 Ellesmere Road
Scarborough, ON, M1P 2W5


50 Matheson Blvd. East
Mississauga, ON, L4Z 1N5

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Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Highland Farm’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Our Vision & Mission

To be the grocery shopping destination of choice in the GTA. To consistently offer our customers the highest standards of quality, value, selection, presentation and cleanliness. To inspire our employees to deliver an exceptional customer experience by consistently exceeding their expectations, and taking pride in our Fresh values.

Our Fresh Values

Family work ethic
Respect & courtesy
Energy & enthusiasm
Service excellence
Honesty & integrity