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This job expired on January 29, 2023

Artisan Butcher | Meat Dept Director Beyond Harvest Foods

  • Date Posted November 30, 2022
  • Location Newnan, GA
  • Category Culinary / Production
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

We believe we can co-create an ecosystem of businesses that enable an entire bioregion to thrive, restoring balance to Nature, nourishing hungry people, and generating improved conditions for future generations. 

Our team is actively launching a regenerative-food-focused business ecosystem in the heart of the black belt agriculture region in South Alabama & Georgia. Our future businesses are organizing now (branding tbd) with the aim to co-create a "living, evolving and naturally functioning organization where abundance and resilience are recurring outcomes of its underlying health.”

Job description

Beyond Harvest works directly with local farms and food producers to provide our community with better access to the best tasting and regenerative foods grown and raised in our region. 

Our company sources and aggregates this food with utmost care in the handling, fostering a sense of pride among our employees. We primarily serve our community through our wholesale business focused on restaurants, caterers, grocery stores, and large institutions. 

Beyond Harvest needs experienced, food industry professionals to join our team who are eager to support a resilient food system rooted in Phenix City, AL and Columbus, GA.

The Chattahoochee River valley and Coastal Plains region of Alabama and Georgia is known for its natural beauty and high quality of life, including nationally ranked schools, unique arts culture, and most importantly — rich and abundant agriculture land. Many farmers and food producers have already made the transition towards regenerative practices, and our company remains committed to helping our regional food-shed grow. 



Beyond Harvest Foods' USDA further processing facility in Phenix City, AL and future kill facility in the area needs an experienced Butcher to develop and lead our meat processing department. The facility further processes beef, pork, and chicken with an addition of our own USDA slaughterhouse and desire to add programs for aged meat, charcuterie, sausages, etc. Preference is given to those who practice "nose-to-tail" whole animal butchery.

  • Perform safe, sanitary, and consistent cutting/grinding/processing to specifications. 
  • Products: ground meat, sausages, smoked meats, aged meats, and charcuterie.
  • Maintain USDA and HACCP record keeping and documentation.
  • Exceptional sanitation and organization.
  • Willingness to assist with other plant operations when necessary.

Job requirements: 

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience.
  • Whole Animal Butcher: Complete knowledge of and the ability to produce various cuts and sizes from nose-to-tail. 
  • Proper use and maintenance of knives, hooks, saws, grinders and other specialized equipment.
  • Ability to break carcasses with precision, care, and respect.
  • Ability to teach and train others. 
  • Able to understand and follow written and verbal instructions. 
  • Able to work in cool and cold environments and stand for prolonged periods of time. 
  • Able to lift 50+lbs regularly, and 80-90lbs on occasion. 
  • Ability to perform twisting, turning and bending motions. 
  • Adhere to safety and sanitations procedures, food safety compliance regulations and
  • equipment maintenance standards.

Compensation & Benefits:

Competitive wage, based on experience and qualifications

Financial assistance for relocation expenses available to qualified candidates

Health insurance

Continued education support


this position is : salaried, 75k-100k, depending on experience



Please submit a brief cover letter and resume.

Compensation this position is : salaried, 75k-100k Application instructions
This job expired on January 29, 2023
DeadlineFebruary 28, 2023

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