WORK WITH US!

Primal Supply Meats is a women-owned and operated butchery and local sourcing company committed to providing sustainable, pasture-raised meat to Philadelphia. Our daily work involves sourcing, logistics, processing, packaging and fulfillment. We care greatly for our network of producers, processors, customers and above all, our product.

As a young business that is quickly growing, we value our team members and strive to maintain a productive, educational, and mission-driven work environment. Working with us is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to be part of a fun, hard-working team, learn about pasture-raised meat and support your local, sustainable food system.

How to Apply

We are currently hiring for the positions listed below. To apply: email work@primalsupplymeats.com with a letter of interest and resume in PDF format. You must include your name and the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.


Position: Driver

As a meat sourcing and logistics company, the role of driver is a key member of our team. You will be responsible for front-line service and handling perishable products, including: Pickups at farms and slaughterhouses, deliveries of customer orders, and general inventory support in receiving and tracking of product. The ideal candidate for this role will be organized and punctual. A good attitude and solid communication skills are necessary. 100% commitment to customer service and order accuracy is required. You should be comfortable spending time alone and also able to work in a self-directed manner without constant supervision.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive company vehicle to pick up meat products from partner farmers and processors and deliver to company warehouse.*

  • Drive company vehicle to deliver customer orders.*

  • Carefully load and unload boxes and coolers of meat products between vehicle and designated storage areas, including lifting 50+ lbs and using trolleys and pallet jacks to transport product within the warehouse

  • Accurately manage route checklists and order paperwork for all product being transported and relay any issues or inconsistencies to management

  • Provide excellent service and develop familiarity with vendor and customer systems and preferences for pick-up and receiving

  • Ensure food safety and temperature control procedures are practiced at all times

  • Maintain a clean and organized vehicle and inventory warehouse space

  • Participate in staff meetings and trainings, as needed

  • Understand policies and practices that are relevant to our mission and be able to articulate these as a representative of our business

Requirements:

  • Must have a valid Driver's License and clean driving record

  • Must be able to sit and drive for long periods of time; able to stand and walk for long periods of time; able to lift 50+ pounds from the ground

  • Punctual, organized and detail-oriented

  • Responsible, independent and proactive with communication

  • Flexibility, desire to learn and a strong work ethic

  • Local food and/or sustainable agriculture experience is a bonus

*All routes will start and end at the company warehouse at 6250 Baltimore Pike, Yeadon PA.

Hours and Compensation

This position is currently part-time 20-25 hours/week paid $12/hr. The ideal candidate will be available 2-3 days per week (TBD) with some schedule flexibility, as some days will end earlier or later than scheduled.

*Please understand that as a food company, the holidays are a busy time of year, therefore time-off may be limited during these crucial times.

 

DRIVER


Position: Production Assistant

The heart of our operation is our weekly production routine. As a member of this team you will care for our product and assist in operations including: Meat processing, inventory management, packaging, equipment and facility maintenance. The ideal candidate for this role will be organized, punctual and able to work in a fast-paced environment. A good attitude and solid communication skills are necessary. 100% commitment to sustaining product and production standards is required. You should be comfortable working as part of a team and also able to work in a self-directed manner without constant supervision. Meat processing experience is a bonus but not required. We will train the right candidate into this role.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in meat processing while maintaining quality and production standards:

    • Grinding meat, de-boning and trimming meat, sausage making, finishing and portioning retail cuts

  • Assist in packaging and order fulfillment

  • Assist in inventory and cooler organization

  • Clean equipment and work areas to maintain health and sanitation standards

  • Practice food safety and temperature control procedures at all times

  • Participate in staff meetings and trainings, as needed

  • Understand policies and practices that are relevant to our mission and be able to articulate these as a representative of our business

Requirements:

  • Able to stand and walk for 8+ hours, work in a cold environment and be able to lift 50+ pounds from the ground

  • Fast learner with a strong work ethic

  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a team to ensure timely and organized work flow

  • Punctual, organized and detail-oriented

  • Proactive Strong and open with communication

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers

  • Cooking experience (may be professional or personal)

  • Commitment to local food and sustainable meat production

*This position is based at the company warehouse at 6250 Baltimore Pike, Yeadon PA.

Hours and Compensation

This position is 30+ hours/week with starting pay at $12/hr (depending on experience). This position has the ability to transition to full-time. The ideal candidate will be available on all production days with some schedule flexibility, as some days will end earlier or later than scheduled.

Please understand that as a food company, the holidays are a busy time of year, therefore time-off may be limited during these crucial times.

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT


Position: Meat Cutter

We cut a lot of meat! As a core member of our production team you will process meat to fulfill daily cut lists and care for our product. The ideal candidate for this role will have meat cutting experience, value added production experience and knowledge of whole animals is preferred but not necessary. 100% commitment to minimizing waste while maintaining cutting and production standards is required. A good attitude and solid communication skills are necessary. You should be comfortable working as part of a team and also able to work in a self-directed manner without constant supervision.

Responsibilities:

  • Process primals and sub-primals into portioned cuts per our cutting standards

  • Assist in management of meat inventory including stabilizing fresh product and cooler organization

  • Be able to work at a timely pace with precision and minimal waste

  • Clean equipment and work areas to maintain health and sanitation standards

  • Practice food safety and temperature control procedures at all times

  • Participate in staff meetings and trainings, as needed

  • Understand policies and practices that are relevant to our mission and be able to articulate these as a representative of our business

Requirements:

  • This position requires meat cutting experience from a retail or processing operation. 

  • Able to stand and walk for 8+ hours, work in a cold environment and be able to lift 50+ pounds from the ground

  • Fast learner with a desire to learn and a strong work ethic

  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a team to ensure timely and organized work flow

  • Punctual, organized and detail-oriented

  • Proactive and open with communication

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers

  • Commitment to local food and sustainable meat production

This position is assigned to shifts at both the company warehouse at 6250 Baltimore Pike, Yeadon PA and the butcher shop at 1538 East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia PA.

Hours and Compensation

This position is full-time with pay depending on experience. The ideal candidate will be available on weekdays and weekends with flexibility, as some days will end earlier or later than scheduled.

Please understand that as a food company, the holidays are a busy time of year, therefore time-off may be limited during these crucial times.

Meat Cutter


Position: Meat Counter Clerk

Our butcher shop in South Philadelphia is the public face of our operation. As a member of this team you will care for our product, support butcher shop operations, and serve customers purchasing meat and provisions. The ideal candidate for this role will be warm and welcoming, punctual, eager to learn and able to work in a fast-paced environment. A positive attitude and solid communication skills are necessary. 100% commitment to customer service and sustaining product standards is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist customers with the purchase of fresh meat, grocery items and special orders

  • Maintain stock of meat case, produce, cheese and pantry items

  • Product packaging

  • Cash handling

  • Participate in shop set-up and breakdown

  • Clean equipment and work areas to maintain health and sanitation standards

  • Practice food safety and temperature control procedures at all times

  • Participate in staff meetings and trainings, as needed

  • Understand policies and practices that are relevant to our mission and be able to articulate these as a representative of our business

Requirements:

  • Able to stand and walk for 8+ hours and be able to lift 50+ pounds from the ground

  • Fast learner with a strong work ethic

  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a team to ensure timely and organized work flow

  • Punctual, organized and detail-oriented

  • Proactive and open with communication

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers

  • Cooking experience (may be professional or personal)

  • Commitment to local food and sustainable meat production

*This position is based at the butcher shop at 1538 East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia PA.

Hours and Compensation

This position may be part-time or full-time with starting pay at $12/hr (depending on experience). The ideal candidate will be available on all production days with some schedule flexibility, as some days will end earlier or later than scheduled.

Please understand that as a food company, the holidays are a busy time of year, therefore time-off may be limited during these crucial times.

Meat Counter Clerk