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Butchery Manager

Location:
Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa
Posted:
August 15, 2018

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CURRICULUM VITAE

GERHARD KRUGER

PERSONAL DETAILS:

NAME: GERHARD KRUGER

ADDRESS: PLOT 214 - EIGHTH ROAD, BREDELL, 1619

POSTAL

ADDRESS: P O BOX 11084, ASTON MANOR, 1630

CONTACT NRS: 073-***-****

DATE OF BIRTH: 1 NOVEMBER 1967

EDUCATION:

SCHOOL:

GRADE 12

HOËRSKOOL KEMPTON PARK, 1986

SUBJECTS:

AFRIKAANS (1ST LANGUAGE) ENGLISH (2ND LANGUAGE)

BIOLOGY HISTORY

METALWORK BUSINESS ECONOMICS

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CAREER OVERVIEW:

JUNE 2007 – OCTOBER 2016: PALM BUTCHERY

DESIGNATION: BUSINESS OWNER

JOB DESCRIPTION:

COACHING AND TRAINING

SUPERVISING KITCHEN & FRONTSHOP STAFF

PROCESSING OF MEAT PRODUCTS

PROCESSING OF GAME MEAT IN HUNTING SEASON – YIELDING HIGHEST TURN-OVER AND PROFIT DEPARTMENT IN WINTER SEASON

PURCHASING, ORDERING, RECEIVING AND SALES

CALCULATION OF PRICING TO MAXIMIZE GROSS PROFIT (GP)

COMPETITOR INTELLIGENCE

RELATIONSHIP BUILDING WITH SUPPLIERS

STOCK CONTROL

STRICT HYGIENE CONTROL AND EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE

DEVELOPING NEW PRODUCTS BY DIFFERENT COMBINATIONS OF SPICES

MARKETING AND SELLING TO GUEST HOUSES, HOTEL GROUPS, RESTAURANTS, SA POLICE SERVICE AND NURSERY SCHOOLS

INCOME/EXPENSE CONTROL

HUMAN RESOURCES – RECRUITMENT AND MANAGEMENT

REASON FOR CHANGE:

PURCHASED THE FAMILY BUSINESS FROM MY FATHER, AS HE RETIRED. THE BUSINESS HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED SINCE 1967 AND HAS BEEN ONE OF THE MOST PROMINENT BUSINESSES IN KEMPTON PARK.

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JULY 1996 – MAY 2007: PALM BUTCHERY

DESIGNATION: BUTCHERY MANAGER

JOB DESCRIPTION:

SUPERVISING KITCHEN & FRONTSHOP STAFF

COACHING AND TRAINING

PROCESSING OF MEAT PRODUCTS

HYGIENE CONTROL AND EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE

PURCHASING, ORDERING, RECEIVING AND SALES

STOCK CONTROL

JANUARY 1994 – JUNE 1996: NEWTON’S PUB & RESTAURANT DESIGNATION: BUSINESS OWNER

JOB DESCRIPTION:

SUPERVISING KITCHEN, BAR & WAITRESSING STAFF

COACHING AND TRAINING

PURCHASING, ORDERING, RECEIVING AND SALES

STOCK CONTROL

RELATIONSHIP BUILDING WITH SUPPLIERS

REASON FOR CHANGE:

SOLD THE BUSINESS

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DECEMBER 1990 –DECEMBER 1993: PALM BUTCHERY

DESIGNATION: MEAT CUTTING TECHNICIAN

JOB DESCRIPTION:

HANDS-ON PROCESSING OF MEAT PRODUCTS (TRAINED BY MY FATHER WHO HAD 20 YEARS RETAIL EXPERIENCE AT THE TIME)

BUTCHERY SALES & PURCHASING

CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP SELLING

STOCK CONTROL

REASON FOR CHANGE:

WANTED TO OPEN MY OWN BUSINESS

MARCH 1990 – OCTOBER 1990: ISRAEL (KIBUTZ)

DESIGNATION: CASUAL CHEF AND CANTEEN SUPERVISOR

JOB DESCRIPTION:

PREPARING MEALS FOR KIBUTZ VOLUNTEERS AND RUNNING THE CANTEEN

JANUARY 1989 – JANUARY 1990: SOUTHERN SUN HOTEL GROUP DESIGNATION: HOTEL ASSISTANT

JOB DESCRIPTION:

SUPERVISING ROOM-SERVICE STAFF

RESIDENTIAL BOOKINGS

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JANUARY 1987 – NOVEMBER 1988: MILITARY SERVICE

DESIGNATION: MILITARY CHEF

JOB DESCRIPTION:

3 MONTHS BASIC TRAINING IN FIELD KITCHENS

3 MONTHS ADVANCED BUSH KITCHEN TRAINING

PREPARED MEALS FOR UP TO 250 SOLDIERS

SHIFT SUPERVISOR FOR 28 MONTHS WHERE DUTIES INCLUDED:

TRAINING OF KITCHEN STAFF

PREPARING MEALS FOR OFFICERS

GIVING COURSES ON MOBILE BUSH KITCHENS

MENU PLANNING AND RECIPE STANDARDIZING

PERSONAL STRENGTHS

SELF-MOTIVATOR & SELF-DISCIPLINED

DEPENDABLE

ADAPTABLE

PROFESSIONAL ATTITUDE

GOOD PROBLEM SOLVING ABILITY

GOOD COMMUNICATION SKILLS

EXCELLENT CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS

TEAM PLAYER

TURNING OBJECTIONS INTO SELLING OPPORTUNITY

GETTING COMMITMENT

RESULTS FOCUSED

GOOD BUSINESS AND MARKET UNDERSTANDING



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