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​Meat Butcher/Meat Cutter

Posted on Jul 28, 2022

Job Details

Schedule: Monday-Friday
Salary: $18.40 - $26.60/Hour + Benefits
Position Type: Full-Time
Shifts: 6:30AM-3:00PM
Closing Date: Sep 30, 2022 at 12:42 AM

Job Description

Meat Butcher/Meat Cutter


  • Work in a fully integrated beef production facility, performing precision meat cutting functions involving:
  • Working in a time sensitive process deboning, trimming and preparing standard / specialized cuts of meats using knives;
  • Cutting, trimming, and preparing precise products in accordance with client specifications
  • Working with specialized knives and equipment in accordance with workplace health and safety requirement as well as safe food handling practices
  • Maintaining equipment to ensure it is sharp and in good condition according to company standards;
  • Maintain high standards of sanitation and personal cleanliness;
  • Training for entry level employees; and supervising other butchers/meat cutters
  • Performing other duties as required consistent with the occupation


  • Performing repetitive tasks
  • Fast paced environment
  • Physical Effort: This is a physically demanding position and will require continuous standing for extended periods of time, as well as some heavy lifting. Knife work involves regular repetitive use of hands, wrists, arms, shoulders.
  • Physical Environment: Regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise.
  • Sensory Attention: Regular need to give close attention- either hearing or seeing to surroundings.


  • Manual cutting utensil, Band saw

Job Qualifications

  • High School education
  • 3-5 years butcher/knife experience required (Experience in detailed meat cutting for further added value)
  • Previous experience in meat processing and packing environment using manual cutting utensils and band saws.
  • Certificate of Meat Cutting Program (preferred)
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work under cold conditions
  • Commitment to safety and food quality processes
  • Ability to stand and perform repetitive physical tasks for extended periods of time
  • Attention to detail and work well with others
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn and develop
  • Critical thinking, have significant use of memory and continuous learning
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination and decision-making skills
  • Reliability/ Dependability
  • Basic English communication skills


  • Full-Time
  • Hours of work: Monday-Friday
  • Number of Hours/Week: 40
  • Hours of work: 6:30AM-3:00PM
  • Location: Guelph
  • Salary and Benefits: $18.40 - $26.60/Hour + Benefits

Cargill is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). Applicants are asked to make their needs/requirements, for the purpose of accommodation under AODA, known to Human Resources when they are contacted for an interview.


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