Industrial Butcher

Cargill Ltd.
Term (Duration): 
Industrial Butchers

-Slaughter livestock using stunning devices and knives
-Skin, clean and trim carcasses
-Remove viscera and other inedible parts from carcasses-Split carcasses into smaller portions to facilitate handling
-May slaughter cattle as prescribed by religious laws.

Employment requirements

-1 to less than 7 months butcher/knife experience required
-Previous experience in meat processing and packing environment using manual cutting utensils and band saws is preferable
-Cargill specific on-the-job training is provided for selected candidates

Preferred Qualifications

-Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
-Ability to stand and perform repetitive physical tasks for extended periods of time
-Commitment to safety and food quality processes
-Attention to detail and work well with others
-Enthusiasm and willingness to learn and develop-Excellent hand-eye coordination and decision-making skills
-Reliability/ Dependability
-Basic English communication skills
-Able to work in a fast-paced environment
-Must pass company Medical Examination
-Must pass Criminal Background Check
-Legally entitled to work for Cargill in CanadaWork Conditions
-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.
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.

Wage Range is $19.70/hour-$26.20/hour as per the collective agreement
Starting rate for experienced meat cutters (3+ years of experience) is $19.70/hour
Starting rate for entry level (less than 3 years of experience) is $18.00/hour.

Date Posted: 
Tue, Nov 24 2020
Job Location: 
How to Apply: 

Please apply directly by following the link below.
All interested candidate must apply online in order to be considered.

OR for more information please contact

Cargill Ltd.
Dunlop Beef Facility,
Human Resources Department
Address:165 Dunlop Drive
Guelph ON N1L 1P4

Tel: 519-823-5200 ext. 211
Wed, Jun 30 2021
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