Skilled Production - Meat Cutter NOC 6331 - Full Time - Dunlop , Guelph, ON.

Cargill - Guelph, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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This is a full-time position located in Guelph, Ontario. Please note you may receive calls from a 204 area code if you are considered for the position

Note: This position does not provide any type of relocation assistance.

The Meat Cutter duties Consist of.

Cut, trim and prepare specialized cuts of meat

Remove bones from meat.

Prepare special orders

Using knives (variety in size)

Principal Accountabilities


Using a meat hook to pull the product from a moving conveyor belt onto the work station

De-boning tasks – be sure to remove all red meat from the bone to maximize yield. Place the bones onto to the overhead bone belts.

Trimming Tasks – do not over trim, over trimming results in lost of yield. Place the fat in the fat chute.

Cut meat to customer specification - do not make additional cuts on red meat to prevent products depreciation

Arrive on time at work stations to prevent from rushing

Must be able to keep up with the line speed, perform the task safely and quality of work must be good


Safety is your first priority; always ensure that you are doing your part to keep you and your team members safe.

All issued Personal Protective Equipment and tools must be inspected before and after the start of each shift to ensure there are no deficiencies or malfunctions. Any questions or concerns must be directed to your Supervisor or Lead-Hand immediately.

All issued equipment and tools must be kept in sanitary condition at all times. All issued equipment and tools must be removed and properly stored at workstation on designated hooks and shelves while on breaks. All equipment must be cleaned and properly stored at the end of the shift in designated areas.

Always be aware of the position of adjacent workers to prevent bumping them or them bumping you. An unexpected bump could cause an injury.

Watch for slippery floors. WALK-



Do not place hands in sanitizers. Water is 180 degrees Fahrenheit and will scald (burn) skin immediately.

Never remove knives from holders without PPE hand protection on this includes to clean them after shift or to remove from knife tub or cabinet.

Any stiffness, soreness or numbness must be reported to the Supervisor or and the Nurse immediately (even the first sign of any of the above).

As a worker, it is your legal right to know the hazards associated with the work that you are performing. You should review a copy of the hazard assessment for the task. If there are any hazards that are not identified in the hazard assessment, notify your supervisor immediately.

Know the Emergency Action Plan (EAP), take cover and ensure you are following instruction and know the nearest exit in case of emergency.


It is the responsibility of the employee to continue their conditioning program that was introduced, such as: stretch before, during and after work. Ask the Health & Wellness department for the correct hand and body stretching information.

Be aware of gripping forces- use a comfortable grip and only wear as many gloves as necessary. Wearing more gloves than needed results in higher grip forces and can lead to various injuries to your wrist, hand, and fingers.

Wait for the product to come to you- DO NOT TWIST.

Keep the product close to your body while working to help reduce reaching.

Avoid making excessive cuts/ movements to reduce repetition and improve efficiency.

Maintain a good upright posture. Avoid leaning into product, bend your knees to reduce force on your back.

Other Requirements

Works with extremely sharp objects / tools, on a fast paced moving chain, on many different bench heights, with safety harness and PPE’s.

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

Equipment and Machinery Experience

: Manual cutting utensil, Band saw


Required Qualifications:
High School Education or Equivalent

3-5 years butcher/knife experience required

Previous experience in meat processing environment using manual cutting utensils and band saws.

Must pass company medical examination

Must pass criminal background check

Preferred Qualifications:
Certificate of Meat Cutting Program

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 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

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing accommodation to our job applicants with disabilities.

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