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Skilled Production - Meat Cutter

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Job ID 209269 Date posted 06/02/2022 Location : High River, Canada

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.


Job Location: High River, AB
Job Type: Full Time
Shift: Various
Compensation: 
$24.00 up to $26.75 as per collective agreement

New Sign On Bonus!  $500 - $1,000

Benefits Information:

  • Benefits are based in our Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Paid Vacation.
  • Extended Health & Dental.
  • Vision Care.
  • Pension Plan.
  • Short-term Disability and Life Insurance.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement.


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Cut, trim, and otherwise prepare standard cuts of meat for sale at self-serve counters or according to customers' orders
  • Grind meats and slice cooked meats using powered grinders and slicing machines
  • Prepare special displays of meat
  • Shape, lace and tie roasts and other meats, may wrap prepared meats.
  • Manage inventory, keep records of sales and determine amount, product line and freshness of products according to company and customer requirements
  • Ensure food storage conditions are adequate
  • May supervise other butchers, meat cutters.


Required Qualifications:

  • Completion of secondary school may be required.    
  • Completion of a college or other meat or a three-year meat cutting apprenticeship may be required
  • On-the-job training is provided for industrial butchers, meat cutters.


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 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 Canada


Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (204) area code. Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement.


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

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