Industrial Butcher (NOC 94141)

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Job Description

Cargill is hiring for full time Industrial Butchers to work in our beef processing facility located in Guelph, Ontario. We are looking for applicants who value a safe stable working environment. As one of the world’s largest privately owned organizations, Cargill extends an attractive benefits package, competitive wage and enormous opportunities.

Cargill Ltd.
Job Location:
165 Dunlop Dr.
Guelph, Ontario, N1L1P4

50 positions

40.00 Hours / Week
The work shift is 6:30 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
Monday through Friday, with over-time as needed to fulfill production demands.
Over-time is at time and a half.
Career Level

Work setting
Meat processing and packing plant

Wages :
Wage Range is $19.25 – $27.45/hour as per the collective agreement.
Starting rate for experienced meat cutters (3+ years of experience) is $20.50/hour
Starting rate for entry level (less than 6 months of experience) is $19.25/hour.

as per the collective agreement. Prescription medication, Disability, Medical, Dental, and Vision care benefits will commence after three months of employment.

Main Duties
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 Canada

Work 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.

Please apply directly by following the link below. All interested candidate must apply online in order to be considered.×54594/-80×25599/50/2

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 E-mail: Website:

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