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Meat cutter (NOC 63201)

Company: Cargill
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Salary Range: $26.22 - $32.78 Wages will be reviewed annually in accordance with the company’s performance management program
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Cargill is building a new vision; to support the vision, we are looking for talented, reliable, and hard-working individuals – people who want to make Cargill their career choice - to join our Production team at our Guelph-Dunlop- Beef Processing facility.

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Come and be a part of our dynamic team! Cargill was name one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2020. We currently have openings for permanent full-time experienced Meat Cutters/Butchers to join our Fabrication area. There are 50 vacancies and the start date would be as soon as possible.
Applicants with less than 3 years of experience will be assigned entry level jobs and receive on-site Cargill specific knife skill and butchery training.

Cargill Ltd.

Job Location:
Guelph, Dunlop Facility
165 Dunlop Dr. ON N1L 1P4

50 positions


Job Start Date

As soon as possible

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, Disability benefits, Medical benefits, Dental benefits, Vision, Pension plan benefits.

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

Terms of Employment
Permanent Full-Time

Career Level

Work Setting
Meat processing and packing plant

Work Site Environment
Odors, Warm Environment

Security & Safety
Basic security clearance

• Slaughter livestock;
• Skin, clean and trim carcasses;
• Remove viscera and other inedible parts from carcasses;
• Split carcasses into smaller portions to facilitate handling;
• Remove skin, excess fat, bruises or other blemishes from carcasses or meat portions.
• May slaughter cattle as prescribed by religious laws
• Work with specialized knives and equipment according to workplace health and safety requirements as well as safe food handling practices

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

• 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
• Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
• 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

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.

How to apply:
Apply directly by following the link:

165 Dunlop Dr. N1L 1P4

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