Industrial Butcher

Conestoga Meat Packers Ltd. - Kitchener, ON (12 months ago)

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Come and be a part of our dynamic team and join us in building for the future together. We are expanding our business and have permanent full-time openings for Industrial Butcher on our day and afternoon shift. There are 40 vacancies and the start date would be as soon as possible.

These positions are required for day starting times vary from 6:00 am - 7:30 am and afternoon shift starting times vary from 2:30pm - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday

Job Description:
Slaughter livestock
Remove viscera and other inedible parts from carcasses
Clean and trim carcasses
Split carcasses into smaller portions to facilitate handling
Use of knives and saw
Remove excess fat, bruises or other blemishes from carcass or meat portions
Working with animal blood and a variety of parts from a butchered animal

Work Conditions and Environment:
Physically demanding
Fast-paced environment
Repetitive tasks
Handling heavy loads
Noisy and some areas may have odours
Manual dexterity
Standing for extended periods
Slaughter house, meat processing and packing establishment

We offer:
Competitive wages ranges from $20.80 per hour to $23.10 per hour
Competitive Benefits Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Vision Care, Pension, Group Insurance
Afternoon Shift Premium of $1.25
40 hours per week
Weekly pay by direct deposit
Training will be provided

Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
Some High School education
Commitment to safety and quality processes
Should have 3 months plus previous experience in retail/wholesale or industrial butchery and/or other knife skills
Attention to detail
Works well with others
Critical thinking skills
Excellent hand-eye coordination and decision making skills
Basic English communication skills
Basic security clearance
Working Location: 313 Menno St, Breslau, Ontario, NOB 1M0.

No public transportation available, transportation assistance may be available.

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance available for skilled/qualified candidates.

Please upload/send your resume in confidence to or fax to 519-648-3421

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those invited to participate in our recruitment process will be contacted.