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Employer: Cargill Ltd.

Job Location: 472 Ave & Highway 2A North, High River, Alberta, T1V 1P4

Vacancies: 50 positions

Wages are based on our Collective Bargaining Agreement

Skilled candidate with one-year work experience in meat processing will start at $21.25/hour and up to $23.50/hour depending on job rate level

Benefits coverage are based on our Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Prescription medication, Disability, Medical, Dental, and Vision care benefits will commence after three months of employment.

Cargill is hiring for full time Industrial Butchers and Meat Cutters to work in our beef processing facility located 30 minutes South of Calgary in High River, Alberta. We are looking for applicants that 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.

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, calves as prescribed by religious laws.

Industrial meat cutters

  • Cut beef carcasses or sides or quarters of carcasses into primal cuts for further cutting, processing or packaging
  • Remove bones from meat
  • Cut meat into specific cuts for institutional, commercial or other wholesale use
  • Remove skin, excess fat, bruises or other blemishes from carcasses or meat portions.

Employment requirements

  • Completion of secondary school may be required.
  • For industrial meat cutters, completion of a program in industrial meat cutting or experience as an industrial butcher is 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

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