Industrial Meat Cutter/Butcher

Location: Brandon, Manitoba
Date Posted: 02-22-2018

INDUSTRIAL MEAT CUTTER/BUTCHER - BRANDON, MB        

Considering a Career at Maple Leaf Foods?

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is a leading Canadian consumer protein company, making high quality, innovative products under national brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders Country Naturals® and Mina™. The Company employs approximately 11,000 people in its operations across Canada and exports to global markets including the U.S. and Asia. The Company is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario.


Our people are passionate about the work they do and the products we make. As we move forward, we are determined to leverage their integrity and passion to continue to build a high-performing, values-based company enabled by high-performing, motivated and talented people.
  
Position Summary:
Positions include slaughtering livestock and removing viscera and other inedible parts from carcasses, cutting pork for further cutting, processing and packaging. Positions are available in a variety of departments including Barn, Dressing, Cut, and Packaging areas.
  
Responsibilities:

  • Participate as part of a team in the processing of hogs to produce fresh and frozen product
  • Assist with various tasks in the department assigned
  • Keep up to production line speed
  • Most jobs in the Barn, Dressing, Cut and Packaging floors include assembly line work
  • Be willing to adhere to all hygienic and food safety requirements in the plant
  • Knife and other equipment use may be required
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Required Skills:
  • Previous industrial / manufacturing plant experience is considered an asset
  • Ability to work in a wide range of environmental conditions from cool to warm and wet to dry
  • Physically fit and able to lift, push, and/or pull, weight of up to 27kg (60 lbs)
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks and stand for long periods of time
  • Experience working with and committed to Good Manufacturing Practices is considered an asset
  • Experience in food manufacturing within a fast-paced environment is an asset
  • Comfortable being part of a multi-cultural, unionized environment
  • Must be committed to safe work practices
  • Ensure safe and hygienic practices are applied to all tasks performed as per Company policies
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