Job Title:

Butcher/Meat Cutter



Company Description:

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.   To know more about our company please visit http://www.cargill.ca/en/products-services/meat-processing/   Come and be a part of our dynamic team! We currently have openings for Permanent Fulltime 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.

Job Type:

Full Time

Close to Public Transit:





6:30 a.m.-3:00 pm, with over time as needed to fulfill production demands. 40 hours a week. Over time is at time and a half.


Benefits As per the collective agreement, Disability benefits, Medical benefits, Dental benefits, Vision, Pension plan benefits.



  • Cut carcasses, sides and quarters.
  • Cut, trim and prepare specialized cuts of meat
  • Remove bones from meat.
  • Prepare special orders
  • 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.


  • High School education
  • 3-5 years butcher/knife experience required (Experience in detailed meat cutting for further added value)
  • Previous experience in meat processing and packing environment using manual cutting utensils and band saws.
  • Certificate of Meat Cutting Program (preferred)
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work under cold conditions
  • 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

How to Apply:

Please Contact Cargill Ltd. Dunlop Beef Facility Human Resources Department Address: 165 Dunlop Drive Guelph ON N1L 1P4 Tel: 519-823-5200 ext 283 Fax: 519-823-5488 E-mail: Guelph_hiring@cargill.com Website: www.cargill.ca We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those invited to participate in our recruitment process will be contacted.