Meat Cutter (NOC 63201) – Guelph

Job Title:

Meat Cutter (NOC 63201)



Company Description:

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

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Job Type:

Full Time

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Start Date:



Monday through Friday, with overtime as needed to fulfill production demands


The work shift is 6:30 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. 40.00 Hours / Week


Wage Range is $19.25 - $27.45/hour as per the collective agreement


  • Working in a time sensitive process deboning, trimming and preparing standard / specialized cuts of meats using knives;
  • Cutting, trimming, and preparing precise products in accordance with client specificationsWorking with specialized knives and equipment in accordance with workplace health and safety requirement as well as safe food handling practices
  •   Maintaining equipment to ensure it is sharp and in good condition according to company standards;
  • Maintain high standards of sanitation and personal cleanliness;
  •   Training for entry level employees; and supervising other butchers/meat cutters
  • Performing other duties as required consistent with the occupation


  • 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:

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  • Starting rate for experienced Industrial Butchers (6 + months of experience) is $20.95/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