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JBS USA Industrial Butcher in Brooks, Alberta

Industrial Butcher

Department: Slaughter Operations

Location: Brooks, AB

Industrial Butcher

JBS Food Canada ULC is one of the largest beef processors in Canada. We are currently recruiting Industrial Butchers for our Brooks, Alberta facility which has the capacity to harvest more than 4,000 head of cattle per day.


As a member of the team you will be responsible for a variety of duties including:

  • 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;

  • Wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE, i.e. hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe boots, mesh safety equipment, etc) as provided by the Employer

  • Working in a variety of environments including wet, humid, cold, hot, inside or outside

  • Working with animal blood and various parts/contents of a butchered animal An ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • High school Diploma

  • Either completion of a program in industrial meat cutting or from 7months to 1 year verifiable experience as an industrial butcher or meat cutter is required.

  • Previous industrial / manufacturing plant experience is considered an asset

  • Comfortable being part of a multi-cultural, unionized environment

  • Basic English skills- Work conditions and Physical Capabilities: -Repetitive tasks, Handling heavy loads, Physical demanding, Manual dexterity, Attention to detail, Hand-eye co-ordination, Standing for extended periods, Bending, Crouching, kneeling.- Type of equipment: Stunning devices, Knives, Saws, Power cutting tools- Work Site Environment : Noisy, Odours, Hot, Cold/refrigerated, fast pace- Earn Competitive Starting Wages of $17.50 - $24.15, 40.00 Hours per week as per collective agreement Permanent Full Time Position, Shift - Please note that Applicants may be subject to drug and alcohol testing. If an Applicant is requested to take a drug and alcohol test, any offer of employment to the Applicant will be conditional upon passing the drug and alcohol test. - Exceptional Benefits including: Competitive Wage | Relocation Assistance | Extended Health/Medical Benefit | Group Life & Accidental Death Insurance | Long Term Disability | Vision/Dental Care | Employee Beef Purchasing Program | Voluntary Employee RRSP Contributions |Employer RRSP Contributions | Subsidized Bus Transport | Medical Clinic on-site | Career Growth and Continued Training

JBS Food Canada ULC

Mailing Address: PO Box 1868 Brooks AB T1R 1C6

Physical Location: 193002A Range Road 150, Brooks, Alberta, T1R1C6

Telephone: 403-501-2223 Fax: 403-501-2239

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