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JBS USA Industrial Butcher/Meat Cutter in Brooks, Alberta

Industrial Butcher/Meat Cutter

Department: Fab Operations

Location: Brooks, AB

Industrial Butcher/Meat Cutter

JBS Food Canada ULC. is one of the largest beef processors in Canada. We are currently recruiting Industrial Butcher/ Meat Cutters 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:

Requirements: -

  • -Cut beef or quarters of carcasses into primal cuts for further cutting, processing or packaging, De-bone meat, Cut meat into specific cuts for institutional, commercial or other wholesale use

  • -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

  • 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;


An ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • -High school Diploma

  • -Completion of a program in industrial meat cutting or 1 - 2 years- experience as an industrial butcher or trimmer is required.-

  • -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:--------------------------- Knives, Saws, Power cutting tools,- Stunning devices

Work Site Environment : -------------------- Noisy, Odours, Hot, Cold/refrigerated.

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 .



Earn Competitive Starting Wages of $17.10 - $23.75, 40.00 Hours per week as per collective agreement

Permanent Full Time Position, Shift

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: 4km west of Brooks on Trans Canada Highway No.1

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

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