Butcher – retail or wholesale

Cargill Ltd. based in High River, AB is inviting applications from suitable applicants for the position of Butcher – retail or wholesale who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. Cargill Limited is headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and employs over 8,000 people across the country. Our Canadian operations have been recognised as one of Canada’s Top Employers, Top Diversity Employers, and Top Employers for Young People. Cargill Limited is a subsidiary of Cargill, Incorporated, a Minneapolis-based international provider of food, agriculture, and risk management products and services. Cargill Limited is a major merchandiser and processor in Canada. Our interests include beef, poultry, and oilseed processing, as well as livestock feed manufacturing. We are also involved in crop input product retailing, grain handling, milling, salt distribution, and merchandising. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Full time job. The shift timings include Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Overtime, Early Morning and Morning. The position of Butcher – retail or wholesale has been approved by the LMIA.

Employer Name: Cargill Ltd. 
Position: Butcher – retail or wholesale
No. of vacancies: 50
Salary: $24.00 to $26.75 hourly for 36 to 48 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: High River, AB

Job Description

  • The candidate will be required to remove bones from meat.
  • The candidate will be expected to cut, trim, and prepare standard meat cuts.
  • The candidate must cut carcasses, sides, and quarters.
  • The candidate will be responsible for weighing, packaging, pricing, and displaying products.
  • The candidate will be responsible for training meat cutters.
  • The candidate will be required to clean meats in preparation for processing or cutting.
  • The candidate will be expected to supervise other butchers, meat cutters, and fishmongers.
  • The candidate must be able to cut poultry into parts.
  • The candidate must prepare special displays of meats, poultry, and fish products.
  • The candidate will be required to clean and prepare fish and shellfish
  • The candidate would be responsible in cutting, grinding and preparing meats for sale.
  • The candidate should perform quality inspections on meats and other products.
  • The candidate would be in charge of receiving and fulfilling custom orders.
  • The candidate would be in charge of adhering to food safety and sanitation regulations.
  • The candidate should have the knowledge of meat preparation techniques and cuts.
  • The candidate will be responsible for cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment, as well as ensuring that displays and signage are accurate and appealing.
  • The candidate must label meat with the cut, grade, preparation date, best-by date, and other pertinent information.
  • The candidate must maintain the sharpness, cleanliness, and sterilization of knives and tools.
  • The candidate must keep the preparation areas clean.
  • The candidate would be responsible for negotiating order details with representatives from supply companies.
  • The candidate will be required to record the quantity of meat received and distributed to cooks, as well as to keep track of meat sales.
  • The candidate will be expected to prepare and arrange meat cuts and products in the display counter so that they look appealing and catch the shopper’s eye.
  • The candidate will be required to do curing, smoking, tenderising, and preserving meat.
  • The candidate will be required to store meats and fish in the refrigerator or freezers at the required temperature.
  • The candidate must be able to prepare special cuts of meat that customers have requested.
  • The candidate will be expected to manage inventory, keep sales records, and determine the quantity, product line, and freshness of products in accordance with company and customer requirements.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • The ideal candidate should have a minimum 2 to 3 years of working experience in similar industry.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be energetic with a positive attitude
  • The candidate should have thorough understanding of types, cuts, and preparation methods of meat.
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • The candidate should be client focused.
  • The candidate must be capable of acting on their own initiative.
  • The candidate should be accurate.
  • The candidate should have excellent customer service skills.
  • The candidate should have excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • The candidates should have the knowledge of meat cutting and techniques.
  • The candidate must be able to use hand tools.
  • The candidate should be strong enough to lift and carry heavy boxes of meat, which often weigh up to 50 pounds.
  • The candidate must be able to concentrate on a singular task.
  • The candidate must pay close attention to what they are doing to avoid injury and waste of product.
  • The candidate must have good hand control in order to make proper cuts of meat that are the right size.
  • The candidate should have the ability to work quickly without compromising quality.

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • The candidate should have prior experience operating a slicing machine, a power grinder, a manual cutting tool, and a band saw.

Work Setting

  • The candidate will be required to work in Meat processing and/or packing plant/establishment

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate
  • The candidate should have a thorough Criminal record check.

Work Site Environment

  • The candidate should be willing to work in Cold or refrigerated environment
  • The candidate will be required to work in an environment with a high concentration of odours.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities.

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand eye coordination.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must perform manual dexterity tasks.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be willing to work standing position for extended periods.
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should be required to handling heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate should ready to work overtime if needed.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in bending, crouching and kneeling positions.

Work Location Information

  • The candidate should be willing to relocate to the given location.
  • The employer would not pay relocation cost to the selected candidates

Benefits

  • Health, Long term and Financial benefits would be provided to the selected candidates.
  • Under Health Benefits, the selected candidates would get Health care plan, Disability benefits, Dental plan and Vision care benefits
  • Under Long term benefits, the selected candidates would get Group insurance benefits, Life insurance, Pension plan, Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP), Other benefits and Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP)
  • Under Financial benefits, the selected candidates would get benefits as per collective agreement.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

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Note

Please include the following while sending the application

  • References attesting experience
  • Highest level of education and name of institution where it was completed
  • Copy of latest school transcript

 

 

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