Industrial butcher

Arctic Meat & Sausage Ltd. based in Port Coquitlam, BC is inviting applications from suitable applicants for the position of Industrial butcher who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. 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 candidate will be required to work from 07:00 to 15:00.

Employer Name: Arctic Meat & Sausage Ltd.
Position: Industrial butcher
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $25.50 to $30.00 hourly for 40 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Port Coquitlam, BC

Job Description

  • The candidate will be required to remove bones from meat.
  • The candidate will be required to cut beef, lamb, pork, or veal carcasses or sides or quarters of carcasses into primal cuts for further cutting, processing, or packaging.
  • The candidate must cut meat and poultry into specific cuts for institutional, commercial, or other wholesale use.
  • The candidate will be expected to cut, trim, and prepare standard meat cuts.
  • The candidate will be required to split carcasses into smaller pieces to facilitate handling.
  • The candidate must slaughter cattle, calves, and sheep in accordance with religious laws.
  • The candidate will be required to slaughter livestock and remove viscera and other inedible parts from carcasses.
  • The candidate will be required to slaughter livestock using stunning devices and knives.
  • The candidate will be required to remove skin, excess fat, bruises, or other blemishes from carcasses or meat portions.
  • The candidate will be responsible for weighing, packaging, pricing, and displaying products.
  • The candidate will be required to clean meats in preparation for processing or cutting.
  • The candidate must be able to cut poultry into parts.
  • The candidate should perform quality inspections on meats and other products.
  • The candidate will be in charge of ensuring that food safety and sanitation regulations are followed.
  • The candidate must maintain the sharpness, cleanliness, and sterilization of knives and tools.
  • The candidate must keep the preparation areas clean.
  • 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 will be required to store meats and fish in the refrigerator or freezers at the required temperature.
  • 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 know other languages including German.
  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of Master’s degree.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of related industry experience.
  • 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 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 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.
  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate.
  • The candidate must be able to handle weight up to 23 kg (50 lbs).

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • The candidate should be familiar with stunning devices, saws, power cutting tools, and knives.

Work Setting

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

Own Tools/Equipment

  • The candidate will be required to wear steel-toed safety boots.

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 handle heavy loads as part of routine work.

Work Location Information

  • The employer will not cover the candidates’ relocation costs.

Benefits

  • Health, long-term, and other benefits will be provided to the selected candidate.
  • Under Health Benefits, the selected candidate will receive a Health Care Plan and a Dental Plan.
  • Under Long Term Benefits, the selected candidate will receive Group insurance benefits as well as Life insurance (RRSP).
  • In addition to the health and long-term benefits mentioned above, the selected candidate will receive free parking facilities.

How to Apply

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

By email

marco@arcticmeat.ca

Note

Please include the following while sending the application

  • Cover letter
  • References attesting experience
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Proof of the requested certifications
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