Industrial Butcher (NOC 9462)

  • Cargill Ltd.
  • 165 Dunlop Drive, Guelph, ON, Canada
  • Sep 27, 2019
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description



Cargill is building a new vision; to support the vision, we are looking for talented, reliable, and hard-working individuals – people who want to make Cargill their career choice - to join our Production team at our Guelph-Dunlop- Beef Processing facility.


To know more about our company please visit


Come and be a part of our dynamic team! We currently have openings for Permanent Fulltime experienced Industrial Butchers to join our Harvest area. On-site Cargill specific knife skill and butchery training will be provided for selected candidates. There are 50 vacancies and the start date would be as soon as possible.

Applicants with Less than 6 months of experience will be assigned entry level jobs and receive on-site Cargill specific knife skill and butchery training .



Job Location:

Guelph, Dunlop Facility

165 Dunlop Dr. ON N1L 1P4



50 positions




Job start date 

As soon as possible 



Starting rate for experienced Industrial Butchers ( 6 + months of experience) is $19.05/hour Wage Range is $16.60 - $25.55/hour as per the collective agreement

Starting rate for entry level (less than 6 months of experience) is $16.60/hour



As per the collective agreement, Disability benefits, Medical benefits, Dental benefits, Vision, Pension plan benefits.



40.00 Hours / Week 

The work shift is 6:30 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. Monday through Friday, with over-time as needed to fulfill production demands.

 Over-time is at time and a half.


Terms of Employment 

Permanent Full time 


Career Level



Work setting 

Meat processing and packing plant


Work Site Environment

Odours, , warm environment


Security and safety 

Basic security clearance




  • Slaughter livestock ;
  • Skin, clean and trim carcasses;
  • Remove viscera and other inedible parts from carcasses;
  • Split carcasses into smaller portions to facilitate handling;
  • Remove skin, excess fat, bruises or other blemishes from carcasses or meat portions.



  • Performing repetitive tasks
  • Fast paced environment
  • Physical Effort: This is a physically demanding position and will require continuous standing for extended periods of time, as well as some heavy lifting. Knife work involves regular repetitive use of hands, wrists, arms, shoulders.
  • Physical Environment:Regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise.
  • Sensory Attention:Regular need to give close attention- either hearing or seeing-

to surroundings.



Manual cutting utensil, Band saw



  • 1 to less than 7 months butcher/knife experience required
  • Previous experience in meat processing and packing environment using manual cutting utensils and band saws is preferable
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • 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

Cargill is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). Applicants are asked to make their needs/requirements, for the purpose of accommodation under AODA, known to Human Resources when they are contacted for an interview.


Please Contact

Cargill Ltd.

Dunlop Beef Facility

Human Resources Department


165 Dunlop Drive

Guelph ON N1L 1P4

Tel: 519-823-5200 ext 283

Fax: 519-823-5488

The best way to apply is directly by following the link below

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We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those invited to participate in our recruitment process will be contacted.