Butcher/Meat Cutter (Retail or Wholesale) (NOC 6331)

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

Job Description

Butcher/Meat Cutter (Retail or Wholesale)(NOC 6331)



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 Meat Cutters/Butchers to join our Fabrication area. There are 50 vacancies and the start date would be as soon as possible.

Applicants with Less than 3 years of experience will be assigned entry level jobs and receive on-site Cargill specific knife skill and butchery training .



Cargill Ltd.


Job Location:

Guelph, Dunlop Facility

165 Dunlop Dr. ON N1L 1P4



50 positions




Job start date 

As soon as possible 




Starting rate for experienced meat cutters ( 3+ years of experience) is $19.05/hour as Wage Range is $16.60 - $25.55/hour as per the collective agreement

Starting rate for entry level (less than 3 years 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, Cold/refrigerated

Security and safety 

Basic security clearance



  • Cut carcasses, sides and quarters.
  • Cut, trim and prepare specialized cuts of meat
  • Remove bones from meat.
  • Prepare special orders  



  • 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



  • High School education
  • 3-5 years butcher/knife experience required (Experience in detailed meat cutting for further added value )
  • Previous experience in meat processing and packing environment using manual cutting utensils and band saws.
  • Certificate of Meat Cutting Program (preferred)
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work under cold conditions
  • 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



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

https://cargill.taleo.net/careersection/caps_hourly/jobdetail.ftl?job=GUE00484&tz=GMT-05%3A00  OR

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

E-mail: Guelph_hiring@cargill.com