Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Use hand or hand tools to perform routine cutting and trimming of meat, poultry, and seafood.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Achievement/Effort * Integrity * Independence * Initiative * Stress Tolerance * Persistence * Cooperation * Leadership

Representative Tasks * Use knives, cleavers, meat saws, bandsaws, or other equipment to perform meat cutting and trimming. * Inspect meat products for defects, bruises or blemishes and remove them along with any excess fat. * Process primal parts into cuts that are ready for retail use.


Manufacturing, Retail Trade,

Job Family Production

Sample Job Titles Abalone Processor, Animal Eviscerator, Animal Skinner, Animal Sticker, Bacon de-Rinder, Bacon Skin Lifter, Bacon Skinner, Bacon Slicer, Beef Boner, Beef Breaker, Beef Skinner, Beef Trimmer, Bladder Blower, Bladder Cleaner, Bladder Tier, Blowing Weasand, Boner, Boston Cutter, Breast Puller, Breast Splitter, Breast Trimmer, Brisket Puller, Bruise Trimmer, Bung Dropper, Calf Skinner, Carcass Splitter, Casing Splitter, Cattle Knocker, Caul Dresser, Caul Puller, Chicken Boner, Chicken Cutter, Chicken Dresser, Chuck Splitter, Clod Puller, Crab Backer, Crab Butcher, Crab Meat Processor, Crab Picker, Crop Puller, Crotch Breaker, Deboner, Draw Off Worker, Eviscerator, Fatter, Fell Cutter, Filleter, Final Dressing Cutter, Fish Butcher, Fish Cleaner, Fish Cutter, Fish Cutting Machine Operator, Fish Filleter, Fish Flipper, Fish Header, Fish Processor, Fish Roe Processor, Frozen Meat Cutter, Gamb Cutter, Gambreler, Gang Knife Fish Chopper, Gizzard Peeler, Gizzard Puller, Gullet Slitter, Gut Cleaner, Gut Dropper, Gut Puller, Gut Snatcher, Gutter, Ham Boner, Ham Facer, Ham Sawyer, Ham Stripper, Ham Trimmer, Hand Slitter, Head Holder, Head Trimmer, Header, Hide Dropper, Hide Trimmer, Hog Cutter, Hog Dropper, Hog Scalder, Jaw Skinner, Jawbone Puller, Kidney Puller, Kidney Trimmer, Knifeman, Leg Breaker, Loin Puller, Lung Gun Operator, Lung Puller, Meat Boner, Meat Cutter, Meat Trimmer, Meatcutter, Offal Separator, Offal Worker, Oyster Opener, Oyster Shucker, Paunch Trimmer, Pluck Separator, Pluck Trimmer, Pork Cutlet Maker, Poultry Boner, Poultry Cutter, Poultry Dresser, Poultry Eviscerator, Poultry Killer, Poultry Processor, Poultry Trimmer, Poultryman, Retrimmer, Rib Chopper, Rib Puller, Rib Sawyer, Rip Sawyer, Round Boner, Rumper, Sausage Cutter, Sausage Meat Trimmer, Seafood Processor, Seafood Team Member, Shank Skinner, Shrimp Cleaner, Shrimp Header, Shrimp Peeler, Shrimp Picker, Shucker, Sider, Skewer Up, Skinner, Skirt Trimmer, Skull Chopper, Skull Splitter, Snout Puller, Soup Person, Squilgeer, Sweetbread Trimmer, Tail Puller, Tail Ripper, Tail Sawyer, Toe Puller, Tongue Trimmer, Tonguer, Trimmer, Tripe Finisher, Tripe Scraper, Turkey Boner, Turkey Roll Maker, Weasand Trimmer, Wing Scorer.