Slaughterers and Meat Packers

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

Work in slaughtering, meat packing, or wholesale establishments performing precision functions involving the preparation of meat. Work may include specialized slaughtering tasks, cutting standard or premium cuts of meat for marketing, making sausage, or wrapping meats.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Integrity * Attention to Detail * Adaptability/Flexibility * Stress Tolerance * Self Control * Persistence * Independence * Concern for Others * Initiative

Representative Tasks * Remove bones, and cut meat into standard cuts in preparation for marketing. * Slit open, eviscerate, and trim carcasses of slaughtered animals. * Tend assembly lines, performing a few of the many cuts needed to process a carcass.



Job Family Production

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