Job Title:

Industrial Butcher


Conestoga Meat Packers, 313 Menno Street, Breslau. No public transportation available, transportation assistance may be available

Company Description:

Conestoga Meat Packers located in Breslau, Ontario is a vertically integrated processor of premium quality, fresh pork.

Number of Positions:


Job Type:

Full Time

Close to Public Transit:


Start Date:



Monday to Friday


40 hours per week. Day shift start (varies from 6:30 a.m.-7 a.m.) and afternoon shift start (varies from 3:30 p.m.-4 p.m.)


Competitive wages (ranges from $19.35 per hour to $21.75 per hour), Afternoon shift premium of 50 cents, competitive benefits


  • Slaughter livestock
  • Remove viscera and other inedible parts from the carcass
  • Clean and trim carcasses
  • Split carcass into smaller portions to facilitate handling
  • Use of knives and saw
  • Remove excess fat, bruises or other blemishes from carcass or meat portions
  • Working with animal blood and a variety of parts from a butchered animal


  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadline
  • ¬†Some High School education
  • Commitment to safety and quality processes
  • Should have 3 months plus previous experience in retail/wholesale or industrial butchery and/or other knife skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Works well with others
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination and decision making skills
  • Basic English communication skills
  • Basic security clearance

How to Apply:

Please upload/send your resume in confidence to or fax to: (519-648-3421)


Work Conditions and Environment:

  • Physically demanding
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Noisy and some areas may have odours
  • Manual dexterity
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Slaughter house, meat processing and packing establishment